ALGIERS, Algeria— Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. The stakes for the oil-rich nation— a key U.S. ally against terrorism— are especially high because of the dramatic fall of oil prices and the rising threat from extremist groups across the border in Mali, Libya and Tunisia.» Read More
NBC's Duncan Golestani reports on the growing unrest in Iraq as refugees flee ISIS and political instability deepens.
Jerry Webman, Chief Economist & Senior Investment Officer at OppenheimerFunds, says a surge in North American oil supplies offsets geopolitical risks in the Middle East and Ukraine.
Russian said a humanitarian convoy which is heading to eastern Ukraine from Russia would cross the border only under the aegis of the Red Cross.
David Phillips, Columbia University, shares his thoughts on Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki's refusal to step down as prime minister, and weighs in on what the Obama administration needs to do to turn the tide against terrorism in Iraq.
Russia's President Putin will address members of the Crimean government and parliament while in the breakaway region on Thursday.
Haider al-Ibadi has plenty on his plate. Designated the next prime minister of Iraq, he first has to make sure incumbent Nouri al-Maliki quits.
Lawrence Korb, American Progress senior fellow, and Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, share their thoughts on American foreign policy in Iraq and the ouster of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Tony Nash, Vice President at Delta Economics, expects geopolitical events to weigh on upcoming data, with Chinese exports possibly seeing a 3 to 5 fall in the remaining quarters of 2014.
Safe-haven assets such as U.S. Treasurys and bunds may be rising amid increased geopolitical risks, but some believe it isn't a flight-to-safety bid.
President Barack Obama pledged to support Iraqi President Fouad Massoum and newly nominated prime minister-designate Haider Abadi.
After a weather- and inventory-related drag in the first quarter, the American economy is charging ahead in a big way
But a Ukrainian spokesman says Russia has massed 45,000 troops on the Ukraine border, backed by an array of heavy equipment.
New prime minister Haider al-Abadi called on Iraqis to unite against the "barbaric" campaign waged by Islamic State militants.
Douglas Ollivant, New America Foundation, and Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, discuss the ongoing crisis in Iraq, and President Obama's next move.
NBC's Duncan Golestani, reports the latest details on the growing crisis in Iraq as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announces he will not allow the newly-elected president to take over, as the U.S. steps up airstrikes against militant group ISIS.
Israeli negotiators were due in Cairo on Monday for talks on ending a month-old Gaza war with Palestinian militants.
Colin Chapman, President of the New South Wales chapter of the Australian Institute of International Affairs, says an invasion of Ukraine doesn't benefit Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Gareth Berry, FX Strategist at UBS Investment Bank, says the threat of an escalation in Ukraine will weigh on the euro in the near term. He later discusses if it's time to short the currency.
James Dorsey, Senior Fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, discusses the effectiveness of the U.S. air strikes and air drops of humanitarian aid in Iraq.
Special forces loyal to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki were deployed on Sunday night in strategic areas of Baghdad.