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*Russia, Syria warn against foreign strikes inside Syria. Some traders linked the bounce in U.S. crude to news that Russia said air strikes against Islamist militants in Syria without a U.N. Security Council mandate would be an act of aggression.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, provides her view on oil production in the U.S., the economy and corporate America.
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.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chair, shares his thoughts on President Obama's strategy to combat terror threats by ISIS.
Former Gov. Howard Dean, (D-Vt.), and Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, discuss President Obama's plan on fighting the ISIS terror threat. The hard work has to be done on the ground by the people who live there, says Dean.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (Ret.), discusses why airstrikes are not enough to wipe out ISIS.
CNBC's John Harwood, discusses President Obama's plan to battle ISIS, including engaging allies against ISIS.
Although he stressed he would not put troops in combat roles there, Obama announced that he is sending another 475 service members to Iraq.
While experts differed on what Obama should say, they cautioned against drawing any bright lines for future military involvement.
Most media outlets refer to the violent terrorist group as "ISIS" rather than "ISIL." Some people don't like that.
I'm not trying to scare people about a particular threat but we do have to be on our guard, says Rep. Peter King, (R-N.Y.), discussing what he hopes to hear from President Obama about combating terrorist threats.
CNBC's John Harwood provides results of an NBC/WSJ poll that reveals how Americans feel about President Obama's strategy on ISIS ahead of the president's Wednesday night address.
Turkey is in a tough position with ISIS but it is essential to any multilateral coalition against the Islamic State, says David Phillips.
The U.S. attacked al-Shabab not only for its current capabilities, but to safeguard against its future potential, experts said.
To the Islamic State, Obama's indecision reads as weakness, says ex-State Dept adviser David Phillips. The US needs to decide on its goal in Iraq.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports ISIS militants posted a YouTube video of the execution of 250 Syrian soldiers.
President Obama put the brakes on the prospects of U.S. airstrikes against Islamic militants in Syria, saying “we don't have a strategy yet.”
BEIRUT, Aug 27- Islamic State militants have executed Syrian army soldiers and are holding a group hostage after capturing an air base in northeast Syria at the weekend, pictures posted on social media by supporters showed on Wednesday.
BEIRUT, Aug 27- Islamic State militants have executed Syrian army soldiers and are holding a group of them hostage after capturing an air base in northeast Syria at the weekend, pictures posted on the Internet and on Twitter by supporters showed on Wednesday.
*Compares U.S. handling of IS with rise of al Qaeda. In comments likely to irritate Washington, Lavrov said the United States had made the same mistake with Islamic State as it had with al Qaeda, which emerged in the 1980 s when U.S.-backed Islamist insurgents were fighting the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.