U.S. President Barack Obama said that 1,500 more troops will be deployed in Iraq to battle ISIS militants. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on whether this could signal "mission creep".» Read More
The thought of investing in Iraq may make some investors cringe, but others argue the situation is changing on the ground. Given the euro zone debt jitters, a weaker outlook for the US economy and fears of some emerging markets overheating, it may be worth a consideration.
The New York Fed will not tell investigators how many billions of dollars in US currency it shipped to Iraq during the early days of the US invasion there, the special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction told CNBC Tuesday.
With gasoline prices at $4 a gallon, it's clear we should double down on our oil war strategy, but this time go after reserves that aren’t so far away—Canada.
This Veteran's Day, one company started by a "serial entrepreneur" provides a uniquely modern way to say "thank you". Products for Good sells "liberated Iraqi coins" which people buy for veterans in their lives.
According to the SBA, one in seven veterans are self-employed or small business owners and about one quarter of veterans say they are interested in starting and buying their own businesses. The percentage is even higher among women veterans, noted the SBA.
The U.S. 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division—the last withdrawing unit of U.S. combat troops in Iraq—is crossing the border into Kuwait early Thursday, local time, NBC reported.
Controversial private security firm Xe Services, formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide, is gearing up for a new mission in Afghanistan and new ownership.
The government’s surging deficit can be cut, easy. Getting it done? Almost impossible. Economic recovery and the end to stimulus spending will do the heavy lifting in Treasury's plan to slash the deficit.
As the economy recovers and the outlook for jobs improves, employers are looking to hire again. That’s why now is a good time for the business community to make a belated resolution for 2010: to make the hiring of Soldiers and veterans a top national priority.
In a classroom at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, a professor is running through the calculations needed to figure out "the IRR". That's the internal rate of return. A group of 20 men and women take notes. "The cash flow I get in year one needs to be brought back by some rate of return," he tells them, scribbling on a whiteboard.
Cramer interviews an Ivy League grad turned Iraq and Afghanistan wars veteran turned Pepsi manager about his new book.
President Barack Obama will keep seeking bipartisan support in Congress despite being rebuffed by House Republicans who voted against a $825 billion economic stimulus package, his spokesman said Thursday.
President Barack Obama's $825 billion package is headed toward passing in a sharply divided House of Representatives on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama visits Capitol Hill Tuesday to try to build momentum for an $825 billion package he says is urgently needed to keep the U.S. economy from sinking into an even deeper recession.
President Barack Obama said it appears Congress is "on target" to approve a massive new stimulus package by Feb. 16th, President's Day.
From the dollar's dive to surging food and gas prices when times are tough, investors and consumers alike start pointing fingers….
Democrat Barack Obama leads Republican John McCain by 47 percent to 41 percent in the 2008 race for the White House, according to the first NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll conducted after Mr. Obama wrapped up the Democratic presidential nomination.
New data suggests oil reserves in Iraq could be the largest on the planet! Is it possible that Iraq holds the solution to our current energy crisis?
I know Scott McClellan a little from covering the Bush White House. But like many who interacted with him far more closely than I did, I am quite surprised at the tone of his memoir. His indictment of the administration's "deception" in promoting the Iraq War echoes and validates commonplace criticisms from the political left.
When the 2008 presidential race began in earnest last year, no one could have imagined the Iraq war as a change of subject. But that’s what it was when Congressional testimony took John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama away from the top campaign issue--the slumping economy.