Greg Myre appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Since retiring last year, the former spymaster has been a relentless critic of the president. He says pulling back from existing international agreements is particularly risky.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The report says U.S. troops wound up on a more dangerous mission than planned and were exposed and vulnerable when attacked by Islamist extremists in a remote corner of the African nation.
Friday, April 20, 2018
Most stories about Haspel, the nominee to lead the agency, focus on her controversial role in the CIA's waterboarding program. The CIA is attempting to counter that with a biography and testimonials.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
While the president has dismissed several national security advisers, Pompeo's role keeps growing. His secret trip to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is just the latest and most dramatic example.
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.