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Wars and Military Conflicts


  • Israel's objectives & dilemma   Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    Israel's objectives & dilemma

    Ambassador James Jeffrey, former Deputy National Security Advisor, provides insight into the conflict in the Middle East and relationship between the U.S. and Israeli government.

  • France to deliver warship to Russia, defying allies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 5:39 AM ET
    An Israeli navy vessel enters the southern port of Ashdod.

    French officials defended President Hollande's decision to go ahead with delivery of a helicopter carrier to Russia.

  • This where Russia sanctions should be applied   Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 6:35 PM ET
    'Go after where Russia is weak': Pro

    Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says sanctions on Russia should be targeted in technology and finance.

  • 85,000 Palestinians displaced: Report   Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    85,000 Palestinians displaced: Report

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the humanitarian situation is worsening in Gaza as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and General Ban Ki-moon are trying to negotiate a ceasefire.

  • Gaza hospital hit, 4 dead: Report   Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Gaza hospital hit, 4 dead: Report

    The death toll is rising in the Middle East as a hospital in Gaza City was hit. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports hospitals in the region do not have the basic needs to meet the demands of the people.

  • UK’s Cameron calls for EU to toughen up on Russia Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for Europe to ratchet up sanctions against Russia.

  • Obama taking heat for handling of Ukraine, Israel: Report

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama is taking heat for his handling of geopolitical events taking place around the world.

  • Gaza ceasefire gains momentum: Report   Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Gaza ceasefire gains momentum: Report

    NBC's Martin Fletcher reports the latest detail on the conflict between Hamas and Israel as Secretary Kerry travels to the Middle East to seek resolution to the crisis.

  • Talks of Gaza ceasefire: Report   Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Talks of Gaza ceasefire: Report

    NBC's Martin Fletcher reports there appears to be a movement for arranging a ceasefire as Secretary Kerry readies to visit the Gaza region and the death toll inside Gaza has climbed over 500.

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

    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
    Putin using energy to blackmail Europe: Sen.

    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
    Need 'sanctions plus' on Russian bear: Expert

    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
    Markets respond to geopolitical tensions

    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
    Putin's turning point?

    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
    Geopolitcal hotspots: Middle East & Ukraine

    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
    Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza again

    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
    Time for Putin to face moment of truth: Expert

    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.