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  • Obama's Next Move With Syria

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest details on chemical weapons in Syria; and discussing whether the Assad regime has crossed President Obama's "red line," with Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation.

  • US: Syria Launched Chem Attacks

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of State John Kerry are saying the US government believes Syria has conducted two chemical weapon attacks on its own people. Ayman Moheyeldin, NBC News foreign correspondent, weighs in.

  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with reporters after reading a statement on chemical weapon use in Syria.

    The White House says Syria may have crossed President Obama's "red line" by using chemical weapons against rebels, but the administration is still trying to find a "smoking gun."

  • President Obama's 'Red Line'

    We are getting closer to the U.S. getting involved in Syria, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Fatmagül Sultan pours 188 megawatts of electricity into Lebanon's suffering power grid every day.

    Lebanon's energy demand has jumped as hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees have fled into Lebanon to escape the war in their country. But Lebanon may have found a fix.

  • North Korea Threat: How Should US Respond?

    How concerned should the U.S. be in regards to the threat from North Korea? Sen. George Mitchell who was the special envoy to the Middle East, provides perspective.

  • Time For Boots on Ground In Syria?

    There are new accusations today about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Is now the time for U.S. to step in? House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, shares his opinions.

  • Syrian rebels gather around a T-72 tank, captured from government forces, in the flashpoint Syrian province of Idlib near the border with Turkey.

    There are serious concerns that Syria's violence will spread throughout the Middle East. No one seems to have an answer for how to bring the war to an end, but now it appears the Saudis are going to try.

  • Tony Blair on US Aid to Syrian Rebels

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks exclusively with CNBC Chief International Correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera at the 2013 YPO Global Leadership Summit in Istanbul about the United States putting arms into Syria and the recent U.K. downgrade from Moody's.

  • Turmoil in Syria, Egypt Escalate

    Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress, and Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. ambassador to Morocco, discuss the latest escalation of violence in the Middle East.

  • Syria's Internet Connection Gets Cut Off

    At least 65 people were found shot dead with their hands bound in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday in a "new massacre" in the near two-year revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.

  • Ex-Diplomat Calls for Action on Syria

    Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud, former Saudi Ambassador to the U.S., says "nobody is doing anything" about the unrest in Syria and if the world had acted six months ago, we would not be in this "mess".

  • Syria Crisis Hurts Jordan: Minister

    Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Saudi Arabia's finance minister, highlights the impact of Syria's crisis on neighboring Turkey and Lebanon, and in particular, Jordan.

  • President Obama on Friday signed a bill that brings U.S. trade relations with Russia into the 21st century but also ushers in a testy era in which the United States could publicly "name and shame" Russian human rights violators.

  • This is a satellite image of a location widely reported as a chemical weapons facility in Al Safirah, Syria collected on August 1, 2012.

    The Syrian military is poised tonight to use chemical weapons against their own people -- and all it would take is the final order from Syrian President Assad.

  • Syria Preparing Chemical Weapons

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials say the Syria military is poised to use chemical weapons against their own people, but Syria President Bashar al-Asaad has not given the order yet; and discussing the fiscal cliff negotiations in Washington, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports founder & president; and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).

  • Syria Moving Chemical Weapons?

    President Obama laid out a stern warning for Syria, saying "Syria's use of chemical weapons would be unacceptable." John Batchelor of The John Batchelor Show host, weighs in.

  • Oil held around $111 per barrel on Monday on signs China's economic growth was beginning to recover.

  • Madeleine Albright on the US Role in Syria

    Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, talks to CNBC about the US role in the Syria conflict and whether they should be taking a tougher stance.

  • Syria's Internet Connection Gets Cut Off

    Syria's Internet access was shut down Thursday.