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  • Syria welcomes Russian initiative   Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    Syria welcomes Russian initiative

    CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers report on the administration's use of social media to gain support for strikes on Syria. James Paulsen of Wells Capital Management and Helima Croft of Barclays weigh in.

  • Russia proposes Syria hand over weapons Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    yrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem (R) and and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov (L) walk to a press conference on September 9, 2013 following a meeting in Moscow.

    Russia proposed on Monday that Syria hand over its chemical weapons to international control in an attempt to avert a U.S. military attack.

  • Russia sends another navy ship to Syria   Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 4:10 PM ET
    Russia sends another navy ship to Syria

    President Obama and Russian President Putin failed to reach an agreement on Syria at the G-20 Summit. CNBC's John Harwood has the latest on the rising tensions. Mark Galeotti, NYU professor; and Stephen Sestanovich, Council on Foreign Relations, join to discuss Vladimir Putin's end game.

  • Syria cast shadow over G-20 Summit   Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:38 PM ET
    Syria cast shadow over G-20 Summit

    NBC's Steve Sedgwick is in St. Petersburg, Russia with the latest from the G-20 Summit. And William Cohen, former Secretary of Defense, shares his opinion on President Obama's mission.

  • Pres Obama: Syria key topic with Putin   Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    Pres Obama: Syria key topic with Putin

    President Obama said at the G-20 Summit he will address the American people on Tuesday regarding Syria. CNBC's John Harwood and Steve Sedgwick break down the President's comments. Ayham Kamel, Eurasia Group, weighs in.

  • Pres. Obama addresses G-20 Summit   Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    Pres. Obama addresses G-20 Summit

    President Obama addresses the G-20 Summit. For the first time in years, he said, we're focused on building the economy and not recovering. The President also said he plans to address the American people on Tuesday regarding Syria.

  • Putin is asking a question no one can answer: Expert

    Bernard Sucher, board member of Aton, tells CNBC that Russia's strength in Syria is over the issue of who would replace Assad if he was deposed.

  • Obama tries to bolster support for Syria   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:24 PM ET
    Obama tries to bolster support for Syria

    President Obama is meeting world leaders in Russia at the G-20 Summit today to hopefully gain support for military action in Syria. NBC's Chick Todd is in St. Petersburg, Russia with the latest.

  • G-20 sets sights on corporate tax evaders Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    ournalists walk past a screen in the media center showing Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in Saint Petersburg.

    Russia's finance minister says that G-20 leaders have agreed on a plan to take on multinational companies who tuck away their profits in offshore jurisdictions.

  • President Obama arrives at G20   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    President Obama arrives at G-20

    President Obama came face to face with Russia's Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • Obama to explain 'current thinking' at G20   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 10:08 AM ET
    Obama to explain 'current thinking' at G-20

    President Obama has arrived at St. Petersburg in Russia to attend the G-20 event, NBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.

  • President Obama arrives at G20   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Obama and Putin shake hands

    President Obama is greeted in Russia by President Vladimir Putin.

  • China closes ranks with Russia over Syria action Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 8:10 AM ET

    China warned military action in Syria would hurt the world economy and push up oil prices, reinforcing Vladimir Putin's attempts to talk President Barack Obama out of air strikes.

  • President Obama goes to Russia   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 6:15 AM ET
    President Obama goes to Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama has landed in St. Petersburg for the G-20 summit. CNBC's Stephen Sedgwick reports he can't get an answer over whether the president will talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • What would a U.S. strike in Syria look like   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    What would a U.S. strike in Syria look like

    A U.S. military strike in Syria would aim to only weaken President Assad and not topple him reports NBC's Jim Maceda from Turkey.

  • Syria shouldn't overshadow G20 key issue: CEO   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Syria shouldn't overshadow G20 key issue: CEO

    Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, talks about what's on the agenda at the G20 meeting and the need for joint investment between developed and emerging markets.

  • Without intervention, Syria will spiral: pro   Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    Without intervention, Syria will spiral: pro

    Jane Kinninmont, senior research fellow at Chatham House, discusses the U.S.'s stance on Syria, and says that whatever happens, political risk will keep on rising.

  • Syria: is Russia changing its tune?   Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 5:05 AM ET
    Syria: is Russia changing its tune?

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports from Turkey how the situation in Syria has impacted the country and how Putin's comments are "potentially a breakthrough".

  • Don't think Russia, Iran would entangle US: Kattouf

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Theodore Kattouf weighs in on Secretary of State John Kerry's statements on the crisis in Syria and the potential U.S. military action there. "This has to be done quickly; it has to be effective, but not to the extent it entangles us in the civil war," he says.

  • Will US intervene in Syria?   Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 11:03 AM ET
    Will US intervene in Syria?

    Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, and Michele Wucker, World Policy Institute, discuss some of the options available to the U.S. if a decision is made to retaliate against Syria. And NBC's Richard Engel reports on potential repercussions if a military strike occurs.