Baghdad

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Terrorism Experts Warn: Leader Of ISIS Has His Eyes On New York City

The new war in Iraq has local terrorism experts on high alert. The leader of the insurgent group swallowing city after city there has vowed to bring his war to New York City.

06/17/2014

U.S. soldiers with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment patrol a new ditch they have dug to protect the base from attack on July 19, 2011 in Iskandariya, Babil Province Iraq (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

All U.S. Troops Will Leave Iraq By End Of The Year; Tri-State Area Reacts

The withdrawal would end eight years of U.S. involvement in Iraq. More than 4,400 American military members have been killed since the beginning of the conflict in 2003.

10/21/2011

Wounded military veterans Chris Melendez (L) and Anthony Maschek (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Wounded Vets Head To Rockaways As Part Of Adaptive Water Sports Festival

Chris Melendez lost his leg in Baghdad when he was hit by an IED in 2006. Two years later, Anthony Maschek was shot up in a raid near Kirkuk. They’re now learning to scuba dive as part of their road to recovery.

07/07/2011