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Business Iraq

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    Iraqi Kurdistan needs Turkey’s political and security support to emerge as an independent state, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.

  • US 'has to step up' in Iraq

    Morris Reid, managing director at Mercury, comments on the latest developments in Iraq and says that ultimately the U.S will "step up and do the right thing."

  • Iraq Debrief: What are U.S. oil companies facing?

    CNBC's Patti Domm sits down with CNBC Chief International Correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to discuss her recent travels to Iraq and her take on the big concerns over oil.

  • Destabilization risk greater than Iraq: Expert

    Providing his perspective on Iraq, former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen, says the most important thing to do is sure up the defenses in Jordan and Saudi Arabia to prevent ISIS from destabilizing both countries.

  • Is the uptrend in oil about to reverse?

    As long as the Sunni insurgency remains contained in the northern part of Iraq, pressure on oil prices may start to ease soon, says Jason Feer, COO, Americas at Argus Media.

  • Gartman: Nigeria's threat to oil

    Dennis Gartman of "The Gartman Letter" says oil traders should keep a close eye on Nigeria.

  • Oil increase could derail US economy: Expert

    Discussing how turmoil in Iraq could impact gas prices, with John Hofmeister, former president Shell Oil Company and founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy. Hofmeister says he is worried about the U.S. taking this event seriously and doing something to protect Americans from volatility and uncertainty.

  • ISIS includes ex-Hussein militants

    Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iraqi officials to try and get them to form a new government as ISIS captures more towns. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest from the besieged country.

  • Power Rundown: Wealth problems

    CNBC's Sue Herera, Simon Hobbs and Julia Boorstin, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including a study on "rich people problems."

  • Does oil go higher?

    Discussing oil's next move amid crisis in Iraq, with Peter Amandio, Chicago Energies President.

  • Sunni rebels threatened to invade Jordan

    More Iraqi cities have fallen to the heavily armed al-Qaida linked Sunni group. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.

  • Sec. Kerry meets with al-Maliki

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Iraq and has met with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Mohyeldin says ISIS fighters have taken control of the border between Syria and Iraq.

  • ISIS seizes more territory

    Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Baghdad to meet with top Iraqi officials, reports NBC News' Ayman Mohyeldin. ISIS fighters continued to take territory along the Jordanian, Syrian and Iraqi borders, over the weekend.

  • Traders see profit taking in crude

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis provides insight to oil and gas prices, and the status of the Iraqi oil supply.

  • How to gain stability in Iraq: Sen. Johnson

    We need to do whatever we can for the Kurds up in the north, says Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), sharing his thoughts on the political turmoil sweeping Iraq and what the U.S. should do to help.

  • Iraq insurgency fueling oil prices

    John Kingston, Platts Global director of news, provides insight on oil production in Iraq as the ongoing crisis prompts some cutbacks in northern production.

  • Iraq is a failed state: Author

    David Phillips, "The Kurdish Spring" author, explains why the U.S. needs a plan on the Iraq crisis and should foster a relationship with Turkey.

  • Kerry meets with Maliki

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Secretary John Kerry is urging Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki to form an inclusive government.

  • How to invest in Iraq and Russia

    Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses the opportunities to be found in Iraq and Russia.

  • Dissecting the complexities of Iraq crisis

    Jonathan Pain, Director at JP Consulting, says the crisis in Iraq is a "culmination of hundred of years of religious division and the meddling of foreign powers."