Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday championed the new Sri Lankan government's push for democratic reform and promised closer ties with the strategically located Indian Ocean nation. Sri Lanka's government is determined to end years of international isolation linked to its long war with Tamil separatists, so it really rolled out the red carpet for...» Read More
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis speaks with Jeff Grossman, BRG Brokerage president, about concerns to potential oil supply disruptions in Libya and Iraq.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in northern Iraq urging the leaders of the Kurdistan region to stand with Baghdad in an attempt to hold Iraq together as a country. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest in the crisis.
If Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki stays in power, expect more fighting. But a replacement will be just as telling.
Providing his perspective on Iraq, former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen, says the most important thing to do is sure up the defenses in Jordan and Saudi Arabia to prevent ISIS from destabilizing both countries.
Russian shares leapt to a five-month high after President Vladimir Putin asked parliament to revoke Russia's right to send troops to Ukraine.
Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iraqi officials to try and get them to form a new government as ISIS captures more towns. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest from the besieged country.
More Iraqi cities have fallen to the heavily armed al-Qaida linked Sunni group. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.
We need to do whatever we can for the Kurds up in the north, says Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), sharing his thoughts on the political turmoil sweeping Iraq and what the U.S. should do to help.
John Kingston, Platts Global director of news, provides insight on oil production in Iraq as the ongoing crisis prompts some cutbacks in northern production.
David Phillips, "The Kurdish Spring" author, explains why the U.S. needs a plan on the Iraq crisis and should foster a relationship with Turkey.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Secretary John Kerry is urging Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki to form an inclusive government.
John Kerry landed in Baghdad on Monday to press the Prime Minister to form a more inclusive government in response to a Sunni insurgency.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo on Sunday for talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over Egypt's crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and the threat which the conflict in Iraq poses to the Middle East.
Sunni fighters have seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier, security sources said, smashing a line drawn by colonial powers a century ago in a campaign to create an Islamic Caliphate from the Mediterranean Sea to Iran.
As al-Qaeda gains ground in Iraq, Rep. Mike Coffman, (R-Colo.), discusses the growing terror threat for the U.S. and what John Kerry should do when he meets with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
The U.S. has dispatched similar teams around the world and they have been unable to affect outcomes. The Fiscal Times reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports U.S. Secretary Kerry is headed to Iraq after President Obama announced he is sending support to help battle Sunni insurgency.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the U.S. intelligence is developing more information about potential ISIL targets and going forward will be prepared to take military action if necessary.
The U.S. is prepared to send up to 300 new American military advisers to bolster the ranks of those already in Iraq, the president said.
"This is going to burn for a long time," said Kenneth Pollack, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and a former CIA Iraq military analyst.