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    Richard Murphy, former U.S. ambassador to Syria discusses what the U.S. needs to do and outlines his expectations of the possible outcomes.

  • Syria concerns weigh on markets Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 7:25 PM ET
    Syria concerns weigh on markets

    Discussing the impact of the crisis in Syria on stocks, with Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital Markets; Scott Nations of NationsShares; and Lewis Lehrman, The Lehrman Institute.

  • Syrian Army behind NYT & Twitter hacks: NBC Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Syrian Army behind NYT & Twitter hacks: NBC

    NBC News has learned the Syrian Electronic Army is behind a hack attack of The New York Times and Twitter. NBC's Robert Windrem offers insight.

  • Syria's red line Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Syria's red line

    NBC is hearing there will likely be U.S. missile strikes on Syria, reports NBC's Richard Engel. Bret Stephens, Wall Street Journal, explains why he thinks the U.S. should aim to kill Syrian President Bashar Assad if it chooses to take military action. Mark Kimmit, Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General, weighs in.

  • Ugly outlook? Cramer eyes Syria & Washington Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Ugly outlook? Cramer eyes Syria & Washington

    Whenever we don't know what's going to happen in the Middle East, we get a real sell-off in the market, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Cramer comments on Syria's impact on oil; as well as looming debt ceiling.

  • Oil surges above $109 Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 5:15 PM ET
    Oil surges above $109

    Discussing the fallout from last week's glitch on the Nasdaq, with CNBC's Bob Pisani; and the impact on oil price in relation to Syria, with John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Markets on edge: Time to worry? Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    Markets on edge: Time to worry?

    How U.S. involvement in Syria could play out this week, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; the "Fast Money" traders share their trades in relation to Russia's relationship with Syria; and David Bianco, Deutsche Bank, explains potential headwinds for the market outlook.

  • Syria: Impacting the US economy? Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:15 PM ET
    Syria: Impacting the US economy?

    The situation in Syria is impacting oil prices, surging 3 percent today on concerns of potential U.S. military action. Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, and David Hale of David Hale Global Economics, discuss economic threats.

  • Stocks close lower on Syria concerns Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET
    Stocks close lower on Syria concerns

    Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments; Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance; Tim Leach, U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss if the market's sell-off is a result of imminent U.S. military action in Syria.

  • Markets lose acceleration in final hour Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET
    Markets lose acceleration in final hour

    Fears of imminent U.S. military action against Syria moved the markets lower today. David Darst, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and CNBC's Jeff Cox discuss concerns.

  • Impact of Syria intervention Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    Impact of Syria intervention

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski has the latest on Syria as the world awaits President Obama's decision on military action. Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution, and Daniel Serwer, Johns Hopkins discuss what this may mean for the markets.

  • Oil and gold soar on Syrian news Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:32 PM ET
    Oil and gold soar on Syrian news

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the futures news from the Nymex. Today was the best day of the year for crude.

  • Closing Bell Exchange Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Closing Bell Exchange

    Syria worries are hitting stocks today. Peter Costa, Empire Executions; Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Capital; Joe Duran, United Capital Financial, Lee Partridge, Salient Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the effects U.S. military action in Syria may have on the markets.

  • Syria, debt, taper: Market impact Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 2:13 PM ET
    Syria, debt, taper: Market impact

    Discussing what Syria, the potential "taper," and the possible budget battle mean for the markets, with Steve Massocca, Wedbush Hedged Dividend Fund.

  • What intervention in Syria means Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 2:04 PM ET
    What intervention in Syria means

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the crisis in the Middle East, and what would happen if the U.S. intervened in Syria. Jacob Shapiro, STRATFOR Middle East analyst, thinks "there is a very high probability there will be some kind of punitive limited strike in Syria in the next few days."

  • Cashin: No easy answers to Syria Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:54 PM ET
    Cashin: No easy answers to Syria

    Discussing the difficulties facing Syria, and the broad impact on the market, with Art Cashin of UBS.

  • Syrian rebel leader 'supports US military strikes': NBC

    NBC News' Richard Engel reports Syrian rebel leader General Salim Idris completely supports the U.S. military strikes.

  • Stocks down on geopolitical risk Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:10 PM ET
    Stocks down on geopolitical risk

    Discussing the market's reaction to the violence in Syria, as well as the countdown to the debt ceiling, with David Bailin, Citi Private Bank.

  • What a US attack on Syria might look like Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET
    What a US attack on Syria might look like

    Defense Secretary Hagel told BBC the U.S. is "ready to go," in regards to taking action on Syria's chemical weapons attack. NBC News' Jim Miklaszewski and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera report.

  • Don't fight the tape on crude oil, pro says Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    Don't fight the tape on crude oil, pro says

    WTI could hit these levels on Syrian tensions, Addison Armstrong of Tradition Energy says.