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Saudi Arabia's ex-head of intelligence has criticized U.S. anti-terrorism tactics, saying Obama was wrong to rule out troops in Syria and Iraq.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The focus was on the Fed today, as the end of QE approaches. Stocks were up, as was the dollar, and commodities were down on the day.
Here's what could help make Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State work, says former State Dept. adviser David Phillips.
The most senior U.S. military officer has raised the possibility that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants.
Wael Ziada, head of research at EFG Hermes, discusses the case for investing in the Middle East despite continued geopolitical tensions.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Stocks and commodities rallied today, on strength in equities and a weaker dollar.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), and Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, discuss the U.S. strategy to fight ISIS.
NBC's Ayman Moyheldin reports on the latest U.S. efforts to help the Iraqi government win back its territory seized by ISIS.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the challenges in defeating Islamic State militants due to the mistrust of the U.S. from Middle Eastern countries.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Brent crude slides, and traders watch China and the dollar.
Washington said countries in the Middle East have offered to join airstrikes against IS militants, but Britain held back.
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.
Denis McDonough is denying claims the administration threatened legal action against the families of kidnapped Americans if they paid ransoms.
Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut.
Australia became the first country to detail troop numbers and aircraft for a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq, as Washington drums up support for global action to counter the terrorist threat.
Terrorist group Islamic State released a video Saturday purportedly showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines.
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.