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  • Boehner: I support the President's call to action on Syria

    President Obama says Syria's use of chemical weapons poses serious threat to the United States. House Speaker John Boehner says he supports the President's call for military action, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Syria: humanitarian crisis grows

    Over two million Syrians are estimated to have left their country since the conflict began and fears are growing that a Western military strike would exacerbate violence in the region. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports.

  • Syria waits on Congress

    President Obama has urged Congress to vote on a resolution authorizing military action in Syria. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin has the latest developments.

  • Obama: Assad must be held accountable

    President Obama has a broader strategy to help Syrian opposition and is asking Congress to vote promptly on military action.

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

    Congress is holding its first public hearing about plans for intervention in Syria as Obama seeks to convince skeptical Americans and lawmakers about the need for military action.

  • Johnson: Syria a 'rolling disaster'

    Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., discusses the questions he has about involvement in Syria and what he wants to hear before he agrees to support it.

  • El-Erian: The markets, Syria & tapering

    Pico CEO and co-CIO Mohamed El-Erian discusses the markets and his opinion on events in Syria as well as whether he will upgrade his outlook on the global economy.

  • Can Russia remain relevant?

    William Browder, CEO, Hermitage Capital Management, looks at Russia's relationship with Syria and the benefits of instability in the Middle East. National pride and relevance are the reasons behind the country's stance in Syria, he says. With Jason Trennert.

  • McCaffrey's case for strikes against Syria

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey, MSNBC Military Analyst, discusses his belief that the U.S. should strike in Syria as punishment for the country using chemical weapons against its own civilians. McCaffrey supports the President going to Congress for approval.

  • Congressional debate over Syria

    Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Foreign Relations Committee chairman, discusses his opinions over whether the U.S. should strike Syria heading into Tuesday's hearings. Will the country be drawn in to a much larger conflict?

  • Seeking September stocks

    Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners LLC, looks at the markets and discusses where he sees investment opportunities for September.

  • Syria's market impact

    Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners LLC, and Jim Paulson, Wells Capital Management, discuss the impact of Syria on the markets and whether a taper is still in the cards. They also look at jobs numbers as a potential market influencer.

  • The story on Syria

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest news in the debate over whether the U.S. should take military action against Syria in light of the country's use of chemical weapons against its own people.

  • Inside line on Syria

    Ben White, Politico, and Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research, discuss what's likely to happen next in the debate over Syria as Congress takes up the issue of a military strike.

  • Squawk Box Syria Reaction

    John Harwood, CNBC chief Washington correspondent, discusses events in Washington and Syria over the weekend. Congress will begin taking up the issue this week. With Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst.

  • Were missiles launched towards Syria?

    A lot of mixed reports are coming in after a Russian news agency said that ¿ballistic objects¿ had been launched from the Mediterranean sea reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin.

  • Will gold ease off over Syria?

    Matthew Turner, precious metals analyst at Macquarie Securities, tells CNBC that the focus for gold will turn back to US monetary policy.

  •  Is Obama at the Republicans mercy on Syria?

    James Fallon, analyst for the Middle East at Control Risks, tells CNBC that the decision to consult Congress is a risky one in the short-term.

  • Supply issues impacting oil prices: strategist

    Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, talks about supply side issues affecting oil prices and how the market still expects some kind of intervention in Syria.

  • US should stay 'completely out' of Syria: pro

    Douglas Macgregor, former director of NATO's Kosovo air campaign, argues that President Obama's decision to seek Congressional approval on Syria is due to poor domestic support.