SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Friday, 25 July 2014

Canadian News

CBC News
CF-18 struck by lightning - More - More - HHAS

CBC News
Canada levels new sanctions against Ukrainian individuals, Russian firms

Postmedia News
Canada urged to beef up security at border

Yahoo News
Canadians shouldn’t be allowed to fight for other countries, historian argues

The Chronicle Herald
HMCS Toronto leaves for mission in Mediterranean Sea

The Chronicle Herald
Defence minister pins blame on Hamas

The Calgary Herald
Israeli supporters turn out for peaceful Calgary rally

The Edmonton Journal
‘Support Our Troops’ licence plates available in Alberta for $55 - SOT

The Calgary Herald
Reminders of soldiers who didn’t come home

The Calgary Herald
Brothers in arms, scarred forever by the battlefield

The Windsor Star
Many veterans face low-income levels, poverty after service

The Canadian Press
Canada giving UNICEF $5M to support humanitarian efforts in Somalia

CBC News
RCMP sells Piaggio P180 Avanti for half of asking price - Photo

CBC News
Mohamed Hersi sentenced to 10 years

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: July 25

Canadian Commentary

Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber | CBC News
Putin’s winning the PR war over MH17

Stephen Blank | The Globe and Mail
If Putin isn’t punished, Europe risks a wider war

Barry Cooper | The Calgary Herald
Don’t expect an end to European power struggles

Jeffrey Simpson | The Globe and Mail
No facts please, it’s cellphone policy

Michael Den Tandt | Postmedia News
John Baird has facts on his side

Father Raymond J. de Souza | National Post
Others won freedom through non-violent means. Why not Gaza?

Lisa Goldman | The Globe and Mail
The Gaza war has done terrible things to Israeli society

Matthew Fisher | Postmedia News
The clock is ticking on America’s unchallenged supremacy of the High Seas

International Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
U.S. Army War College to investigate plagiarism allegations - More - More - More

The Associated Press
Childhood traumas more common in military members, veterans

The Associated Press
Dole, veterans groups join senators in pressing ratification of disability treaty

National Post
Dutch furious after learning Putin’s daughter lives in the Netherlands

The Associated Press
Poland ordered to pay damages to tortured terror suspects - More

BBC News
Shrapnel damage on Malaysian plane consistent with missile strike

Thomson Reuters News
Rebel leader says separatists had Buk missile system

The Associated Press
Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

The Associated Press
Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

The Associated Press
Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site

The Associated Press
Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk announces resignation - More

Thomson Reuters News
Russia seeing an exodus of ‘the most educated, most active, most entrepreneurial’

ITAR-TASS News Agency
Russian Defence Ministry ready to hold world tank biathlon

The Associated Press
Air Algerie Flight AH5017 wreckage spotted

The Associated Press
Air Algerie flight ‘probably crashed’ - Photo

The Associated Press
Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

The Ottawa Citizen
In age of technology, how can airliners simply vanish?

Yahoo News
Recent tragedies belie major improvements in flying safety

BBC News
Central African Republic’s road to anarchy

ABC News
El Al With Missile Defenses Goes to Israel

The Associated Press
Hamas sticks to demands

The Associated Press
Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

Thomson Reuters News
Hamas tactics exact high toll in Israeli ground thrust

The Associated Press
Israeli border towns empty, adjust to new threats

The Ottawa Citizen
Israelis and Palestinians fight public relations war as well

Postmedia News
ISIS orders all women and girls in Mosul to undergo FGM - More

The Associated Press
Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president

Thomson Reuters News
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei calls for end to Israeli regime

The Associated Press
Two Finnish aid workers killed in Afghanistan

ITAR-TASS News Agency
Russia will end Mi-17B-5 helicopters supplies to Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse
Warships from US, India and Japan to start joint exercise

BBC News Magazine
When time stood still: A Hiroshima survivor’s story

BBC News
Eva Peron’s Cadillac goes on sale - More - More

BBC News
Colombian army kills ELN rebels in Arauca province

The New York Times
On This Day: July 25 - More - MoD - AP

Books

Book Review | The Economist
Margot Asquith and the first world war