There's a "great deal of ambivalence and confusion" in America's policy towards the Middle East now, says Flynt Leverett, professor of International Affairs at Pennsylvania State University.» Read More
*Japan's business sentiment worsens- Tankan. SINGAPORE, Oct 1- Brent crude fell below $112 per barrel on Monday, reflecting investor concerns a shaky global economy may hurt oil demand following fresh evidence of weakness in China and Japan as well as persistent worries about the debt-saddled euro zone.
The day after Benjamin Netanyahu's cartoon representation of an Iranian nuclear bomb went viral on the Internet, opinion was divided on whether the Israeli prime minister's headline-grabbing prop was a stroke of presentational genius or a cheap gimmick.
On Thursday, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the world must draw a "red line" to stop Iran's nuclear program. Larry Kudlow wants to know why President Obama didn't impose the same ultimatum. With General Wesley Clark and Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law Professor.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the UN General Assembly, and says "the red line must be drawn on Iran's nuclear enrichment program because these enrichment facilities are the only nuclear installations that we can definitely see and credibly target."
Israel is interested in developing natural gas alternatives in the eastern Mediterranean. The problem is that it is in contested waters claimed by not only Israel, but the Palestinian Authority, the Republic of Cyprus and Turkey.
Discussing growing tensions in the Middle East, and the political and economic implications of the recent uprisings, with Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment Iran analyst.
The dispute between Israel and the U.S. over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program picked up new momentum Monday, with Israel's Finance Minister weighing in on the push to draw "red lines" that Iran's nuclear program would not be able to cross.
Needled by Mitt Romney and other Republicans, Democrats hurriedly rewrote their convention platform to add a mention of God and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel after President Obama intervened to order the changes.
Ever since its founding as an autonomous state in 1948, Israel has relied on imported energy to meet its domestic power demands. However, offshore exploration operations have now found giant natural gas fields able to supply the country with more gas than it can use.
Mitt Romney says the media was partly to blame for his controversial week-long foreign tour that ended with the GOP candidate receiving a warm reception in Poland after a series of gaffes and missteps.
Mitt Romney says in Warsaw that Poland's economy is a model of small government and free enterprise that other nations should emulate, a jab at President Obama's policies in the wake of the worst recession in decades.
Mitt Romney told Jewish donors in Jerusalem on Monday that their culture is part of what has allowed Israel to be more economically successful than the Palestinians, outraging Palestinian leaders who called his comments racist and out of touch.
Radical Islamist Mohammed Morsi won Egypt's first election since Mubarak, and now he says he wants to "re-think" peace with Israel. Radio talk show host John Batchelor, offers insight.
On June 14, the Department of Justice unsealed an indictment against three American tax preparers for helping clients avoid taxes by moving money to Israel.
There is a lot of tough talk emanating from the Middle East. Here's a currency-trading plan in case the situation worsens.
Stewart Nozette admits trying to pass classified data to Israel, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Here's an eye-popping look at some amazing examples of the sustainable practice called adaptive reuse.
Major powers called on Iran to enter "serious dialogue" over its contested nuclear program "without pre-conditions", in a joint statement issued on Thursday following extensive deliberations in Vienna.
The “Mad Money” host explains the culmination of events that have hit the market in the past 96 hours.
President Obama will address the pro-Israel group, AIPAC before a crucial meeting with Israeli Prime Minister, Netanyahu on Monday. Discussing America's policy on Iran and whether Obama will be able to convince Netanyahu he will be on Israel's side, with Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic, and Peter Brooks, Heritage Foundation.