NATO Summit en In Afghanistan, fears that a NATO withdrawal will lead to another civil war <p>MEHTAR LAM, Afghanistan &mdash; NATO states meeting in Chicago today are expected to reaffirm the departure of foreign combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, while simultaneously pledging their commitment to the country&#39;s stability. But in the months prior to the summit, any stability that might have existed in Afghanistan has been shaken by an increase in violence that appears pegged to the looming withdrawal.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War NATO Summit The Handover Want to Know Diplomacy United States Sun, 20 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Chris Sands 5704787 at NATO protesters targeted Obama, Emanuel in Chicago The protesters have denied the charges and complained of police harassment.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NATO Summit United States Sat, 19 May 2012 12:46:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5704839 at Chicago summit: city on fire (PHOTOS) <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NATO and nature turn up the heat on America’s second city. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jean MacKenzie </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CHICAGO, IL. &mdash; Gunshots rang out in northern Chicago Sunday evening, provoking furious blog entries but no response from the police.</p> <p>&ldquo;The cops are so focused on possible terrorism downtown they don&rsquo;t care what happens to real people,&rdquo; said Meaghan, 28, who has lived in Chicago for the past five years.</p> <p>As Chicago braced for a second day of summits and protests Monday, residents could be forgiven a bit of grumbling.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NATO Summit Diplomacy Highway 2012 United States Sun, 20 May 2012 23:58:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5705012 at As NATO leaders prepare for summit, Britain weighs the costs of war <p>NEWPORT, UK &mdash;&nbsp;Western countries will debate how to respond after IS releases a video apparently showing the beheading of another American journalist.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NATO Summit Need to Know Conflict Zones United Kingdom Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:55:00 +0000 Corinne Purtill 6247524 at NATO to Putin: Don't even think about messing with eastern allies <p>LISBON &mdash;&nbsp;The crisis in Ukraine is forcing the Western alliance back to a Cold War-style focus on collective defense.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NATO Summit Need to Know World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy Military United Kingdom United States Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:49:47 +0000 Paul Ames 6250359 at