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  •  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.

  • Oil impact from Syria

    Crude oil is at a 2-year high following possible U.S. military action in Syria. Dan Dicker, MercBloc, discusses key flash points in oil production.

  • Markets on edge awaiting Syria news

    CNBC's Bob Pisani, Courtney Reagan, and Rick Santelli discuss the markets, oil, and gold awaiting news on Syria.

  • Cashin: Volume may pick up Friday

    Dissecting the latest action in the markets, and what to expect ahead of Monday's holiday, with Art Cashin of UBS.

  • The 'french fry burger' at Burger King

    Syrian hackers claimed responsibility for taking down The New York Times and Twitter's websites, and a look at Burger King's "french fry burger." CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Bob Pisani, discuss.

  • Arab League declines to back US strike

    The Arab League said today it doesn't really want the U.S. to attack. Discussing his opinions on what President Obama should do, with Frank Gaffney, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense.