SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Saturday, 27 May 2017 - Updated at 1325 hrs EDT

Canadian News

The Canadian Press
RCN warship project hits another delay - More

CBC News
Admiral apologizes to Indigenous recruits for sailor’s ‘war cry’ insult

The Huffington Post
Trudeau’s socks a hit at NATO summit

The Associated Press
American president, Canadian prime minister meet in Sicily

The Toronto Star
Conservative leadership race almost in the bag for Maxime Bernier

CBC News
Conservatives await leadership results as final voting underway

CBC News
Canada is uncomfortably allied with the torturers of the new Iraq

The Toronto Star
Leader of Toronto 18 terror group denied release - More

Toronto Sun
Security blankets Toronto’s major venues

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: May 27

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | National Post
There’s a place for leaks, especially in Trump’s administration

Robert Fulford | National Post
Trump’s limited ability to express himself reveals much larger deficiencies

Peter Collett | The Globe and Mail
What does Trump’s body language say about his mindset? Let us count the ways.

Shannon Gormley | The Ottawa Citizen
An unstable man destabilizes the world

Tabatha Southey | The Globe and Mail
Trump and Duterte: A talk to remember

Ahmed Sahi | The Ottawa Citizen
ISIL is not Islam – saying this damages the terror group

Andrew MacDougall | The Ottawa Citizen
Will ‘sunny ways’ Trudeau launch attack ads against the next Tory leader?

Ashifa Kassam | The Guardian
Stop running from the truth: Justin Trudeau is playing us with his PR stunts

Evan Solomon | Maclean’s
What Donald Trump’s bad budget math means for the Tories

Rosemary Westwood | Maclean’s
The new battle over Confederate monuments

Editorial | The Toronto Star
Canada must help to stop torture

Chantal Hébert | The Chronicle Herald
Madeleine Meilleur’s nomination stokes fear of watchdogs on leashes

International Commentary

International News

Bloomberg News
New Airport Scanners Could End Bans on Laptops and Liquids

The Associated Press
Defense Secretary Mattis to address West Point graduates

Reuters News Agency
Hillary Clinton denounces ‘cruelty’ of proposed Trump budget cuts

Reuters News Agency
Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department

Reuters News Agency
Trump ends nine-day overseas trip with a flourish as trouble looms at home

Bloomberg News
FBI Scrutiny of Kushner Brings Russia Probe Into White House - More

The Washington Post
Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

Reuters News Agency
In shakeup, Trump to set up ‘war room’ to repel attacks over Russia probe

The Washington Post
Boehner unloads on Trump, saying foreign policy aside, it’s a ‘complete disaster’

Reuters News Agency
Trump tweets ‘money is beginning to pour in’ to NATO - More - More

The Associated Press
Student sentenced to 15 years in jail for planting home-made bomb on London subway train

The Associated Press
UK lowers terror threat level to ‘severe’ - More - More

CBC News
What is ISIS’s role in the Manchester attack and others like it?

The Associated Press
11 arrests in total in Manchester bomb investigation

The Washington Post
When Trump pushed past Montenegro’s leader

The New York Times
Trump Says NATO Allies Don’t Pay Their Share. Is That True?

CNN News
Why this photo of political spouses and partners is making waves

Yahoo News
Melania Trump Wears Dolce & Gabbana Floral Jacket for Final Day Abroad

Reuters News Agency
Merkel pushes back against renewed Trump criticism of surplus

Bloomberg News
Donald Trump isolated on climate change in ‘intense’ exchange at G7 summit

The Irish Times
Macron and Trump go head-to-head on climate change

The Associated Press
Spain saves 73 migrants in three boats crossing from Africa

Reuters News Agency
Migrants who clung to boat rescued off Libya, seven bodies found

Reuters News Agency
Fierce clashes erupt as rival factions battle in Libyan capital

Reuters News Agency
Egypt says air strikes destroy militant camps after attack on Christians - More

Reuters News Agency
Islamic State claims deadly shooting of Egyptian Christians

Reuters News Agency
South Korea says contact resumed with vessel off Somalia, crew safe

The Washington Post
Mosul neighbors refute U.S. claim that ISIS stored explosives in building leveled in airstrike

Reuters News Agency
Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in Mosul

Reuters News Agency
Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard killed fighting Islamic State in Iraq

Reuters News Agency
Dozens dead in Afghanistan violence as Ramadan begins

Reuters News Agency
Pakistan says Iranian mortar attack kills civilian

Reuters News Agency
Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing after deadly clash

Reuters News Agency
Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91; over 100 missing - More

The New York Times
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