NATO SUMMIT MEETING IN CHICAGO, AND MORE FROM CRS
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will hold its 2012 summit meeting in Chicago on May 20-21. The meeting, hosted by President Obama, will be closed to the public. The assembled heads of state are expected to discuss the future of the conflict in Afghanistan; NATO defense issues, including the possible reconsideration of the role of nuclear weapons in NATO; and other matters.
A preview of the NATO summit meeting was presented in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. See NATO's Chicago Summit, May 14, 2012.