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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Canadian News

The Canadian Press
Peacekeeping expected to cost less than non-UN missions

The Globe and Mail
Canada to become a top Western contributor in peacekeeping missions

The Toronto Star
CAF probes spate of deaths at RMCC

The Ottawa Citizen
Canada helping Belize with defence policy

BBC News
CF-104s to launch very small satellites - Photo - Photo

The Canadian Press
Trudeau ends Harper’s tradition of attending Arctic military exercise

CBC News
Trudeau leaves today for his first official visit to Beijing

National Post
Paul Martin has advice for Justin Trudeau

CBC News
Justin Trudeau turns to Weibo and WeChat to reach Chinese audience

National Post
Paul Martin has advice for Justin Trudeau

CBC News
Next stop? Cambridge Bay - More

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: August 30

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
The end of peacekeeping, and what comes next for Canada’s soldiers

Matthew Fisher | National Post
Why an African mission could be more dangerous than Afghanistan

Phil Gurski | The Hill Times
Secrecy in security

Stuart Beare | Vanguard
Defence Policy Review Considerations: Canada’s Army - More

Thomas Walkom | The Toronto Star
Will Canada send troops where angels fear to tread?

Nathan Vanderklippe | The Globe and Mail
The empire is back

Don Pittis | CBC News
Trudeau must sleep with a different elephant than his father did

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
The risk of going easy on China

Derek Burney and Fen Osler Hampson | The Globe and Mail
Why Canada needs a deeper relationship with China

Kelly McParland | National Post
Twenty-five years of courting China has Canada shouldering a $46 billion trade deficit

Stephen Gordon | National Post
Stephen Harper’s economic legacy

Dominique Moisi | The Globe and Mail
Sarkozy and the French fear factor

Robyn Urback | National Post
France’s burkini ban was out of line

Heather Mallick | The Toronto Star
Yes to the burkini, and also no

International Commentary

Reinoud Leenders | The Guardian
UN's $4bn aid effort in Syria is morally bankrupt

Editorial | The Guardian
Arctic convoy commemorations: more than meets the eye

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
A Putin-sponsored October surprise?

Anne Applebaum | The Washington Post
The disastrous nonintervention in Syria

Melissa Batchelor Warnke | Los Angeles Times
Huma Abedin finally left Anthony Weiner - More

Editorial | The Guardian
Internet security: A huge and growing problem

International News

The Associated Press
11 Years Later, New Orleans Remembers Katrina

United Press International
PTSD, cognitive impairment link found in 9/11 first responders: Study

ABC News
Active Shooter Alarm Causes Travel Nightmare at LAX - More

ABC News
FBI Warns of Cyber Attacks on State Election Boards - More

Los Angeles Times
Huma Abedin is Hillary Clinton’s closest aide - More

The Associated Press
US meets target of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees

The Guardian
The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age

United Press International
Eruption of Katla, Iceland’s largest volcano, feared after two earthquakes - More

National Post
Tourist Charged €800 for Viewing Wreck of USN R4D-8 - More - Photos

The Associated Press
France Meets Muslim Leaders, Experts After Burkini Dispute

Reuters News Agency
Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinis

The Associated Press
Prosecutors: Brussels Attack Was Probably Arson, Not a Bomb

The Associated Press
Angela Merkel slams Muslim refugee bans in EU

Reuters News Agency
Swiss Air Force F/A-18C missing, search launched - Photo

The Associated Press
Human Rights Activists Condemn Secret Detentions in Ukraine

The Guardian
Russian telescope detects ‘strong signal’ from sun-like star

The Associated Press
UN Document Says Morocco Violated Western Sahara Cease-Fire

Reuters News Agency
Turkish forces deepen push into Syria, draw U.S. rebuke over targets

The Associated Press
Turkey Warns of More Strikes If Syrian Kurds Don't Retreat

Reuters News Agency
Fight for Aleppo exposes limits of Russian air power

Reuters News Agency
Syrian rebels make gains in northern Hama province, capture strategic town

Reuters News Agency
U.S. tries to stop feuding allies from unraveling Syria strategy

The Guardian
UN pays tens of millions to Assad regime under Syria aid programme

The Guardian
How Assad regime controls UN aid intended for Syria’s children

The Sydney Morning Herald
In the Holy Land, one village tells whole story

The Associated Press
Rivals Hamas, Fatah Gear up for First Election Since 2006

Reuters News Agency
Suicide bomber kills at least 15 at wedding party in southern Iraq

Reuters News Agency
Suicide bomber in Yemen kills 45 government fighters

The Washington Times
White House says Iran’s harassment of U.S. Navy ships ‘not acceptable’ - More

Reuters News Agency
Iran deploys Russian-made S-300 missiles at its Fordow nuclear site - Photos

Reuters News Agency
U.S. drone enters Iran’s airspace, leaves after warning

Reuters News Agency
Uzbek leader in intensive care after brain hemorrhage

The Associated Press
Australian Woman Freed Four Months After Kidnapping in Afghanistan - More

United Press International
U.S., China, to discuss North Korea provocations ahead of G20 meeting

Los Angeles Times
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff: My impeachment threatens democracy

The Associated Press
Permanent Cease-Fire Takes Effect in Colombia Under Accord

The Associated Press
Aristide Joins Haiti Rally to Urge Voters to Back Candidate

The New York Times
On This Day: August 30

Lives Lived

William Grimes | The New York Times
Jeremiah J. O’Keefe has died aged 93 - More

Fre Langan | The Globe and Mail
Fred Kaneb has died aged 96 - More - Photo - More

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