Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

'Persistent Engagement': The Phrase Driving A More Assertive U.S. Spy Agency

Monday, August 26, 2019

For the director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Paul Nakasone, it means relentlessly tracking adversaries in cyberspace and increasingly taking action against them.


U.S. And The Taliban May Be Near A Deal. What Does That Mean For Afghanistan?

Monday, August 19, 2019

The Afghan government has been left on the sidelines as the U.S. and the Taliban have held multiple rounds of talks this year in the Gulf nation of Qatar.


Justice Department Raises Questions About Jail Where Epstein Died

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein died at the Metropolitan Corrections Center in Manhattan. The federal facility has housed drug lords and Mafia bosses but most inmates are too poor to afford an attorney.


Trump Says He Will Not Nominate John Ratcliffe For Director Of National Intelligence

Friday, August 02, 2019

President Trump says the Texas congressman he planned to nominate as the nation's intelligence chief will remain in Congress. Rep. John Ratcliffe was facing criticism for his limited experience.


Trump Expected To Nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe As Director Of National Intelligence

Monday, July 29, 2019

Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe is expected to be nominated director of national intelligence and has prosecuted terrorism cases. But he has far less experience than his predecessors.


Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Resigns

Sunday, July 28, 2019

President Trump tweeted today that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is stepping down, and that he will nominate Texas Congressman John Ratcliffe to replace him.


Dan Coats, Who Challenged President Trump, Is Ousted From Top Intelligence Job

Sunday, July 28, 2019

The departure of the director of national intelligence means that almost every senior member of President Trump's original national security team is gone from his or her job.


U.K. Says It Won't Join The U.S. In Maximum Pressure Campaign Against Iran

Monday, July 22, 2019

Britain says Iran's seizure of a British-flagged ship was an "act of state piracy." But Britain declined to join a U.S. naval coalition in the gulf, saying it seeks to form a European-led group.


As Scrutiny Of China Grows, Some U.S. Schools Drop A Language Program

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

At least 13 U.S. universities have shut down their Confucius Institutes, which are funded by China's government. Critics say the program could be used to recruit spies or steal university research.


Trump Reportedly Ordered Cyberattacks On Iran After Calling Off Airstrikes

Monday, June 24, 2019

Shrouded in secrecy, cyberattacks are increasingly the weapon of choice for the U.S. to send a message to an adversary, rather than what the military calls kinetic measures.


U.S. Reportedly Trying To Implant Malware That Could Sabotage Russia's Electrical Grid

Monday, June 17, 2019

The U.S. is shifting its cyber defense strategy toward a more offensive posture. This means implanting malware in adversaries' data networks in the event of future conflict.


Questions Raised As Raytheon And United Technologies Agree To Merge

Monday, June 10, 2019

Two very large aerospace-and-defense firms want to become one massive company. But if Raytheon and United Technologies go ahead with a merger, will it reduce competition among military contractors?


'Moscow Rules': How The CIA Operated Under The Watchful Eye Of The KGB

Monday, June 10, 2019

When CIA officers walk out of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, they're shadowed by Russian security. A new book examines how they have operated with this round-the-clock surveillance.


Pilots Who Flew For Air America In Vietnam Fight For Pensions

Sunday, June 02, 2019

America's final act in the Vietnam War produced an iconic image: a helicopter on a rooftop as desperate Vietnamese tried to climb aboard. For some involved in the mission, the story isn't over.


John Walker Lindh, The 'American Taliban,' Is Released From Prison

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Lindh served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for being a Taliban soldier. Dozens of other Americans, linked to extremist groups, are in line to be released from U.S. prisons.


'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Scheduled To Be Released On Parole

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

John Walker Lindh, the "American Taliban" captured in Afghanistan shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, is scheduled to be released on parole Thursday after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence.


WATCH: What's Driving U.S. Sanctions On Iran

Friday, May 17, 2019

For 40 years, the U.S. and Iran have been locked in an almost nonstop confrontation.


CIA Recruiting Comes Out Into The Open

Monday, May 13, 2019

Under CIA Director Gina Haspel, the spy agency is reaching out in very public ways it has never done before, from social media to superhero conventions.


A New Spy Museum That Tackles Torture And Other Tough Questions

Saturday, May 11, 2019

The International Spy Museum, in a sparkling new building just off the National Mall, presents both heroic moments in espionage as well as the country's worst intelligence failures.


FBI Is Investigating 850 Cases Of Potential Domestic Terrorism

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

The large number of cases prompts some members of Congress to ask: does the U.S. need new laws to prosecute domestic terrorism?