Greg Myre

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U.S.-Russia Summits, From Gravely Serious To Absurdly Comical

Saturday, July 14, 2018

U.S.-Russia summits have ignited, and defused, global crises. There was also the time the U.S. Secret Service found Boris Yeltsin in his underwear and slurring his words, desperate for a pizza.


Doubts Mount Over North Korea's Vow To Dismantle Nuclear Program

Monday, July 02, 2018

At last month's summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang agreed to completely denuclearize. But doubts are emerging already about its intentions to follow through.


DHS Secretary Nielsen's Family Separation Defense Isn't Her First Controversial Position

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has spent her career in and out of government working on issues of national security. None of her jobs, however, have been so controversial as her role in policing the U.S. border.


With 'America First,' Trump Challenges The World Constructed After World War II

Monday, June 18, 2018

President Harry Truman pushed for the treaties and alliances that gave the U.S. a leading role in remaking the world following World War II. Today, President Trump questions their cost and relevance.


An Upbeat Trump Praises Kim's Commitment To Denuclearize After Singapore Summit

Monday, June 11, 2018

President Trump says, "I do. I do," when asked if he trusts North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump said the North Korean nuclear program would be dismantled "very, very quickly."


Who's Who At Tuesday's Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore

Monday, June 11, 2018

When President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet on Tuesday, it will be the result of strenuous diplomacy by officials from the U.S., North Korea and other countries. Here are some of the key figures.


David Douglas Duncan, Photographer Of Wars And Picasso, Dies At 102

Friday, June 08, 2018

One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, Duncan documented the Korean and Vietnam wars. He also produced multiple books on Pablo Picasso, more or less living in the home of the artist.


The Spies Have A Leading Role In The North Korea Summit

Friday, June 01, 2018

The CIA is often involved behind the scenes in the run-up to a presidential summit. But U.S. and Korean spy chiefs are playing an unusually prominent role this time around.


After 16 Months, Trump Names An Ambassador To South Korea

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Adm. Harry Harris is the head of the U.S. Pacific Command and is known for his hawkish views on North Korea and China. His nomination comes amid the ongoing drama on the Korean Peninsula.


Senate Confirms Gina Haspel As CIA Director

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Haspel faced criticism for her role in the agency's waterboarding program. But several Senate Democrats joined almost all the Republicans to confirm her as the first woman to lead the CIA.


Senate Panel Approves Gina Haspel As CIA Chief; Confirmation Appears Likely

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The intelligence committee approved her 10-5. With several Democrats backing Haspel, she looks headed for confirmation in the full Senate despite her role in the CIA's waterboarding program.


Gina Haspel: CIA Should Not Have Carried Out 'Enhanced Interrogation'

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The nominee to be CIA director makes her remarks in a letter that brings immediate support from three Democractic senators. She now appears to have sufficient backing to win Senate confirmation.


Understanding The Map Of Jerusalem, Or Trying To

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The move on Monday of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem endorses Israel's view of the city — where it has reshaped the map to solidify its hold.


Pentagon Report: Multiple Failures Led To Deaths Of 4 Troops In Niger

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The investigation finds the troops weren't fully prepared, the mission changed and higher-level commanders weren't properly informed. The soldiers died in an ambush by militants linked to ISIS.


CIA Nominee Gina Haspel Faced Tough Questioning At Her Confirmation Hearing

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Gina Haspel, the nominee for CIA director, appeared before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for her confirmation hearing. In prepared remarks, Haspel said agency will never resume the interrogation program it ran following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.


CIA Nominee Gina Haspel To Face Tough Questioning At Confirmation Hearing

Monday, May 07, 2018

The first woman nominated to be CIA director faces tough questioning at her confirmation hearing Wednesday. She met with Democratic members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Monday.


CIA Nominee Gina Haspel Faces A Senate Showdown

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Haspel is the first woman nominated for the CIA's top job. Her covert career and links to waterboarding will likely make for an unusual Senate confirmation hearing with an uncertain outcome.


In Retirement, America's Spies Are Getting Downright Chatty

Monday, April 30, 2018

Spies used to retire and fade away as quietly as when they were on duty. Now they go on cable TV. They write op-eds. They take to Twitter and criticize the president.


The Military Doesn't Advertise It, But U.S. Troops Are All Over Africa

Saturday, April 28, 2018

The U.S. military has some 20 missions across the continent. Most are for training African armies not combat. But there are risks as U.S. troops venture into the field.


Pentagon Acknowledges Mistakes As It Briefs Families Of Troops Killed In Niger

Friday, April 27, 2018

The military has completed an investigation into the ambush that killed four U.S. soldiers last October. The report has not been released, but the military is briefing families of those killed.