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  • Sec. Kerry makes statements on Syria   Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 3:30 PM ET
    Sec. Kerry makes statements on Syria

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Sec. of State John Kerry confirms sarin gas was used and killed Syrians.

  • Will a UN resolution on Syria be taken?   Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Will a UN resolution on Syria be taken?

    Anthony Skinner, director at Maplecroft, says a strict UN resolution on Syria is likely following the latest chemical attack, but that Assad could "pull the carpet from under Obama's feet" again.

  • Putin editorial embarrasses US: Trump Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 5:32 PM ET
    Donald Trump

    Vladimir Putin's editorial admonishing the U.S. to abide by the U.N.'s authority embarrasses President Obama, Donald Trump said Thursday.

  • Pres. Obama & the case against Syria   Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 9:00 PM ET
    Pres. Obama & the case against Syria

    President Barack Obama presents his case for action against Syria to the American people, live from the White House. The President says he asked Congress to postpone a vote and that he'll continue to work with Britain and France, Russia and China to get a U.N. solution.

  • Progress in Syria talks   Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 3:15 PM ET
    Progress in Syria talks

    CNBC's John Harwood reports possible next steps as Syria's foreign minister says they are prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal.

  • Syria to declare chemical weapons   Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    Syria to declare chemical weapons

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Syria's foreign minister says Syria is prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal, and willing to sign the chemical weapons convention.

  • UN Security Council holds emergency meeting   Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    UN Security Council holds emergency meeting

    At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Why Syrian dialogue could be 'years away'   Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 5:50 AM ET
    Why Syrian dialogue could be 'years away'

    John Drake, head of global intelligence at AKE, talks about the French U.N. resolution for Syria and the practical difficulties it raises and how dialogue between the different players is "a long way away".

  • Russia proposes Syria hand over weapons Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    yrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem (R) and and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov (L) walk to a press conference on September 9, 2013 following a meeting in Moscow.

    Russia proposed on Monday that Syria hand over its chemical weapons to international control in an attempt to avert a U.S. military attack.

  • The U.N. & business oversight   Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 6:44 AM ET
    The U.N. & business oversight

    Georg Kell, United Nations Global Compact, talks about the role of business in society, as well as the role it has to play in supporting peace around the globe.

  • President Obama still planning Syrian response   Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    President Obama still planning Syrian response

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama tried reassure the public that any U.S. response would not be open ended like the War in Iraq. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports there is a lot of tension among some of the closest allies of the U.S. in the Middle East. Armed Services Committee member Brad Westrup (R-OH), weighs in.

  • UN inspectors begin day 3 of investigation   Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:16 AM ET
    UN inspectors begin day 3 of investigation

    The situation in Syria is tense as inspectors continue their chemical investigation in Syria and the British House of Commons meet to debate action in Syria, reports NBC's Richard Engel.

  • UN inspectors begin third day of investigation   Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:04 AM ET
    UN inspectors begin third day of investigation

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin has the update on the United Nations' chemical weapons inspection in Syria, and Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress, provides perspective on U.S. military action in Syria.

  • Tensions rising as Syrian inspections continue   Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:22 AM ET
    Tensions rising as Syrian inspections continue

    NBC's Richard Engel reports the latest details on the United Nations' intelligence gathering investigations in Syria.

  • UN investigation in Syria continues   Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:05 AM ET
    UN investigation in Syria continues

    A team of United Nations chemical weapons experts will interview the wounded and inspect sites where witnesses say chemical weapons struck. James Phillips, Heritage Foundation, provides perspective on how the United States should proceed.

  • Is US in lose-lose situation in Syria?   Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 6:06 AM ET
    Is US in lose-lose situation in Syria?

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest developments in Syria as UN inspectors continue their investigation, and Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor recipient, discusses the possible fallout from a U.S.-led retaliatory attack on Syria.

  •   Diplomatic options must be pursued before military: Expert

    Lord Owen, former British foreign secretary, tells CNBC it is important to follow United Nations procedures on Syria.

  • Syria: punitive strike to be launched soon?   Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Syria: punitive strike to be launched soon?

    The U.S. has revealed that only a few hours would be needed after Obama's decision for a punitive strike to be launched, even if taken outside UN framework, reports NBC's Richard Engel.

  • Strike on Syria likely limited: Report   Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 7:25 AM ET
    Strike on Syria likely limited: Report

    The U.S. is trying to limit the impact if a strike is taken against Syria's regime, reports NBC's Richard Engel, as U.S. officials and other countries discuss a possible response to alleged chemical attacks against civilians.

  • Can the UK and US act swiftly in Syria?   Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 5:30 AM ET
    Can the UK and US act swiftly in Syria?

    Lord Malloch Brown, former UN deputy secretary general and former foreign office minister, praises the U.K. and U.S. for their reaction to the situation in Syria and talks about how an action could be made.