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  • Is Iraq seeing an Iran-Saudi Arabia proxy war?  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal at DC International Advisory, says the crisis in Iraq is developing into an "extension of the Syrian civil war" and a "proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia."

  • Finding diplomacy in Middle East  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    Discussing the prospects of Baghdad falling and if the U.S. will confront militant Sunni groups, with former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill.

  • Obama to meet Congressional leaders on Iraq  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Amid escalating conflict, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports President Obama will meet with leaders of Congress to review U.S. options in Iraq.

  • Views from Kurdistan: Iraqi refugees flee fighting Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    Refugees fleeing Islamic militants arrive at a security checkpoint for a United Nations camp east of Mosul, Iraq, on June 17, 2014.

    CNBC on Tuesday witnessed about 2,000 civilians who had fled to a United Nations camp hastily arranged at Kalak, Iraq.

  • Iraq 'part of' what's driving oil higher: Faulkner  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Insight to what's driving the price of oil right now, with Chris Faulkner, Breitling Energy president & CEO.

  • Iraq fighting approaches Baghdad  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    The majority of the fighting in Iraq is taking place in the Northern region, but many didn't fear it would reach Baghdad. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports 7 people are dead in a car bombing in Baghdad.

  • Iraq's largest refinery shut down  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Foreign staff at Iraq's largest oil refinery in Baiji have been evacuated, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Iraqi officials say they are still in control of the refinery, but it is surrounded by Islamist militants.

  • The flight from ISIS  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on conditions within a UN camp where about 2,000 civilians have fled fighting in nearby Mosul, Iraq.

  • The heart of Iraq situation  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    With the White House reportedly considering air strikes in Iraq, former U.S. National Security Adviser Samuel Berger, discusses U.S. options in Iraq and what it could mean for Obama's presidential legacy.

  • US & Iran officials meet in Vienna  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The New York Times is reporting 44 Sunni prisoners have been killed in a police station north of Baghdad. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, provides an update on U.S. and Iranian efforts to quell the situation in Iraq.

  • This would make me hate the market: Cramer  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    My fear is not inflation in this country other than in gasoline and at the pump, says CNBC's Jim Cramer explaining why he is keeping an eye on oil as unrest continues in Iraq.

  • The Iraqi army and Shiite religious leaders have finally mobilized, reports NBC's Richard Engel, with an update on the crisis in Iraq.

  • Terrorist tycoons on a horrific march to Baghdad Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    Iraqi Shiite men, some of them wearing military fatigues and guns given by the government, raise their weapons as they gather in the Iraqi town of Jdaideh in the Diyala province on June 14, 2014.

    What do terrorists with nearly $430 million worth of stolen money do? That’s the question on the minds of global security experts.

  • How to boost the economy: Roach  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow, shares his outlook on consumers and the economy. We seriously need to think about new sources of growth, Roach says.

  • Global risks on the radar  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Geoff Dennis, UBS head of gem equity strategy, discusses the impact of geopolitical concerns on global money. So far it's been fairly muted, says Dennis.

  • China's crude realities  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow, shares his thoughts on China's energy dependency and the ripple effect of China's relationship with Iraq and the U.S.

  • Three things US must do in Iraq: Expert  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    Stuart Holliday, Meridian CEO, discusses the challenges of establishing ground support in Iraq.

  • BP continues to operate despite Iraq unrest  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Bob Dudley, BP CEO says his company hasn't missed a beat in operations so far, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with an update from Iraq.

  • Reality of securing Iraq  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    (Ret.) Lt. Gen. Jay Garner, former interim post war Iraq admin., discusses military options in Iraq, and why the U.S. should support the Kurds.

  • US sends 275 troops to Iraq for embassy security  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    NBC News has confirmed the U.S. and Iran discussed Iraq, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest details on the growing crisis.