Greg Myre appears in the following:
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Authorities are learning more about the man who attacked Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London this week. The attack corresponds closely with instructions provided by ISIS' propaganda magazine, which details which kinds of vehicles to use and even which kinds of knives to use — and not use — in these types of terror attacks.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
An attacker killed three people and injured dozens in London Wednesday. The nature of the attack is similar to previous such ones in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The United Kingdom has joined the U.S. in restricting large electronics from being carried on flights that depart airports in certain Middle Eastern and North African countries. Security officials won't explain precisely why they have ordered the restrictions, but it's thought there could be dangers associated with laptops or other such devices being used as weapons.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Passengers on flights from the region coming into the U.S. and Britain cannot carry any devices larger than a smartphone. Laptops, tablets and cameras must all be placed in checked baggage.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The Justice Department is charging Russia's intelligence service with helping compromise half a billion Yahoo email accounts in an attempt to steal secrets from dissidents, journalists and others.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
WikiLeaks on Tuesday disclosed the hacking tools from the so-called Vault 7 series. Now Assange says his group will be working with big manufacturers to develop fixes.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
The alleged CIA documents reveal a hacking program that is very different from the one uncovered by Edward Snowden's NSA leak. One distinction: Mass surveillance vs. targeted attacks.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
WikiLeaks has released a huge trove of documents that reveal information about the CIA's cyber-espionage capabilities. Its hacking tools let it compromise computers, mobile phones and even TVs to use as spying devices.
Monday, March 06, 2017
President Trump has withdrawn his executive order restricting travel to the United States and issued a new one with a narrower focus. Counterterrorism analysts wonder what the administration plans to do about a much likelier terror threat than refugees — Americans who could become radical and attack at home.
Friday, March 03, 2017
The U.S. military has been waging periodic drone strikes against al-Qaida in Yemen for years. A series of airstrikes and a ground raid have intensified the campaign over the past month.
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Obama administration began checking social media accounts of prospective Syrian refugees more than a year ago. Such steps could expand as President Trump prepares a new executive order on vetting.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
McMaster first made his name as a captain in Iraq in 1991. Then, in 2007 he was a key figure in the "surge." Now, 26 years after he first went to Iraq, he'll be seeking a solution in his new post.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Iran and North Korea have fired off missiles. A Russian spy ship floats off the U.S. coast. To date, President Trump's reaction has been very much from the traditional foreign policy playbook.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Leaking classified information is a crime, but it's also one of the most popular sports in Washington. Candidate Trump encouraged leaks. President Trump calls them a crime.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Russia is at the center of recurring controversies swirling around the president. Yet he has consistently taken a softer line on Russia and hasn't spelled out his plans on a range of critical issues.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
President Bush faced little resistance when he stiffened immigration rules. But after 15 years and few attacks, politicians, the public and the courts are pushing back against President Trump.
Monday, February 06, 2017
Charles Lindbergh became an instant hero when he flew across the Atlantic. But that wasn't his only moment of fame. He also created a hugely popular political movement — the America First Committee.
Monday, January 30, 2017
The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed suit against the Trump administration on Monday on behalf of 20 people affected by the new restrictions on travel to the U.S. Separately, protests continued around the country as opponents faulted what they called Trump's de facto Muslim ban. The White House rejected any religious dimension to the ban and cited the small number of people it has affected.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
The new president's high-profile approach to fighting terror contrasts from the quieter strategy of his predecessor. Trump's style seeks bigger gains but could also mean taking bigger risks.
Friday, January 27, 2017
The White House plan names seven mostly Muslim countries, yet their nationals haven't carried out lethal attacks in the U.S. since well before Sept. 11, 2001.