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  • Sydney siege: Understanding lone wolf terrorism  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 5:11 PM ET

    Anthony Roman, Founder & CEO at Roman & Associates, describes the hostage taker in Australia's cafe siege as a "lone wolf threat", which is the most difficult type of threat to guard against.

  • Australian PM addresses Sydney siege  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:29 PM ET

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot holds a briefing after 17 hostages were held at the Lindt Cafe for over 16 hours. Two hostages died and four others were injured.

  • Sydney hostage stand-off's tragic ending  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Mandy Drury says there are reports three people have died after hostages were held at the Lindt Cafe for over 16 hours, and insight to who the alleged gunman Shiekh Haron is.

  • Just the beginning for Australia: Rafiq  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    After hostages were held at the Lindt Cafe for over 16 hours, former UK government counter extremism task force member Haras Rafiq of Quilliam Found, weighs in on just what the gunman may have wanted.

  • Police: Cafe siege isolated incident  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    New South Wales Police hold a news conference after 17 hostages were held at the Lindt Cafe for over 16 hours. Two hostages died and four others were injured.

  • Investors second guessing after Sydney: Trader  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    FMHR trader Josh Brown discusses volatile market conditions on the heels of today's terrorist attack in Australia.

  • ISIS changing face of terrorism: Rep. King  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    Discussing the situation in Australia, Rep Peter King, (R-NY), says this has all the indications of a radicalized Islamist influenced by ISIS social media.

  • Analyzing motives behind Sydney attack  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Former FBI Special Agent in Charge, Don Clark, weighs in on events taking place in Australia and if ISIS is involved in "lone wolf" attackers.

  • Hostages held in Sydney cafe, jihadist attack fears Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    Police close a street where a cafe is being used to hold hostages in the central business district of Sydney on December 15, 2014.

    Australian police locked down the center of Sydney after an armed man took hostages, igniting fears of a jihadist attack.

  • Five hostages escape from Sydney cafe  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 12:06 AM ET

    Adrian Di Pasquale, Political Analyst at Internuntia Group, says the people who have escaped from the cafe will provide key information about the hostage taker.

  • Police operation underway after Sydney siege  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 11:33 PM ET

    Scott Flower, Mackenzie Fellow at the University Of Melbourne, discusses the Australian police's handling of the hostage incident in central Sydney on Monday.

  • Sydney siege may 'involve jihadists': Expert  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 10:47 PM ET

    Colin Chapman, President of the New South Wales Chapter of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, discusses the hostage incident which took place in central Sydney on Monday.

  • Sydney siege: Hostages taken by gunmen in cafe  Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    Armed men have taken several people hostage at a cafe in Martin Place, one of Sydney's main business areas. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

  • Senate OKs defense policy bill Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Senate is on track to approve a massive defense policy bill that endorses President Barack Obama's stepped-up military campaign of air strikes and training of Iraqis and moderate Syrian rebels in the war against Islamic State militants. Tom Coburn, R- Okla., and several other GOP senators. Once passed, the Senate would send the $585 billion...

  • Architects of brutal methods had little experience Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:20 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— When the CIA set out to design a program to elicit intelligence from captured terrorists, it turned to two former Air Force psychologists with no practical interrogation experience and no specialized knowledge of al-Qaida, according to a Senate investigation released this week. The spy agency ended up outsourcing much of its interrogation...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- Arab Bank Plc will face a trial in May to determine how much it owes for providing material support to Hamas in three of two dozen attacks attributed to the Islamic militant group in Israel and the Palestinian territories, according to a court order. The cases will be the first to have damages assessed after a federal jury in September found Arab...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- Arab Bank Plc will face a trial in May to determine how much it owes for providing material support to Hamas in three of two dozen attacks attributed to the Islamic militant group in Israel and the Palestinian territories, according to a court order. The cases will be the first to have damages assessed after a federal jury in September found Arab...

  • Democrats objected to the House plan but let it move forward, passing 417-7. It was not clear whether the Democrat-controlled Senate would take up the same version. "I urge the Senate to move on this bill and vote for these needed reforms," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican, said in a statement. The House bill reauthorizes the program for six years...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 10- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to extend for six years a federal terrorism insurance program that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. The bill still needs a vote in the U.S. Senate, which previously approved a different version. Senate Democrats oppose some provisions in the House...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday called on lawmakers to reauthorize a federal terrorism insurance program, saying they should not tie its approval to consideration of proposed changes to unrelated Wall Street reforms. The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly in July to extend the program, called the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. But negotiations with the...