Wars and Military Conflicts


  • Chen Gang, Research Fellow, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore sees a 50% chance of a small-scale maritime war emerging from the China-Philippines row over the Scarborough Shoal.

  • Will This Decade Be More Grim Than the 1930s? Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 2:12 AM ET

    If we don’t learn lessons from 1930s parallels, there’s a very good chance that the outcomes of this decade might be grimmer than that one.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon announces new safety precautions for its F-22 fighter jets after pilots experienced symptoms of oxygen deprivation.

  • Can TSA Screen Your Mind?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on a billion dollar federal program aimed at catching potential terrorists by analyzing their facial expressions.

  • Military families worry about plenty of things, but their retirement plan usually isn't one of them – until now.

  • NBC News is reporting U.S. officials have confirmed international security professionals working with the U.S. have recovered an explosive device intended to destroy a U.S. airliner, and that no Americans were ever at risk. With CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • US Military Shift to Asia Is Rhetoric: Pro     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 5:15 AM ET

    Christian Whiton, Principal, DC International Advisory explains why he thinks the U.S. military shift to Asia is more rhetoric than concrete measures.

  • Inside the Mind of Osama bin Laden     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera report on details from the documents released since they were seized in a raid at Osama bin Laden's Pakistan home.

  • President Obama Visits Afghanistan     Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's visit to Afghanistan on the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

  • Santelli Exchange: Energy     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 11:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses energy independence and America's energy policy.

  • Ron Paul on Presidential Politics     Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul discusses fixing the U.S. economy, fighting the Fed, Iran and foreign policy, and his plan to restore America.

  • Iran Playing For Time: Expert     Sunday, 15 Apr 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Colin Chapman, Vice President for Asia Pacific at Stratfor, explains why he thinks the latest Iranian nuclear talks in Turkey are a stalling tactic by Tehran.

  • From War to Wall Street Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 3:48 PM ET

    Although there are no shortages of veteran hiring initiatives on Wall Street, very few banks have hiring programs specifically for combat veterans. Despite all the hype, vets still have to apply online like everyone else and compete against other civilian job seekers, who typically have more relevant industry experience than they do.

  • Biggest Market Risks     Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    What are the biggest risks to the first quarter rally? Discussing jobs, China's inflation, Europe's debt crisis, and Iran's nuclear ambitions, with Michael Moran, author of "The Reckoning."

  • Kaman CEO on Aerospace Business     Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    Neal Keating, Kaman Corp. chairman, president & CEO, offers insight on the company's transfer to the NYSE from the Nasdaq, as well as the aerospace business and defense spending.

  • GI Bill Benefit Cut Tied to Jump in Veteran Employment? Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:29 PM ET

    After charting five consecutive years of steady growth in the unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported a sharp five-percentage point decline in January and February of this year, bringing the unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans below that of the general population for the first time since 2008.

  • Hiring Heroes Good Business, Right Thing To Do Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    At Lockheed Martin, we believe America’s veterans should not return from the front line to stand in the unemployment line … and we’re working to make sure that doesn’t happen.

  • Getting Vets Back to Work     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 8:19 AM ET

    Insight on the efforts to hire veterans by the Chamber of Commerce and companies looking to hire, with Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce president/CEO.

  • Capital One Hires Our Heroes     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 7:16 AM ET

    Discussing Capital One's efforts to employ veterans, with John Finneran, Capital One general counsel.

  • Tom Brokaw on Employing Veterans     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 8:12 AM ET

    NBC's Tom Brokaw has the story on millions of veterans coming home and the obligation the U.S. has to reintegrate soldiers into a civil society.