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  • Pres. Obama to host French Pres. Hollande in Oval Office

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama and President Hollande will meet at the White House to talk about the fight against terrorism in the wake of the Paris attacks.

  • PARIS, Nov 22- There were multiple chances to stop the men who attacked Paris. Brahim Abdeslam, Turkish authorities told Belgian police at the time, had been "radicalized" and was suspected of wanting to join Islamic State in Syria, a Turkish security source told Reuters. In France, an "S" file for people suspected of being a threat to national security had been issued on...

  • Why Europe may not put money where its mouth is Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 2:38 PM ET
    French army soldiers secure the area around the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle as it leaves the naval base of Toulon, France, November 18, 2015.

    After years of working to tighten budgets, European nations are now grappling with whether to boost defense expenditures.

  • PARIS, Nov 20- French President Francois Hollande saw his approval ratings jump after his firm handling of the Charlie Hebdo killings in January and may find them rising again in the next popularity poll after last week's Paris massacre. Decisiveness on the diplomatic and military front might actually hurt him by casting a spotlight on his disappointing...

  • Frexit talk possible after attacks: Morgan Stanley Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 | 11:24 AM ET
    French National Front political party leader Marine Le Pen arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, to attend a meeting with government, main political parties leaders and presidents of the Parliament, November 15, 2015.

    There's been lots of talk about the possibility of a Grexit or a Brexit — Greece or Britain leaving the European Union. But what about France?

  • Dow jumps 240+ after Fed minutes land Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. equities closed higher on Wednesday as investors digested the release of the Federal Reserve's October meeting minutes.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 18- France's spending to boost security after the Paris attacks should get special treatment under EU budget deficit rules, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday. On Tuesday, the EU economic commissioner Pierre Moscovici said that after the Paris attacks security was an absolute priority. The French draft budget...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 18- France's spending to boost its security after the Paris attacks should get special treatment under EU budget deficit rules, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday. French President Francois Hollande on Monday pledged to spare no expense to reinforce and equip the country's security and law enforcement to...

  • Will US and Russia unite against ISIS? Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 9:47 AM ET
    Will US and Russia unite against ISIS?

    Former Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns, shares insight to the Paris attacks and what's next in the fight against ISIS. Also Burns weighs in on Syrian migrant concerns.

  • How safe are US cities? Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
    How safe are US cities?

    Former NYPD detective Gil Alba talks about terror threats within the U.S. borders.

  • Jack Jacobs on intelligence sharing and 'petty thugs' Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 7:32 AM ET
    Jack Jacobs on intelligence sharing and 'petty thugs'

    Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army, Ret., shares his thoughts on increasing security across Europe.

  • Defeating ISIS everywhere: James Woolsey Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 6:12 AM ET
    Defeating ISIS everywhere: James Woolsey

    Former CIA Director James Woolsey, discusses the difficulty in tracking terror organizations around the globe and the need to fight ISIS everywhere. Also Woolsey shares his thoughts on security screening in Israel.

  • Paris raid over but threats continue Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 6:08 AM ET
    Paris raid over but threats continue

    Former CIA Director James Woolsey, provides insight to the French response to Friday's terror attack in Paris and possible additional threats to the airline industry, travel and trade.

  • Abdelhamid Abaadoud target of French raids Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 6:06 AM ET
    Abdelhamid Abaadoud target of French raids

    Malcolm Nance, The Terror Asymmetrics Project, provides insight to the search for the "operational planner" of Friday's Paris attack and weighs in on two overnight flight diversions.

  • 7 arrested following Paris raids Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    7 arrested following Paris raids

    Two new arrests have been made in Paris, making it a total of seven in the raids in the French capital. CNBC’s Hadley Gamble reports.

  • Does France want ‘boots on the ground’? Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    Does France want ‘boots on the ground’?

    CNBC’s Hadley Gamble discusses the shift in sentiment within France, following the attacks in Paris.

  • In Paris, tourism dims but won't go out Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Korean tourists pose for a selfie outside the Louvre musem on Nov. 15, 2015 in Paris.

    Despite the latest string of terror attacks, international travel and tourism will not decline as much as one might expect.

  • French police seek second terror suspect Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 12:11 PM ET
    French police seek second terror suspect

    The manhunt in France escalates as authorities reveal they are seeking a second suspect connected with the Paris attacks, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Seven arrests made in Germany in connection with Paris attacks

    The manhunt continues across Europe for suspects connected with the Paris attacks, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • How France is reacting in its state of emergency Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    How France is reacting in its state of emergency

    Anne-Sylvaine Chassany, Financial Times Paris editor in chief, weighs in on the public's reaction to President Francois Hollande's war rhetoric.