Greg Myre appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.