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  • Reality of securing Iraq

    (Ret.) Lt. Gen. Jay Garner, former interim post war Iraq admin., discusses military options in Iraq, and why the U.S. should support the Kurds.

  • US sends 275 troops to Iraq for embassy security

    NBC News has confirmed the U.S. and Iran discussed Iraq, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest details on the growing crisis.

  • Iraq: No appetite for US military engagement

    William Patey, former U.K. ambassador to Iraq, discusses the reintroduction of American troops in Iraq and says the best outcome would be for Iraq's army to "get its act together".

  • Iraq is the 'last nail in Obama's coffin': Pro

    Don Luskin, Chief Investment Officer at Trend Macrolytics, says the crisis in Iraq will have a spill over effect in U.S. politics and result in a "Republican takeover."

  • Should the US work with Iran over Iraq?

    James Woolsey, former Director of the CIA from 1993 to 1995, says the U.S. needs to be careful about cooperating with Iran to quell instability in Iraq.

  • BP Iraq production 'a long way from troubles': CEO

    Bob Dudley, CEO of BP, says the company's oil production in Iraq is "a long way" away from the violence taking place in the country.

  • Cohen: Iraq crisis is 'foreseeable'

    William Cohen, former U.S. Secretary of Defense from 1997 to 2001, explains how a more residual U.S. force in Iraq could have prevented the current sectarian conflict.

  • Iraq won't impact oil and US economy: Strategist

    Vadim Zlotnikov, Chief Market Strategist and Co-Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, AllianceBernstein, says the crisis in Iraq won't induce higher oil prices, which could weigh on U.S. growth.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Energy stocks may be getting too rich and could quickly give up gains if the Iraq situation is defused, some analysts said.

  • Commodities don't like uncertainty: Pro

    "I don't know how long this lasts, but the bet is being made that we're going to $112," Anthony Grisanti says of crude oil.

  • Gartman's big picture oil trade

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explains how to trade the turmoil in the Middle East by investing in the U.S. fracking industry.

  • Iraq turning geopolitics on its head

    An al-Qaeda affiliated group is continuing its military action to take more cities in Iraq. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses whether this could be a start of a civil war.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Iraq dominates

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the mounting crisis in Iraq and a story on millennial women are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.

  • Risk of overdramatizing geopolitical stories

    Discussing what higher oil and gas prices reveals about the economy and which sectors stood out in today's lackluster trading session, with CNBC contributor Ylan Mui; Fast Money trader Guy Adami; Cardiff Garcia, FT Alphaville; and CNBC's Dominic Chu and Kayla Tausche.

  • Oil traders take 'wait & see' approach

    West Texas Intermediate (WTI) closed down a penny today after surging on Iraq fears in the past few days. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports what further volatility could mean for gas prices.

  • ISIS' impact on Iraq's oil development

    Major oil producer Iraq pumped as much as 3.6 million barrels per day on some days this year. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the escalating conflict in the country and its impact on oil production.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: 'Unchallenged' market

    Dissecting the case for small caps, and the best place to invest, with Joe Tanious, JPMorgan Asset Management; Mike Balkin, William Blair Small Cap Fund; Kim Caughey Forrest, Fort Pitt Capital; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Lord John Browne, former Chief Executive of British Petroleum.

    The U.S. has done a superb job of bringing on more sources of oil so there are more choices in the market, said former BP CEO John Browne.

  • US at energy tipping point?

    Discussing if the energy markets could become "unhinged" and what it means for the global economy, with David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management chief strategist, and Reva Bhalla, Stratfor VP of Global Analysis.

  • US evacuates Iraq embassy

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Sunni militants have captured the town of Tal Afar and ISIS claims it has massacred 1,700 Iraqi recruits.