“Chicago Braces for NATO” @ Wall Street Journal
Posted on May 16, 2012
Mark Peters and Jack Nicas — May 15, 2012: “CHICAGO—Busloads of protesters are expected to descend on the nation’s third-largest city this week for a summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, posing a test for both Chicago and the national Occupy movement.
President Barack Obama and leaders from dozens of other countries are scheduled to attend the NATO meetings on Sunday and Monday, the group’s first summit in a U.S. city other than Washington. They are expected to discuss plans for the war in Afghanistan and to announce the completion of the first phase of a Europe-based missile-defense system. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted the event as a chance to spotlight Chicago for a global audience, while Occupy groups are counting on it to reignite interest in the movement after a quiet winter…………………….”
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