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Hunting for Red October... in the Stockholm Archipelago

András Simonyi | Posted 12.20.2014 | World
András Simonyi

The Swedish Armed Forces were put on high alert this weekend, as there was an apparent intrusion -- not for the first or the last time -- by a Russian submarine into Swedish territorial waters, in the Stockholm Archipelago.

Putin's Whack-a-Mole Game Extends to NATO

Kimberly Marten | Posted 11.07.2014 | World
Kimberly Marten

On Friday, Russia's Federal Security Service (the FSB) kidnapped an Estonian intelligence officer at gunpoint, using a smoke bomb and jamming Estonian radio communications. Moscow later claimed it had captured a spy.

Global Surge: Leaders Announce Major Military Initiatives

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

Western leaders announced two major initiatives at the NATO summit in Wales on Friday, in an effort to show decisive action in the face of growing glo...

Why NATO Won't Stop Russia In Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

More than 60 leaders are attending a historical NATO summit in Wales this week. On the agenda are the political crisis in Afghanistan, the rise of the...

NATO Chief: Russia Attacking Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

By Adrian Croft and Kylie MacLellan NEWPORT, Wales, Sept 4 (Reuters) - NATO's top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of atta...

Brzezinski: NATO Should Stop Putin From Restoring Czarist Empire

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.03.2014 | World

Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, remains one of America’s top strategic thinkers going back t...

Only These Three Steps Will Enable NATO to Stand Up to Putin

Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.) | Posted 11.02.2014 | World
Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.)

This dangerous 21st century will be safer if the West is strong together. A strong West means a strong and legitimate NATO built on strong and credible armed forces. Wales is the place and the time to act. It is also the place and the time for NATO to be radical. NATO needs to rediscover a shared level of ambition that has been notably lacking of late, something which Moscow has been all too happy to exploit.

Preventing Jihadi Johns & Saving Future James Foleys: Research on Combatting Homegrown Terrorism & Radicalization

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

New research finds that potential terrorists cannot be identified using a single socio-economic profile. Similarly, at the individual level, homegrown terrorists are not driven by just one or even a prevalent set of motivations.

Obama: NATO Summit To Focus On Afghanistan

AP | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says he and the secretary general of NATO have agreed to focus the organization's 2014 summit on Afghanistan. Mo...

10 Takeaways From the Anti-NATO Demonstrations, Part 4

Mark Cassello | Posted 08.19.2012 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

One month after the NATO summit, what have we learned? A new generation of youth who did not grow up in the shadow of the Cold War are beginning to ask questions about NATO, and the demonstrations offered them potent answers.

10 Takeaways From the Anti-NATO Demonstrations, Part 3

Mark Cassello | Posted 06.12.2012 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

Almost two weeks after the NATO summit, what have we learned? Among a long list, all media coverage failed and the 99 percent fought each other.

LOCKED UP: Bomb Plot Suspects Get Bad News From Judge

AP | Posted 08.12.2012 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio -- A federal judge in Ohio says five men charged with plotting to bomb a highway bridge must remain locked up pending trial. The Akron-ba...

10 Takeaways From the Anti-NATO Demonstrations, Part 2

Mark Cassello | Posted 08.06.2012 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

When the NATO summit descended upon Chicago with the full weight of the global military industrial complex, what did we learn?

10 Takeaways From the Anti-NATO Demonstrations, Part 1

Mark Cassello | Posted 08.01.2012 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

While the cloistered glitz of the NATO summit and the publicized gore of the anti-NATO protests left an indelible mark on those who participated in these events, to most the NATO summit was unremarkable. But what have we learned?

We Must Choose Nonviolence

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 07.29.2012 | Chicago
Rev. Jesse Jackson

Making our neighborhoods safe won't be easy. We need to provide the young with the best, not the worst, educational opportunities. We need the police to make protecting the citizens of those streets a greater priority.

Memorial Day Was Meant To Reconcile

Lillian Daniel | Posted 07.28.2012 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Here in my city of Chicago, as NATO gathers amid displays of military force as well as protests, I pray for comfort for all those who have lost a loved one to the ravages of war. I pray that the peace of Christ, which passes all human understanding, will knit together this weary and war-torn world.

"Old Country" Bonds: Chicago and the Future of the Atlantic Alliance

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

Despite the fact that NATO might be "the most successful military alliance the world has ever seen," our transatlantic bonds go far beyond combined military operations. They are interwoven into the very fabric of our society.

Not NATO's Kind of Town

Curtis Black | Posted 07.23.2012 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Monday morning's headlines did nothing to burnish the city's reputation, and the $128 million that summit boosters said would be injected into the city's economy turned out to be a figment of their imagination.

NATO Terrorism Suspects Say Undercover Cops Set Them Up

Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

Attorneys representing five men charged with attempting to build bombs or make terrorist threats during the NATO summit in Chicago allege their client...

GOP Rep Banned In Foreign Territory

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

On his way to Kabul in March, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) suddenly found himself stranded in Dubai, banned from entering Afghanistan by Afghan Pr...

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Occupy Activists Declare Victory In Chicago

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

As Occupy activists from around the country begin heading home to their respective cities after a weekend of protests in Chicago, many say the massive...

Obama Speaks At NATO Summit

Posted 05.21.2012 | World

President Obama addressed the press on Monday afternoon at McCormick Place, Chicago, stressing that the city performed its hosting duties "magnificent...

Obama Meets With Pakistani, Afghan Presidents

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama says the U.S. is making "diligent progress" on re-opening supply routes from Pakistan to Afghanistan. Obama an...

PHOTO: Obama's NATO Break Activity Is A Chicagoans' Dream Come True

Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

President Barack Obama let off a little steam while in Chicago for the three-day NATO summit with a pick-up game that most Chicagoans only dream about...

WATCH: Journalists Injured, Arrested Covering NATO Summit

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.21.2012 | Media

Several journalists were arrested and injured while covering the protests against the NATO summit in Chicago on Saturday and Sunday. As thousands o...