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  • Why Iraq won't hurt the global economy  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says the violence in Iraq is geopolitical in nature and won't pose dire economic repercussions.

  • Iraq will only be 'noise' for markets: Strategist  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    While the seizure of Iraqi cities by Islamist militants is concerning, it won't derail global financial markets, says Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners.

  • Gartman: Moved to oil's sideline  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter discusses the impact geopolitical issues will have on oil and gas in the short and long term.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Iraq wrap-up  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the Republicans' criticism of President Obama's leadership; Art Cashin's comments on Iraq and new safety products for schools are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.

  • Iraq needs US air power: Pro  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    As tensions in Iraq heighten, James Jeffrey, former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, says the Iranians will not be able to take the ISIS on without U.S. air power.

  • President Obama considers 'all options'  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to President Obama's openness to military action in Iraq.

  • Critical S&P 500 levels: Pro  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Discussing how the escalating situation in Iraq is causing disruption in the U.S. market, with Keith Bliss, Cuttone & Company senior vice president.

  • Iraq 'full blown' foreign policy crisis: Expert  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    Ayham Kamel, Eurasia Group, and Ilan Berman, American Foreign Policy Council, discuss how the U.S will respond to the tensions in Iraq and if the crisis could lead to a state collapse.

  • No plan for Iraq air strike: Report  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports senior military officials say there is no active plan for U.S. air strikes in Iraq due to a lack of "vital" intelligence.

  • US oil skyrockets on Iraq, ends at 2014 high Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:39 PM ET
    Damaged vehicles belonging to Iraqi security forces are seen during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 10, 2014.

    Sectarian violence in Iraq sent oil skyrocketing, propelling Brent and West Texas Intermediate up two percent.

  • Iraq's billion dollar order from Lockheed Martin  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how the situation in Iraq is impacting the U.S. defense sector.

  • Iranian troops to fight ... for Iraq?  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    Discussing how the U.S. should respond to the situation in Iraq, with Burdin Hickok, former U.S. diplomat in Kirkuk, and Bobby Ghosh, Time International Editor.

  • Oil moves higher on Iraq uncertainties  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports Brent crude has jumped 2 percent on the geopolitical situation in Iraq.

  • Iraq tensions escalate  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the ISIS group is on a massive offensive and nearing Baghdad.

  • Gen. McCaffrey: Iraq has to fight own war  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey, discusses what options the U.S. military has in assisting the Iraqi government. McCaffrey says this is a mess and we're not likely to influence it with military power.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses President Obama's view on the Iraq situation and its effects on the global supply of oil.

  • Pres. Obama: Clearly an emergency in Iraq  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    President Barack Obama comments on the Iraq situation, saying Iraq is going to need more help from the U.S. and the international community. Obama adds this should be a wakeup call for the Iraqi government.

  • Key facts about the group wreaking havoc in Iraq Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria.

    While seizing key Iraqi cities has catapulted ISIS onto the world’s radar, the Sunni group has been around for years. NBC News reports.

  • Iraq instability jolts oil prices  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports oil prices are escalating on fighting in Iraq.

  • ISIS advances on Baghdad: Report  Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    NBC News' chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel reports the ISIS, an off-shoot al Qaeda, is marching on Baghdad and the Iraqi government is powerless to stop them.