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  • Can Syria really affect the oil price?

    Amrita Sen, chief oil analyst at Energy Aspects, tells CNBC that Syria's effect on the oil price will be limited in the short-term.

  • IMF's Lagarde: There will be further progress on Syria

    Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF tells CNBC, that 'chat chat' is better than 'war war' and there was a lot of talking about Syria at the G20.

  • Syria attack could push oil to $125-$130: Pro

    Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says an attack on Syria will lead to continued unrest, driving oil prices higher.

  • What a 'no' vote on Syria means for Obama

    If President Obama gets a "no" vote from Congress in regards to military action in Syria, what might this hurt his agenda? Robert Costa, National Review; KellyAnne Conway, The Polling Company; and Blake Zeff, Salon.com, share their opinions.

  • Obama selling case for Syria?

    President Obama will address America on Syria this coming Tuesday. Robert Costa, National Review; KellyAnne Conway, The Polling Company; and Blake Zeff, Salon.com, discuss Obama's efforts to make the case for action in Syria, and the Republican divide on the subject.

  • Syria overshadows G-20 meeting

    CNBC's Steve Sedgewick reports Syria issues dominated meetings at the G-20 Summit, though there was talk on economics; and Theodore Kattouf, former Ambassador to Syria, and Mark Kimmitt, retired U.S. Army Brigadier General, discuss how the administration has handled the Syria situation.

  • Russia sends another navy ship to Syria

    President Obama and Russian President Putin failed to reach an agreement on Syria at the G-20 Summit. CNBC's John Harwood has the latest on the rising tensions. Mark Galeotti, NYU professor; and Stephen Sestanovich, Council on Foreign Relations, join to discuss Vladimir Putin's end game.

  • Mixed close for stocks

    With anticipation for military action in Syria building, J.J. Burns, JJ Burns & Company; and CNBC's Ron Insana and Rick Santelli discuss how President Obama's plan will affect the markets and the Fed's ability to taper.

  • Syria cast shadow over G-20 Summit

    NBC's Steve Sedgwick is in St. Petersburg, Russia with the latest from the G-20 Summit. And William Cohen, former Secretary of Defense, shares his opinion on President Obama's mission.

  • There's a fake CNN report going around via spam saying "The United States began bombing!" in Syria, and clicking it may result in malware on your device.

  • Washington dysfunction: Risk to markets?

    What is the one worry for the markets? Arthur Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, and Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, discuss.

  • President Obama presses his case

    President Obama is continuing to make his case for action in Syria. Right now the House is having a lot of trouble with a very strong constituent reaction for both Democrats and Republicans, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Jobs report disappoints, NYT on Summers

    Fewer jobs were created in August than expected. Also, The New York Times on the potential nomination of Larry Summers as Fed chair. Marc Morial of the National Urban League and Ron Christie of Christie Strategies discuss.

  • President Obama lays out plan for Syria

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports President Obama is speaking at the G-20 meeting about his call for action against Syria.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron

    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron took to social media to defend his country on Friday, after reports that Russia had mocked Britain as a small island of no significance.

  • Pres Obama: Syria key topic with Putin

    President Obama said at the G-20 Summit he will address the American people on Tuesday regarding Syria. CNBC's John Harwood and Steve Sedgwick break down the President's comments. Ayham Kamel, Eurasia Group, weighs in.

  • Pres. Obama addresses G-20 Summit

    President Obama addresses the G-20 Summit. For the first time in years, he said, we're focused on building the economy and not recovering. The President also said he plans to address the American people on Tuesday regarding Syria.

  • Odds of Congressional approval on Syria

    Dennis Ross, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, lays out the odds that Congress will approve U.S. action against Syria. What happens if Assad uses chemical weapons again?

  • G20 overwhelmed by Syria

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the G20 and last night's meeting, which included a session where Russian President Putin asked every leader to voice his or her opinion on Syria. Many seemed to support President Obama's position.

  • Talking taper timeline: Gartman

    Dennis Gartman, founder, editor & publisher, The Gartman Letter, discusses the possibility of a September taper and whether Syria is going to have any significant impact on the Fed's decision.