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The shooting down of a jetliner over Ukraine will be a catalyst for Europe to step up their sanctions on Russia, Obama official Neal Wolin says.
The NTSB has not decided whether to go to Ukraine to investigate the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 due to safety concerns, reports NBC's Tom Costello.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysian flight MH17.
NBC's Richard Engel reports Israeli's ground offensive has begun following a 10-day air campaign. Israel is focusing on finding tunnels in Gaza, reports Engel.
Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks & Opinions president, provides perspective on how geopolitical unrest is impacting oil prices.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses the political fallout in the aftermath of the missile attack on Malaysia Airline Flight MH17.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to Israel's ground assault into Gaza.
Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisers, and David Gordon, Eurasia Group chairman, provide perspective on the impact of additional sanctions against Russia on the markets.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin provides political perspective on the handling of a missile attack on a Malaysian jet, and Israeli's invasion of Gaza,
Israel is launching a ground offensive into Gaza after more than a week of missile attacks, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher.
We not seeing a mass risk-aversion flow to the U.S. dollar, says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing how geopolitical unrest is impacting currencies.
Retired U.S. Army Col. Jack Jacobs, and Matthew Rojansky, The Wilson Center Russia program, share insight on the events surrounding the crash of Malaysia Flight MH17.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Jack Farchy, Financial Times, discuss the implications of rising geopolitical tensions between Russia and the West.
Officials are saying a missile shot down Malaysia Airline flight MH17, and Israel is launching a ground offensive into Gaza after more than a week of missile attacks, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest details.
*Qantas, Air Berlin among airlines to shift route ahead of crash. SYDNEY, July 18- Airlines including Qantas Airways and Air Berlin altered their flight paths months ago to avoid Ukrainian air space after fighting flared up in the region, raising questions about why others did not do the same.
HRABOVE, Ukraine, July 18- World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the Cold War.
The Israeli forces in Gaza have two primary goals: dealing with Hamas' arsenal and the "system of tunnels" linking Gaza to Israel, Mark Regev, spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, tells CNBC.
*Ukraine says rebel missile shoots down Boeing 777 with 298 aboard. HRABOVE, Ukraine, July 18- The United States believes a surface-to-air missile brought down a Malaysian airliner that crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 298 people on board, an incident that sharply raises the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro- Moscow rebels.
Barak Barfi, Research Fellow at the New America Foundation, says Israel launched ground action, instead of an air campaign, because they didn't know the types of rockets Hamas is equipped with.
President Obama said his first priority in the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash is to find out if Americans were on board. CNBC's Eamon Javers outlines how Obama spent his day.