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At some point during airstrikes in Iraq American taxpayer-financed fighter jets may fire on and destroy American taxpayer-financed weapons.
The FAA has announced all U.S carriers are prohibited from flight operations in the Baghdad region. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the details.
Gen. Barry McCaffrey, McCaffrey Associates, weighs on the United States' air campaign in Iraq. Gen. McCaffrey says if the purpose is to sustain the Kurds as a bastion against ISIL, the U.S. needs to arm and support them.
Retired U.S. Army Colonel Jack Jacobs, weighs in on today's airstrikes in Iraq. Jacobs says the humanitarian situation was overwhelming and compelling and forced the U.S. to take action.
Two F/A-18 aircrafts dropped 500 pound laser guided bombs on ISIL artillery, and military planes delivered food and water to thousands of refugees, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
US military aircraft conducted a strike on ISIS artillery in Iraq, the Pentagon's spokesman said via Twitter.
U.S. officials have announced fighter jets have dropped two 500-pound bombs on ISIL enemy forces, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Amid reports that Russia may be open to de-escalating the crisis in Ukraine, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer told CNBC on Friday that he's not buying it.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Pentagon has confirmed there have been airstrikes in Iraq.
The administration is risk adverse, says David Phillips, Columbia University, sharing his thoughts on the Iraq crisis, and why the U.S. should not put additional boots on the ground but rather give the Kurds the means to defend themselves.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discuss President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes in Iraq.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discuss how the escalating situations in Russia and Ukraine are impact on the markets.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on two separate U.S. missions in Iraq - one humanitarian and the other against terrorists.
I can't help but think we are creating the new "one-percent," says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing how geopolitical instability is impacting the global bond markets.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, provides perspective on the administration's efforts to protect the city of Erbil and its impact on global markets.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the latest developments surrounding the crisis in Iraq. The U.S. is to provide emergency assistance to Iraqi civilians, reports Javers.
Jeff Mankoff, Fellow and Deputy Director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Russia and Eurasia Program, discusses the consequences if Russia launches an invasion of Ukraine.
Despite simmering tensions between China and Southeast Asia, trade between them has surged in recent years and the ties will only deepen, HSBC said.
The Netherlands' prime minister has called a halt to the search for remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine.
August is the month when, many Russians believe, things often go wrong for the country, could this August be about to repeat the pattern?