SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 - Updated at 0820 hrs EDT

Canadian News

The Globe and Mail
Trudeau sought RCMP probe of cabinet leaks on navy supply ship

The Globe and Mail
Too many grieving families left in the dark: military ombudsman

Metro Halifax News
Helicopters to fly low across Nova Scotia this week, including UH-60 Black Hawk

CBC News
Arctic climate warming higher and faster than expected

The Globe and Mail
Canada committed to becoming world leader in counter-radicalization: Freeland

The Canadian Press
Security of Israel a key in Canada’s fight against ISIS, says Freeland

CBC News
Trudeau says his dad went to bat for son Michel when he was charged with pot possession - More

CBC News
Canada pursues possible trade deal with China - More

The Globe and Mail
NAFTA, dairy and softwood: What’s going on with Trump?

Reuters News Agency
Canadian dollar falls to four-month low

The Canadian Press
Virtual reality tool teaches Canadians about dangers of taking on trains - More

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: April 25

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Jack McCain | Foreign Policy
The Air Force doesn’t have a pilot crisis, it has a leadership crisis

Julie Power | The Sydney Morning Herald
Anzac dawn service: A store of memories, both proud and pitiful

Naomi Wolf, Alicia Garza, Linda Tirado and May Boeve | The Observer
Trump: 100 days that shook the world – and the activists fighting back

Cornel West | The Guardian
The Democrats delivered only one thing in the past 100 days: disappointment

Bryant Harris, Robbie Gramer, and Emily Tamkin | Foreign Policy
The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It

Patrick Wintour | The Guardian
Russian and western dispute over Syria chemical attack further muddies truth

Mark Moyar | The New York Times
Special Forces troops don’t have magical powers. We should stop pretending they can solve any problem

Anne Applebaum | The New York Times
In the latest French revolution, both the traditional left and right have been abandoned

Robert Zaretsky | Foreign Policy
The Radical Centrism of Emmanuel Macron

Aditya Chakrabortty | The Guardian
Why Theresa May is a true heir to Richard Nixon

Simon Tisdall | The Guardian
US carrot and stick approach to North Korea is clumsy but significant

Lawrence Douglas | The Guardian
North Korea won’t bow to Donald Trump’s threats. It needs assurances

Semih İdiz | Hürriyet Daily News
Ankara should stop beating around the bush

Leela Jacinto | Foreign Policy
Can the ‘She-Wolf’ Who Rejected the Harem Take On Sultan Erdoğan?

International News

The Guardian
Jimmy Wales to fight fake news with new Wikitribune site - More

The Associated Press
Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space

The Associated Press
Wisconsin dairy farms face closure because of Canadian policies

The Associated Press
Official: ‘Silver lining’ in hacker, foreign nation alliance

The Associated Press
Trump to order review of national monuments

The Associated Press
Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

The Guardian
Would Trump supporters elect him again, now?

The Guardian
Day 95 of Trump

The Associated Press
Companies decry Trump plan to eliminate Energy Star program

The Telegraph
Chelsea Clinton for president?

Reuters News Agency
Obama makes no mention of Trump in first public appearance since leaving office

Reuters News Agency
Trump-backed Navy expansion would boost costs some $400 billion over 30 years: study

Reuters News Agency
U.S. Senate to get top-level briefing on North Korea - More

The Associated Press
Trump’s 100-days promises: A long way to go on most of them

The Associated Press
Border wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdown

Reuters News Agency
Trump pushes Democrats on border wall

The Associated Press
Turkish man charged with serious national security crime

The Associated Press
Sean Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advances: ex-Fox News guest

Bloomberg News
Brigitte Macron was Emmanuel’s teacher when he was 15 - Photo

The Associated Press
Old-guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French runoff

The Associated Press
Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron’s presidential campaign: researchers

The Associated Press
Marine Le Pen advocates French food

The Associated Press
France honours police officer killed in Champs-Élysées attack

The Guardian
Replica Reichstag stormed at Russian ‘military Disneyland’

The Associated Press
Egypt’s tourism officials insist popular sites are safe

Reuters News Agency
U.N. ‘horrified’ by video showing killing of experts in Congo

The Associated Press
South Africa rioters kill truckload of newly hatched chicks

The Sydney Morning Herald
Anzac Day 2017: numbers fall away for Gallipoli service

Hürriyet Daily News
Battle of Gallipoli teaching lessons: Minister

Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey says it won’t take part in ‘Greek show’ over Aegean

Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey criticizes Trump over statement on 1915 killings of Armenians - More

National Post
‘What does the fox say?’

The Associated Press
Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria

The Associated Press
Airstrike kills eight family members in northern Syria

The Associated Press
US sanctions 271 employees of Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center - More

The Associated Press
President Reuven Rivlin: Le Pen’s Holocaust denial ‘disturbing’

The Guardian
Israeli teen accused of 2,000 bomb hoax calls and blackmail

The Associated Press
Iraqi troops capture largest neighbourhood in western Mosul

The Associated Press
UN, World Food Programme put out urgent appeal for Yemen humanitarian aid - More

The Associated Press
Trump asked to work for release of two jailed by Iran

The Associated Press
Gen. John Nicholson suggests Russia arming the Taliban in Afghanistan

Reuters News Agency
Trump resorting to unilateralism with steel probe: China Daily

Reuters News Agency
Trump calls for new U.N. sanctions against North Korea

Reuters News Agency
North Korea conducts big live-fire exercise as USS Michigan docks in Busan

The Associated Press
Birds, equipment issues caused B-52 bomber crash in Guam - More

The Associated Press
Australian prime minister looking forward to meeting Trump

The Sydney Morning Herald
It is the 102nd anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli in 1915. - More

Reuters News Agency
Thousands stage ANZAC Day memorials in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

The Associated Press
Venezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest government

Reuters News Agency
Venezuelan death toll rises as unrest enters fourth week

The Associated Press
Haitian leader pleads guilty to money laundering in drug case - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump signals Mexico wall funding may wait several months

The New York Times
On This Day: April 25

Agence France-Presse
Trump, 100 jours ou la découverte chaotique du pouvoir

Agence France-Presse
Bras de fer au Congrès américain sur le mur de Trump

Agence France-Presse
Nucléaire iranien : réunion à Vienne sur fond de critiques américaines

Agence France-Presse
L’Ukraine ouvre une enquête pour « terrorisme » après la mort d’un observateur de l’OSCE

Agence France-Presse
Sur l’Arménie, Trump dénonce « l’une des pires atrocités de masse »

Agence France-Presse
Plainte d’Erdoğan contre un chercheur français qui a évoqué son assassinat

Agence France-Presse
Une force arabo-kurde en Syrie avance vers Raqa, capitale de l’EI

Agence France-Presse
Un sous-marin américain débarque dans un port sud-coréen

Agence France-Presse
Manifs au Venezuela: 24 morts depuis début avril

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