Syria will resist any incursion and send the aggressors home "in coffins," its foreign minister said, in comments aimed at Sunni Arab countries.» Read More
Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to "cement his position in the Mideast," former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark tells CNBC.
Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, reports from Paris about the disagreements between world leaders about whether Syrian President Bashar Assad should be involved in the fight against ISIS.
Michael McFaul, Former US Ambassador to Russia; Michael Santoli, Senior Markets Commentator, CNBC; Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of The Aspen Institute; discuss Syria and whether the United States should open its doors to 10,000 refugees.
While Russia and the U.S. share a common goal in Syria, they have different ideas of how to achieve it.
The horrific attacks in Paris could mean a new era of cooperation between Russia and the United States in the fight against ISIS.
President Obama has upped U.S. engagement in Syria. Here's how to play energy markets in the wake of the escalating conflict, says Michael Bolliger.
Russia says it's in Syria to help fight ISIS but the real reason can be summed up in one word, says this former State Department advisor.
Iraq is turning a blind eye to Russia's move into Syria despite US objections, says David Phillips.
Saudi Arabia’s Prince Turki Al-Faisal tells CNBC that refugees wouldn't be streaming into Europe if Syria’s President Assad was removed from power.
Torbjorn Soltvedt, deputy head of Middle East and North Africa at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses the threat of ISIS and terrorism around the world.
The arrival of ISIS in Syria's capital threatens Syria's government and brings the group closer to some of the region's last stable countries.
Iran's president may sincerely want to liberalize his country's economy, but that's unlikely to happen—for now, anyway.
Tensions are boiling over in several regions around the world, from Venezuela to Ukraine to the Middle East. Here is a quick guide.
President Obama addresses the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. In his speech he calls for world leaders to stand up to Syrian President Assad over his use of chemical weapons through diplomatic measure. But the President also counters that the U.S. is "prepared to us all elements of our power, including military force" to secure our core interest in the region.
With interests in real estate, airlines, energy and telecommunications, the Syrian regime is believed to control a fortune worth billions.
Despite the average income in Syria being about $2,600 a year, President Bashar Assad's personal wealth is estimated at $500 million. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story.
Does the U.S. believe Syria's president Bashar Assad is willing to simply hand over his chemical weapons, and is the plan feasible? NBC News' military analyst Gen. Barry McCaffrey, offers insight.
CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details on the President's case for Syria. And Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee chairman, and former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH), disagree on President Obama's handling of the Syrian crisis and placing Russia in the middle of the diplomatic action.
Former Defense Secretary William Cohen, explains why he thinks President Obama's tactics on Syria are confusing, and provides insight on what is likely going on behind the scenes.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's address to the nation on his diplomatic route on Syria.