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  • 60% of Americans want 'no' vote on Syria: Poll  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the latest results from an NBC/WSJ poll which shows President Obama is facing an uphill battle in convincing Americans to take military action in Syria.

  • Kerry's suggestion gives Syria more time  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 7:22 AM ET

    Syria and Russia may be working on a resolution which would call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to surrender all of his chemical weapons immediately, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Why Syrian dialogue could be 'years away'  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    John Drake, head of global intelligence at AKE, talks about the French U.N. resolution for Syria and the practical difficulties it raises and how dialogue between the different players is "a long way away".

  • Ex-defense secretary defends UK's world position  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Liam Fox, former UK defence secretary, tells CNBC that the UK was expanding consumerism while Russia still sold vinegar and cabbages in the shops in Moscow.

  • Edward Djerejian, Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria and Israel, also Founding Director of James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, says there has to be a political strategy for transition in Syria towards a post-Assad era.

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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.