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  • 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

    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?

    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: 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?

    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'

    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

    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

    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

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

  • 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?

    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.

  • Will US take action on Syria?

    President Barack Obama says there is little doubt Syrian forces used chemical weapons in an attack on rebels. Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations provides perspective on the growing unrest in the Middle East.

  • US experts visit site of poison gas attack in Syria

    CNBC's John Harwood reports lawmakers are debating what to do about the situation in Syria after an alleged chemical attack took place last week against rebels.

  • Why Syria is 'too late to be credible'

    Dominique Moisi, special advisor at the French Institute for International Relations, agrees with the U.S. that Syria is "too late to be credible" and discusses the risks of delaying an international intervention.

  • A spike in oil prices just around the corner: Pro

    Jonathan Barratt, founder of Barratt's Bulletin, says a spike in oil prices is imminent because of the Syrian crisis and the U.S. hurricane season.

  • U.S. military and national security advisers huddled with President Barack Obama at the White House on Saturday to consider options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government this week.

  • Did Syria cross red line?

    NBC's Steve Handelsman reports critics in Washington are complaining that President Obama's delay of any U.S. military response is giving Syria a green light to use weapons again. Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Huffington Post; Avik Roy, Manhattan Institute; and Mark Simone, WOR radio talk show host, share their opinions on what they want President Obama to do.

  • What's the end game for Syria?

    Richard Mallinson, chief policy analyst at Energy Aspects, tells CNBC that a confirmation of chemical weapons in Syria would put a lot of pressure on Obama.