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  • The cost of war  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    What does it cost to keep the U.S. military poised as President Obama wants to keep it for a strike on Syria? CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look.

  • Is the EM sell-off justified?  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Gary Greenberg, lead portfolio manager at Hermes Fund Managers, says people have been "too harsh" on emerging markets and names China and Russia as his favourites as the moment.

  • What's driving US foreign policy on Syria?  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    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.

  • Is Obama's delay tactic the right course?  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 8:06 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), discusses President Obama's decision to try a diplomatic route to disband Syria's chemical weapons stash.

  • Senate reaction to Obama's diplomatic route  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D-ND), and Sen. John Barrasso, (R-WY), provide their views on President Obama's decision to hold off on a military strike on Syria for now and instead give Bashar Assad 45 days to sign the chemical weapons ban.

  • President Obama takes diplomatic route on Syria  Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's Syria address to the nation. And Joe Watkins, former George H.W. Bush White House official; Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, and Jimmy Williams, MSNBC contributor, debate whether the President made his case on Syria.

  • Putin is in control of Syria diplomacy: Pro  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 9:13 PM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal at D.C. International Advisory and former State Department Senior Advisor, provides instant analysis on President Obama's national address on Syria.

  • Will Russia plan avert attack?  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    President Obama appears to be backing away from a military strike in Syria in favor of a solution that would put Syria's chemical weapons under international control. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA); Alan Dershowitz, Harvard law professor; and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation, discuss.

  • Progress in Syria talks  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports possible next steps as Syria's foreign minister says they are prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal.

  • Syria to declare chemical weapons  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:34 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Syria's foreign minister says Syria is prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal, and willing to sign the chemical weapons convention.

  • UN Security Council holds emergency meeting  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:24 PM ET

    At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Corruption backlash offers India hope Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    A man counts Indian rupee notes near the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

    Some economists believe India's slowdown may help turn the country away from the corruption and crony capitalism that fueled the recent boom.

  • American credibility is 'wafer-thin': Expert  Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    President Obama has agreed to UN talks on Russia's proposal for Syria's chemical weapons, reports CNBC's John Harwood. And Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, and Richard Murphy, Middle East Institute scholar, present insight on the crisis in Middle East ahead of tonight's big speech by the President.

  • Dubai stocks leap on hopes for resolution in Syria Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 10:50 AM ET
    Watching financial data on screens inside the Dubai Financial Market.

    Dubai stocks closed 8.5 percent higher on Tuesday on reports that the United States was considering a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Syria.

  • 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.