Greg Myre appears in the following:
Friday, February 02, 2018
The Trump administration releases its Nuclear Posture Review Friday. It's a periodic assessment of U.S. strategic forces and nuclear policy.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Insurgents attacked an office of the nongovernmental organization Save the Children in Jalalabad on Wednesday. The attack came two days after another on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul that left an unspecified number of Americans dead.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Many Americans may be weary of the war in Afghanistan. But a new movie is betting big on the true story of Green Berets on horseback who made the early days of the fight look deceptively easy.
Friday, January 05, 2018
In less than two weeks, President Trump has to decide whether to recommend to Congress to reinstate sanctions against Iran. The president's decision has been complicated by the protests in Iran.
Monday, January 01, 2018
The extremist group has lost all its strongholds in its core areas in Iraq and Syria. But some militants are still on the loose and plan to regroup and cause more mayhem.
Friday, December 22, 2017
Sgt. 1st Class A.G. Shaw has been a military mortician throughout America's long wars. Now he says it's time for him to move on. "It's not like the movies. We don't die pretty," he says.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
For the first time, openly transgender people will be able to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1. The Trump administration opposes this, but a federal court ruled against the White House.
Monday, December 11, 2017
Pentagon officials say starting on Jan. 1, 2018, transgender people can enlist in the U.S. military. President Trump has opposed allowing transgender people to serve, but the Pentagon decision comes as courts are ruling against efforts to bar transgender enlistment.
Saturday, December 02, 2017
At a time when there are rumors of a shake-up at the State Department, the White House faces a number of diplomatic challenges from North Korea's latest missile test to a Twitter dust-up between President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
North Korea fired what the Pentagon says was an intercontinental ballistic missile, the third this year. The missile flew about 1,000 km, passing over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido and landing in the Pacific Ocean.
Monday, November 20, 2017
President Trump has added North Korea to the list of nations designated by the U.S. government as state sponsors of terror — joining Sudan, Syria and Iran. North Korea was previously on the list, but taken off in 2008 by the Bush administration during an attempted denuclearization deal.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he's considering appointing a second special counsel. This one would look into the 2010 sale of a Canadian mining company to a Russian mining company and the potential connections between that deal and former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Police say the suspect in Tuesday's terror attack in New York followed a recent trend: A new, low-tech, sole actor model, similar to vehicle attacks in Europe.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
A military judge is allowing the testimony of service members who were injured as a direct result of the searches for Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban and held for five years.
Monday, October 23, 2017
A sentencing hearing began today for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who pleaded guilty to desertion and dereliction of duty for leaving his unit in Afghanistan. But instead of beginning testimony today as planned, the judge heard an argument from the defense — that the case should be dismissed because of remarks made by President Trump.
Monday, October 23, 2017
In 2009, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left his combat post in Afghanistan. He has pleaded guilty to two serious charges. The judge could let Bergdahl walk free or sentence him to life in prison.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and their three children had been held by an extremist group in Afghanistan. The U.S. and Pakistan say they worked together to secure the release.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The 2015 nuclear deal raised hopes that Iran might act in a more moderate fashion. But many of Iran's more provocative moves, including ballistic missile tests, aren't subject to the agreement.
Monday, October 02, 2017
The Las Vegas shooting has again raised questions about domestic terrorism. The Patriot Act provides a definition, but because there are no actual criminal charges, some prefer not to use the term.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
NPR's Greg Myre tells the story of Stanislav Petrov, who in 1983 defied the computer information in his Soviet military command center — information that indicated U.S. missiles were headed to the USSR. He had a hunch it was a glitch and ignored it. He was right and avoided nuclear war.