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  • Global war on terror

    Discussing worldwide security and intelligence, and the economic impact, with Wendy Sherman, former State Department official.

  • We got Syria wrong: Olivier Guitta

    Olivier Guitta, managing director of GlobalStrat, says the West's failures in Syria allowed ISIS to flourish and led to more terrorism.

  • What has Russia achieved in Syria?

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the political situation in Syria.

  • Police secure the area as forensics inspects the blast site following a suicide bombing in a major shopping and tourist district in the central part of the city on March 19, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

    A Turkish member of the Islamic State militant group was responsible for Saturday's suicide bombing in Istanbul, Turkey's interior minister said.

  • March 18- Battered by war which has inflicted incalculable damage on industry, infrastructure and economy, Syria's currency hit new lows this week after Russia said it was reducing its military support to President Bashar al-Assad. Backed by financial and trade support from Iran, Syria's government succeeded in stabilising the pound early in the conflict.

  • Baghdad, Iraq

    Some success in combating terrorist groups and a possible bottoming out of oil prices mean it could be time to invest in Iraq, analysts have said.

  • Wesley Clark

    Wesley Clark, a former NATO supreme allied commander, says there is a lot of finesse needed in how the U.S. handles its efforts in the region.

  • Global tension rises

    Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, discusses international hot-button issues including Russia's withdrawal from Syria and Iran's missile test.

  • In this photo provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, guards walk past a lineup of troops during a welcome ceremony for Russian military personnel who returned from Syria at an airbase near the Russian city Voronezh, Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

    Geopolitical experts say it wouldn't take much to get Vladimir Putin to put Russia right back in the middle of the Syrian conflict.

  • Syria Conflict

    James Dorsey from the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies explains the significance of Putin withdrawing Russian forces from Syria.

  • Syrian negotiations

    Stratfor's Sim Tack says the parties involved have trouble agreeing on the points of negotiation and are still shaping their positions.

  • Russia to begin withdrawing troops from Syria: Report

    CNBC's Sue Herera provides insight to a report on Russia withdrawing troops from Syria.

  • Refugees push borders in Europe

    David Miliband, International Rescue Committee, provides insight to the political fallout from failing to address the refugee problem in Europe.

  • BERLIN, March 12- Burkhard Scholz, the manager of a four-star hotel on the wooded shore of a lake near Berlin, had 10 trainee jobs up for grabs last year. "In Germany we can't find any young people who want to do this extremely demanding trainee programme... Like other hotel bosses, Scholz sees the 1.1 million migrants who arrived in Germany last year as potential...

  • John Kilduff

    Oil's fall has been spectacular, but the market is not out of the woods. Not by a long shot, says John Kilduff.

  • ISIS fighter, North American ISIS fighter, Islamic State

    An Islamic State commander described as the group's de facto minister of war may have been killed in Syria, several U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

  • Dr. Michael Fuchs, vice chairman of Germany's central-right Christian Democratic Union political party

    Germany is seeking a longer-term solution to the migrant crisis, a key ally of Merkel said, as EU leaders came to a tentative deal with Turkey.

  • Shouldn’t be optimistic on Syria cease-fire yet: Lawyer

    Discussing a possible cease-fire agreement in Syria, Amsterdam & Partners LLP international lawyer, Robert Amsterdam says Russian President Vladimir Putin is an “expert" at exacerbating a crisis.

  • An armed motorcade belonging to members of Derna's Islamic Youth Council, consisting of former members of militias from the town of Derna, drive along a road in Derna, eastern Libya October 3, 2014. The group pledged allegiance to the Islamic State on October 3, 2014 local media reported. Picture taken October 3, 2014.

    A bomb at an Iraqi checkpoint south of Baghdad killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 70 on Sunday, medical and security officials said.

  • To do list

    Jim Cramer went down his checklist of events that needed to occur in order for the market to bottom, to determine if this rally is sustainable.