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  • Why this October could be a turning point for markets Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:19 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    October could have a long list of market demons to contend with—from the shift in U.S. monetary policy to geopolitical issues that include Hong Kong.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The United States and Russia see Islamic State as a common enemy but are failing to overcome deep mutual distrust and agree on how to tackle the threat together, making any role for Moscow in the U.S.-led campaign unlikely, say U.S. officials.

  • Modi in America: India's top man goes on tour Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes out of a meeting room to receive his Bhutanese counterpart, Tshering Tobgay, before the start of their bilateral meeting in New Delhi.

    The Indian prime minister is being welcomed by corporate executives, Indian Americans and, most importantly, Barack Obama.

  • Efforts to cut off ISIS funding is crucial: IHS  Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight, says efforts to cut off financial funding for ISIS is a good strategy and should be followed by further global sanctions.

  • Is the US fight against ISIS working?  Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    James Woolsey, Former Director of Central Intelligence, highlights the problem in the U.S.' strategy against ISIS. He also discusses the effectiveness of air strikes in Syria.

  • US & allies bomb oil refineries  Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the U.S. and its allies are bombing oil refineries in Syria to cut of financing and fuel to ISIS.

  • NEW YORK/ BEIRUT, Sept 25- French fighter jets struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Thursday and the United States hit them in Syria, as a U.S.-led coalition to fight the militants gained momentum with an announcement that Britain would join.

  • Is Middle East intervention the same as 2003?  Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses whether the airstrikes in the Middle East to tackle ISIS by the U.S. is the viewed in a similar way to the 2003 intervention in Iraq.

  • Is Obama's ISIS strategy flawed?  Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 12:35 AM ET

    James Gelvin, Professor, History Department at UCLA, explains why he disagrees with the plan that the U.S. and its allies have taken to combat ISIS.

  • Obama's ISIS plan still unclear: Pro  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Andrew Tabler, Senior Fellow, Program on Arab Politics at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discusses President Obama's address at the U.N. General Assembly.

  • US aistrikes target ISIS oil refineries  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Richard Engel reports on the latest round of U.S. airstrikes that have targeted ISIS-controlled oil refineries to starve the militants of revenue.

  • Obama condemns Russia, calls for unity against ISIS Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks at the U.N. General Assembly, Sept. 24, 2014.

    Obama warns the U.N. that the world must take action against threats ranging from Ebola to ISIS, and he condemns Russia's "might makes right" actions.

  • LONDON, Sept 24- British lawmakers will vote on Friday whether to join U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq after Baghdad requested help, the British government said on Wednesday. The U.S. has been leading the airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq and has in the last few days extended its attacks to positions in Syria.

  • What will US airstrikes in Syria mean for Obama?  Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses what the U.S. airstrikes in Syria mean for President Barack Obama's political reputation.

  • US bombs ISIS sites in Syria  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    Retired U.S. Army Col. and Medal of Honor recipient Jack Jacobs says the U.S. needs to get ready for a long haul to defeat ISIS.

  • Albright looks to Turkey for help in war on ISIS Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    Madeleine Albright

    Madeleine Albright tells CNBC the U.S. has no choice but to be involved in the battle against ISIS and other world crises.

  • President Obama: 'Not America's fight alone' Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:56 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about airstrikes against militants in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

    Obama emphasized that Americans were not acting alone but rather together with a coalition of Arab states and the support of more than 40 nations.

  • President Barack Obama speaks about airstrikes against militants in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

    President Obama delivers a statement on airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria. President Obama says 40 nations have offered help in our comprehensive efforts.

  • US strikes ISIS in Syria  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    Jim Miklaszewski, NBC chief Pentagon correspondent, reports on the U.S. led airstrikes underway in Syria.

  • Albright: US needs to explain stakes better  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, shares her thoughts on whether the U.S. was late to the game in fighting against the ISIS threat.