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Business Iraq

  • Is Iraq's oil supply at risk?

    Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, comments on the latest IEA oil report and discusses how the increasing tensions in Iraq could impact oil supply.

  • The West can't do much in the Middle East: Pro

    Richard Pennell, Associate Professor at University of Melbourne, explains why Western countries have limited tools to resolve the ongoing instability in the Middle East.

  • Tracking the power struggle in Iraq

    Rick Brennan, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation, explains why the incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's attempt to stay in power is not surprising.

  • Dennis Gartman

    While geopolitical uncertainty continues, investors should be keeping an eye on Libya, Dennis Gartman says.

  • Pres. Obama: Iraq takes a promising step

    President Obama pledges support to new Iraqi government and says the only lasting solution will be for Iraqis to come together and form an inclusive government.

  • Pres. Obama pledges support to new Iraqi government

    President Obama delivered statements on the U.S. military action in Iraq, with CNBC's John Harwood. FM trader Tim Seymour shares how to trade the uncertainties.

  • Haider al-Ibadi

    NBC's Duncan Golestani, reports the Iraqi parliament's deputy speaker Haider al-Abadi has been announced as the country's new Prime Minister by President Fuad Masum.

  • Hillary Clinton: Failure to help Syrian rebels led to ISIS rise

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized President Obama's Syria policy. CNBC's John Harwood reports Hillary Clinton is putting distance between her and President Obama.

  • Rather drill in Russia or Iraq?

    Discussing the high risks for energy executives in choosing to drill in Iraq, and whether Russia would be a better bet, with Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks & Opinions President.

  • Oil majors pull out of Middle East

    Ethnic minorities try to flee ISIS attacks in Iraq, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis provides insight on Iraq's oil production, and Michelle-Caruso-Cabrera, discusses the Kurdistan region's next big move in oil.

  • A Kurdish resident holds a signs during a demonstration in support of the Peshmerga troops in front of the U.S. consulate in Irbil, north of Baghdad, August 11, 2014.

    The US airstrikes in Iraq came just in time; here's what needs to happen next, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.

  • Oil's production story

    With chaos increasing in the Middle East, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil giants like Chevron and Exxon Mobile are cutting staff in the region, but the oil supply remains steady.

  • Rep. Ed Royce: Armed Kurds helping

    Discussing the political crisis in Iraq, Rep. Ed Royce chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, (R-Calif.), says Iraq needs to establish some kind of competent leadership and replacing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is a step in the right direction.

  • Haider al-Ibadi

    New prime minister Haider al-Abadi called on Iraqis to unite against the "barbaric" campaign waged by Islamic State militants.

  • Haider al-Abadi chosen Iraq Prime Minister: Report

    NBC's Duncan Golestani, reports the Iraqi parliament has chosen deputy speaker Haider al-Abadi to become Prime Minister as current Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says he will not give up power willingly.

  • Airstrikes continue against ISIS

    Douglas Ollivant, New America Foundation, and Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, discuss the ongoing crisis in Iraq, and President Obama's next move.

  • Iraq's Maliki refuses to step down

    NBC's Duncan Golestani, reports the latest details on the growing crisis in Iraq as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announces he will not allow the newly-elected president to take over, as the U.S. steps up airstrikes against militant group ISIS.

  • Brent prices likely to fall despite geopolitics: Pro

    Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, says there is "loads of oil" in the world and prices are likely to fall despite continued geopolitical tensions.

  • 'Maliki's time in office is limited': Professor

    William Martel, Associate Professor of International Security Studies at Tufts University, says people in Iraq feel that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki isn't serving the interests of the country.

  • Is the US' response to Iraq 'too late too little'?

    James Dorsey, Senior Fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, discusses the effectiveness of the U.S. air strikes and air drops of humanitarian aid in Iraq.