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  • Sheldon Adelson

    Sheldon Adelson spent at least $50 million in a failed attempt to defeat Barack Obama in the last election. Now he supports Obama on Syria.

  • Syria to declare chemical weapons

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Syria's foreign minister says Syria is prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal, and willing to sign the chemical weapons convention.

  • UN Security Council holds emergency meeting

    At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Pressure lifted off the market?

    China released better industrial production data. Dissecting the market's action, with Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • The case against Syria

    The WSJ/NBC news poll shows 6 out of 10 Americans do not want America to strike Syria, and about a third do, reports CNBC's John Harwood. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera offers insight on the Russia-Syria proposal to secure and destroy chemical weapons.

  • What Obama needs to say about Syria

    Marc Thiessen, former speech writer for George W. Bush, and former Gov. Ed Rendell, D-Pa., debate whether the president will be able to make his case tonight for military action in Syria.

  • American credibility is 'wafer-thin': Expert

    President Obama has agreed to UN talks on Russia's proposal for Syria's chemical weapons, reports CNBC's John Harwood. And Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, and Richard Murphy, Middle East Institute scholar, present insight on the crisis in Middle East ahead of tonight's big speech by the President.

  • Syria strike would hit commodities: pro

    Moorad Choudhry, professor at the department of mathematical sciences at Brunel University, says that a military strike in Syria would impact the market, and that tapering in September "makes sense".

  • Watching financial data on screens inside the Dubai Financial Market.

    Dubai stocks closed 8.5 percent higher on Tuesday on reports that the United States was considering a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Syria.

  • Senate vote on Syria delayed

    Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-WI)), explains why he disagrees about authorizing action in Syria and discusses what he hopes to hear from President Obama tonight.

  • Rep Boehner on military action in Syria

    House Majority Leader, John Boehner, (R-OH), gives new conference with the GOP leadership on Syria, jobs and health care reform.

  • 60% of Americans want 'no' vote on Syria: Poll

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the latest results from an NBC/WSJ poll which shows President Obama is facing an uphill battle in convincing Americans to take military action in Syria.

  • Kerry's suggestion gives Syria more time

    Syria and Russia may be working on a resolution which would call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to surrender all of his chemical weapons immediately, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Obama's approval on Syria drops to 28%: Poll

    CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the results of a recent NBC/WSJ poll which shows 60 percent of Americans want Congress to vote no on Syria.

  • President Obama on Tuesday night will address a nation solidly opposed to using military force against Syria, according to a new poll.

  • Why Syrian dialogue could be 'years away'

    John Drake, head of global intelligence at AKE, talks about the French U.N. resolution for Syria and the practical difficulties it raises and how dialogue between the different players is "a long way away".

  •  Action in Syria should only concern chemical weapons: Expert

    Liam Fox, author and former defence secretary, tells CNBC that the risk of acting in Syria needs to be weighed against the risk of inaction.

  • Gasoline prices sensitive to Syria

    Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, says if U.S. retail gasoline prices get into the range of $4 a gallon it could derail consumer confidence.

  • No military solution to Syrian crisis: Fmr Ambassador

    Edward Djerejian, Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria and Israel, also Founding Director of James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, says there has to be a political strategy for transition in Syria towards a post-Assad era.

  • Asaad warns of retaliation

    Is Syria going to surrender chemical weapons? NBC's Steve Handelsman; Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark; and Harvard Professor Nicholas Burns, share their opinions.