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  • Forget Syria, market was due for a pause: Pro Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:05 PM ET
    Forget Syria, market was due for a pause: Pro

    The stock market's recent decline was due because of fundamentals regardless of geopolitical risk, Josh Brown of Fusion Analytics says.

  • How oil prices could be impacted by Syria Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    How oil prices could be impacted by Syria

    Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says the situation in Syria is only relevant to oil prices if the tensions spread to other countries in the region.

  • West to intervene in Syria before week-end? Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    West to intervene in Syria before week-end?

    Syria has said it would be "defiant" in the face of a U.S- led military intervention, which could take place before the end of the week, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin.

  • Will US be forced to strike Syria? Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    Will US be forced to strike Syria?

    Helima Croft, Barclays, discusses whether it is too soon for the U.S. to act on Syria's chemical weapons attack. And NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest details on the intensifying situation there.

  • Cramer: This is the 'go-to' sector, despite Syria Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    After news that U.S. missile strikes in Syria could come "as early as Thursday," Cramer suggested some sectors that may help investors protect portfolios amid geopolitical turmoil.

  • US military strikes in Syria now 'premature': Expert Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 10:22 AM ET
    US military strikes in Syria now 'premature': Expert

    NBC's Richard Engel reports missile strikes in Syria could come as early as Thursday if President Obama decides it is time to act. And Middle East expert, Ken Timmerman provides insight on the rising tension there and why a military response now is premature.

  • Syria uncertainty driving up gold, silver & oil prices Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 9:48 AM ET
    Syria uncertainty driving up gold, silver & oil prices

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports a fear premium is pushing commodity prices higher.

  • Here's what Cramer's watching ahead of the bell Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 8:53 AM ET
    Here's what Cramer's watching ahead of the bell

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. This morning Cramer is keeping an eye on mounting tension in Syria and the debt battle in Washington.

  • Clear evidence of chemical weapons in Syria: Kerry Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 7:24 AM ET
    Clear evidence of chemical weapons in Syria: Kerry

    NBC's Richard Engel reports tensions are growing over Syria, as the U.S. discusses ways the Syrian government should be held accountable for suspected chemical attacks.

  • Syria: expect a military intervention soon? Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 5:05 AM ET
    Syria: expect a military intervention soon?

    The prospect of a "looming military intervention" from the international community in Syria raises a lot of political and humanitarian concerns reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin.

  • Military intervention in Syria would be limited: Expert

    James Fallon, Middle East analyst at Control Risks, tells CNBC that a military response to Syria's use of chemical weapons would be limited in scale and therefore Assad's stomach to respond would be limited.

  • The next 'world war' could start in Syria: Pro Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:15 AM ET
    The next 'world war'could start in Syria: Expert

    Dorothee Schmid, researcher at IFRI, tells CNBC that global conflict is currently in the making and the next world war could start in Syria.

  • Will US try to oust Assad? Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Will US try to oust Assad?

    NBC's Steve Handelsman reports the United Nations investigation is not yet complete on the violence in Syria. Gen. Barry McCaffrey, and Gary Berntsen, Former CIA Officer, discuss how the U.S. will respond.

  • Kerry: 'Chemical attack undeniable' Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:56 PM ET
    Kerry: 'Chemical attack undeniable'

    NBC's Andrea Mitchell has the latest details on the Obama Administration's response to Syria's use of chemical weapons.

  • Sec. Kerry: Clear reason world has banned chemical weapons

    Secretary of State John Kerry addressed the crisis in Syria. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama is ready to make an informed decision as to what to do in response to the likely chemical weapons used in Syria.

  • Sec. Kerry on crisis in Syria Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 2:53 PM ET
    Sec. Kerry on crisis in Syria

    Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the crisis in Syria. "There are clear reasons the world has banned chemical weapons," he says.

  • Awaiting John Kerry's statement on Syria Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 2:04 PM ET
    Awaiting John Kerry's statement on Syria

    Secretary of State John Kerry will address the crisis in Syria; CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details; Reva Bhalla, Stratfor, weighs in,

  • UN visits possible site of chemical attack in Syria Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 1:18 PM ET
    UN visits possible site of chemical attack in Syria

    NBC's Richard Engel reports the latest developments from Syria.

  • Syria: UN investigating chemical use Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Syria: UN investigating chemical use

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Cairo on the latest developments in Syria where UN inspectors are visiting the sites of the alleged chemical attacks.

  • US military action in Syria? Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:07 AM ET
    US military action in Syria?

    The White House is considering military action after reports surfaced the Syrian government used chemical weapons, reports CNBC's John Harwood. And, Jerry Seib, WSJ Washington bureau chief, shares insight on the struggle in the Middle East.