SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Friday, 3 July 2015 - Updated at 1405 hrs EDT

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

George Petrolekas | National Interest
The Real, Great Greek Dilemma

David Ignatius | The Washington Post
Greece’s crisis could be good for Europe

Fareed Zakaria | The Washington Post
With an ‘absent’ United States, China marches on

John Sweeney | The Guardian
Information is the most powerful weapon against North Korea regime

Kevin McCarthy | The Washington Post
Reject a bad Iran deal

James W. Loewen | The Washington Post
Myths about the Confederacy

International News

War is Boring
Test Pilot Admits the F-35 Can’t Dogfight - More - More

Jane’s Defence Weekly
JPO counters media report that F-35 cannot dogfight - More

The Washington Post
The next Army secretary? The Pentagon may have just made it obvious.

United Press International
July 4 terror threats an annual but necessary ritual

United Press International
Worker who stole veterans’ gravestones to plead guilty

The Guardian
New study warns of dangerous climate change risks to the Earth’s oceans

The Telegraph
Spitfire Mk.1A for sale - More

The Guardian
Violette Szabó’s George Cross medal to be auctioned off - More - More

The Guardian
Survivor’s animated video recalls horror of King’s Cross tube bomb

United Press International
Compact cannon for British armored vehicles

Thomson Reuters News
France refuses asylum request by WikiLeaks founder Assange

Thomson Reuters News
Germany says new reports of U.S. spying harm security ties

The Guardian
Srebrenica 20 years on

Thomson Reuters News
IMF warns of huge financial hole

The Guardian
IMF says Greece needs extra €60bn in funds and debt relief

Thomson Reuters News
‘Yes’ camp takes slim lead in Greek bailout referendum poll

Thomson Reuters News
Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai

Times of Israel
Israeli army says Hamas helping Islamic State in Sinai

Thomson Reuters News
Twin suicide bombings kill 10 in northeast Nigeria, police say

Thomson Reuters News
U.N. says Burundi election was not free, fair or credible

Thomson Reuters News
Turkey reinforces Syria border, Davutoglu says no incursion planned

The Telegraph
Britain could launch ISIL air strikes in Syria within months

Agence France-Presse
IS destroys iconic lion statue at Syria’s Palmyra museum

United Press International
UNESCO to watch archaeological sites by satellite

United Press International
Senior Islamic State leader killed in U.S.-led coalition strike - More

The Washington Post
U.S. prepares to send first group of Syrian fighters back onto battlefield

The Washington Post
Drone kills top Islamic State militant in Syria, a day after brother was slain

Thomson Reuters News
Syrian army bombards rebels trying to seize Aleppo

The Telegraph
Bethnal Green schoolgirls identified in Syria

The Guardian
From Syria to Bosnia: ISIS and its affiliates around the world

Times of Israel
39 years after Entebbe, IDF releases operations log

Thomson Reuters News
Israel accuses Hamas of aiding Islamic State in Egypt

The Times
Roman boots leave 2,000-year-old impression

Thomson Reuters News
Joe Biden, Haidar al-Abadi discuss fight against Islamic State

The Washington Post
In Ramadi, the Islamic State settles in, fixing roads and restoring electricity

Thomson Reuters News
Drone attack on al-Qaeda in Yemen kills four

Thomson Reuters News
No breakthrough at Iran nuclear talks

Thomson Reuters News
Afghanistan targets U.S. defense contractors in row over back taxes

Thomson Reuters News
Kentucky soldier admits to taking bribes in Afghanistan

Thomson Reuters News
China angered by new U.S. military strategy report

CBC News
Kim Jong-un and wife Ri Sol Ju open ZKPY’s international wing

The Guardian
Hyeonseo Lee’s story live

Thomson Reuters News
Bogotá on edge after two small explosions

The Washington Post
Before carnage, Mexican army was told: ‘Take out’ criminals

The New York Times
On This Day: July 3

Agence France-Presse
La grand-mère d’Obama veut lui faire la cuisine pendant sa visite au Kenya

Agence France-Presse
Le chef du Parti communiste vietnamien à la Maison-Blanche

Agence France-Presse
L’UE et le FMI mettent la pression sur Athènes

Agence France-Presse
Grèce: un recours contre la légalité du référendum rejeté

Agence France-Presse
Silence et cérémonie à la mémoire des victimes de l’attentat tunisien

Agence France-Presse
Un chef djihadiste tunisien tué dans un raid américain en Libye

Agence France-Presse
L’EI pourrait éliminer Al-Qaïda

Agence France-Presse
Attaque islamiste d’envergure contre l’armée syrienne à Alep

Agence France-Presse
Crimes de guerre à Gaza : l’ONU appelle à juger les responsables

Agence France-Presse
Nucléaire iranien : un accord « dans les jours qui viennent », selon le négociateur russe

Agence France-Presse
Deux explosions à Bogota, au moins cinq blessés

Agence France-Presse
Solar Impulse 2 réalise un vol record

Agence France-Presse
Le pape François à la rencontre des oubliés d’Amérique Latine

Agence France-Presse
L’éphéméride du 3 juillet

Recent Editions

Thu 2 | Wed 1 | Tue 30 | Mon 29 | Sun 28 | Sat 27 | Fri 26