Thousands converged on Chicago over the weekend in protest of the NATO summit. They came, they saw, they protested, voicing their right to free speech on everything from financial reforms to ending wars.
Any suggestions of widespread chaos and confusion during the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend are overblown. So far all gatherings by visiting protest groups have been well organized and peaceful.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (L), Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (C) and US President Barack Obama (R) watch a flypast on the second day of the NATO 2014 Summit in Newport, South Wales, on September 5, 2014
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Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Vincent Betterly arrested on alleged terrorism charges in Chicago prior to the NATO Summit.