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  • Oil rally due to Iraq Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:21 AM ET
    Oil rally due to Iraq

    Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, says the oil price rally is due to the fear of reduced production in Iraq rather than an actual loss of production.

  • Militants won't succeed in southern Iraq: Pro Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 11:13 PM ET
    Sunni militants won't succeed in the South: Pro

    Arjuna Mahendran, CIO of Emirates National Bank of Dubai, explains why the push southward by Sunni militants in Iraq will face obstacles.

  • Is Iraq's prime minister to blame for unrest? Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:32 PM ET
    Iraq crisis is a 'political problem': Pro

    The unrest in Iraq is largely a "political problem", stemming from Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's iron fist rule, says Firas Maksad, Managing Director at Global Policy Advisors.

  • Iraq crisis may escalate into 'regional war': Pro Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:15 PM ET
    Iraq crisis may escalate into 'regional war': Pro

    James Rickards, Senior Managing Director at Tangent Capital, explains why unrest in Iraq has the potential to escalate into a regional conflict and discusses how that will impact oil prices.

  • No reason for oil markets to rocket: Pro Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    No reason for oil markets to rocket: Pro

    Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, says the oil price may tick higher but there is no reason for it to "rocket" due to tensions in Iraq.

  • Why Iraq won't hurt the global economy Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:52 PM ET
    Why Iraq won't hurt global economy

    Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says the violence in Iraq is geopolitical in nature and won't pose dire economic repercussions.

  • Iraq will only be 'noise' for markets: Strategist Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:07 PM ET
    Iraq will only be 'noise' for markets: Strategist

    While the seizure of Iraqi cities by Islamist militants is concerning, it won't derail global financial markets, says Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners.

  • Gartman: Moved to oil's sideline Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:48 PM ET
    Gartman: Moved to oil's sideline

    Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter discusses the impact geopolitical issues will have on oil and gas in the short and long term.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Iraq wrap-up Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:35 PM ET
    CNBC.com hot list: Iraq wrap-up

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the Republicans' criticism of President Obama's leadership; Art Cashin's comments on Iraq and new safety products for schools are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.

  • Iraq needs US air power: Pro Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:18 PM ET
    Iranians don't have air power: Pro

    As tensions in Iraq heighten, James Jeffrey, former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, says the Iranians will not be able to take the ISIS on without U.S. air power.

  • President Obama considers 'all options' Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:11 PM ET
    President Obama considers 'all options'

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to President Obama's openness to military action in Iraq.

  • Critical S&P 500 levels: Pro Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Critical S&P 500 levels: Pro

    Discussing how the escalating situation in Iraq is causing disruption in the U.S. market, with Keith Bliss, Cuttone & Company senior vice president.

  • Iraq 'full blown' foreign policy crisis: Expert Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:15 PM ET
    Iraq 'full blown' foreign policy crisis: Expert

    Ayham Kamel, Eurasia Group, and Ilan Berman, American Foreign Policy Council, discuss how the U.S will respond to the tensions in Iraq and if the crisis could lead to a state collapse.

  • No plan for Iraq air strike: Report Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:11 PM ET
    No plan for Iraq air strike: Report

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports senior military officials say there is no active plan for U.S. air strikes in Iraq due to a lack of "vital" intelligence.

  • US oil skyrockets on Iraq, ends at 2014 high Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:39 PM ET
    Damaged vehicles belonging to Iraqi security forces are seen during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 10, 2014.

    Sectarian violence in Iraq sent oil skyrocketing, propelling Brent and West Texas Intermediate up two percent.

  • Iraq's billion dollar order from Lockheed Martin Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Iraq's billion dollar order from Lockheed Martin

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how the situation in Iraq is impacting the U.S. defense sector.

  • Iranian troops to fight ... for Iraq? Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
    Iranian troops to fight ... for Iraq?

    Discussing how the U.S. should respond to the situation in Iraq, with Burdin Hickok, former U.S. diplomat in Kirkuk, and Bobby Ghosh, Time International Editor.

  • Oil moves higher on Iraq uncertainties Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:04 PM ET
    Oil moves higher on Iraq uncertainties

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports Brent crude has jumped 2 percent on the geopolitical situation in Iraq.

  • Iraq tensions escalate Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET
    Iraq tensions escalate

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the ISIS group is on a massive offensive and nearing Baghdad.

  • Gen. McCaffrey: Iraq has to fight own war Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Gen. McCaffrey: Iraq has to fight own war

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey, discusses what options the U.S. military has in assisting the Iraqi government. McCaffrey says this is a mess and we're not likely to influence it with military power.