Correction Appended: May 24, 2012
NATO Meets Under a Cloud
1 | U.S.
As thousands of protesters marched in the streets of Chicago, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization held its largest summit ever, drawing leaders from 28 member countries, including U.S. President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron as well as delegations from some 30 other partner states. The hottest topic: NATO's Afghanistan exit strategy. With European nations facing shrinking budgets and war-weary publics at home, Obama and his NATO counterparts confirmed their intent to wrap up the decade-long mission by the end of 2014. Confounded by the...