Greg Myre appears in the following:
Friday, July 25, 2014
Israel's military has been the dominant Middle East force since the 1967 war. Yet for the third time in a decade, the army is bogged down in a protracted fight with Islamist militants.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Israel has unleashed repeated military offensives in the Gaza Strip but has never permanently suppressed Palestinian rocket fire. We look at what is, and isn't, different this time.
Friday, July 18, 2014
From LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers to longtime NFL reporter Pam Oliver being sidelined from the sidelines, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the latest news.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
It's rare, but commercial flights do come under fire. In fact, the Ukrainian army accidentally downed a Russian civilian plane with a missile during a military exercise in Crimea in 2001.
Monday, June 30, 2014
A supreme religious leader led Sunni Muslims for centuries, but the last caliphate ended nearly 100 years ago. Now Islamic radicals in Syria and Iraq claim they have re-created it.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Until the past few days, no one was talking about renewed U.S. military action in Iraq. Here's a look at the ways the latest crisis could play out.
Friday, June 13, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, was created just last year, but it has seized many towns and cities in both countries. Here's an animated map showing its gains since the start of 2013.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joe Cicippio belongs to a very small club of Americans who were held by Islamic radicals for years and lived to tell about it. Here's how he coped as a hostage in Beirut and then rebuilt his life.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
In a wide-ranging interview with NPR, the president says U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century should focus on diplomacy and counter-terrorism rather than large-scale military operations.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Pope Francis becomes one of the few pontiffs who have visited the birthplace of Christianity when he makes a three-day journey to the Holy Land where he will reach out to other faiths as well.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The Asian nation has a reputation for being peaceful and prosperous. Yet every so often, the army kicks out civilian leaders and takes power. This week's coup was the 12th since 1932.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Authorities arrested the men and women after they danced together in a YouTube tribute to Pharrell Williams' ubiquitous song. They were freed, but not until after the president weighed in.
Friday, May 16, 2014
The U.S. and other Western governments ostracized Narendra Modi for the past decade. Now President Obama has invited him to Washington as the elected leader of the world's largest democracy.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Two Southern educators, one white and one black, reflect on their own educations and discuss schools today.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul won an Oscar with his first documentary, a poignant story about an American singer who was famous in South Africa for decades and didn't know it.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
The African National Congress should cruise to victory in Wednesday's election. But a party that once represented the new South Africa faces growing criticism for corruption and complacency.
Monday, May 05, 2014
More than 250 schoolgirls were seized by a radical Islamist group three weeks ago. The president is finally speaking publicly, but many Nigerians are outraged over what they see as a tepid response.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas say they will attempt to form a unity government and end a seven-year rift. Previous efforts to resolve their feud have failed.
Friday, April 04, 2014
The two Associated Press journalists shot in Afghanistan shared a gift for finding the humanity in war zones. Photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed, and reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The formal naval intelligence analyst is serving a life term for spying for Israel. This is not the first time his case has cropped up in the larger context of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.