SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - Updated at 0655 hrs EDT

Canadian News

CBC News
Driver who injured two soldiers was later shot dead by police - More - More

The Gazette
Man shot by police in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu - More

The Toronto Star
CSIS says ‘limited resources’ means it cannot track terrorist sympathizers ‘all the time’

Maclean’s
CSIS has tabs on radicalized Canadians who have fought abroad

Postmedia News
Canadian Forces threatened to take legal action against grieving parents

The Globe and Mail
Six CF-188s leave for Iraq combat mission on Tuesday

The Canadian Press
First World War aviators risked shortened lifespan

CBC News
HMCS Niobe anchor damaged in Halifax Explosion

The Canadian Press
Arctic warship order to be trimmed in NSP

The Gazette
Glenn Greenwald to deliver McGill Beaverbrook lecture

The Canadian Press
Disabled Russian container ship arrives in Prince Rupert - More

CBC News
U.S. military urged to follow Canada's transgender policy

The Globe and Mail
As Ebola raged, Ottawa sold masks and gowns to highest bidder

CBC News
Ebola outbreak: What you need to know now

The Canadian Press
Canada urged to transfer Ebola vaccine licence to bigger company

The Globe and Mail
Vacations out for Canadian chief of Médecins Sans Frontières

The Canadian Press
Hack the border: Governments asked to enlist whiz kids to end delays

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: October 21

Canadian Commentary

Brian Stewart and Conrad Black | National Post
Canada’s extraordinary war

Matt Gurney | National Post
We don’t have enough fighter jets to whip out

Andrew Coyne | Postmedia News
Power about the only thing of consequence Harper Government has achieved

Colin Freeze | The Globe and Mail
Q&A with Glenn Greenwald

Jean Marmoreo | The Globe and Mail
Big Data can be good for your health

Elizabeth Renzetti | The Globe and Mail
For dissidents, the worst we can do is forget them

William Watson | The Ottawa Citizen
Justin Trudeau: Is this a prime minister?

International Commentary

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Obama, the pariah president

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Germany gets it right on Russia sanctions

International News

KAKE News
Two F-16s involved in a midair collision over southeast Kansas - More

The Associated Press
Oklahoma Air National Guard: No injuries after midair collision

CBC News
Can Fortress North America keep Ebola at bay?

The Telegraph
Monica Lewinsky: The first victim of cyberbullying - More

The Christian Science Monitor
Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

The Associated Press
Terror suspect wants details of case against him

The Washington Post
Extended federal leaves cost $775 million in three-year period

The Washington Post
U.S. plans to send 46,000 tank rounds to Iraq

The Associated Press
Trial begins over Navy silencer contract

The Associated Press
CDC releases new guidelines for protective gear - More

The Associated Press
White House opposes Social Security benefits for deported former Nazis - More

Maclean’s
London’s terrorists next door

The Washington Post
Denmark tries a soft-handed approach to returned Islamist fighters

The Associated Press
Sweden’s hunt for rogue submarine sends Cold War chill across Baltic - More

Thomson Reuters News
Did Putin offer to divide Ukraine with Poland?

The Associated Press
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total SA, dead in plane crash

The Associated Press
Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk

The Washington Post
Three years since Muammar Gaddafi’s demise

Thomson Reuters News
Gaddafi cousin hopes to participate in Libyan peace talks

Thomson Reuters News
Libyan parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

Thomson Reuters News
Insurgents killed in Nigeria despite purported truce with Boko Haram

CBC News
Turkey helping anti-ISIS Kurds defend Kobani on Syria border

Thomson Reuters News
Britain sends drones to fly surveillance missions over Syria

The Washington Post
Bloody response to revolt in Syria may deter others

The Associated Press
Two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad

Thomson Reuters News
Iran offers ‘compromises’ in nuclear talks, West unmoved

The Associated Press
Taliban attack kills four Afghan soldiers in Kabul

The Associated Press
Pakistan pulls anti-government TV channel off air

Thomson Reuters News
Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

The Scotsman
Indonesia hails ‘people’s president’ Joko Widodo

Thomson Reuters News
Leung Chun-ying indicates possible concession ahead of Hong Kong talks - More

The Christian Science Monitor
Does China’s leader Xi Jinping wield total control?

Thomson Reuters News
Shinzo Abe’s woes may not end despite resignations of two ministers

Thomson Reuters News
Santiago’s ex-mayor arrested, charged with Pinochet-era crimes

The New York Times
On This Day: October 21

Agence France-Presse
Septembre 2014, le plus chaud enregistré dans le monde depuis 1880

Le Devoir
Des milliers d’indépendantistes catalans réclament des élections d’ici trois mois

Agence France-Presse
MH17 : Berlin accuse les séparatistes d’avoir utilisé un missile ukrainien

Agence France-Presse
Porochenko annonce des accords avec Poutine sur le gaz

La Libre
Le crash de l’avion du PDG de Total reconstitué - Image - Plus

The Associated Press
Les combats ont fait au moins 65 morts dans l’est de la Libye

Agence France-Presse
Le « cessez-le-feu » mis en doute

Agence France-Presse
Ankara laisse les combattants kurdes défendre Kobané

L Libre
L’importance de la bataille de Kobané en cinq points

Agence France-Presse
Américains et Turcs à la rescousse des Kurdes de Kobané

The Associated Press
Des dizaines de djihadistes tués par les Kurdes

The Associated Press
Le Népal met fin aux opérations de secours - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Les manifestations à un point « critique »

The Associated Press
La police fédérale prend le contrôle de 13 villes liées aux cartels

Journal Sud Ouest
L’éphéméride du 21 octobre

Books

Lawrence Martin | The Globe and Mail
For Stephen Harper, a bad day at the bookstore

Guillaume Bourgault-Côté | Le Devoir
Quand Justin parle de Justin