SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - Updated at 2000 hrs EDT

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Les MacPherson — The Star-Phoenix
No better time to dither over new fighters - More - More

George Jonas — National Post
Our bloody history of shot-down airliners

Mark Gollom — CBC News
MH17: Crash cause coverup likely impossible

Colin Robertson — The Globe and Mail
Air travel is difficult enough without worrying about missiles

Daniel Schwartz — CBC News
MH17: The Kremlin PR strategy

John Boyko — The Ottawa Citizen
Ukraine's long struggle echoes in Canada

J.L. Granatstein — The Globe and Mail
Harper saw through Putin from the start

Omer Aziz — The Globe and Mail
Netanyahu never wanted a two-state solution

International News

The Christian Science Monitor
Medal of Honor: Wounded and alone, ‘one American held the line’

Thomson Reuters News
Bear attacks Alaska Army National Guardsman

The Christian Science Monitor
Rick Perry sends Texas National Guard forces to border

Postmedia News
Happy birthday, Prince George! - More - Photos

The Guardian
Arms export licences for Russia still in place despite claims of embargo

Thomson Reuters News
France to deliver first warship to Russia despite allies, Ukraine

RIA Novosti
Public Inquiry to Be Held on Alexander Litvinenko’s Death - More

The Associated Press
Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks

The Associated Press
Five held in Sicily over boat deaths of migrants

The Guardian
US intelligence says Russia ‘created conditions’ for plane disaster

The Associated Press
Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

The Guardian
MH17: Rebels likely shot down plane ‘by mistake’

The Guardian
Ukrainians report sightings of missile launcher on day of MH17 crash

Thomson Reuters News
Train with remains of Malaysian plane crash victims arrives in Kharkiv

Thomson Reuters News
Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

Thomson Reuters News
Malaysia says to hand over MH17 black boxes to international team

RIA Novosti
Ukrainian Air Force Strikes City Located in Ceasefire Zone

The Associated Press
Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

The Associated Press
Turkish police accused of spying on prime minister

The Associated Press
Turkish soldier killed in clash

Thomson Reuters News
Israel says soldier missing, presumed dead

The Associated Press
Israeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gaza

The Associated Press
Israeli mood turns dark with mounting casualties

The Guardian
International flights to and from Israel suspended

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad

The Associated Press
Former general withdraws from Indonesian election

The Associated Press
Military exercises delay flights throughout China

The Associated Press
China, Venezuela deepen economic ties during visit

The New York Times
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