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As Russia’s new coalition with the likes of Iraq and Iran; the nation will go ahead as planned with Syria, says Hannah Thoburn, adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute.
Daragh McDowell, senior Russia analyst at Verisk Maplecroft, says Russia’s involvement in Syria is a strategic move to try divert attention from Ukraine.
"We believe that any attempts to play games with terrorists, let alone to arm them, are not just short-sighted, but hazardous," Putin tells the U.N.
Both are expected to speak of Syria and the need for a political transition, NBC News reports.
One indicator suggests conditions in Syria, while indeed dire, aren't perhaps as bad as they could be, at least not yet.
David Miliband, International Rescue Committee, discusses Europe's handling of its migrant crisis.
As Turkey reports spending $7.6 billion to host 2.2 million refugees, economists and investors debate the likely costs — and benefits — to Europe from the mass influx of people.
More than 17,000 migrants have entered Croatia since Wednesday, and were essentially trapped there. The NY Times reports.
The Department of Homeland Security is developing a plan for taking in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year.
*Austria, Slovakia follow Germany in imposing border controls. *Hungary closes main migrant crossing point from Serbia. Austria said it would dispatch its military to help the police carry out checks at the border with Hungary after thousands of migrants crossed on foot overnight, filling up emergency accomodation nearby, including tents at the frontier.
CNBC correspondent Hadley Gamble discusses the continuing European migrant crisis and explains why the Gulf States have not taken more Syrian refugees and other migrants.
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Spitzberg Partners chairman, discusses why the refugees in Europe present a bigger problem for the euro zone than any currency concern or "Grexit."
Hadley Gamble speaks to Saudi Arabian Prince Turki al-Faisal about the growing relationship between the gulf states and Russia, and says Russia should be conciliators and should not side with Assad in Syria.
CNBC’s Hadley comments on reports that Russian forces have been taking part in military operations in Syria.
With signs that Russia is preparing to intervene more actively in Syria, there is speculation that Moscow may partner with the West in fighting insurgents — in return for some easing of sanctions.
We are seeing the weakness of Europe, says Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, discussing the financial impact of the flood of migrants fleeing Syria.
The United States has asked Greece to deny Russia the use of its airspace for supply flights to Syria, a Greek official said on Monday.
Tina Fordham, managing director and chief global political analyst at Citi, discusses the Syrian conflict and how it is connected to the current European refugee and migrant crisis.
Austria said it would end emergency measures that have allowed thousands of refugees stranded in Hungary into Austria and Germany since Saturday.
People displaced by wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan are fleeing to Europe, where leaders are divided over how to handle the influx.