Thousands of eyes will be on the city of Chicago this weekend as visitors from around the globe gather for the NATO summit—but few people will get an inside look at the actual meetings. Former U.S. Ambassador J.D. Bindenagel has been behind the scenes at several NATO summits over the years.
President Obama went to the Pentagon today to announce a broad, new defense strategy that includes hundreds of billions of dollars in cuts to the current military budget. The president said that despite the cuts, the U.S. would maintain its military "superiority."
Congress is close to passing a defense bill with a provision that would allow Americans suspected of terrorism to be detained indefinitely. Worldview’s human rights contributor Doug Cassel explains the implications.
A spokesman for Rod Blagojevich says the ex-governor plans to testify in his corruption re-trial. His appearance on the stand could come as early as Thursday morning. Meanwhile, his defense has been keeping the seat prepared for him.