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  • 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.

  • Need regional coalition to fight ISIS: Expert     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), and Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, discuss the U.S. strategy to fight ISIS.

  • US hits ISIS position near Baghdad     Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 8:01 AM ET

    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.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Brent crude under $97     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Brent crude slides, and traders watch China and the dollar.

  • 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.

  • Australia answers US call to fight Islamic State Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 4:35 AM ET
    Prime Minister Tony Abbott of Australia inspects the troops during a Honor Cordon at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, during a U.S. state visit in June.

    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.

  • Cameron condemns ISIS beheading of UK aid worker Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    Terrorist group Islamic State released a video Saturday purportedly showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines.

  • Pope warns 'piecemeal' World War III has begun Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 7:06 AM ET
    Pope Francis leads the canonisation mass in which John Paul II and John XXIII are to be declared saints

    Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War.

  • Commodities Next Week: The slide continues     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    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.

  • War over the word 'war'     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd discusses the U.S.'s plan to handle ISIS and whether we are at "war" with the group.

  • Dubai's latest luxury: 24-carat non-alcoholic wine Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 10:56 AM ET
    Lussory Gold by Lootah Premium Foods

    Tony Colley, head manager of Lootah Premium Foods, created a 24-carat gold, non-alcoholic wine for Dubai.

  • Middle East: US has 'no clear strategy'     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    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 vows return to union with Crimea Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 5:19 AM ET
    Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko sings the national anthem during the Independence Day military parade, in Kiev, Aug. 24, 2014.

    Ukraine's President has vowed the region of Crimea, which was taken over by Russia earlier this year, will be reunited with Ukraine.

  • Middle East tension, a systemic risk?     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Swan backs Obama's new plans to fight ISIS     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    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.

  • Opportunity for Turkey: Gen. Eaton     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Obama's ISIS objectives     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    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.

  • Oil up & attracting foreign investment: Pritzker     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, provides her view on oil production in the U.S., the economy and corporate America.

  • Obama late to Syria: Expert     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    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.