Business Iraq

  • ISIS threat to America?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to reports saying ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi told soldiers he'd "see them in New York."

  • Three-state solution for Iraq?

    Discussing the three-state possibility in Iraq, and whether President Obama is providing the appropriate assistance, with retired CIA senior intelligence officer Luis Rueda.

  • Iraq's biggest threat

    Kurdistan is a semi-autonomous region of Iraq. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the refinery there is capable of processing 100,000 barrels of crude per day, but Baghdad says it would be unconstitutional to drill and export oil from there.

  • Pump jacks and wells on the Monterey Shale formation in California

    The House is gearing up for some key energy votes, says Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Fred Upton.

  • Calls for new Iraqi government

    Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is being pressured to step down, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera with the latest details from Iraq.

  • Rep. Coffman: No military solution in Iraq

    As al-Qaeda gains ground in Iraq, Rep. Mike Coffman, (R-Colo.), discusses the growing terror threat for the U.S. and what John Kerry should do when he meets with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

  • Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division go over last minute details before going out on the U.S. military's last combat patrol in the country, at Camp Adder on December 16, 2011 near Nasiriyah, Iraq.

    The U.S. has dispatched similar teams around the world and they have been unable to affect outcomes. The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Cashin: VIX  reflecting complacency

    The Federal Reserve's apparent dismissal of rising inflation worries some on Wall Street, especially after gold's rally, veteran trader Art Cashin tells CNBC.

  • Calls for new Iraq government

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called for effective government.

  • Iraq turmoil triggers pain at the pump

    Joe Petrowski, Mercantor Partners, explains how the crisis in Iraq will likely impact gasoline prices as the ongoing crisis continues in Iraq. The good news is oil demand is falling in the U.S. due to demographics and innovation, says Petrowski.

  • Secretary Kerry headed to Iraq: Report

    According to Iraqi state media, President Obama has asked Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera with the latest details from Iraq.

  • Obama to send 300 military advisors to Iraq

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports U.S. Secretary Kerry is headed to Iraq after President Obama announced he is sending support to help battle Sunni insurgency.

  • Indian citizens kidnapped in Iraq

    India has learnt that 40 of its citizens have been kidnapped in Iraq. Ajai Sahni, executive director at the Institute for Conflict Management, discusses the Indian government's response.

  • $149 is the next 'technical target' for oil: Dohmen

    Bert Dohmen, President and Founder of Dohmen Capital Research Institute, expects oil prices to breach $149 a barrel as the crisis in Iraq may not be resolved in the near term.

  • Iraq won't be another Vietnam war: Expert

    Tom Henriksen, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, explains why the U.S. dispatch of military advisers to Iraq won't lead to any more intervention

  • Iraq crisis: New chapter for US-Iran relations?

    Dr Andrew Mumford, lecturer at University of Nottingham, says U.S.-Iran cooperation over the Iraq crisis runs the risk of sparking a "regional proxy war".

  • Big day for gold

    As gold prices rally, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis, discusses if inflation fears or unrest in the Middle East are behind the push.

  • Oil spiked as Obama addressed Iraq crisis

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the U.S. intelligence is developing more information about potential ISIL targets and going forward will be prepared to take military action if necessary.

  • President Obama on Iraq: No simple military solution

    President Obama explains Iraq's own politics, and how the U.S. is advising the country as a threat from militants escalates.

  • Pres. Obama: US combat troops will not fight in Iraq again

    President Obama addresses why it is in the national security interest of the U.S. not to see an all-out civil war in Iraq. He says the U.S. does not have the ability to solve the crisis in Iraq with thousands of troops, and ultimately this needs to be solved by the Iraqi people.