The US has only jumped into ISIS battles at the last minute to avert disaster. It's time to get ahead, says David Phillips.» Read More
Speaking from the NATO summit, President Obama discusses plans to counter Russian aggression in Ukraine and to confront the threat of ISIS. Obama outlines a plan to meet these geopolitical challenges.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is expected to speak on the possible cease-fire between Ukraine and Russia, and on how he plans to deal with ISIS.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Draghi's rate cutting and stimulus sent the dollar higher, and commodities felt the pressure. Oil was down on the day, and AAA says gas prices could fall below $3/gallon. Gold closed lower as well.
Lee Tillman, Marathon Oil CEO, discusses how chaos in the Middle East is impacting the oil industry. Tillman says the U.S. must work around the crude export ban.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports both President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have called on NATO to confront ISIS.
Senator Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), discusses Russia's escalating military intrusion in Ukraine and how the Obama administration should support Ukraine.
Eleven planes missing from a Libya airport are raising fears that militants could use them in terror attacks to mark the 9/11 anniversary.
Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, and Steve Rattner, CNBC contributor, discuss how terrorist group ISIS could impact the markets and oil prices.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president & founder, shares his thoughts about the worldwide impact of ISIS, the Ukraine-Russia standoff, and America's foreign policy.
Discussing why the markets are not really reacting geopolitical turmoil overseas, with Ilan Berman, American Foreign Policy Council, and Susan Ochs of The Aspen Institute.
CNBC's Mandy Drury looks at the myriad of geopolitical hot spots impacting the global markets.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Metals and energy rebounded today. Gold closed over $1270. Oil was up a bit on the day, after taking it on the chin yesterday.
Rare warning to the country's warring factions to keep central bank out of the current conflict or risk triggering seizure of foreign assets.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The dollar soared and commodities took a big hit today.
The U.S. attacked al-Shabab not only for its current capabilities, but to safeguard against its future potential, experts said.
A new video purportedly shows the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Obama administration is committed to the strategy of bombing ISIS in Iraq.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a new video has surfaced showing ISIS beheading U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff. Sotloff is a freelancer who worked for Time and Foreign Policy magazines.
The monitoring organization, SITE Intel Group, said that ISIS had also threatened to execute a British captive, NBC reports.
To the Islamic State, Obama's indecision reads as weakness, says ex-State Dept adviser David Phillips. The US needs to decide on its goal in Iraq.
To overlook geopolitical events would be short-sightedness as ongoing tensions could still result in supply disruptions, says Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ.