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NATO 3 Attorney: Protesters 'Not Even Close' To Terrorists

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 03.23.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday that three protesters charged with terrorism wanted to firebomb various locations during the 2012 NATO summi...

Trial Beginning For 'NATO 3' Protesters

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Chicago

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Opening statements are due to begin on Tuesday in the trial of three men accused of plo...

'NATO 3' Trial Nears

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary | Posted 08.16.2013 | Miami

After Brian Church completed a course in emergency medicine at Broward College, he told his mother he was headed to Chicago for hands-on experience he...

Motion Seeks Dismissal Of 'NATO 3' Terror Charges

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Lawyers for three men accused of plotting to attack President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters with Molotov cocktails during last year'...

Chicago Police NATO Overtime Bill: Almost $15 Million

Posted 06.30.2012 | Chicago

A month out from Chicago's hosting of the NATO summit, one question has continued to loom over its still-young legacy: How much did securing the globa...

NATO Summit Terror Suspects Indicted On 11 Counts

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 08.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A grand jury has handed down an 11-count indictment against three NATO-summit protesters jailed since May, including four terrorism-re...

Afghanistan's 'Asia Heart Conference'

Paulo Casaca | Posted 08.07.2012 | World
Paulo Casaca

The NATO Chicago May Summit endorsed the military pull out of Afghanistan by 2014, approved the broad lines of a transitional financial support to the Afghan security forces system up to 2024, endorsed the future development assistance to an international conference to be held in Tokyo in July and the "regional confidence building measures" to the "Heart of Asia" ministerial conference to be held in Kabul on June the 14th.

Protesters Allege Mistreatment During NATO, Demand Compensation

Posted 05.30.2012 | Chicago

While the Chicago Police Department has received local and national praise for their handling of protester conflicts during the three-day NATO Summit,...

NATO's Warrior Scholars: The Critical Backbone of Our Atlantic Alliance

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 07.28.2012 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

When I was an Army ROTC cadet at Georgetown University, we were taught the importance of being "warrior scholars." This Memorial Day it seems fitting to consider the raw brainpower that complements our civilian leadership at NATO.

"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.

Chicago Police Praised For How They Handled NATO Protests

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The sight of Chicago police raising billy clubs against demonstrators was the kind of image that has dogged the city's police force lo...

Obama Praises Chicago As NATO Summit's Host City

AP | Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama has praised Chicago officials and residents for their handling of the NATO summit. Obama spoke about the city durin...

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: Veterans Return Medals During Chicago NATO Protest

Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

Veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan returned their service medals to visiting NATO representatives Sunday to express their opposition to ...

PHOTOS: Protests Continued On NATO's Last Day

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 07.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- For activists, the NATO summit in Chicago served as one big stage from which to air a broad range of grievances – not just the war in...

NATO Faces Hard Realities In Afghan War Talks

AP | BEN FELLER and ANNE GEARAN | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama and leaders around the globe locked in place an Afghanistan exit path Monday that will still keep their troops ...

NATO: European Missile Shield Up And Running

AP | Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- NATO says that its European missile shield is up and running with a basic capability to shoot down incoming missiles. Secretary General An...

Police: 45 Arrested, 4 Officers Hurt In Sunday NATO Clash

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says the protests of the NATO Summit resulted in 45 people being arrested and four officers su...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama, NATO Spouses Visit Youth Center

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 07.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — At the tender age of 11, Cecilia Moseley already appears versed in the virtues of fitness. But she was left star-struck Sunday after f...

Anonymous Claims Credit For Crashing Police, City Websites

Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

The City of Chicago website and the website for the Chicago Police Department crashed on Sunday amid explosive protests related to the ongoing NATO Su...

2 More NATO Protesters Face Terrorism Charges

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 07.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Prosecutors on Sunday charged two more activists with crimes tied to the NATO summit, accusing one of boasting that he could blow up a...

WATCH: NATO Protesters Try To Block Police Van With Their Bodies

Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

Footage captured on the ground in downtown Chicago depicts high tensions and frequent clashes between protesters and police during NATO summit demonst...

World Leaders Discuss Afghanistan's Future At Summit

AP | BEN FELLER and ANNE GEARAN | Posted 07.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama and NATO allies declared Sunday that the end of the long and unpopular Afghanistan war is in sight even as they...

PHOTOS: Police, Activists Face Off In Biggest Anti-NATO Protest Yet

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY and NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 07.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Chicago on Sunday in one of the city's largest demonstrations in years, airing grievances ...