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President Obama holds a news conference on global climate change and speaks to questions about President Assad's leadership in Syria and fighting terrorism.
Gen. Wesley Clark, U.S. Army (Retired), talks the conflict between Turkey and Russia amid the growing battle to fight terrorism.
David Cameron is expected to launch military action in Syria within days amid hopes the e PM can secure a Commons majority for war, the FT reports.
A British official said he believes parliament will support launching air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.
As more migrants travel to Europe or are displaced by conflict in the Middle East, another problem has emerged – education.
The body of the pilot killed when Turkey shot down a Russian jet was taken to Turkey late on Saturday to be handed over to Russia.
Vladimir Putin is fully mobilized to tackle what Russia regards as a threat from Turkey following the shooting down of one of its warplanes.
Firas Abi Ali, IHS Global Insight, provides perspective to the escalating tensions between Russia and Turkey and the evolving ISIS threat.
Malcolm Nance, Executive Director of Terror Asymmetics Project, provides insight on how to fight the growing threat of terror and combat extreme ideology.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports that Turkey's president, Recep Erdoğan, criticized Russian complaints about the shooting down of a Russian jet as emotional and unfitting.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports from Russia that President Vladimir Putin does not face the same opposition to military action in Syria as political leaders in other countries, such as in the U.K.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports from Russia about President Vladimir Putin's anger over the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Turkey that, despite conciliatory tones from Turkish President Recep Erdoğan, he still has not apologized for shooting down a Russian military jet.
Vadim Nikitin, senior associate at Stroz Friedberg, talks about how Russian president Vladimir Putin is dealing with the situation in Syria and the escalating tensions with Turkey.
The office of EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that Russia agreed to try for a diplomatic solution in Syria.
The US has sanctioned 10 targets for supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Volatility in the oil markets continue, with prices set to plunge over the holidays, says John Kilduff. Here's why crude could fall to $30 a barrel.
What are Vladimir Putin's biggest risks? Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor Recipient and MSNBC military analyst, talks about Russian retaliation against Turkey amid rising tensions in the Middle East.
Christopher Granville, managing director of Trusted Sources, says Turkey is hostile to a peace process in Syria.
Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, says markets are not particularly interested in the situation in Syria.