Iraq

Blake Biggs shakes hands with CBS4's Howard Nathan (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Helps Vet Get Stolen Truck Back

A sharp-eyed CBS4 viewer helped an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran recover his stolen truck.

10/13/2014

Blake Biggs's 2006 Ford Ranger (credit: CBS)

Thief Steals Truck From Vet Suffering From PTSD

An Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan came home on Saturday and made a disheartening discovery — someone had stolen his pickup truck – a white 2006 Ford Ranger.

10/06/2014

Rep. Doug Lamborn (credit: CBS)

Rep. Lamborn Decried For Urging Generals To Quit

A Republican congressman from Colorado says he was not trying to undermine President Barack Obama’s military policy by urging generals to resign in protest.

09/29/2014

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

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