Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

Report: Counterterrorism Should Pivot To Strengthen Fragile States

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The nonpartisan report says the U.S. needs to undertake a long-term effort to prevent groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida from getting a foothold in vulnerable countries.

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Sept. 11 Revealed The Importance And Limits Of The President's Daily Briefing

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

While Washington is sleeping, a team at CIA headquarters is making the final edits to a leather-bound book with the country's most sensitive intelligence secrets — the President's Daily Briefing.

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New Judge Takes Over Proceedings For Operatives Accused Of Planning Sept. 11 Attacks

Monday, September 10, 2018

Tuesday marks the 17th anniversary of the al-Qaida attacks in 2001 that killed nearly 3,000 people. There's still no trial date for five men accused of planning that attack, and a new judge took over the case Monday in the military court at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Another Wave Of Ex-National Security Officials Criticizes Trump

Monday, August 20, 2018

For the third time in recent days, former national security officials have signed a letter objecting to the president's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.

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White House Revokes Security Clearance Of Former CIA Director John Brennan

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

On Wednesday, President Trump revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, who served as director during the Obama administration. Brennan has been one of the most scathing public critics of the president.

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To Syria And Back: How 2 Women Escaped Their Radicalized Husbands

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Few have returned to the U.S. after traveling to Syria and Iraq, where they were linked to extremists. Two are women who say their husbands forced them to go, along with their small children.

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What The Government Is Doing To Stop Foreign Interference In U.S. Elections

Monday, July 23, 2018

Federal agencies are moving ahead to stop foreign interference in the midterm elections. But without direction from the White House, they are limited in what they can do.

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What Is The GRU And What Role Does It Play In Russia's Cyber And Military Operations?

Friday, July 20, 2018

The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Russian Armed Forces is accused of masterminding the assault on the 2016 presidential election. The agency has a history dating back to the Bolshevik Revolution.

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Nelson Mandela's Prison Letters: 'One Day I Will Be Back At Home'

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The late South African leader would have turned 100 on Wednesday. As part of the commemorations, a new book brings together many of the deeply personal letters he wrote during his 27 years in prison.

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U.S. Intelligence Chiefs, Current And Former, Fire Back At Trump

Monday, July 16, 2018

Trump repeatedly offered support to Russian leader Vladimir Putin and refused to endorse the U.S. intelligence community's finding that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to help Trump.

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U.S.-Russia Summits, From Gravely Serious To Absurdly Comical

Saturday, July 14, 2018

U.S.-Russia summits have ignited, and defused, global crises. There was also the time the U.S. Secret Service found Boris Yeltsin in his underwear and slurring his words, desperate for a pizza.

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Doubts Mount Over North Korea's Vow To Dismantle Nuclear Program

Monday, July 02, 2018

At last month's summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang agreed to completely denuclearize. But doubts are emerging already about its intentions to follow through.

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DHS Secretary Nielsen's Family Separation Defense Isn't Her First Controversial Position

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has spent her career in and out of government working on issues of national security. None of her jobs, however, have been so controversial as her role in policing the U.S. border.

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With 'America First,' Trump Challenges The World Constructed After World War II

Monday, June 18, 2018

President Harry Truman pushed for the treaties and alliances that gave the U.S. a leading role in remaking the world following World War II. Today, President Trump questions their cost and relevance.

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An Upbeat Trump Praises Kim's Commitment To Denuclearize After Singapore Summit

Monday, June 11, 2018

President Trump says, "I do. I do," when asked if he trusts North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump said the North Korean nuclear program would be dismantled "very, very quickly."

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Who's Who At Tuesday's Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore

Monday, June 11, 2018

When President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet on Tuesday, it will be the result of strenuous diplomacy by officials from the U.S., North Korea and other countries. Here are some of the key figures.

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David Douglas Duncan, Photographer Of Wars And Picasso, Dies At 102

Friday, June 08, 2018

One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, Duncan documented the Korean and Vietnam wars. He also produced multiple books on Pablo Picasso, more or less living in the home of the artist.

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The Spies Have A Leading Role In The North Korea Summit

Friday, June 01, 2018

The CIA is often involved behind the scenes in the run-up to a presidential summit. But U.S. and Korean spy chiefs are playing an unusually prominent role this time around.

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After 16 Months, Trump Names An Ambassador To South Korea

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Adm. Harry Harris is the head of the U.S. Pacific Command and is known for his hawkish views on North Korea and China. His nomination comes amid the ongoing drama on the Korean Peninsula.

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Senate Confirms Gina Haspel As CIA Director

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Haspel faced criticism for her role in the agency's waterboarding program. But several Senate Democrats joined almost all the Republicans to confirm her as the first woman to lead the CIA.

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