SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - Updated at 0855 hrs EDT

Canadian News

La Presse Canadienne
Le gouvernement Harper prévoit modifier sa Charte des anciens combattants

Le Devoir
Harper forcé de préciser ses chiffres

La Presse Canadienne
Mission en Irak : Harper dit que le gouvernement n’a pas encore pris de décision

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Guerre contre l’État islamique : une intervention canadienne dans l’air

La Presse Canadienne
Harper écarte le déploiement « à grande échelle » de troupes au sol en Irak

La Presse Canadienne
Le MDN a baissé sa commande de munitions de 38 pour cent en 2014

La Presse Canadienne
Des soldats afghans qui ont fui vers le Canada craignent retourner chez eux

La Presse Canadienne
L’épave découverte dans l’Arctique est bien celle du navire de John Franklin

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Risque d’Ebola au pays : les autorités se font rassurantes

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
François Hollande dans l’Ouest canadien

Le Droit
C’est arrivé un 2 octobre

Canadian Commentary

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

Kelly McParland | National Post
Canadians need answers on ISIS mission

Terry Glavin | The Ottawa Citizen
Canada vs. The Islamic State: Not Our Finest Hour

Chantal Hébert | The Toronto Star
Stephen Harper not helping himself by recycling Iraq war rhetoric

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

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

Editorial | The Ottawa Citizen
The Harper Government finally gets serious about Iraq

Andrew Coyne | National Post
Battle against Islamic extremists offers few ready answers about Canada’s role

John Boyko | The Ottawa Citizen
Time again for Canada to say no to war

Haroon Siddiqui | The Toronto Star
Canada should resist Obama’s flawed war on the Islamic State

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

Mohammed Adam | The Ottawa Citizen
The mystery of Canadians in the Islamic State

Matthew Fisher | Postmedia News
People in the Baltic states fear they are next

Colonel Chris Kilford | The Ottawa Citizen
Anti-terror fight should benefit Turkey

Peter McKenna | The Ottawa Citizen
The U.S., Syria and international law

Raymond Legault | Le Devoir
Combattre le militarisme canadien

Claude Lévesque | Le Devoir
La concurrence chez les fous

International Commentary

Schumpeter | The Economist
Getting to the top: The look of a leader

James Jay Carafano | The National Interest
How to Halt the Slide towards a Hollow U.S. Military

ames Jay Carafano | The Daily Signal
Obama Is Talking, Not Acting, Like George W. Bush

Leader | The Economist
Mission relaunched - Photo

Editorial | The New York Times
Paying Afghanistan’s Bills

Nicholas Kristof | The New York Times
What ISIS Could Teach the West

Andrew Thompson and Jeremi Suri | The New York Times
How America Helped ISIS

Robert Sharp and Jennifer Jefferis | The National Interest
A ‘Just’ War against ISIS?

J.J. Gould | The Atlantic
Bombing the Tracks: U.S. Power and the Future of Arab Democracy

Elizabeth Dickinson | Foreign Policy
The Case Against Qatar

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Welcome accountability at the Secret Service

Russell Berman | The Atlantic
The Secret Service Is Beset by a Culture of Complacency and Incompetence

Charles Lane | The Washington Post
In the 19th century, a different Secret Service, but not without controversy

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Another awkward Obama-Netanyahu meeting

Robert Keatley | The National Interest
The Showdown in Hong Kong: No Winners, Only Losers

Alexis Okeowo | The New York Times
Living With the Terror of Ebola

Clint Hinote | The National Interest
One way to combat the Ebola virus: Use counterinsurgency tactics

Michael O’Hanlon | The National Interest
America's Big Military Mistake: Cutting Land Forces Too Quickly

David Frum | The Atlantic
How Iran Scammed America Out of a Nuclear Deal

International News

The Washington Post
Army general retired quietly with demotion

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Navy removes USS Boxer skipper - More - More

The Atlantic
The U.S. is saving nukes so it can blow up asteroids

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 Washington Post
Julia Pierson resigns as Secret Service director - More

The Associated Press
Downpour of bad news sank Secret Service director

The Washington Post
Under Pierson, elite agency couldn’t shake turmoil

The Canadian Press
Ebola case drives North Americans to Google

The Washington Post
Hospital system admits misstep on Ebola case - More - More

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

The Associated Press
Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthday

The Associated Press
Mom: Jailed Marine in Mexico suffering greatly

The Associated Press
Man cleared in Taliban terror case suing US

Agence France-Presse
French campaign funding scandal snares Sarkozy ally

The Associated Press
Denmark votes to send seven F-16s to Iraq

Thomson Reuters News
Merkel tells Putin Moscow has duty to temper separatists in Ukraine

Thomson Reuters News
Two Algerians investigated over Hervé Gourdel’s kidnapping

The Associated Press
Liberia short on ambulances for Ebola patients

The Economist
Boko Haram tightens the noose

Thomson Reuters News
More than 100 ex-rebels, family members die in Congo camp

The Associated Press
CPJ says Turkey has fearsome journalism climate

Agence France-Presse
Turkey mulls action as Islamic State jihadists near Syria border town - More

Thomson Reuters News
Massacre in Syrian Kurdish town would end PKK’s peace talks with Turkey: Ocalan

Thomson Reuters News
Palestinians draft U.N. resolution on ending Israel occupation - More

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. cautions Israel about settlement plans in East Jerusalem

Thomson Reuters News
Netanyahu to Obama: Don’t allow Iran deal that leaves it at nuclear threshold

The Associated Press
Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with aged weapons

The Daily Signal
For Yazidis Displaced by ISIS, a Long Way Home

CBC News
Khorasan group shows why al-Qaeda is still a force to be reckoned with

USNI News
Two aircrew bail out of MV-22 in Persian Gulf - More

The San Diego Union-Tribune
The Back Story: Memories of Iraq

Stars and Stripes
How a KC-135 refuels an F-22

The Associated Press
Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam’s holiest city Mecca

Thomson Reuters News
Gulf Arabs demand return of state authority in Yemen

Thomson Reuters News
Taliban bomber in Kabul targets Afghan army bus, kills three

The Economist
Afghanistan’s army being led from behind

The Associated Press
Anger mounts as Kashmir floodwaters subside

Thomson Reuters News
Leung Chun-ying plays waiting game, Hong Kong protesters demand he resign

Thomson Reuters News
In ‘Umbrella Revolution,’ China confronts limits of its power

The Christian Science Monitor
Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’: the politest protests ever?

The Washington Post
In Hong Kong, leaders on both sides of the conflict are eyeing the end game

The Economist
A tough test for China’s leaders

Thomson Reuters News
Third American held in North Korea appeals to U.S. for help

Thomson Reuters News
North Korea prepares launch site for longer-range rockets

Thomson Reuters News
Foreign doctors, military guards: Bespoke care for North Korea’s Kims

The Telegraph and National Post
North Korea silly season: Kim’s feet crushed under his own weight

The Economist
Conscripts in South Korea: Blood, sweat and tears

Stars and Stripes
THAAD missile defense system being considered for South Korea

The New York Times
On This Day: October 2

The Associated Press
L’ancien président américain Jimmy Carter fête son 90e anniversaire

Agence France-Presse
Californie : les paparazzis ne pourront plus utiliser de drones

The Associated Press
30 ans de prison pour complot d’attentat à la bombe à Portland - Plus

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Un expert d’Ebola à bord de l’avion avec le patient infecté se fait rassurant

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Démission de la chef de la sécurité à la Maison-Blanche - Plus

Le Point
Nicolas Sarkozy : ses idées pour 2017

Agence France-Presse
L’Eurofighter victime d’un grave défaut de fabrication

Agence France-Presse
Irak : la France renforce son dispositif militaire

The Associated Press
Jens Stoltenberg prend la direction de l’OTAN

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Le Parlement catalan fait un pas vers la tenue d’un référendum

Agence France-Presse
Radovan Karadžić « ignorait tout » du massacre de Srebrenica

The Associated Press
Les rebelles ukrainiens s’approchent de l’aéroport de Donetsk

Agence France-Presse
Rentrée sanglante en Ukraine

The Associated Press
Plusieurs militants arrêtés au Soudan autour de l’anniversaire des manifs

Agence France-Presse
L’ONU indispose Nétanyahou

Agence France-Presse
La rencontre entre Obama et Netanyahu assombrie par l’avenir de Jérusalem-est

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : les jihadistes aux portes de Kobané, vote au Parlement turc

Agence France-Presse
Les Kurdes défendent Kobané

The Associated Press
Des explosions font 32 morts, dont 10 enfants, en Syrie

Agence France-Presse
La coalition frappe les djihadistes assiégeant Aïn al-Arab

Agence France-Presse
Trois morts dans un attentat suicide des talibans à Kaboul

Agence France-Presse
Un bilan en demi-teinte pour Hamid Karzaï

Agence France-Presse
Les manifestants hongkongais menacent d’intensifier leurs actions

Agence France-Presse
Les manifestants exigent la démission du numéro un hongkongais

Le Point
Hong Kong : le dilemme de Xi Jinping

The Associated Press
Menace des manifestants s’il y a maintien en poste de Leung Chun-ying

Journal Sud Ouest
L’éphéméride du 2 octobre

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