SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - Updated at 1955 hrs EDT

Canadian News

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International Commentary

The Editorial Board | The New York Times
Backsliding on Nuclear Promises

James Mann | The New York Times
Obama Isn’t Finished Yet

David Brooks | The New York Times
Snap Out of It

Kevin Boyd | The National Interest
F-35: Coming in for a ‘Crash Landing’?

Michael Peck | The National Interest
Israeli Weapons of War ISIS Should Fear - Photo

Steven E. Koonin | The Wall Street Journal
Climate Science Is Not Settled

International News

BBC News
Secret Service officers struggle behind the scenes

The Associated Press
Accused White House intruder armed in July arrest

The Associated Press
Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes

The Globe and Mail
Strikes justified because Syria ‘unwilling or unable to’ protect territory, says Obama

BBC News
World leaders gather for ‘crucial’ UN climate meeting - More

Thomson Reuters News
Climate change to trigger longer, fiercer ‘megadroughts’

Thomson Reuters News
There’s big bucks in going green, business leaders say

The Associated Press
Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

BBC News
‘Why I bet £900k on the Scottish referendum’

Thomson Reuters News
Queen pleased about Scottish vote

ITAR/TASS News
France says transfer of Mistral ship to Russia now not possible

The Associated Press
NATO’s Anders Fogh Rasmussen : ‘We cut fat, built muscle’

Thomson Reuters News
NATO says was not involved in U.S.-led strikes on Islamic State

RIA Novosti
Over 155,000 Servicemen Take Part in Russia's Vostok-2014 Drills

BBC News
French tourist Herve Gourdel abducted by Algeria militants

Thomson Reuters News
Group of nations warns against outside interference in Libya

The Associated Press
Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January

Thomson Reuters News
Palestinians may leave Cairo talks over Israeli killings in Hebron

Thomson Reuters News
UNHCR bracing for possible exodus of 400,000 from Syrian town into Turkey

BBC News
Second video of British hostage John Cantlie released

BBC News
US begins air strikes on Islamic State targets

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. strikes on Nusra Front in Syria kill over 50

RIA Novosti
Fifth-Generation Fighter Jets Used in Combat in Syria

Thomson Reuters News
U.S., Arab partners launch first strikes on Islamic State in Syria

Thomson Reuters News
Russia: airstrikes must be agreed with Syria or will fuel tension

The National Interest
Ten Percent of Western Recruits to ISIS are Women

BBC News
Islamic State message shows desire for US boots on the ground

The Associated Press
U.S. hit eight bases tied to al-Qaida affiliate in Syria

The Associated Press
Would US have right of hot pursuit in Syria?

Thomson Reuters News
Jordan signals took part in attacks on Islamic State

Thomson Reuters News
Israel downs Syrian warplane it says violated its Golan airspace

BBC News
Israel kills Palestinians suspected of teenagers’ murders - More

Thomson Reuters News
Palestinians to proceed with Gaza ceasefire talks

The Associated Press
Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers

BBC News
Yemen’s road to democracy uncertain after UN truce

Thomson Reuters News
David Cameron to meet Hassan Rouhani to ask for Iran’s help against Islamic State

The Associated Press
Former US Marine imprisoned in Iran can call home

Thomson Reuters News
Hamid Karzai slams U.S., Pakistan in farewell speech

The Associated Press
Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

BBC News
China jails prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti for life

BBC News
Chinese firms exporting tools of torture, says Amnesty

The New York Times
On This Day: September 23

Agence France-Presse
Climat : les dirigeants du monde entier en sommet à l’ONU

Agence France-Presse
« Nous sommes en guerre », estiment certains éditorialistes français

Agence France-Presse
La grève d’Air France coûte vingt millions d’euros par jour

Agence France-Presse
La France en panne de croissance confirmée, les entreprises au ralenti

Agence France-Presse
Berlin pas responsable des problèmes de la France, selon les industriels allemands

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : la rébellion commence le retrait de son artillerie

Agence France-Presse
Ukraine : fragile espoir de paix après cinq mois de combats

Agence France-Presse
Paris affiche sa fermeté face à l’ultimatum des ravisseurs d’un Français en Algérie

Le Point
Qui sont les « soldats du califat » qui menacent de mort le Français Hervé Gourdel ?

RIA Novosti
Kiev instaure un service du travail obligatoire en temps de loi martiale

RIA Novosti
Les Mistrals ne conviennent pas à la Russie pour plusieurs raisons

RIA Novosti
Exercices Vostok-2014 : tirs de missiles dans l’Arctique - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Ebola : l’épidémie « explose », 20.000 cas redoutés d’ici novembre

RIA Novosti
Syrie : la Géorgie prête à accueillir des camps d’entraînement de l’opposition

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : lancement de l’offensive américaine contre l’État islamique - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : plus de 20 membres du groupe EI tués dans les frappes américaines

RIA Novosti
Frappes en Syrie : des chasseurs de 5e génération utilisés

Agence France-Presse
Valls : « la France assume totalement ses responsabilités » en Irak

Agence France-Presse
Au moins quatre morts dans un attentat suicide à Peshawar

Agence France-Presse
Chine : prison à vie pour l’intellectuel ouïghour modéré Ilham Tohti

Agence France-Presse
Jack Ma devient l’homme le plus riche de Chine

Journal Sud Ouest
L’éphéméride du 23 septembre