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  • Obama: Crisis is Syria cannot be resolved only militarily

    CNBC's John Harwood updates on comments from President Obama regarding issues in Syria.

  • Obama expected to make statement on Syria

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, reports the latest details from the UN inspections in Syria as they prepare to leave tomorrow. The Syrian people are preparing for a U.S. strike following statements by Sec. of State John Kerry.

  • Markets: Not as bad as expected?

    Following statements from Sec. of State John Kerry, Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel; and Stephen Wood, Russell Investments, discuss what may be in store for the markets and how tapering could be affected.

  • President to address Syria situation

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down Sec. of State John Kerry's statements on findings of the used chemical weapons in Syria. Rep. Jackie Walorski, (R-IN), shares what to expect ahead of a conference call with the White House.

  • Syria & Fed hang over markets

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and market analyst Steve Grasso discuss what would happen to the markets in the event of a U.S. strike on Syria and our involvement in the conflict is longer than originally anticipated.

  • Internet stocks weigh on Nasdaq

    Traders continue to assess the situation in Syria. Some of the biggest losers on the Nasdaq today are eBay, Google and Amazon, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Don't think Russia, Iran would entangle US: Kattouf

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Theodore Kattouf weighs in on Secretary of State John Kerry's statements on the crisis in Syria and the potential U.S. military action there. "This has to be done quickly; it has to be effective, but not to the extent it entangles us in the civil war," he says.

  • Expect to see oil markets rally higher: Pro

    CNBC Contributor Addison Armstrong discusses the action in the oil market on Secretary of State John Kerry's comments about U.S. military action in Syria. "I would expect to see the oil markets rally higher into the close and end positive," he says.

  • Kerry: Question no longer what we know, but what we do

    CNBC's John Harwood says he would be very surprised if we do not see U.S. military action on Syria by Tuesday just before President Obama goes to Russia for the G-20 Summit.

  • Sec. John Kerry on Syria: 'Will not repeat Iraq'

    Sec. of State John Kerry makes the case for U.S. military action in Syria, saying he feels it is important to discuss directly with the American people. "Findings on Syria are as clear as they are compelling--with our own eyes, we've seen victims with symptoms of chemical attack."

  • Syria military attack 'schizophrenic'

    Nader Mousavizadeh, geopolitical analyst at Macro Advisory Partners, says that a U.S. military strike on Syria is likely, but there is uncertainty over the aim of the attack.

  • President Obama's Syrian dilemma

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, reports the latest details on UN inspections in Syria. And Bill Spindle, WSJ Middle Eastern bureau chief, discusses President Obama's quandary in Syria.

  • EM currencies vulnerable to global politics

    Luis Costa, EM strategist at Citi, talks about the effect of geopolitical tensions on emerging market currencies.

  • Syria Obama's 'trickiest' hour: Financial Times

    Edward Luce, Financial Times Washington columnist, discusses what a missile strike in Syria will mean for President Obama's credibility.

  • Struggles of a Syrian CEO

    Moe Ghashim, ShopGo CEO, says he left Syria last year because of the difficulty he encountered trying to run his business there.

  • Will US go it alone in Syria?

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin has the latest details on the unrest in Syria. And Steven Cook, Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the likelihood of a U.S. military strike on Syria now that the United Kingdom has signaled it will not intervene.

  • What's the next move for US in Syria?

    As the U.S. debates whether or not to take military action against Syria, questions are rising about Israel's involvement, reports NBC's Atia Abawi with the latest details from Tel Aviv.

  • Syria's effect on oil markets

    John Hofmeister, Citizens for Affordable Energy, discusses how uncertainty in the Middle East is impacting global energy production and prices.

  • What's Washington's next move in Syria?

    NBC's Richard Engel reports how the UK's decision to stay out of military intervention in Syria will likely impact the region. And Reuel Marc Gerecht, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, provides his perspective on what President Obama's next move in the Middle East should include.

  • Libya, not Syria stir oil concerns: Pro

    Richard Hastings, Global Hunter Securities, explains why minor oil disruptions in the Middle East will unlikely cause a major spike in energy prices.