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  • Odds of Congressional approval on Syria

    Dennis Ross, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, lays out the odds that Congress will approve U.S. action against Syria. What happens if Assad uses chemical weapons again?

  • G20 overwhelmed by Syria

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the G20 and last night's meeting, which included a session where Russian President Putin asked every leader to voice his or her opinion on Syria. Many seemed to support President Obama's position.

  • Talking taper timeline: Gartman

    Dennis Gartman, founder, editor & publisher, The Gartman Letter, discusses the possibility of a September taper and whether Syria is going to have any significant impact on the Fed's decision.

  • We support the US in Syria: Australian fin min

    Bob Carr, the Australian foreign minister, tells CNBC that they support limited American intervention in Syria.

  • Putin is asking a question no one can answer: Expert

    Bernard Sucher, board member of Aton, tells CNBC that Russia's strength in Syria is over the issue of who would replace Assad if he was deposed.

  •  The G20 should be called the G-Zero: Eurasia Group

    Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group, tells CNBC that going to Congress over Syria was the single biggest misstep in foreign policy during the Obama administration

  • We are fulfilling our duty on Syria: Merkel

    Angela Merkel, the German chancellor tells ZDF that the German government was fulfilling its duty on Syria despite an upcoming election.

  • Cohen on Striking Syria

    The U.S. is on the brink of taking action against Syria for its alleged chemical attack against its own people last month. President Barack Obama is pushing Congress and our allies to support a limited strike, while Russian President Vladimir Putin is promising to assist Syria if it suffers an outside attack. Is the U.S. ready to engage in potentially another war? Former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen puts into perspective the costs and benefits of reprimanding Syria.

  • Markets & military action

    What can investors expect from the markets days before a military attack? Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter, look at patterns that go back to World War II.

  • Cashin: Volume may pick up Friday

    If 10-year Treasurys reach a certain yield, it could be a "trip wire" for markets with the potential to blunt buying in equities, said Art Cashin.

  • Obama tries to bolster support for Syria

    President Obama is meeting world leaders in Russia at the G-20 Summit today to hopefully gain support for military action in Syria. NBC's Chick Todd is in St. Petersburg, Russia with the latest.

  • President Obama arrives at G-20

    President Obama came face to face with Russia's Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • Is the oil market overdoing Syria fears?

    Abhishek Deshpande, oil markets analyst at Natixis, discusses the political premium attached to oil prices and says they will only spike to $150 if the situation in Syria spreads to other countries.

  • Obama to explain 'current thinking' at G-20

    President Obama has arrived at St. Petersburg in Russia to attend the G-20 event, NBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.

  • Traders buy the dip in oil

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports energy and metals are have rebounded after a rough open yesterday.

  • Before the open with Art Cashin

    Art Cashin, UBS, shares what to watch for ahead of the market's open including oil and gas as military action in Syria remains imminent.

  • ECB's Draghi: We stand ready to act

    Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the central bank is ready to act if Syria or emerging markets weaken euro zone growth but there has been no discussion of co-ordinated action.

  • Obama and Putin shake hands

    President Obama is greeted in Russia by President Vladimir Putin.

  • Full-fledged air war in Syria?

    Christopher Dickey, MidEast editor, Newsweek and the Daily Beast, says an all-out air war could bring Syria's Assad to the negotiating table, but could also cost a lot of Syrian lives.

  • China warned military action in Syria would hurt the world economy and push up oil prices, reinforcing Vladimir Putin's attempts to talk President Barack Obama out of air strikes.