SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Thursday, 27 July 2017 - Updated at 1024 hrs EDT

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Andrew MacDougall | The Globe and Mail
Trudeau’s celebrity helps Trudeau, not Canada

Vinay Menon | The Toronto Star
Rolling Stone gazes fondly, but not deeply, at Justin Trudeau

Andrew MacDougall | The Toronto Star
Payette scramble highlights a serious Trudeau flaw

Steven MacKinnon | Maclean’s
Why we had to settle with Omar Khadr

Editorial | The Toronto Star
Medic’s account of helping save Omar Khadr adds humanity to a tragedy too often exploited

Edward Keenan| The Toronto Star
Trump drags scouts down to his level

Scott Feschuk | Maclean’s
Boy Scouts of America, Donald Trump has something insane to tell you

Les Whittington | The Hill Times
Why Trump will have to quit

Kelly McParland | National Post
Trump, Congress and the race to maximum incompetence

Earl Fry | The Globe and Mail
How U.S. politics could derail the NAFTA reboot

Phil Gurski | The Hill Times
Is CSIS a den of racism and Islamophobia?

Gwynne Dyer | The Hill Times
No peace yet in Iraq, or in Syria

Terry Glavin | National Post
Liberals’ China policy: We can't beat em, so let's join!

Emma Teitel | The Toronto Star
Trump values bottom line more than soldiers’ well-being

International Commentary

International News

The Washington Post
Trump ponders a recess appointment to replace Jeff Sessions

The Washington Post
Growing GOP backlash to transgender troop ban underscores Trump’s political miscalculation

The Washington Post
Lawyers upon lawyers upon lawyers: In Trump World, everyone has an attorney.

The Toronto Star
A 9-year-old’s letter to Trump read out loud at the press briefing

The Washington Post
Trump calls for ban on transgender people serving in U.S. military

The Washington Post
Trump claims ‘medical costs’ are the main reason to ban transgender troops

CBC News
What these transgender veterans think of Trump’s U.S. trans troop ban

Bloomberg News
Here’s How Many Trans People Serve in the U.S. Military

ABC News
No one saw Trump’s transgender military ban coming

The Washington Post
Trump launches new attacks on Sessions

Bloomberg News
Trump’s Focus on Leaks and Loyalty Puts Sessions in Crosshairs

The Washington Post
26 hours, 29 Trumpian false or misleading claims - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S. lawmakers reach deal for Senate Russia sanctions vote

The Washington Post
U.S. attempt to handcuff Trump on Russia could backfire, Europe says

Bloomberg News
Obamacare Repeal Fails Early in Senate Health-Care Debate - More

Reuters News Agency
Senate poised for healthcare showdown

ABC News
Scaramucci tweets then deletes cryptic message about ‘leak’ of his financial disclosure form

The Associated Press
Congressman Steve Scalise released from hospital

Bloomberg News
Trump Announces Apple Supplier Foxconn Opening U.S. Factory - More

Reuters News Agency
Prince William quits his day job

Reuters News Agency
U.K. to ban sale of new gas and diesel cars starting in 2040

Reuters News Agency
UK orders year-long EU migration study

Agence France-Presse
Paris tourism bounces back as terror fears fade

Reuters News Agency
Emmanuel Macron eyes special centers in Libya to handle asylum requests - More

Reuters News Agency
Turkey opposition stages sit-in to protest changes to parliamentary procedure

Reuters News Agency
Muslim elders urge return to prayer as Israel backs down over Al-Aqsa

Reuters News Agency
Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea

Reuters News Agency
Britain and Australia urge China to do more on North Korea threat

ABC News
North Korea could test another ICBM

Reuters News Agency
Japan defense minister to quit

The Associated Press
Opponents home and abroad trying to stop Venezuelan president from rewriting constitution

The New York Times
On This Day: July 27

Agence France-Presse
Tillerson assure qu’il reste pour l’instant secrétaire d’État

Agence France-Presse
Le choix de Trump pour la Fed : reconduire Yellen ou parachuter Cohn

Agence France-Presse
Royaume-Uni : nombre record d’actes antisémites au premier semestre

Agence France-Presse
Le Royaume-Uni imite la France, veut bannir les véhicules essence et diesel

Le Point
Armées : Lecointre, le général du président - Plus

Le Point
Macron aurait décidé de nationaliser les chantiers navals STX de Saint-Nazaire

Agence France-Presse
Happy apiculteur urbain, des toits de Paris aux catacombes

Agence France-Presse
Les Allemands tiraillés par la question des migrants

Agence France-Presse
Les séparatistes catalans plus que jamais décidés

Agence France-Presse
Chypre-Nord : détention prolongée des membres de l’équipage du navire anti-migrants

Agence France-Presse
Migrants : Tripoli demande l’aide italienne dans les eaux libyennes

Agence France-Presse
La Tunisie se dote d’une loi historique contre les violences faites aux femmes

Agence France-Presse
L’EI chassé de la moitié de Raqqa

Agence France-Presse
Esplanade des Mosquées : les Palestiniens décident la fin du boycott

Agence France-Presse
Haute tension en altitude dans l’Himalaya entre la Chine et l’Inde

Agence France-Presse
Hommage aux Kim à Pyongyang, pour le 64e anniversaire de la « Victoire »

Agence France-Presse
Le Venezuela se prépare à une nouvelle journée de grève générale

Agence France-Presse
Caracas : un jeune de 16 ans tué, deuxième victime durant la grève générale

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