White House Wars and Military Conflicts

  • How can the West fight ISIS?

    Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, says Western countries are trying to figure out how to fight ISIS, as the terrorist organization grows and learns new tactics.

  • Belgium PM responds to criticism

    Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, reports on comments by the Belgium Prime Minister that the country will exchange intelligence with allies and deal with the the large Belgians going to fight in Syria.

  • How will terrorism affect France's economy?

    Michel Landel, CEO of Sodexo, is concerned that the Paris terror attacks will impact tourism to France and says his country should cut public spending to finance more security and anti-terrorism measures.

  • 'ISIS is being used as a scapegoat'

    Hussain Nadim, PhD candidate at University of Sydney, explains why the current geopolitical situation is similar to the Cold War-style proxy wars.

  • U.S. conditions may be ripe for a December rate, but the global economy is on shaky ground, EY's global chair and CEO told CNBC.

  • 2 dead, 8 arrested in Paris raids

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the latest developments following the Paris attacks. Officials say they are not yet in a position to identify the people killed in the raid.

  • France may extend emergency powers

    Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, speaks to Chantal Jouanno, a French politician and member of the UDI party, about the possibility of emergency powers being given to President Francois Hollande following the terror attacks in Paris.

  • How investors will react to Paris terror attacks

    Louis Gargour, CIO for LNG Capital, says tourism and airlines are likely to experience pressure as a result of the terrorist attacks in France.

  • Security forces signal journalists to move back as they secure the area near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, November 13, 2015.

    Shots and explosions were heard once again this morning in Paris as Police launched an assault. CNBC's Hadley Gamble has all the latest.

  • Obama urges Russia to focus on fighting Islamic State

    President Barack Obama calls on Russia to concentrate on the war against IS.

  • International Friendly match between England and France at Wembley Stadium on November 17, 2015 in London, England.

    England beat France 2-0 in an emotional friendly at Wembley on Tuesday when more than 70,000 fans paid tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks.

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the faltering immigration reform agenda to the news media with in the Rose Garden at the White House June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC

    President Obama said on Wednesday that he wanted Moscow to shift its focus from propping up Syria's government to fighting Islamic State.

  • Police investigators arrive outside the Bataclan concert hall the morning after a series of deadly attacks in Paris, November 14, 2015.

    A phone found near the site of one of Paris shootings had a text message on it saying words to the effect of "let's go."

  • ECB likely to expand stimulus: Investor

    After the Paris attacks, the ECB will likely expand its quantitative easing program in order to boost confidence, says Mark Burgess, CIO of EMEA and global head of equities at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

  • Russia's recalibration in Syria

    Michael McFaul, Former US Ambassador to Russia; Michael Santoli, Senior Markets Commentator, CNBC; Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of The Aspen Institute; discuss Syria and whether the United States should open its doors to 10,000 refugees.

  • Obama's ISIS strategy

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on criticism that the Obama Administration isn't doing enough to fight ISIS.

  • Syria refugee Nedal Al-Hayk works as a fabricator, Nov. 16, 2015, in Warren, Mich.

    The process for admitting refugees into the United States is much stricter than those applied to workers or tourists.

  • French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech during an exceptional joint gathering of both of the French houses of parliament on November 16, 2015 in Versailles, France. During his speech, the French President expressed his commitment to 'destroying' Islamic State (IS), following Friday's terrorist attacks which left at least 129 people dead and hundreds more injured.

    France made an unprecedented demand for its European Union allies to support its military action against the Islamic State.

  • The future of cyber warfare

    Lewis Henderson, consultant at Glasswall Solutions, says it is time to move beyond reactive cyber security and look towards locating and disarming threats.

  • Hollande to meet with Obama over ISIS fight

    Hadley Gamble, CNBC correspondent, reports that French President Francois Hollande will travel to the U.S. to build a counter-ISIS coalition with President Barack Obama.