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  • Borelli on Sophistication of Explosives     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Former FBI assistant special agent Don Borelli discusses the big job ahead of officials investigating the Boston Marathon explosions.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports the White House is now handling the Boston explosions as an "act of terror;" and former assistant secretary for homeland security Robert Liscouski, weighs in.

  • Counter terrorism expert Michael Leiter weighs in on the two explosions that erupted at the finish line of the Boston Marathon this afternoon.

  • Fighting Back Hack Attacks     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Ridge Schmidt Cyber co-founders Howard Schmidt and Tom Ridge discuss the buildup in cyberwars and why the government needs to increase its cybersecurity infrastructure.

  • TSA's decision on knives     Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    There is growing backlash against the agency's decision to allow some knives on planes. NBC's Tom Costello has the details.

  • Nigeria's Benefits Outweigh the Costs: Pro     Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Graham Stock, chief strategist at Insparo Asset Management, tells CNBC that violence against expatriates in Nigeria doesn't change his investment strategy in the country.

  • U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) leaves after a caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on February 14, 2013.

    Sen. Rand Paul staged an old-fashioned filibuster in an attempt to block the nomination of John Brennan for CIA director, with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT).

  • Hacking America: The New Cyber Threat     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    Mike Fey, McAfee worldwide chief technology officer, discusses the rise in cyber attacks and weighs in on what the government can do to curb these threats.

  • Benghazi Attack: Where Was Obama?     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 7:39 PM ET

    Discussing what action President Obama's took following the Benghazi attack, with Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; Kevin Williamson, National Review; and Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart editor-in-chief.

  • Brennan CIA Hearing Interrupted by Protests Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Anti-war protesters disrupt the start of a nomination hearing for U.S. Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan.

    Nominated to head the CIA, John Brennan told a protest-disrupted Senate confirmation hearing Thursday the United States employs drone strikes only as a deterrent against imminent terrorist threats, not as punishment for previous attacks.

  • Suicide Bomber Attacks US Embassy in Turkey     Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    The Turkish prime minister says a local terrorist Marxist group is responsible; and CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports how the oil market is reacting to the attacks.

  • Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum, tells CNBC that a general sense of instability post the Arab Spring has already been factored in to the oil price but there has been no direct impact from the Algerian hostage attack.

  • Obama's Media Coverage Criticisms     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

    Discussing why journalist Steve Kroft couldn't get President Obama and Hillary Clinton to give the "real" narrative about the Benghazi scandal. Dan Gainor, Media Research Center, shares his opinions.

  • Will Oil Companies Pull Out of North Africa?     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    Neil Atkinson, director of Energy Research & Analysis at Datamonitor, tells CNBC that BP are talking about suspending drilling activities in Libya following the terrorist attack in Algeria.

  • Benghazi's Unanswered Questions     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

    Secretary of State gave her testimony on the Benghazi consulate attack. U.S. Army Retiree Gen. Wesley Clark and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow, share their opinions on the White House's choices following the attack.

  • Hillary Clinton Faces Tough Questions on Beghazi     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) got tough with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton regarding the Benghazi attack, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Lord Malloch-Brown, EMEA chairman of FTI Consulting, tells CNBC that the revival of the centrist vote in Israel is 'good news' but a weaker Netanyahu may become a 'prisoner' of the right.

  • Algerian security forces escort a bus carrying freed hostages outside a police station in In Amenas in the desert in Algeria's deep south on January 19, 2013.

    Algerian special forces have found the bodies of two Canadian Islamist fighters after a bloody siege at a desert gas plant, a security source said on Monday, as the death toll reached at least 80 after troops stormed the complex to end the hostage crisis.

  • Algeria Expects Heavy Hostage Toll From Siege Sunday, 20 Jan 2013 | 10:30 AM ET
    Algerian policemen stop cars at a checkpoint in In Amenas, deep in the Sahara near the Libyan border.

    Algeria said on Sunday it expected heavy hostage casualties after its troops ended a desert siege, but Western governments warned against criticizing tactics used by their vital ally in the struggle with Islamists across the Sahara.

  • "Let's not forget this is an act of terror," said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in commenting on the hostages held in Algeria. Americans are still being held hostage, among others, with Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation senior fellow.