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Recent articles by Greg:

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Marking 75 years, the CIA opens a new museum and launches a podcast

The CIA rarely seeks publicity, but has opened up a bit as it marks its anniversary. Director William Burns told the inaugural podcast that he wanted to "demystify" some of the agency's work. → Read More

Marking 75 years, the CIA opens a new museum and launches a podcast

The CIA rarely seeks publicity, but has opened up a bit as it marks its anniversary. Director William Burns told the inaugural podcast that he wanted to 'demystify' some of the agency's work. → Read More

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Facing setbacks, Vladimir Putin makes his biggest gamble yet in Ukraine

The Russian leader has already lost several big bets in Ukraine. He may be taking his largest risk yet by mobilizing more troops and pushing ahead with plans to annex Ukrainian territory. → Read More

Facing setbacks, Vladimir Putin makes his biggest gamble yet in Ukraine

The Russian leader has already lost several big bets in Ukraine. He may be taking his largest risk yet by mobilizing more troops and pushing ahead with plans to annex Ukrainian territory. → Read More

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Ukrainian attacks suggest offensive may be underway in the south

Ukraine has been talking for weeks about a counteroffensive against Russian forces in the southern city of Kherson. Without saying so explicitly, Ukrainian attacks suggested an operation is underway. → Read More

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Once a heavyweight champion, Kyiv's mayor now fights the Russians

Mayor Vitali Klitschko was known as Dr. Ironfists when he dominated the boxing ranks. Now he leads Ukraine's capital city with an equally fierce determination in the battle against Russia. → Read More

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The reason why presidents can't keep their White House records dates back to Nixon

Congress changed the law in the 1970s when President Nixon prepared to leave with his documents — and infamous tape recordings. → Read More

The Cold War to Brittney Griner: a new twist in U.S.-Russia prisoner swaps

The U.S. and Russia are trying to work out a prisoner exchange that involves basketball star Brittney Griner. While they've done deals for decades, the trading usually involves spies for spies. → Read More

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The Cold War to Brittney Griner: a new twist in U.S.-Russia prisoner swaps

The U.S. and Russia are trying to work out a prisoner exchange that involves basketball star Brittney Griner. While they've done deals for decades, the trading usually involves spies for spies. → Read More

3 things the strike on al-Zawahiri tell us about the U.S. counterterrorism strategy

The U.S. targeted the top al-Qaida leader, showing it could track down and strike against a hard-to-find extremist figure even in a country where the U.S. has no military or diplomatic presence. → Read More

Who is Viktor Bout, the prisoner the U.S. may trade for Brittany Griner?

Where most people saw chaos, Viktor Bout saw opportunity. → Read More

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Who is Viktor Bout, the prisoner the U.S. may trade for Brittney Griner?

Bout is a Russian who was the world's most notorious arms dealer in the 1990s and early 2000s. He's serving a 25-year prison sentence in Illinois, but could be freed as part of a U.S.-Russia swap. → Read More

At 75, the CIA is back where it started

As the CIA's marks its 75th anniversary, Russia's war in Ukraine is giving the spy agency a new direction after dark periods during the U.S. conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. → Read More

At 75, the CIA is back where it started

As the CIA's marks its 75th anniversary, Russia's war in Ukraine is giving the spy agency a new direction after dark periods during the U.S. conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. → Read More

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How Russia's current war in Ukraine echoes its Crimean War of the 1850s

Russia had a more powerful army. It didn't think the West would intervene. The invasion was poorly planned. We're not talking about Russia's current war, but about Russia's Crimean War in the 1850s. → Read More

How Russia's current war in Ukraine echoes its Crimean War of the 1850s

Russia had a more powerful army. It didn't think the West would intervene. The invasion was poorly planned. We're not talking about Russia's current war, but about Russia's Crimean War in the 1850s. → Read More

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Russia bombs Kyiv in a weekend missile barrage across Ukraine

A Russian missile slammed into the top floor of an apartment building in the capital, killing at least one person and injuring several others. → Read More

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U.S. ambassador to Ukraine: 'It's going to be a long, grinding, tough war'

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has been through a lot in recent years. It's just reopened and Ambassador Bridget Brink is overseeing a massive U.S. assistance operation with a limited staff. → Read More

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Ukraine welcomes more U.S. weapons and hosts a trio of European leaders

Ukraine says it urgently needs the heavy artillery to counter Russia on the battlefield. Also, President Zelenskyy is looking for additional support as the leaders of Germany, France and Italy visit. → Read More

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Ukraine's Zelenskyy hosts European leaders, welcomes more U.S. weapons

Ukraine says it urgently needs the heavy artillery to counter Russia on the battlefield. Also, President Zelenskyy is looking for additional support as the leaders of Germany, France and Italy visit. → Read More