Middle East Turmoil


  • Long-term battle with ISIS: Pro     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    Discussing how strong of a threat ISIS is to the United Kingdom and the U.S., with John Browne, Euro Pacific Capital.

  • Europe a risk for investors?     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Discussing economic concerns in Europe, and where investors should maintain their focus, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, and Sam Wardwell, Pioneer Investments.

  • ISIS threat: What we know     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the now "severe" terror threat from ISIS, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; and John Harwood provides insight to remarks from President Obama.

  • Investment risks after increased ISIS threat     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss the increased threat from terrorist group ISIS, and whether investors should update their positions.

  • UK facing bigger threat than US: Chertoff     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    Former Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, explains why specific issues in the United Kingdom make them more of a target from ISIS than the United States.

  • How big a threat is ISIS to US     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    Retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey, says he is proud of how the Brits are stepping up to ISIS. He also shares his opinions on what the U.S. should to do to deal with ISIS.

  • UK raises terror threat     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the terror threat from ISIS Friday morning, and President Obama is taking heat for his comment regarding no strategy yet in response to dealing with ISIS. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the execution of 250 Syrian soldiers by ISIS, as well as news Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at Ukraine during an event with students.

  • ISIS executes 250 Syrian soldiers     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports ISIS militants posted a YouTube video of the execution of 250 Syrian soldiers.

  • Ahmed Heikal, chairman of Qalaa Holdings, one of the companies taking part in the expansion of the Suez Canal, says the project will be delivered on time.

  • President Obama discusses foreign policy and violence in Syria and Iraq.

  • President Obama addressed unrest in Ukraine and Russia as well as foreign policy in Syria and Iraq. CNBC's John Harwood provides insight.

  • Obama: No immediate military action in Ukraine     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    President Barack Obama addressed the nation Thursday from the White House prior to a meeting with his national security team.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gas at 2-year lows     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude continues to head south, even though geopolitical events keep a floor around the low $90s.

  • Can Gaza's latest peace deal last?     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Firas Maksad, Managing Director at Global Policy Advisors, says war fatigue could prevent an outbreak of new fighting, but warns that regional dynamics may complicate the situation.

  • Obama won't consider troops in Iraq: Pro     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    Willis Sparks, Director, Global Macro at Eurasia, says Obama is more likely to stick with drone strikes instead of installing American troops in Iraq.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas surges     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Brent was up and WTI was down on the day, as headlines out of Libya spooked some traders.

  • What is ISIS?     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Patti Domm sits down with Iraq expert David Phillips to discuss Isis and what some of the U.S. challenges are in Iraq and Syria.

  • How to stop ISIS     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    CNBC contributor David Phillips, discusses whether the U.S. can really go after ISIS, and what kind of threat the terrorist group poses to the U.S.

  • Egypt, UAE carry out secret airstrikes in Libya Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    Militants of Fajr Libya (Libyan Dawn) coalition make an appearance at the entrance of the International Tripoli Airport after seizing the control of the airport after a month-long battle in Tripoli, Libya on August 24, 2014.

    Egypt and the Emirates acted without informing Washington or seeking its consent, U.S. officials say. The NYT reports.