SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Thursday, 27 November 2014 - Updated at 0630 hrs EST

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
Obama’s yes men say no thanks

Michelle Walrond | The Globe and Mail
My radicalized son chose the other Islam

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita | The Globe and Mail
In West Africa, disease just as devastating as war

International Commentary

Peter Baker | The New York Times
Hagel’s Departure Bears Little Likeness to Rumsfeld’s Removal

Chris Cillizza | The Washington Post
Chuck Hagel’s worst week in Washington

John Hofmeister | The Wall Street Journal
The Myth of ‘Clean Energy’

International News

The Washington Post
National Archives backing away from CIA e-mail destruction plan

The Associated Press
Ebola isolation at Langley AFB feels like a vacation

The Associated Press
Judge frees alleged Islamic State recruit

The Washington Post
Near-collisions between drones, airliners surge

The Wall Street Journal
Tensions Simmer After Ferguson Decision in Police Shooting

CBC News
ISS 3D printer makes first part in space

The New York Times News Service
Rape inquiry into former IRA members gets help from Sinn Fein president

The Associated Press
Russian Suspected of Spying Resists Leaving Poland

Thomson Reuters News
Bulgaria charges radical imam, six others with supporting Islamic State

The Associated Press
Freighter with 700 migrants on board being towed to Crete

Thomson Reuters News
Russian troops giving backbone to Ukraine rebels, says Breedlove

The Associated Press
Congo Detains Six UN Peacekeepers

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State targeted in 17 air strikes by U.S., allies

The Washington Post
A-10 Warthogs will join airstrikes against the Islamic State - More - Photo

The New York Times
U.S. Adds Air Assets to Bolster Drive to Wipe Out ISIS

McClatchy Newspapers
Ramadi on verge of falling to Islamic State

Thomson Reuters News
Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels

Thomson Reuters News
IAEA says needs more money to monitor extended Iran nuclear deal

The Associated Press
Five killed in Afghan suicide attack on embassy vehicle

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills five

The Associated Press
Putin’s tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China

McClatchy Newspapers
Hong Kong police and ‘volunteers’ clear protest site in Mong Kok

Agence France-Presse
North Korea reveals senior rank of Kim Jong-Un’s little sister

The New York Times
On This Day: November 27 - More

Agence France-Presse
L’Opep se réunit sans consensus préalable pour baisser sa production

Agence France-Presse
La Grèce en grève générale contre la politique de rigueur

Agence France-Presse
À Kiev, des bénévoles accueillent ceux qui ont fui les combats dans l’Est

Agence France-Presse
L’Otan dénonce les missiles russes en Crimée, menace pour la région de la mer Noire

Agence France-Presse
Algérie : l’un des assassins d’Hervé Gourdel tué par l’armée

Agence France-Presse
François Hollande appelle l’Égypte à poursuivre sa transition démocratique

Agence France-Presse
Turquie : l’accueil d’urgence des chrétiens d’Irak en quête d’exil

Agence France-Presse
Après la guerre, les Gazaouis subissent l’offensive hivernale

Agence France-Presse
Un Britannique tué dans l’attentat à Kaboul

Agence France-Presse
La soeur de Kim Jong-Un prend du galon dans l’appareil d’État

Agence France-Presse
Colombie : signes d’inflexion chez les FARC qui relâchent leurs « prisonniers de guerre »

Journal Sud Ouest
L’éphéméride du 27 novembre