Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

Trump's Record On Ukraine

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Why does President Trump hold such a negative view of Ukraine? The country relies heavily on the U.S. and therefore has a strong incentive to work with the U.S. president and not to undermine him.

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The Man Who Popularized The 'Deep State' Doesn't Like The Way It's Used

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Meet Mike Lofgren, a long-time congressional staffer who describes himself as a political independent. He says the current discourse has turned his notion of a 'deep state' into a 'Frankenstein.'

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President Trump Continues Effort To Name Whistleblower

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Efforts continue to name the whistleblower whose complaint led to the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Some Republicans are seeking to surface the name, and Trump wants to face his accuser.

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Who Is Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman immigrated from Ukraine, served in the Army for two decades and was wounded in Iraq. As a NSC member, he was also listening when the president spoke with Ukraine's leader.

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Trump Provides Vivid Details Of Raid That Killed ISIS Leader

Monday, October 28, 2019

President Trump's description of the raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was detailed and provocative. It was a departure from the typical U.S. protocols in such a moment.

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Raid Aftermath

Sunday, October 27, 2019

President Trump provided a lot of details about the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper, however, has been speaking in broad strokes.

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Trump Announces Death Of ISIS Leader In Raid

Sunday, October 27, 2019

NPR National Security Correspondent Greg Myre and NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith discuss the details of the raid.

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Special Coverage: Trump Makes Announcement

Sunday, October 27, 2019

President Trump is supposed to make a major announcement at the White House Sunday morning.

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The Future Of U.S. Troops In Syria

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The U.S. is weighing keeping some troops in Syria to protect oil fields from ISIS.

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Trump Considering Keeping U.S. Troops In Syria To Safeguard Oil Fields From ISIS

Friday, October 25, 2019

President Trump is considering options to keep U.S. troops in northeast Syria to safeguard oil fields from ISIS. Earlier this week, he said it was time to bring the troops home, and ISIS was defeated.

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Why U.S. Military Aid To Ukraine Is So Critical

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Military aid to Ukraine is a central part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. But what is that aid and how significant is it?

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Turkish President Erdogan Set To Meet With Putin In Russia

Monday, October 21, 2019

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to meet with Vladimir Putin in Russia on Tuesday. The two countries have troops in close proximity in the volatile plains of northern Syria.

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The Middle East: Trump Pulls Back, Putin Pushes In

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Donald Trump wants to reduce the U.S. presence in the Middle East. Vladimir Putin has been pushing to increase Russia's role. Events in Syria have crystallized the larger aims of both leaders.

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Russia And Ukraine Experts Counter Trump

Friday, October 18, 2019

President Trump has repeatedly been at odds with Russia and Ukraine experts spread across the U.S. government. Some are now harsh critics and key figures in the impeachment inquiry.

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The War On Terrorism, Through The Eyes Of 3 Women At The CIA

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

After the 2001 al-Qaida attacks, the CIA ramped up counterterrorism operations. This included a surge in young, female recruits. Three have written new books about their secretive work.

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Trump's Syrian Border Withdrawal Leaves Allies Nervous

Saturday, October 12, 2019

This week, President Trump's remarks about withdrawing troops from Northern Syria unnerved allies who are locked in long wars in which they depend on U.S. military help.

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Trump Says U.S. Will Let Turkey Launch Military Offensive In Syria, Prompting Outrage

Monday, October 07, 2019

Presidential phone calls continue to be problematic. President Trump spoke by phone Sunday with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan and they discussed Syria. After that, it becomes very confusing.

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A Brief History Of Intelligence Whistleblowing

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Whistleblowing in the intelligence community faces a special set of challenges designed to make sure complaints get heard while protecting classified information. It doesn't always work well.

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Acting DNI Defends His Role In Handling Of Whistleblower Complaint

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire faces tough questioning at the House Intelligence Committee hearing.

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Acting DNI Testifies Before House Intel Panel

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The House Intelligence Committee has released the whistleblower complaint at the heart of the burgeoning controversy over President Trump's July phone call with the Ukrainian president.

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