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NATO summit in Chicago faces protests & difficult questions

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  • Last updated on May 16, 2012
Police have arrested protesters outside downtown Chicago buildings, from the federal immigration court to the Obama campaign HQ. Many more protests are planned in the lead up to this weekend's NATO summit. Thousands of protesters from a diverse coalition of organizations including unions, antiwar groups, immigrant rights organizations and the Occupy movement are expected to march in the streets. A massive security operation is planned, with the Department of Homeland Security declaring the summit a "National Special Security Event", on a par with the Superbowl or political conventions. Defence ministers will be aiming to narrow their differences at the summit, as more allies prepare to bring their forces home early from Afghanistan.
Police have arrested protesters outside downtown Chicago buildings, from the federal immigration court to the Obama campaign HQ. Many more protests are planned in the lead up to this weekend's NATO summit. Thousands of protesters from a dive...
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