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  • Senate reaction to Obama's diplomatic route Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 7:42 AM ET
    Senate reaction to Obama's diplomatic route

    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.

  • President Obama takes diplomatic route on Syria Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    President Obama takes diplomatic route on Syria

    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.

  • Putin is in control of Syria diplomacy: Pro Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 9:13 PM ET
    Putin is in control of Syria diplomacy: Pro

    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.

  • Will Russia plan avert attack? Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Will Russia plan avert attack?

    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.

  • Progress in Syria talks Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 3:15 PM ET
    Progress in Syria talks

    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.

  • Syria to declare chemical weapons Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    Syria to declare chemical weapons

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Syria's foreign minister says Syria is prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal, and willing to sign the chemical weapons convention.

  • UN Security Council holds emergency meeting Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    UN Security Council holds emergency meeting

    At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Corruption backlash offers India hope Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    A man counts Indian rupee notes near the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

    Some economists believe India's slowdown may help turn the country away from the corruption and crony capitalism that fueled the recent boom.

  • American credibility is 'wafer-thin': Expert Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    American credibility is 'wafer-thin': Expert

    President Obama has agreed to UN talks on Russia's proposal for Syria's chemical weapons, reports CNBC's John Harwood. And Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, and Richard Murphy, Middle East Institute scholar, present insight on the crisis in Middle East ahead of tonight's big speech by the President.

  • Dubai stocks leap on hopes for resolution in Syria Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 10:50 AM ET
    Watching financial data on screens inside the Dubai Financial Market.

    Dubai stocks closed 8.5 percent higher on Tuesday on reports that the United States was considering a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Syria.

  • 60% of Americans want 'no' vote on Syria: Poll Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 10:03 AM ET
    60% of Americans want 'no' vote on Syria: Poll

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the latest results from an NBC/WSJ poll which shows President Obama is facing an uphill battle in convincing Americans to take military action in Syria.

  • Kerry's suggestion gives Syria more time Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 7:22 AM ET
    Kerry's suggestion gives Syria more time

    Syria and Russia may be working on a resolution which would call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to surrender all of his chemical weapons immediately, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Why Syrian dialogue could be 'years away' Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 5:50 AM ET
    Why Syrian dialogue could be 'years away'

    John Drake, head of global intelligence at AKE, talks about the French U.N. resolution for Syria and the practical difficulties it raises and how dialogue between the different players is "a long way away".

  • Ex-defense secretary defends UK's world position Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Former defence secretary defends the UK's world position

    Liam Fox, former UK defence secretary, tells CNBC that the UK was expanding consumerism while Russia still sold vinegar and cabbages in the shops in Moscow.

  • No military solution to Syrian crisis: Fmr Ambassador

    Edward Djerejian, Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria and Israel, also Founding Director of James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, says there has to be a political strategy for transition in Syria towards a post-Assad era.

  • Syria welcomes Russian initiative Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    Syria welcomes Russian initiative

    CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers report on the administration's use of social media to gain support for strikes on Syria. James Paulsen of Wells Capital Management and Helima Croft of Barclays weigh in.

  • Russia proposes Syria hand over weapons Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    yrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem (R) and and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov (L) walk to a press conference on September 9, 2013 following a meeting in Moscow.

    Russia proposed on Monday that Syria hand over its chemical weapons to international control in an attempt to avert a U.S. military attack.

  • Russia sends another navy ship to Syria Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 4:10 PM ET
    Russia sends another navy ship to Syria

    President Obama and Russian President Putin failed to reach an agreement on Syria at the G-20 Summit. CNBC's John Harwood has the latest on the rising tensions. Mark Galeotti, NYU professor; and Stephen Sestanovich, Council on Foreign Relations, join to discuss Vladimir Putin's end game.

  • Syria cast shadow over G-20 Summit Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:38 PM ET
    Syria cast shadow over G-20 Summit

    NBC's Steve Sedgwick is in St. Petersburg, Russia with the latest from the G-20 Summit. And William Cohen, former Secretary of Defense, shares his opinion on President Obama's mission.

  • Pres Obama: Syria key topic with Putin Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    Pres Obama: Syria key topic with Putin

    President Obama said at the G-20 Summit he will address the American people on Tuesday regarding Syria. CNBC's John Harwood and Steve Sedgwick break down the President's comments. Ayham Kamel, Eurasia Group, weighs in.