Greg Myre

Greg Myre appears in the following:

Why No World Power Really Wants To Topple Syria's Assad

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Syrian leader has few friends. Yet after seven years of devastating war in his country, he's in a position of relative strength and there's no realistic alternative to his continued rule.

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U.S., Allies Hit 3 Syrian Sites Linked To Chemical Weapons Program

Friday, April 13, 2018

President Trump ordered the strikes in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack on April 7 by the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Britain and France also took part.

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News Brief: Comey's Book, Trump Talks TPP Again, Syria And Pompeo

Friday, April 13, 2018

James Comey's new book is making waves as it details some of the president's interactions with the former FBI director. Also, President Trump suggested re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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President Trump Signs Proclamation To Send National Guard Troops To Mexican Border

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The move has many precedents. Every president since Ronald Reagan has called on the National Guard for limited, temporary missions along the frontier.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Dies At 81

Monday, April 02, 2018

The South African icon, who married Nelson Mandela before his imprisonment, long symbolized the struggle against apartheid. But repeated scandals tarnished her reputation.

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U.S. Soldier Killed In Syria Roadside Bombing

Friday, March 30, 2018

Two people were killed and five wounded by an improvised explosive device in Syria, the U.S.-led coalition said Friday.

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How The Pentagon Plans To Spend That Extra $61 Billion

Monday, March 26, 2018

With the increase, Congress boosted the overall military budget to $700 billion this year. The challenge: How to spend all that extra money before the fiscal year ends in September?

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CIA Recruiting: The Rare Topic The Spy Agency Likes To Talk About

Monday, March 26, 2018

The CIA is notoriously publicity shy. But when it comes to recruiting, you can find the agency's outreach all over the place, from social media to college job fairs, with an emphasis on diversity.

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News Brief: Trump's CIA Director Pick, Pennsylvania Election, School Walkouts

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

President Trump intends to tap Deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel to lead the agency, despite a controversial past. Also, we have the latest on the Pennsylvania congressional election.

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Gina Haspel Faces Questions Over CIA Role In Torture

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

President Trump is nominating Deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel to take over the agency, but she may face a tough Senate confirmation over her past roles.

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Mike Pompeo: A Soldier, Spy Chief And Tea Party Republican To Become A Diplomat

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

He's been a tank commander, a successful businessman, a congressman and head of the CIA. He's cultivated a tough-guy persona with hawkish views on foreign policy. He's set to be the top U.S. diplomat.

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Intelligence Infighting

Friday, February 16, 2018

Intelligence oversight committees were created in the 1970s after CIA scandals. The understanding was the CIA would share secrets with Congress and the secrets would stay secret. That's now changing.

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China's Spies

Friday, February 09, 2018

The case of a former CIA operative charged with retaining classified material casts light on China's robust spying in the United States.

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Americans In ISIS: Some 300 Tried To Join, 12 Have Returned To U.S.

Monday, February 05, 2018

Some have risen to senior positions, others died in the fighting and many remain unaccounted for, according to a report. Twelve returned, but none has carried out an attack on U.S. soil.

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News Brief: Nunes Memo, Nuclear Posture Review, Olympic Doping

Friday, February 02, 2018

A controversial memo alleging FBI abuses could be released Friday. Also, the Trump administration is releasing a review of nuclear weapons policy and USA Today's Rachel Axon discusses Olympic doping.

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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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