SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

John Ivison | National Post
Harper’s anti-ISIS game plan

Kelly McParland | National Post
Canadians need answers on ISIS mission

Bob Rae | The Globe and Mail
Canada’s role against the Islamic State must be more than just military

Lysiane Gagnon | The Globe and Mail
Canada needs a war debate

J.L. Granatstein | The Globe and Mail
The Harper government has lost its way

Ferry de Kerckhove and George Petrolekas | Embassy Magazine
Parliament should debate defence policy, not deployments

Manon Cornellier | Le Devoir
Répondre « présent » autrement

Jean-Frédéric Légaré-Tremblay | Le Devoir
La victoire de la désinformation?

International Commentary

International News

The Washington Post
Army general retired quietly with demotion

The Washington Post
Pentagon to target its hospitals providing poor care

The Associated Press
Afghan soldiers who fled to Canada say they can’t go home

The Globe and Mail
What went wrong during White House security breach

BBC News
Armed man with assault conviction shared lift with Obama

The Washington Post
Julia Pierson resigns as Secret Service director

The Canadian Press
Ebola case drives North Americans to Google

The Washington Post
Hospital system admits misstep on Ebola case

The Washington Post
Ebola panic in America might help save lives in Africa

BBC News
US to play role in NI talks says Irish minister Charlie Flanagan

BBC News
Perth memorial to be held for aid worker David Haines

BBC News
Skirts and dresses banned from offshore helicopter flights

BBC News
Ministry of Defence contract ‘secures’ 1,500 Faslane jobs

BBC News
Ministry of Defence naval base deals secure 7,500 UK jobs

BBC News
‘Brutal attack’ broke soldier’s neck

BBC News
Support scheme for veterans with post traumatic stress expands

BBC News
Moazzam Begg to be released as terror charges dropped

BBC News
Karadzic takes ‘moral responsibility’ for Bosnia crimes

BBC News
Bosnia is helping identify Cypriots murdered 50 years ago

Thomson Reuters News
Shell kills four at Donetsk school - More

BBC News
ICC: Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta must appear at Hague

Thomson Reuters News
Turkey may let foreign troops use its bases

Thomson Reuters News
Coalition jets strike Islamic State near Turkish border

BBC News
Islamic State vehicles targeted by RAF Tornados

Thomson Reuters News
Syria-linked militants release Lebanese soldier

The Associated Press
Obama, Netanyahu to meet - More

BBC News
Heavy fighting on Iraq-Syria border

BBC Trending
The Iraqis who laugh at Islamic State

Thomson Reuters News
Afghan troops killed in Kabul attack - More

Thomson Reuters News
Lines blur between Pakistan’s military, militants

The Globe and Mail
Protest of Politeness dares Beijing to respond

Thomson Reuters News
Hong Kong democracy protesters and officials mark uneasy National Day

The Associated Press
China body-searched 10,000 pigeons before Tiananmen Square release

The Age
Fattest finger? $711 billion scrapped in epic Japanese share trading error

Thomson Reuters News
Australia passes security law, raising fears for press freedom - More

Thomson Reuters News
Australian aircraft to support U.S.-led air strikes in Iraq: PM

Agence France-Presse
Australian among people charged with hacking US Army, XBox software

Australian Associated Press
MH370 search to resume this week

The New York Times
On This Day: October 2