Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

CIA Informant Extracted From Russia Over Growing Security Concerns

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The CIA has reportedly removed one of its most valuable spies from Russia due to growing concerns that his identity would be uncovered.


Are The U.S. And China Headed For A Cold War?

Monday, September 09, 2019

U.S.-China tensions are rising on almost every front, and there are plenty of parallels to the U.S.-Soviet rivalry. Analysts say competition is inevitable, but doesn't have to lead to confrontation.


Jim Mattis: 'Nations With Allies Thrive, Nations Without Allies Wither'

Monday, September 02, 2019

In an interview with NPR, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stresses the importance of allies and he also criticizes shifting U.S. policy aims during the wars of the past 18 years.


Trial Date Set For Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, 4 Others Charged In Sept. 11 Attacks

Friday, August 30, 2019

A U.S. military court judge in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has set a trial date of Jan. 11, 2021, though a number of other deadlines would need to be met for the trial to begin then.


'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.