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.
For the first time a woman will be running the Air Force Academy.
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
The Defense Department says two Fort Carson soldiers from Colorado and Oregon have been killed in Afghanistan.
The conflict in Chicago produced an Occupy Denver march that began at Lincoln Park. It was a last-minute gathering as Occupy Denver expressed its rage against NATO and what they call the war machine.
A federal magistrate judge is considering whether a Colorado man should be released on bond as federal prosecutors pursue terrorism charges against him.