Business Iraq

  • Rep. Royce: US should 'move now' on Iraqi air support

    Rep. Ed Royce, (R-Calif.) questions why the U.S. hasn't intervened in Iraq against ISIS with airstrikes yet.

  • Too early to talk about bubbles: Oppenheimer

    Dissecting the impact of geopolitics on equities, and what's keeping volatility low, with Peter Oppenheimer, Goldman Sachs chief global equity strategist. He looks at the potential next move in gold.

  • Not sure air power answer against ISIS: Woolsey

    Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey of Woolsey Partners LLC, discusses the implications of potentially using airstrikes against ISIS, and what America's role should be in the crisis in Iraq.

  • Kurdistan's oil production outlook

    While the vast majority of oil production is in Southern Iraq, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, reports on the oil production in the Northern Iraqi Kurdistan region. Baghdad wants to stay in control of all oil exports.

  • This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 4, 2014, which is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Shakir Waheib, a senior member of the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), left, next to a burning police vehicle in Iraq's Anbar Province.

    Here's how ISIS, the militant group wreaking havoc in Iraq, is believed to have amassed $2 billion in assets. The Guardian reports.

  • Tensions rise in Iraq

    Another city has been taken by militant insurgents, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks January 17, 2014 at the State Department in Washington, DC.

    Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. is willing to talk with Iran over security in Iraq, and U.S. drone strikes "may well" be an option.

  • Oil impact: Long & short term

    Helima Croft, Barclays managing director, explains how oil disruption in Iraq will likely impact oil prices and oil producers.

  • How should US respond to crisis in Iraq?

    Peter Mansoor, retired Colonel, U.S. Army, explains why he thinks the U.S. should not support Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. He is the one who created this situation in the first place, says Mansoor.

  • Iraq oil production eyed

    The crisis in Iraq is raising doubts about Iraq's oil export growth, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • 'Anxiety premium' on oil prices

    Nansen Saleri, QRI Group president & CEO, shares his thoughts on what the latest developments in Iraq means for oil prices.

  • US recovery 'real but fragile': Southern CEO

    The beta of the worldwide economy is going up and as a result value is going to be under pressure, says Tom Fanning, Southern Company CEO, sharing his thoughts on the economy as tensions grow around the globe.

  • US airstrikes on hold for now

    Michael Leiter, NBC News terrorism expert, and Michael Singh, Washington Institute managing director, share their thoughts on the crisis in Iraq and the military options available to the U.S.

  • Iraq crisis widens

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Iraqi government has begun fighting back against Islamic militant insurgents.

  • Iraq options limited

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on whether possible solutions will likely be found anytime soon in the Iraqi crisis.

  • Local governments in control of Iraq: Expert

    Jack Jacobs, retired Colonel, U.S. Army, says Iraq is in the midst of a civil war that could last from six months to several years.

  • Iraq government fights back

    Sunni militants captured the northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, who has the latest developments in Iraqi.

  • Middle East tensions to boost volatility?

    Scott Shellady, CEO of Bull Reef Brokerage at TJM Institutional Services, says the tensions in the Middle-East could be what brings volatility and risk premium back to the market.

  • 'Uncertainty to prevail' due to Iraq crisis: Expert

    Greg Valliere, chief political strategist at Potomac Research Group, says the situation in Iraq is "an enormous crisis" and that the implications are incredibly negative.

  • Can Isis take Bagdad?

    Jordan Perry, principal MENA analyst at Maplecroft, discusses whether Isis can take Baghdad and what will push the West to intervene.