There's a lot of speculation about whether there will be violence between police and protesters in Chicago over the next few days. Here, a NATO protester and a Chicago police officer talk to WBEZ about what they're expecting this weekend.
The same international watchdog group that's monitored contentious elections in Armenia and spoken out against the jailing of Russian journalists is now training its eye closer to home: this weekend's NATO summit.
Back in January, the anti-consumerist website Adbusters had high hopes for mass protests in Chicago right around this time. We try get a better sense for what kind of protests we might expect during and leading up to the NATO summit on May 20 and 21.