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Malcolm Jorgensen, Lecturer, Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney, says the West must partner with regional players to re-establish political authority in northern Iraq and Syria.
Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead at where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.
"Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd discusses the U.S.'s plan to handle ISIS and whether we are at "war" with the group.
Tony Colley, head manager of Lootah Premium Foods, created a 24-carat gold, non-alcoholic wine for Dubai.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble analyses President Obama's speech outlining the U.S. tactic against the ISIL threat and says that there is still "no clear strategy".
Ukraine's President has vowed the region of Crimea, which was taken over by Russia earlier this year, will be reunited with Ukraine.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, explains why tensions across the Middle East and Africa pose greater risks than the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Wayne Swan, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, says U.S. President Obama has put together practical measures, careful not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor.
Retired U.S. Army Major General Paul D. Eaton, shares his view of President Obama's strategies against ISIS, and the opportunity for other countries to step up.
NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel reports from Iraq on the threat of ISIS, and the strategy of the U.S. to disarm the terrorist group.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, provides her view on oil production in the U.S., the economy and corporate America.
Former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Robert Kimmitt, weighs in on President Obama's ISIS strategy. Kimmitt says had Obama been prepared to move forces into Syria it would have been easier to put a coalition together.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses how global markets are reacting to President Obama's plan to combat ISIS, and explains why futures are down.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chair, shares his thoughts on President Obama's strategy to combat terror threats by ISIS.
Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), and Sen. Ben Cardin, (D-Md.), discuss President Obama's plan to fight back against terror group ISIS.
Former Gov. Howard Dean, (D-Vt.), and Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, discuss President Obama's plan on fighting the ISIS terror threat. The hard work has to be done on the ground by the people who live there, says Dean.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (Ret.), discusses why airstrikes are not enough to wipe out ISIS.
CNBC's John Harwood, discusses President Obama's plan to battle ISIS, including engaging allies against ISIS.
Dr Mark McClelland, head of North America at Maplecroft, questions whether the U.S. has a long-term strategy in the Middle East and whether airstrikes will be sufficient to deal with the ISIL threat.