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  • Senate reaction to Obama's diplomatic route

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D-ND), and Sen. John Barrasso, (R-WY), provide their views on President Obama's decision to hold off on a military strike on Syria for now and instead give Bashar Assad 45 days to sign the chemical weapons ban.

  • Markets standing by for Syria

    Charles Campbell, MKM Partners, provides perspective on the market's reaction to President Obama's speech last night, as fears over an imminent strike on Syria recede.

  • President Obama takes diplomatic route on Syria

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights from President Obama's Syria address to the nation. And Joe Watkins, former George H.W. Bush White House official; Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, and Jimmy Williams, MSNBC contributor, debate whether the President made his case on Syria.

  • Did Obama make his case on Syria?

    In his address to the nation on Tuesday night, President Obama said he will hold off on a military strike against Syria and opt for more diplomatic measures to force Syria to hand over its chemical weapons, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Dubai's stock market pops on easing Syria tensions

    Youself Gamal El-Din reports on the massive gains in Dubai's stock market, as a military strike against Syria now looks less likely.

  • Putin is in control of Syria diplomacy: Pro

    Christian Whiton, Principal at D.C. International Advisory and former State Department Senior Advisor, provides instant analysis on President Obama's national address on Syria.

  • Pres. Obama & the case against Syria

    President Barack Obama presents his case for action against Syria to the American people, live from the White House. The President says he asked Congress to postpone a vote and that he'll continue to work with Britain and France, Russia and China to get a U.N. solution.

  • President Obama to speak on Syria

    Discussing the crisis in Syria, and what to expect from President Obama's speech tonight, with Michael Steele, Former RNC Chairman, and CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Will Russia plan avert attack?

    President Obama appears to be backing away from a military strike in Syria in favor of a solution that would put Syria's chemical weapons under international control. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA); Alan Dershowitz, Harvard law professor; and Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation, discuss.

  • Fmr Mayor Giuliani: 'Syria is a risk because of Iran'

    Former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani, shares his take on Syria as the 12 year anniversary of September 11th approaches. He also discusses the race for NYC's next mayor.

  • Progress in Syria talks

    CNBC's John Harwood reports possible next steps as Syria's foreign minister says they are prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal.

  • Sheldon Adelson

    Sheldon Adelson spent at least $50 million in a failed attempt to defeat Barack Obama in the last election. Now he supports Obama on Syria.

  • Syria to declare chemical weapons

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Syria's foreign minister says Syria is prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal, and willing to sign the chemical weapons convention.

  • UN Security Council holds emergency meeting

    At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Pressure lifted off the market?

    China released better industrial production data. Dissecting the market's action, with Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • The case against Syria

    The WSJ/NBC news poll shows 6 out of 10 Americans do not want America to strike Syria, and about a third do, reports CNBC's John Harwood. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera offers insight on the Russia-Syria proposal to secure and destroy chemical weapons.

  • What Obama needs to say about Syria

    Marc Thiessen, former speech writer for George W. Bush, and former Gov. Ed Rendell, D-Pa., debate whether the president will be able to make his case tonight for military action in Syria.

  • American credibility is 'wafer-thin': Expert

    President Obama has agreed to UN talks on Russia's proposal for Syria's chemical weapons, reports CNBC's John Harwood. And Col. Jack Jacobs, MSNBC military analyst, and Richard Murphy, Middle East Institute scholar, present insight on the crisis in Middle East ahead of tonight's big speech by the President.

  • Syria strike would hit commodities: pro

    Moorad Choudhry, professor at the department of mathematical sciences at Brunel University, says that a military strike in Syria would impact the market, and that tapering in September "makes sense".

  • Watching financial data on screens inside the Dubai Financial Market.

    Dubai stocks closed 8.5 percent higher on Tuesday on reports that the United States was considering a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Syria.