Greg Myre

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As Pandemic Spreads, The Developing World Looks Like The Next Target

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

So far, the coronavirus has hit hardest in the wealthy countries of Asia, Europe and the U.S. But the pandemic appears poised to explode in the developing world — which has far fewer resources.


Coronavirus Pandemic Further Strains U.S.-China Relations

Friday, March 27, 2020

The United States-China relationship is often described as the most important global relationship of the 21st century. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the fraught nature of these ties.


Restrictive Measures To Stop COVID-19 Are Not All Mandatory

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

City by city, state by state, restrictive measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus are increasing by the hour. So what's voluntary and what's mandatory? And how will all this be enforced?


Birth Of The Taliban

Saturday, March 14, 2020

After being removed from power in 2001, the Taliban signed a peace deal with the U.S. last month. A look at the origins of the group whose political fortunes seem to have come full circle.


U.S. Launches Retaliatory Airstrikes In Iraq After Missile Attack

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The strikes were "defensive, proportional and in direct response to the threat posed by Iranian-backed Shia militia groups," Pentagon officials said on Thursday.


U.S. Conducts Airstrikes Against Iran-Backed Militia In Iraq

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The U.S. military says it has carried out airstrikes in Iraq against a militia group backed by Iran — one it blames for a rocket attack on a base that killed one British and two U.S. service members.


A Spy Agency's Challenge: How To Sort A Million Photos A Day

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Earth's entire land mass is being photographed by satellites every single day. Trying to make sense of all these images falls to a U.S. spy agency many have never heard of.


Trump Will Nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe As Director Of National Intelligence

Friday, February 28, 2020

President Trump tweeted Friday that he is nominating Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, to be director of national intelligence. Ratcliffe was first nominated last July but withdrew amid controversy.


News Of Election Interference Briefing Sets Off National Intelligence Shakeup

Friday, February 21, 2020

The U.S. intelligence community is warning about Russian interference in the November election. That's touched off a new round of battles between President Trump and Democrats.


White House Names Ambassador As Acting Head Of Intelligence

Thursday, February 20, 2020

President Trump named Richard Grenell, the U.S. Ambassador to Germany, to be the nation's acting top spy chief. Grenell lacks intelligence experience, and his selection is controversial.


Trump Names Richard Grenell Acting Director Of National Intelligence

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

President Trump has named Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as the new acting director of national intelligence.


Trump Faces Deadline On Acting Director Of National Intelligence

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The acting director of national intelligence is required by law to step down by next month. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, is said to be a contender. Where does that leave acting director Joseph Maguire?


In Battle For Europe's Phones, U.S. Suffers Setback, Huawei Notches A Win

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

In U.S. national security, one foreign company sets off alarm bells like no other: Huawei, the telecom giant. The Chinese firm just received a green light to help build Britain's 5G cellular network.


Tech Companies Take A Leading Role In Warning Of Foreign Cyber Threats

Thursday, January 23, 2020

U.S. cybersecurity firms are making headlines with reports of online attacks by Russia and other foreign actors. Why are tech companies taking the lead, rather than the U.S. government?


VIDEO: How The U.S. And Iran Ratcheted Up Their Long-Running Feud

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

If you want to trace the history of U.S.-Iran tensions, you would have to go back decades. But the roots of the latest escalation can be found in a series of developments over the past two years.


How Trump Has Tried To Scale Back Nuclear Programs In North Korea And Iran

Monday, January 13, 2020

President Trump's major foreign policy aims have included curbing the nuclear programs of North Korea and Iran. With North Korea, he's tried carrots; with Iran, sticks. Neither one is working.


Unpacking President Trump's Latest Comments On Iran

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

What is the political fallout from the overnight missile launch from Iran into Iraq? President Trump addressed the country on Wednesday.


The Latest On Iran's Missile Attacks On U.S. Troops In Iraq

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

The Pentagon says Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at bases in Iraq where U.S. troops are based.


Iran Vows Retaliation For Drone Strike On General — And It Has Options

Monday, January 06, 2020

Iran is vowing revenge for the U.S. drone strike that killed one of its top generals. But Iran actually has a range of options that don't involve direct attacks on U.S. interests in the Middle East.


Evaluating The Evidence Of 'Imminent Attacks'

Sunday, January 05, 2020

The Trump administration has not shared the intelligence it had on Soleimani. Critics are asking whether they should trust a president who has repeatedly criticized the work of intelligence agencies.