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  • Obama misspeaks -- no site chosen for nuclear security summit in 2016

    Obama misspeaks -- no site chosen for nuclear security summit in 2016
    President Barack Obama appeared to suggest this morning that Chicago would host the next nuclear security summit in 2016, but the White House now says the president spoke too soon. At a speech today in the Netherlands, Obama said he looked forward to...
  • What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO

    What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO
    The causes of the unfolding crisis in Ukraine are many, but most fundamentally its roots can be found in an enormously consequential decision made by the United States and its allies in the early 1990s. Faced with a strategic challenge of constructing a...
  • Undercover cop testifies at NATO 3 trial about role in explosives

    Undercover cop testifies at NATO 3 trial about role in explosives
    An undercover Chicago police officer insisted Monday that he was only an observer as three men built Molotov cocktails in 2012, but he also admitted he was the first to raise the idea on the day the men were arrested, offered his bandana to use as wicks...
  • NATO 3 trial: Judge rejects bid to toss terrorism counts

    NATO 3 trial: Judge rejects bid to toss terrorism counts
    The final day of evidence in the NATO 3 trial ended with jurors hearing from an explosives expert that the three out-of-state men charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism had built four functional Molotov cocktails that could kill a police officer....
  • NATO 3 found guilty of mob action and arson, but not terror charges

    NATO 3 found guilty of mob action and arson, but not terror charges
    Cook County prosecutors' first-ever terrorism case collapsed Friday when jurors instead found three men who built Molotov cocktails in the days before the 2012 NATO summit guilty of mob action charges and explosives counts that could carry hefty prison...
  • Trial for NATO 3 remains focused on police tactics

    Trial for NATO 3 remains focused on police tactics
    Attorneys for the three out-of-state men charged with plotting terrorist attacks around the 2012 NATO summit continued to grill an undercover Chicago police officer about police surveillance tactics and whether the three men actually posed a serious...
  • Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men

    Recordings, testimony at NATO 3 trial show bumbling men
    Days before the 2012 NATO summit, Chicago authorities made national headlines when they announced the arrests of three "domestic terrorists" who had plotted attacks against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home, President Barack Obama's re-election headquarters and...
  • Chemist testifies in NATO 3 trial that method to make explosives was dangerous

    Chemist testifies in NATO 3 trial that method to make explosives was dangerous
    An Illinois State Police chemist testified today that the method used by three out-of-state men to build Molotov cocktails was more dangerous than the typical technique, a point defense attorneys raised as they sought to portray their clients as “...
  • Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas

    Gas station manager testifies in NATO 3 trial that suspect tried to fill jug with gas
    The former manager of a Bridgeport gas station testified Tuesday that Brian Church, one of the NATO 3, came to his station trying to fill an empty milk jug with gasoline the day before Church and two others were arrested on terrorism charges in 2012....
  • NATO 3 trial: judge bars list of 4 police stations

    NATO 3 trial: judge bars list of 4 police stations
    The Cook County judge presiding over the NATO 3 trial today shot down a motion by prosecutors to put into evidence a list of four police stations found on a computer seized from the Bridgeport apartment where the three were staying with 12 others. One...
  • The farce is familiar: NATO 3 trial would be high comedy if the stakes weren't so high

     
    Wednesday's print column Church, Chase & Betterly If I had to pick just one anecdote from the ongoing NATO 3 trial as most illustrative of what a farce it appears to be, I'd pick the bow-and-arrow story. According to the......