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NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports United Nation's inspectors are headed to Damacus to tour areas affected by last week's chemical attack. And Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations, discusses Russia's role in negotiating with Syria's Bashar Assad.
The U.S. is trying to limit the impact if a strike is taken against Syria's regime, reports NBC's Richard Engel, as U.S. officials and other countries discuss a possible response to alleged chemical attacks against civilians.
Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance, and Maury Harris, UBS Investment Research, discuss how Syrian concerns have hit stocks, pushed oil prices higher, and sent gold to a three-month high. Also a look at what's prompting the recovery in housing.
NBC's Roger Cressey, terrorism analyst, discusses cyberterrorism and links to a group known as the Syrian Electronic Army.
The White House is not trying to make regime change in Syria, reports CNBC's John Harwood. A military response is intended to be a punitive strike against the Assad regime and show there is a price to pay for using weapons of mass destruction.
If the U.S. is going to intervene "it's important we get something out of it," says Michael Singh, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discussing possible options for the U.S. in response to alleged chemical attacks on Syrian civilians.
NBC's Richard Engel reports the latest detail on possible U.S. retaliation for the alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians by the Syrian regime.
Lord Malloch Brown, former UN deputy secretary general and former foreign office minister, praises the U.K. and U.S. for their reaction to the situation in Syria and talks about how an action could be made.
Hugo Dixon, editor-at-large at Breaking Views, comments on Syria and highlights that it's crucial that the U.S. and U.K display the evidence they say they have before any strike takes place.
Naguib Sawiris, founder of the Free Egyptians Party, tells CNBC that there's a real risk of fanatic terroristic elements gaining the reign in Syria.
Syria has said it would be "defiant" in the face of a U.S- led military intervention, which could take place before the end of the week, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin.
Helima Croft, Barclays, discusses whether it is too soon for the U.S. to act on Syria's chemical weapons attack. And NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest details on the intensifying situation there.
NBC's Richard Engel reports missile strikes in Syria could come as early as Thursday if President Obama decides it is time to act. And Middle East expert, Ken Timmerman provides insight on the rising tension there and why a military response now is premature.
The prospect of a "looming military intervention" from the international community in Syria raises a lot of political and humanitarian concerns reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin.
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NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Cairo on the latest developments in Syria where UN inspectors are visiting the sites of the alleged chemical attacks.
A car carrying United Nations inspectors was shot at "multiple times" by snipers on Monday as it headed to the scene of a suspected chemical weapons attack, the UN said. NBC News reports.
President Barack Obama says there is little doubt Syrian forces used chemical weapons in an attack on rebels. Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations provides perspective on the growing unrest in the Middle East.
Dominique Moisi, special advisor at the French Institute for International Relations, agrees with the U.S. that Syria is "too late to be credible" and discusses the risks of delaying an international intervention.
The United States now has little doubt the Syrian government used chemical weapons against civilians last week, and President Barack Obama is studying how to respond, a senior official in the U.S. administration said on Sunday.