Wars and Military Conflicts


  • Hamas kidnaps Israeli soldier: Report  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    NBC's Martin Fletcher reports Israeli airstrikes are pounding Gaza again today and more than 500 Palestinians have been killed since the beginning of the offensive, and Hamas announced they have kidnapped an Israeli soldier.

  • Putin using energy to blackmail Europe: Sen.  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), explains why the U.S. needs to get tougher with Russian President Putin.

  • Need 'sanctions plus' on Russian bear: Expert  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    Jason Poblete, Poblete Tamargo attorney, discusses why tougher sanctions on Russia are needed to curb Putin's aggression in the region.

  • Markets respond to geopolitical tensions  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Europe is the loser here and China is the big winner, says Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, sharing his thoughts on the ripple effects of the crisis in Ukraine and the shooting down of Flight MH17.

  • Putin's propaganda machine  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    The Russian news media is backing President Putin while disputing U.S. crash allegations, reports NBC's Jim Maceda.

  • Death toll in Gaza tops 500 Palestinians  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest death toll since heavy fighting began between Israel and Hamas.

  • Noticeable complacency in the markets: El-Erian  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:29 AM ET
    Mohamed El-Erian

    Mohamed El-Erian shares his thoughts on how the markets are viewing current geopolitical upheavals.

  • Putin's turning point?  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    Roman Popadiuk, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and Angela Stent, Georgetown University professor, discuss the likelihood of increased sanction against Russia and supplying military support to Ukraine.

  • Geopolitcal hotspots: Middle East & Ukraine  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    Secretary Kerry is headed to the Middle East in hopes of brokering a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Also a look at growing concerns in the U.S. over who was responsible for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

  • Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza again  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    NBC's Martin Fletcher reports the death toll is rising in the deadly clash between Israel and Hamas

  • Time for Putin to face moment of truth: Expert  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    Nina Khrushcheva, The New School professor, discusses the fallout from Russian's relationship with separatists and imposing additional sanctions on Russia. Let's push Putin and see how scared he gets, suggests Khrushcheva.

  • Deadly day in Gaza  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest detail on the two-week conflict between Hamas and Israel as Secretary Kerry travels to the Middle East to seek resolution to the Gaza crisis.

  • Tensions rise between US & Russia  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    Ben White, CNBC contributor, shares his thoughts on the likelihood of imposing tougher sanctions on Russia.

  • Hanan Ashrawi, executive committee member at the Palestinian Liberation Organization, accuses Israel of distorting the truth and using propaganda and discusses the Palestinian government's position.

  • International investigators arrive in Ukraine  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 5:14 AM ET

    Dutch forensic investigators have arrived in Donetsk, Ukraine, says Paul Sonne, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, amid reports of fighting between armed forces and rebels at the airport and railway station.

  • Israel kills militants, death toll tops 500 Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 5:08 AM ET

    Israeli forces killed at least 10 Palestinian militants, as the death toll from the two-week conflict passed 500.

  • Why a ceasefire in Gaza is unlikely  Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    Coline Schep, Middle East Analyst at Control Risks, says both Israel and Hamas have put out extensive demands that are hard to fulfill, thus complicating the possibility of reaching a truce.

  • CNBC hot list: Herbalife & end of 40-hour workweek  Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:53 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Managing Editor Allen Wastler discusses which stories are leading the site, including the feud between Herbalife and Bill Ackman.

  • David Gregory reacts to MH 17 tragedy  Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    NBC's "Meet the Press" David Gregory, shares his opinions on President Obama's response to the events in Ukraine and what is already known about the downing of Flight MH 17.

  • Bad day for Hamas: Expert  Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    Discussing the Israeli ground invasion in Gaza, with James Carafano, The Heritage Foundation. He thinks the international outcry is actually shifting toward the Israelis.