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Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Candidates Back Syria Provision

Both of the candidates in Colorado’s Senate race support legislation that would allow the Obama administration to train and arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State.

09/17/2014

Mark Udall, left, and Cory Gardner, right (credit: CBS)

Udall, Gardner Clash On Foreign Policy

Republican Rep. Cory Gardner on Tuesday blamed Democratic Sen. Mark Udall for not doing more to stop the rise of the terrorist organization that now controls much of Iraq and has beheaded two American reporters.

09/09/2014

Deborah Avant, DU Professor and the Director of International Security and Diplomacy Center (credit: CBS)

Middle East Experts Meet At DU To Discuss Stopping ISIS

President Barack Obama says he has a plan to defeat ISIS and experts on the topic met at the University of Denver on Monday who agree with the president on broadening the U.S. mission.

09/08/2014

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Inmate Involved In Terror Plot Moved To Colorado

An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq has been sent to a maximum-security prison.

09/06/2014

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters fire at Islamic State (IS) militant positions from the front line in Khazer, near the Kurdish checkpoint of Aski kalak, 40 km West of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on Aug. 14, 2014. US military advisors in Iraq are headed for Mount Sinjar to study means of evacuating civilians who have been trapped there by jihadists, a spokesman for the Kurdish peshmerga forces said Wednesday. (credit: SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

DU Expert: ISIS Not Interested In ‘Worldwide Terrorism’ … Yet

A former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq is now Dean Of International Studies at the University of Denver, and he says ISIS is mainly interested in conquering territory on the ground in the Middle East.

08/14/2014

Archvishop Samuel Aquila at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver in July 2012. (credit: CBS)

Denver Religious Leaders Want ISIS Stopped

The Catholic archbishop of Denver and other religious leaders in the city are asking President Obama to stop Iraqi militants threatening Christians in Iraq.

08/11/2014

CBS4's Howard Nathan watches news on Kurdish TV withHowrie Jabari and his family (credit: CBS)

Colorado Man Closely Connected To Conflict In Iraq

The U.S. military has conducted four more airstrikes on Islamic militants in Iraq. The militants are targeting civilians who are taking shelter in the mountains, and one Colorado man is closely connected to the conflict.

08/10/2014

Shannon Conley (credit: CBS)

Neighbors Stunned After Teen Arrested In Terror Investigation

This Fourth of July many Arvada residents are wondering why a 19-year-old woman who lived there wanted to join Islamic extremists in Iraq who hate America.

07/05/2014

Shannon Conley (credit: Facebook)

FBI Agents Tried To Stop U.S. Woman Bent On Jihad

FBI agents tried more than once to discourage a 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who said she was intent on waging jihad in the Middle East before they arrested her in April as she boarded a flight at the start of a trip to Syria, newly unsealed court documents show.

07/03/2014

Hillary Clinton at a book signing in Denver on June 24 (credit: CBS)

Hillary Rodham Clinton Speaks In Aspen

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair are headlining the main event at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

06/30/2014

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