SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
How NATO can help France keep its ships out of Russian hands

Margarent Wente | The Globe and Mail
The case of the would-be jihadi

Sergio Marchi | The Globe and Mail
Harper’s ‘hit and run’ diplomacy

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
‘What we’ve got here is failure to communicate’

Antoine Robitaille | Le Devoir
Vice royal

International Commentary

Jessica T. Mathews | The New York Review of Books
Iraq Illusions

Editorial | The Christian Science Monitor
To end Hamas-Israel wars, deal with the mutual despair

Yuli Novak | The Guardian
When I served, the Israeli military was the most moral in the world

John Yemma | The Christian Science Monitor
Countering a digital jihad

David Brooks | The New York Times
No War Is an Island

Princess Haya Al Hussein | The Globe and Mail
Israel is quickly closing the door to peace

Adam Hochschild | The New York Times
1914: Colonial Folly, European Suicide

Mike Kirby | London Review of Books
Diary

Rebecca Winson | The Guardian
Rosie the Riveter is no feminist icon - More - More - More

International News

The Christian Science Monitor
US is no safer after 13 years of war, DIA chief says

CBC News
Amazon launches 3D printed products store

The Guardian
Susan Rice launches staunch defence of Israel

The Associated Press
Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013

Press Association
Help for Heroes conman faces long jail sentence after admitting fraud - HFH

The Guardian
MoD and Foreign Office sued by Pakistani citizen in Iraq torture case

The New York Times
U.S. and Europe Set to Toughen Russia Sanctions

CBC News
Ukraine crisis: On the front lines with a rebel dog

CBC News
Video: OSCE monitor on MH17 disaster

Los Angeles Times
McDonald’s, Wendy’s in Kremlin’s cross hairs

The Guardian
Pussy Riot members take Kremlin to ECHR

The Washington Post
Chechnya: Where Obama is banned and Steven Seagal is guest of honor

The Associated Press
Tripoli oil fire near airport raises fears

CBC News
More than doctors needed to contain Ebola outbreak

The New York Times
Short Staff Tries to Cope With Ebola

The Washington Post
Turkey’s Erdogan joins club of world leaders who win at sports

The Wall Street Journal
Israel Says It Is Escalating Gaza Campaign

CBC News
Israeli attitudes on Gaza seem firmly behind Netanyahu

The Associated Press
Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war - More

The Wall Street Journal
Israel Steps Up Attacks Against Hamas in Gaza

The Associated Press and Thomson Reuters News
Ceasefire remains elusive as Gaza airstrikes continue

Los Angeles Times
More Americans blame Hamas over Israel for violence, poll finds

The Washington Post
The one thing everyone in Israel seems to agree on: John Kerry blew it

Los Angeles Times
Pentagon audit finds poor control of weapons given to Afghan forces

The Wall Street Journal
Powerful Cousin of Afghan President Karzai Killed in Kandahar

The Christian Science Monitor
Taiwan’s nuclear power plants are magnets for protesters – and snorkelers

The Guardian
China gets richer but more unequal

The Associated Press
North Korea reopens international summer camp for kids

Thomson Reuters News
Hugo Chávez fans launch font in late Venezuelan leader’s handwriting style

The New York Times
On This Day: July 30 - More - MoD - AP

Agence France-Presse
Washington craint une propagation rapide de l’Ébola

Agence France-Presse
Des millions de fidèles déplacés par des conflits religieux

Agence France-Presse
L’armée se rapproche du site de l’écrasement du Boeing

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : l’UE durcit ses sanctions contre Moscou, combats intenses dans l’Est

Agence France-Presse
Moscou a violé un traité en testant un missile de croisière, accuse Washington

Agence France-Presse
Crash Air Algérie : le scénario de l’accident bientôt connu

Agence France-Presse
Lycéennes enlevées au Nigeria : Hidalgo et Trierweiler continuent le combat

Agence France-Presse
Turquie : un dignitaire conseille aux femmes d’arrêter de rire fort

Agence France-Presse
Gaza soumise à un déluge de feu, lourdes pertes pour l’armée d’Israël

Le Devoir
Une solution diplomatique de plus en plus lointaine

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : un cousin de Karzaï tué dans un attentat au turban piégé

Agence France-Presse
Brésil : 64 cas de torture depuis 2010

Journal Sud Ouest
L’éphéméride du 30 juillet

Books

Pete Spotts | The Christian Science Monitor
Neil Armstrong: The astronaut, pilot, and man

Nick Romeo | The Christian Science Monitor
The shadowy transactions that allow American products to kill American troops

Jonathan Freedland | The New York Review of Books
The Liberal Zionists

Jeremy Harding | London Review of Books
Gloomy Pageant