Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

Trump Administration Looks At Country's Nuclear Policy

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.

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Save The Children Office In Jalalabad Attacked By Insurgents

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.

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'12 Strong': When The Afghan War Looked Like A Quick, Stirring Victory

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.

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Trump Must Decide Soon Whether To Reinstate Sanctions Against Iran

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.

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Where Did The Islamic State Fighters Go?

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.

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The Delicate And Draining Task Of Tending To America's Fallen Troops

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.

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Post Court Ruling, Military Will Accept Openly Transgender Recruits

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.

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Pentagon Officials Say Transgender People Can Enlist In Military Next Year

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.

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Trump's Diplomacy Dramas

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.

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North Korea Fires What Appears To Be Third ICBM Test Of 2017

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.

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Trumps Puts North Korea On List Of Countries Identified As State Sponsors Of Terror

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.

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A.G. Sessions Considering Another Special Counsel To Look Into Clinton Foundation

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.

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How Can We Combat Domestic Terrorism When Vehicles Are The Weapons?

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.

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At Bowe Bergdahl's Sentencing, Navy SEAL Describes Being Shot During Search

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.

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Bergdahl Defense Says Case Should Be Dismissed Because Of Trump's Comments

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.

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Bergdahl Sentencing Hearing Begins Monday In Fort Bragg, N.C.

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.

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U.S. Woman And Family Freed After 5 Years In Captivity In Afghanistan

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.

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What Is — And Isn't — Covered By The Iranian Nuclear Deal

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.

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What Is, And Isn't, Considered Domestic Terrorism

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.

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The 'Man Who Saved The World' From Potential Nuclear Exchange Dies

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.

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