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  • Oil up & attracting foreign investment: Pritzker     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, provides her view on oil production in the U.S., the economy and corporate America.

  • Obama late to Syria: Expert     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Robert Kimmitt, weighs in on President Obama's ISIS strategy. Kimmitt says had Obama been prepared to move forces into Syria it would have been easier to put a coalition together.

  • BAGHDAD/ DUBAI, Sept 11- Sometimes they came pretending to buy things. Months before they took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June, Islamic State militants were already busy collecting money to finance their campaign of setting up a 7th century-style caliphate.

  • Obama: 'Systematic campaign' against ISIS Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 9:01 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes 'wherever they exist', Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with 'partner forces' on the ground in Syria and Iraq.

    Although he stressed he would not put troops in combat roles there, Obama announced that he is sending another 475 service members to Iraq.

  • What is Obama's gameplan against ISIS?     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Daniel Serwer, Senior Research Professor of Conflict Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, outlines his expectations ahead of U.S. President Obama's speech on Wednesday.

  • It's decision time now for Obama on ISIS Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 5:19 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    While experts differed on what Obama should say, they cautioned against drawing any bright lines for future military involvement.

  • What's in a name? A lot, with the name 'Isis' Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:51 PM ET
    Many are saying the name Isis is being tarnished and want more media outlets to use "ISIL"—which stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant—when referring to the terrorist group.

    Most media outlets refer to the violent terrorist group as "ISIS" rather than "ISIL." Some people don't like that.

  • ISIS a localized threat right now: Gen. Clark     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Retired U.S. Army General Wesley Clark thinks airstrikes are "part of" a successful strategy to disarming terrorist group ISIS.

  • *Saudi says cuts output, but overall OPEC supply rises. LONDON, Sept 10- Oil dropped to a 17- month low close to $98 a barrel on Wednesday as rising supplies and weak demand helped extend losses into a fifth session, while OPEC lowered the projected demand for its crude and U.S. product stocks jumped.

  • Official: Fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:25 AM ET

    TEHRAN, Iran— The fighting between Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants will delay even further the planned start of Iranian natural gas exports to neighboring Iraq, Iran's oil minister was quoted as saying Wednesday.

  • Turkey is essential for defeating ISIS Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Turkish soldiers parade with a large Turkish national flag on August 30, 2014 in Ankara.

    Turkey is in a tough position with ISIS but it is essential to any multilateral coalition against the Islamic State, says David Phillips.

  • DUBAI, Sept 9- Iraq's new oil minister is a veteran politician who will need to deploy all his experience to resolve disputes over Kurdish oil production and allay foreign investor fears about Islamist militia control in northern oil fields.

  • More downside for oil, gold ahead: Expert     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    As geopolitical tensions around the world ease, commodity prices will see further declines, says Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO at CEF Holdings.

  • Choking on oversupply, oil may fall another 10% Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:02 PM ET

    The oil market has become more bearishly positioned than it's been for several years, and prices could fall another 10 percent or more in the near future.

  • *U.S. forms coalition of willing to combat IS in Iraq. NEWPORT, Wales, Sept 7- NATO leaders emerged from a summit in Wales with a plan to protect eastern members from a resurgent Russia, a pledge to reverse the decline in their defence spending, and an embryonic Western coalition to combat Islamic militants in Iraq.

  • Congress' task: Act fast on spending, return home Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 9:11 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task— act fast to keep the U.S. government open and then race home to campaign. Jeff Sessions, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Obama can use force against the militants in Iraq or Syria based on the military doctrine that if someone "is attacking you or your ally you can respond."

  • The threat of ISIS     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Members loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) wave ISIL flags as they drive around Raqqa June 29, 2014.

    Gary Bernsten, former CIA official, discusses how the U.S. should deal with the threat of ISIS and its social media accounts. Ross Gerber of Gerber Kawasaki, provides his opinion.

  • HOUSTON, Sept 5- Iraq has refiled in U.S. court to gain control of $100 million of Kurdish crude oil on a tanker near Texas, days after the court ruled it lacked jurisdiction to seize the cargo but said it could hear arguments over who is the oil's rightful owner.

  • Impressive outcome from NATO Summit: Expert     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Retired Army General Barry McCaffrey addresses the political efforts and developing strategies out of the NATO Summit to address the emerging threat from ISIS. "I don't think you can put Iraq back together," he says.

  • CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to President Obama's statement on strategies to destroy ISIS.