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  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 taking off from Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014.

    The downing of an airliner over Ukraine brought immediate condemnation of Russia, and it's likely to get stronger.

  • MH17 motivation: Who benefits?

    Discussing the motivation behind shooting the Malaysian jet and if the U.S. will escalate Russian sanctions, with Former Defense Department Intelligence Director Anthony Cordesman; retired U.S. Army Col. Ken Allard; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: MH17 market response

    Discussing key questions facing the market as facts of the Malaysia jet crash unfold, with Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; Larry McDonald, Newedge USA; and CNBC's Rick Santelli and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Malaysia MH17 theories

    NBC's Pete Williams reports on the most recent theories as to what brought down Malaysia flight MH 17 and what kind of missile could down the plane.

  • State of anti-missile defense

    Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation and former Navy pilot, and Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, give their take on what happened to Malaysia MH17. Brookes speculates the shooters made a mistake and believed they were taking down a "belligerent" aircraft.

  • How Malaysia investigation will proceed

    Former NTSB investigator Dr. Alan Diehl, walks you through the critical first steps of how a plane crash investigation progresses and discusses what kind of missile could take down this plane.

  • Fmr. CIA Director: Probable Russian rebel weapon

    Former CIA Director James Woolsey, gives his read on the crash of Malaysia MH17 and discusses who on the ground would have the capacity to take down a plane the size of a Boeing 777.

  • Obama on Malaysia: Thoughts & prayers with passengers¿ families

    President Obama comments on the crash flight of Malaysia MH17. Obama says the first priority is to find out if Americans were onboard.

  • MH17 airspace restrictions?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses the speculation surrounding the Malaysian Airline crash and how the investigation will proceed. LeBeau says there were no restrictions on MH17's airspace.

  • Deciphering Malaysia MH17 crash

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses the market reaction to the unconfirmed reports that the Malaysia 777 Boeing was shot down.

  • Ukraine govt. accuses Russia of downing fighter jet

    Insight to the tensions between Ukraine and Russia, and to the Ukrainian military transport plane shot down Monday, and a fighter yet shot down Wednesday, with David Herszenhorn, Moscow-based correspondent for The New York Times.

  • No confirmation of Americans on Malaysia Airlines jet

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to unanswered questions about why Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 went down; and Phil LeBeau, discusses who claims flight data recorders from the crash.

  • State Dept.: In touch with Ukrainian authorities

    State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki, responds to questions about the crash of Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17.

  • Putin expresses condolences to Malaysia PM

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on Russian President Vladimir Putin's statement to the Prime Minister of Malaysia in regards to the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 crash.

  • Would have to be quite sophisticated missile system: Felstead

    What kind of missile system would have been able to shoot down a jet like the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet, and who has access to it, with Peter Felstead, editor at Jane's Defence.

  • Market makes sense of Malaysia jet crash

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on heavy volumes weakening the Russia RSX ETF, after sanctions, and discusses the impact to the markets after the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash.

  • American intelligence not omniscient: Gaffney

    Discussing how investigators will learn about what happened to Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17, and what kind of weapon could have done this, with Frank Gaffney, Center for Security Policy President.

  • Tracking Malaysia Airlines flight path

    U.S. airlines were told on April 3 by the FAA to not fly over the area which the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 crashed, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Purported impact of MH17

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan shows what looks like "some part" of the impact of Malaysia MH17.

  • Sec. Hagel briefed on Malaysia Airlines crash

    Malaysia Airlines says it lost contact with flight MH17 over Ukraine. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, shares pictures from Reuters of debris of the plane on the ground, and reports Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has been briefed on the crash.