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  • Why Gulf should be more worried about Yemen than oil Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 11:02 AM ET
    Houthi rebel fighters patrol a road in Sanaa January 23, 2015.

    Civil strife and terrorism in Yemen could pose a greater threat to the Gulf countries of the Middle East than tumbling oil prices, a major bank said.

  • Global flash points: Iran and ISIS Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 7:06 AM ET
    Global flash points: Iran and ISIS

    Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, shares his thoughts on geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.

  • ISIS: The richest terror group, spending too fast Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    ISIS fighters on parade

    An analysis shows ISIS is the world's richest terror group, owing to a nearly $400 million raid on an Iraqi bank in 2014, NBC reports.

  • French far right set to win in weekend vote Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 2:04 AM ET

    France’s Front National is poised to triumph in local elections this Sunday, in what will be a key test for the country’s struggling government.

  • Mass spying hindering anti-terror efforts: Greenwald Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    A woman protests the surveillance of U.S. citizens by the NSA outside the Justice Department, January 17, 2014.

    Glenn Greenwald, the gatekeeper of Edward Snowden's files, tells CNBC that mass surveillance on citizens by governments is making it harder for anti-terror agencies to spot terrorist plots.

  • Tracking the rise of 'new crime' Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:43 AM ET
    Tracking the rise of 'new crime'

    Craif Richardson, CEO of Wynyard, says the use of social media by terrorist networks poses as huge problems for global security agencies.

  • Why is the US not cracking down on Sudan? Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

    The US appears to be seeking constructive engagement with Sudan but it should be intensifying pressure on the government instead, says David Phillips.

  • Could Islamic State's 'looting economy' face defeat? Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 9:11 AM ET
    An Islamic State militant

    The terrorist group "Islamic State" has rarely been out of the headlines but could financial pressures undermine its ambitions -- and existence?

  • Oil boosts political risks worldwide Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 2:49 AM ET
    Firefighters work to put out a fire on an oil tank at the port of Es Sider in Ras Lanuf, Libya, Dec. 29, 2014.

    The fall in oil and gas prices and the rise of extremism are increasing risks across the globe in 2015. Here's what you should know.

  • Call them Islamic extremists Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:34 PM ET
    In this image made from video posted on a social media account affiliated with the Islamic State group on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants attack ancient artifacts with sledgehammers in the Ninevah Museum in Mosul, Iraq.

    The US needs to stop tiptoeing around religious sensitivity when it comes to terrorist acts in the name of Islam, says David Phillips.

  • CNBC update: Amazon hires former White House secretary Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    CNBC update: Amazon hires former White House secretary

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports on how IBM plans to win back investors, the latest ISIS terrorist acts and Amazon's new Senior Vice President for Worldwide Corporate Affairs.

  • CNBC update: ISIS executioner revealed Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    CNBC update: ISIS executioner revealed

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports authorities have identified ISIS executioner Jihadi John, Standard Chartered has a new CEO, and Barnes and Noble is set to spin-off its college book unit.

  • Three men arrested in anti-terror raid Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:38 PM ET
    Three men arrested in anti-terror raid

    Three men living in Brooklyn were allegedly plotting to join ISIS overseas, reports WNBC-TV Jonathan Dienst. Two of the men did have plane tickets before being arrested.

  • U.S. 'must do more' to crack down on ISIS Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    U.S. 'must do more' to crack down on ISIS

    The West has failed to come up with a clear strategy to deal with ISIS, argues Ron Wahid, CEO of Arcanum Global Intelligence.

  • US malls on high alert Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 3:15 PM ET
    The Mall of America was cited in an apparent threat from a Somali-based terrorist group.

    Discussing a terror threat against America's malls and its impact on security and consumers, with Michael Kerchevel, International Council of Shopping Centers president & CEO.

  • WH: No credible, specific threat against Mall of America

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on terror threats against American malls.

  • Business as usual at Mall of America Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    Business as usual at Mall of America

    Store managers say crowds at the Mall of America are about normal, despite a terror threat on American shopping malls, reports NBC's John Yang.

  • Somalia extremists urge attacks on US malls Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 8:23 AM ET
    People are seen walking through Roosevelt Field shopping mall in Garden City, New York February 22, 2015. The U.S. homeland security chief said on Sunday he takes seriously an apparent threat by Somali-based Islamist militants against prominent shopping sites in the West including the Mall of America in Minnesota and urged people there to be careful.

    A video purported to be by Somalia's rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S. and other Western countries.

  • Can free speech and blasphemy live together? Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo poses near a banner which reads "Charlie Hebdo, Honorary citizen of Paris," displayed in front of the City Hall.

    Terror in Copenhagen and Paris has renewed an old debate: should free speech countries adopt or strengthen blasphemy laws?

  • Not discussing real issues with ISIS: Todd Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 4:45 PM ET
    Not discussing real issues with ISIS: Todd

    "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd discusses the economics of terror groups like ISIS.