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Discussing reports that Syrian air defenses shot down a Turkish fighter jet and the tension in the Middle East over oil, with Helima Croft, Barclays Capital and radio talk show host John Batchelor.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains why the gold selloff was limited.
Nick Trevethan, Senior Commodities Strategist, ANZ Research said geopolitical tensions, including the standoff over Iran's nuclear ambitions, are very supportive for crude prices.
If the U.S. and other nations took military action in Syria it would be "a seismic event" that would be "the greatest blow to Iran in 25 years," Sen. John McCain told CNBC Wednesday.
Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), makes the case for why the U.S. should lead an intervention to stop the slaughter in Syria now.
Discussing whether future oil price gains will prove unsustainable and create risks for the economy, with Francisco Blanch, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research.
We've mobilized "unprecedented, crippling sanctions on Iran," says President Obama, who took tough questions on Iran and Israel at his first White House press conference of the year.
There was a wide-ranging change of the guard in Europe and the Middle East in 2011. Here are 10 other elections that could change the game of global politics in 2012.
Oil prices are on a roll, and this strategist thinks its bad news for the buck.
Could mayhem in the Middle East translate to mayhem in the markets? Helima Croft, Barclays Capital, and Dan Senor, Council on Foreign Relations, provide perspective.
As many observers had expected, Russia and China used their veto privileges to block the latest attempt by members of the United Nations Security Council to take concrete measures to stop the bloodshed in Syria.
Western and Arab states voiced outrage on Sunday after Russia and China vetoed a U.N. resolution that would have backed an Arab plan urging Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to give up power, and Washington vowed harsher sanctions against Damascus.
Syrian forces hammered restive neighborhoods in the city of Homs for hours with mortars and artillery Saturday, sending terrified residents fleeing into basements and killing more than 200 people in what appeared to be the bloodiest episode of the nearly 11-month-old uprising, activists said.
Oil prices rallied on renewed optimism over debt problems in the European Union and concerns over energy security in the Middle East after an explosion of a crude oil pipeline in Syria.
Now that the "Arab Spring" is turning into the "Arab Winter" the former prime minister writes, "the challenge emerging from the changes taking place is so big that we had better put in place a common Western strategy or we'll find that national approaches are totally irrelevant to shape events there."
There are many different ways a city can disappear. Click and prepare to feel unsettled by the transience of human settlements.
Now that Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi is dead, which high profile terrorist leader is next? Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army (Ret.), and Dan Senor, Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow, discuss.
Great Britain and other parts of the world are experiencing unrest at a time of global economic uncertainty and stock market volatility. Here's a look at what's happened recently around the world.
Turkish citizens went to vote Sunday in an election with a lot at stake.
Violence broke out when protesters from Syria tried to storm the Israeli border. Insight with Ester Levanon, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange CEO.