iOS app Android app

Nato Summit Chicago

WATCH: Puppets Tout Chicago In New 'NATO Song'

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

It has not been a kind few weeks when it comes to Chicago-themed videos: Between the city's arguably awful new tourism anthem and the error-riddled of...

WATCH: NATO Promo Video Contains Multiple Errors

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Updated story An official video promoting the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago could have used some serious fact-checking before going public Thursd...

NATO vs. Rogues?

John Feffer | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
John Feffer

Institutions rarely vote themselves out of existence. Not if they still have money in their budgets. That's why I don't expect NATO to suddenly declare game over and disband -- even though the alliance's rationale has become wafer-thin.

Suburban Prison Could House Detained NATO Protesters

Posted 04.30.2012 | Chicago

Individuals arrested while protesting the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago could be bound for the suburbs, as the city is short on other options in the...

Coming Soon To The Loop: 'Battle' Gear-Clad Federal Agents

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Federal law enforcement agents decked out in their "battle" gear are expected to arrive in Chicago next week to prepare for the upcoming NATO Summit -...

Secret Service's NATO Security Plan Leaked By Protesters

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Activists preparing to protest the NATO summit in Chicago next month leaked what they claim is the Secret Service's security perimeter for the event o...

Activists To Secret Service: 'It's Time' To Release NATO Security Plan

Posted 04.21.2012 | Chicago

Activists preparing to protest the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago this week set a deadline by which they hope the federal government will disclose th...

A Protest of NATO From NATO Countries

Tom Hayden | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Tom Hayden

The weight of public opinion in an election year is the critical factor Obama needs to consider, and peace advocates need to amplify. There is no reason to believe that the Afghan war will disappear from the headlines between now and November.

Judge Upholds Denial Of NATO Protest Permit

Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago judge echoed Mayor Rahm Emanuel's concerns about allowing protesters to march through the city during the upcoming NATO Summit and struck do...

NATO Starts the Countdown to Chicago

Anders Fogh Rasmussen | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Anders Fogh Rasmussen

I can think of no better city to host the NATO Summit than Chicago -- a diverse city with strong, personal links to many of America's European Allies and partners. A city that draws inspiration from its people, and that in turn inspires others around the world.

Activists' New NATO Protest Permit Denied By City

Posted 03.19.2012 | Chicago

Anti-war activists preparing to demonstrate against the NATO summit in Chicago this spring were denied a new permit for a march they hope to reschedul...

WATCH: NATO Protesters Change Plans

Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

Activists planning to protest the NATO summit in Chicago this spring have announced a tweak to their plans. ABC Chicago reports that activists will...

Rahm Emanuel: Obama Gave Me One Hour's Notice On G8 Move

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | Chicago

After barely addressing the subject for several days, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday told the Chicago Sun-Times that the White House notified hi...

Obama Says G8 Move Was Not A Chicago Snub

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Chicago

On Monday, the White House seemingly surprised everyone when they announced that the upcoming G8 economic summit would be moved from Chicago to a pres...

Occupy Protesters Want Permits For NATO, G8 Summits

Posted 12.26.2011 | Chicago

Update: In a Wednesday press release, Occupy Chicago said the National Lawyer's Guild will be meeting with the City's Corporation Counsel to discuss a...

Columbia College Shifts Spring Schedule To Keep Students Away From NATO, G8 Summits

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is already bracing for the simultaneous G8 and NATO summits that will hit the city in May 2012 and will bring with them international governme...