Tuesday, March 31, 2009

After The G20 Meeting, We Have The NATO Summit

Police And Protesters Prep For NATO Summit -- AP

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Some 25,000 French and German police — and perhaps as many protesters — are taking up positions around three cities on both sides of the Rhine before a NATO summit involving President Barack Obama and 25 other leaders.

French Interior Minister Michele Alliot-Marie called it France's biggest security operation in years, and warned of possible terrorist acts and clashes over Afghanistan and waging war in the 21st century.

The summit runs Friday and Saturday in the French city of Strasbourg and the German cities of Kehl and Baden Baden, following a similarly tightly monitored summit of the G-20 leaders on the world economic crisis in London on Thursday.

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More News On NATO

Strasbourg turns into fortress for NATO -- Reuters
Germany, France Express Security Fears for Upcoming NATO Summit -- Deutsche Welle
PREVIEW: Obama, Afghanistan to hold centre stage at NATO summit -- M&C
Croatia and Albania to join Nato -- The Telegraph
NATO Turns 60; Reflects Past; Defines Future -- Voice Of America
NATO: After 60 Years, Out of Area or Out of Business? -- Political Affairs

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