GO
Loading...

Wars and Military Conflicts

More

  • Whitey Bulger Is Arrested in California Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 5:06 AM ET

    James (Whitey) Bulger, a legendary Boston crime boss indicted in 19 murders and who is on the F.B.I.’s 10 Most Wanted list, was arrested by federal authorities Wednesday night in Santa Monica, the New York Times reports.

  • Gulf Markets Remain Attractive Amid Turmoil: Experts Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:14 AM ET
    Dubai Palm Island

    Despite political uncertainty induced by recent social turmoil, the Arabic Gulf region can remain attractive to Western investors, experts told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Cost of Wars a Rising Issue as Obama Weighs Troop Levels Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 11:00 AM ET
    President Barack Obama makes a statement on his birth certificate at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 27, 2011.

    President Obama will talk about troop numbers in Afghanistan when he makes a prime-time speech from the White House on Wednesday night. But behind his words will be an acute awareness of what $1.3 trillion in spending on two wars in the past decade has meant at home: a ballooning budget deficit and a soaring national debt at a time when the economy is still struggling to get back on its feet, the New York Times reports.

  • Missing Money in Iraq Totals $Billions     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the government is trying to figure out how much money was actually sent to Iraq and how much was stolen.

  • Obama To Set Course for Drawing Down Afghan War Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 8:15 AM ET
    Cityscape at sunrise, Kabul, Afghanistan

    President Barack Obama will set the course for drawing down the U.S. war in Afghanistan on Wednesday, when he is expected to announce plans to bring roughly 10,000 American troops home in less than a year.

  • Ryanair Wants to Develop New Plane with the Chinese Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 1:55 AM ET

    The announcement that Ryanair will develop a new airplane with state-backed Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC on Tuesday at the Paris Air Show is the latest step towards a Chinese-made large commercial airplane.

  • NY Fed Won't Say How Much Money Went to Iraq Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    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.

  • China Eyes Top of Global Aviation Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 12:07 PM ET

    The Chinese come to the Paris Air Show as both the world’s largest purchaser of jetliners and a budding manufacturer projected by some to one day challenge the dominance of Boeing and Airbus.

  • Boeing Production to 'Stay Ramped Up': CEO Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 8:26 AM ET
    Located in North Charleston, S.C., the Charleston site consists of Boeing Charleston and Global Aeronautica. These facilities perform fabrication, assembly, and integration of 787 fuselage sections.

    The aerospace sector is “closer to the beginning than the end” of an upswing in orders, the chief executive of Boeing told CNBC Monday.

  • House May Vote This Week on Money for Libya Strikes Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 4:20 AM ET
    BENGHAZI, LIBYA - FEBRUARY 25: Libyans protest demanding the removal of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi following Friday prayers on February 25, 2011 in Benghazi, Libya. Benghazi residents mourned more victims of the violence as fighting continued around the capitol Tripoli.

    The House appears likely to vote this week on a measure that would limit financing for the American military efforts in Libya, using the chamber’s appropriations power to push back against the White House, which did not seek Congressional authorization for the mission, the New York Times reports.

  • Boeing Mulls All-New Fuel-Efficient Airplane: Exec Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 3:43 AM ET
    Airplane
  • Paris Air Show: Light Through Europe's Storm Clouds Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 8:52 AM ET
    Airplane

    Given the doom and despondency across so many parts of the EU economy and with European governments tumbling over themselves to reverse years of living beyond their means, next week's Paris Air Show at Le Bourget should provide something to cheer, writes Howard Wheedon, Senior Strategist at BGC Partners.

  • Bahrain's Formula One: On Again, Off Again Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 4:45 AM ET

    And it’s off - the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix that was recently reinstated on Oct. 30 has been postponed yet again.

  • Paris Air Show 2011 - A CNBC Special Report

    The aviation industry is in recovery mode, but a lot depends on  whether positive forecasts for 2011 and 2012 pan out. The Paris Air Show in  late  June will shed some light on that.

  • Divided OPEC Losing Control of Oil Market Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 2:27 AM ET

    As OPEC ministers met in Vienna this week it became clear that the cartel is now divided between those wanting to raise output, like Saudi Arabia, and those wanting to hold it and keep prices high.

  • Arab World in 10-20 Year Testing Period: Fund Manager Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 6:29 AM ET
    Inside the EgyptStock Exchange just before its reopening.

    Investors may be wary of putting their money in the Middle East and the Arab peninsula given the political turmoil which has shaken the region in recent months, but it offers investment opportunities worth considering, one fund manager told CNBC.

  • Operation Cupcake Derails al-Qaeda Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 7:02 AM ET

    Al-Qaeda's plans to recruit terrorists via a new English-language magazine have been disrupted by the British intelligence agency MI6, which replaced bomb-making instructions on the website with recipes for cupcakes, UK newspaper the Daily Telegraph reported on Friday.

  • Chaos in Yemen Drives Economy to Edge of Ruin Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 2:47 AM ET
    Yemenis take part in an anti-government demonstration against President Ali Abdullah Saleh

    Even as Yemen’s political crisis deepens, the country is on the brink of an economic collapse so dire it could take years to recover, and hobble efforts to rebuild its fragmented society, the New York Times reports.

  • Formula 1 track, Bahrain

    The state of emergency in Bahrain, a business hub scrambling to salvage its business-friendly brand, has now been lifted.

  • Will the Egypt Stock Market Rally Continue? Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 3:55 AM ET

    The pledge that emerged from the G8 summit in Deauville sees international development banks supplying $20 billion in aid to Tunisia and Egypt for 2011-2013. That is in addition to bilateral support.

Most Popular Video

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 11:08 PM ET

Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, expects U.S. firms to report 8 percent growth for 2014, but warns of risks from the recent winter freeze.

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 10:47 PM ET

David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, expects the Bank of Japan to unleash more stimulus ahead, which will spur further yen weakness.

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 10:39 PM ET

James Chao, Director, Asia Pacific at IHS Automotive Consulting, addresses concerns surrounding the quality of vehicles made in China.