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CNBC's Seema Mody reports the biggest headlines from today including little progress in talks between Secretary of State John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister about chemical weapons in Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the New York Times to plea for U. S caution in Syria. CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera reports the details. And Charles Kupchan, Georgetown University professor, weighs in on Press Secretary Jay Carney's response to Putin's op-ed.
Vladimir Putin's editorial admonishing the U.S. to abide by the U.N.'s authority embarrasses President Obama, Donald Trump said Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's reported income in 2012 was $187,000. CNBC's Robert Frank offers insight on a 32-page report from Boris Nemtsov which says his wristwatches are worth $700,000 alone.
Russia's market has become "very narrow," and is a place where is the "cheapest emerging market," explains Triogem Asset Management's Tim Seymour.
Secretary of State John Kerry is rejecting Syrian President Bashar Assad's plan to wait 30 days after signing a chemical weapons ban before submitting data on how many they actually own.
Although Russian President Putin warned of "American exceptionalism" in a NY Times op-ed piece, when it comes to Putin and the Russian people, it is his "exceptionalism" that is shrouded in mystery, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Russia's president is going directly to the American people with his warning that a military strike on Syria could upend the world, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
President Obama asked lawmakers to hold off on authorizing air strikes against Syria, thus postponing the vote. former White House chief of staff Andrew Card; Former Ambassador to Iraq & Turkey James Jeffrey; and Stanley Kurtz of National Review, provide perspective.
Discussing what Iran's leaders are thinking and saying as Syria tries to avoid a U.S. air strike, with The Rand Group's Iran expert Alireza Nader. "The Iranian leadership is primarily concerned with the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and the international community," he says.
What does it cost to keep the U.S. military poised as President Obama wants to keep it for a strike on Syria? CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look.
Gary Greenberg, lead portfolio manager at Hermes Fund Managers, says people have been "too harsh" on emerging markets and names China and Russia as his favourites as the moment.
CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details on the President's case for Syria. And Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee chairman, and former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH), disagree on President Obama's handling of the Syrian crisis and placing Russia in the middle of the diplomatic action.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), discusses President Obama's decision to try a diplomatic route to disband Syria's chemical weapons stash.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D-ND), and Sen. John Barrasso, (R-WY), provide their views on President Obama's decision to hold off on a military strike on Syria for now and instead give Bashar Assad 45 days to sign the chemical weapons ban.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's Syria address to the nation. And Joe Watkins, former George H.W. Bush White House official; Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, and Jimmy Williams, MSNBC contributor, debate whether the President made his case on Syria.
Christian Whiton, Principal at D.C. International Advisory and former State Department Senior Advisor, provides instant analysis on President Obama's national address on Syria.
President Obama appears to be backing away from a military strike in Syria in favor of a solution that would put Syria's chemical weapons under international control. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA); Alan Dershowitz, Harvard law professor; and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation, discuss.
CNBC's John Harwood reports possible next steps as Syria's foreign minister says they are prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal.