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  • Syria fears could delay Fed taper: Expert

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, and Howard Ward, Gabelli Funds, provide insight on how the Syrian crisis is impacting stocks and currency prices.

  • UN investigation in Syria continues

    A team of United Nations chemical weapons experts will interview the wounded and inspect sites where witnesses say chemical weapons struck. James Phillips, Heritage Foundation, provides perspective on how the United States should proceed.

  • UK lawmakers debate over Syria

    The British Parliament is holding a special session to discuss "appropriate measures" in response to Syria's alleged chemical weapons attack, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Is US in lose-lose situation in Syria?

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest developments in Syria as UN inspectors continue their investigation, and Col. Jack Jacobs, Medal of Honor recipient, discusses the possible fallout from a U.S.-led retaliatory attack on Syria.

  •   Syria sits in the heart of a critical oil region: Pro

    Richard Mallinson, chief policy analyst at Energy Aspects, tells CNBC that Syria has the ability to affect other countries in the region that are more important to the oil price.

  •  Commodities ease as fears of imminent Syria strike lessens

    Ole Hansen, senior commodities strategist at Saxo Bank, tells CNBC that a lot of concern over Syria is already priced into the oil price.

  •   Diplomatic options must be pursued before military: Expert

    Lord Owen, former British foreign secretary, tells CNBC it is important to follow United Nations procedures on Syria.

  • Syrian regime will be replaced by chaos: Former ambassador

    Andrew Green, former UK ambassador to Syria, tells CNBC that intervention in Syria has not been thought through and any quick action is likely to make things worse.

  •  Oil supply concerns are more Libya than Syria: Pro

    Ric Deverell, global head of FX and commodities at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that the market is pricing into oil the possibility that something bad could happen in the Middle East.

  • Is Syria really impacting the markets?

    Christopher Granville, managing-director, Trusted Sources and Chris Tinker, founder at Libra Investment Services, discuss the implications of Syria on the markets.

  • US foreign policy has failed in the Middle East: Pro

    John Sfakianakis, chief investment strategist at MASIC, tells CNBC that the United States has lost all of its leverage in the Middle East.

  • UK Parliament debates action over Syria

    The UK parliament has delayed a final vote on Syria until after the UN chemical weapons inspectors have submitted their report. Hadley Gamble has more from Westminster.

  • Gas prices about to spike?

    Time to fill up on gas before prices potentially head higher? Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy, and Patrick Dehaan, Gasbuddy.com, share their opinions.

  • UN inspector mandate in Syria to expire

    The mandate for the UN inspectors in Syria is supposed to expire on Sunday, reports NBC's Richard Engel. Dion Nissenbaum, Wall Street Journal Pentagon reporter adds the Obama administration is ready to go; and Former U.S. secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld, weighs in.

  • Guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (right), with a French anti-submarine frigate during exercises earlier this year.

    Military strikes on Syria present a complex set of possible outcomes, all of them disruptive for energy markets. But some scenarios are worse than others.

  • World awaits action on Syria

    Tensions with Syria continue as a senior U.S. official tells NBC "we're past the point of no return." CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details. And former ambassador Marc Ginsberg, and Barry Pavel, The Atlantic Council, discuss the impact of an attack.

  • Will bad news be good news for the markets?

    With tensions in Syria building; Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group; Peter Anderson, Congress Asset Management; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss today's markets.

  • Geopolitical uncertainty

    With military conflict looming, Jeff Levanthal, HighTower, and Michael Dueker, Russell Investments, discuss how the Fed's decision to taper will be affected.

  • Hacking: Already at war with Syria?

    A group calling themselves "The Syrian Electronic Army" has said to compromise several media sites. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on battle lines re-drawn through cyberspace.

  • Quiet day on Wall Street

    With light trading volume leading into a holiday weekend, Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds, joins to discuss the markets.