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Chicago to host NATO, G-8 next year

The Chicago Tribune, 22 June 2011
Publié le : 23 juin 2011
 Kristen Mack, Jeremy Gorner and John Byrne 
"Chicago will play host to world leaders next spring during NATO and G-8 summits, giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel an opportunity to shine in the international spotlight but also a chance to stumble if the inevitable protests aren't handled well. "The new mayor's old job helped land the summits. Emanuel, the former White House chief of staff, began lobbying his old boss, President Barack Obama, during their first face-to-face meeting after the February election, a City Hall source said. During his inauguration last month, Emanuel bent Vice President Joe Biden's ear about awarding the events to Chicago. "Obama announced NATO's Chicago summit during a Wednesday night speech in which he detailed a timetable for withdrawing thousands of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. The summit will deal with issues related to Afghan war policies." Read on...
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