Greg Myre appears in the following:
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Ever since the Sept. 11 attacks, the U.S. search for a coherent counterterrorism strategy has revolved around three basic questions:
1. How do we locate suspected terrorists?
2. Once located, how do we go after them?
3. If captured, what do we do with them?
In a major speech at ...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Here's the paradox with international news.
In our wired and rapidly shrinking world, there is no distant war, no isolated economic crisis and no social trend that observes national borders.
When a building collapses in Bangladesh, photos of the dead and grieving appear instantly. When a battle takes place in ...
Sunday, April 21, 2013
As reporters in Jerusalem a decade ago, my wife, Jennifer Griffin, and I covered more than 100 suicide bombings over several blood-soaked years. The carnage defined our lives as we raced to blast sites, interviewed battered survivors in emergency rooms and tracked down the extremists behind the deadly attacks.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
U.S. security officials have been warning for years that one of their biggest challenges is detecting homegrown terrorists — extremists who grow up in America, or have lived here for years, know the customs, speak the language, blend in easily and can fly below the radar of law enforcement.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Kurdish rebels have been fighting for nearly three decades against Turkish forces in the southeast corner of that nation. But the most prominent rebel leader said from prison Thursday that it was time for a "new era" that includes an immediate cease-fire.
Abdullah Ocalan heads the Kurdistan Workers ...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Every American president since Harry Truman has wrestled with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, to no avail. Yet they keep trying based on the notion that the Middle East will never be calm until there's peace between these protagonists.
But as President Obama heads to Israel and the West Bank, expectations could ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The development comes at a time when the fighting has been intensifying and the rebels appear to be gaining momentum in the battle against President Bashar Assad.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi won high praise for brokering the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. But protesters in several Egyptian cities denounced him on Fr...
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Arab Spring and its aftermath have radically changed the dynamics in the Middle East, and this makes this round of Israeli-Palestinian fighting different from previous battles.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Back in the 1970s, U.S. drivers faced two separate oil crises that led to long lines at gas stations. Many Americans feared it would be a recurring nightmare, but gas lines have been rare over the past three decades.
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
The city is divided after months of fighting. In the latest attack, dozens were killed in suicide bombings that appear to be the work of rebels.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Syria gave the Hamas leader shelter for years. Now Syria has denounced him in withering terms, a sign of the changing alliances in the Middle East.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The case has been an embarrassment to the Vatican and the butler faces up to four years in prison on charges he stole documents pointing to corruption.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The violent protests at U.S. embassies this week seemed to catch the new Middle East governments flat-footed. So are these attacks an aberration on the rocky road of nation building, ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The ambassador always wanted to get out of the embassy and experience events firsthand. Stevens spent much of his career in North Africa and was thrilled to be in Libya at this crucial time in its history.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Browne won a Pulitzer Prize for his writing and spend decades as a writer for The New York Times, but it's that picture that he's remembered for.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Ban Ki-moon called the killing of 300 Syrians an "appalling and brutal crime."
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Wednesday's bombing in Damascus, which killed several senior figures in President Bashar Assad's inner circle, also shattered the notion that he and his government still have firm control of the capital.