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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.
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.
At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.
Some economists believe India's slowdown may help turn the country away from the corruption and crony capitalism that fueled the recent boom.
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 closed 8.5 percent higher on Tuesday on reports that the United States was considering a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Syria.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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 proposed on Monday that Syria hand over its chemical weapons to international control in an attempt to avert a U.S. military attack.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.