SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Canadian News

CBC News
Driver who injured two soldiers was later shot dead by police - More - More

The Guardian
Man shot by police in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu

Postmedia News
Canadian Forces threatened to take legal action against grieving parents

The Globe and Mail
Six CF-188s leave for Iraq combat mission on Tuesday

CBC News
HMCS Niobe anchor damaged in Halifax Explosion

The Canadian Press
Arctic warship order to be trimmed in NSP

The Gazette
Glenn Greenwald to deliver McGill Beaverbrook lecture

The Canadian Press
Disabled Russian container ship arrives in Prince Rupert - More

CBC News
U.S. military urged to follow Canada's transgender policy

The Globe and Mail
As Ebola raged, Ottawa sold masks and gowns to highest bidder

The Canadian Press
Hack the border: Governments asked to enlist whiz kids to end delays

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: October 21

Canadian Commentary

Brian Stewart and Conrad Black | National Post
Canada’s extraordinary war

Matt Gurney | National Post
We don’t have enough fighter jets to whip out

Rex Murphy | National Post
As Trudeau stumbles, Mulcair finds his moment

Andrew Coyne | Postmedia News
Power about the only thing of consequence Harper Government has achieved

Robert Fulford | National Post
Ebola caught North America napping

Geoffrey York | The Globe and Mail
Ebola: How to stop the disease ‘dead in its tracks’

Colin Freeze | The Globe and Mail
Q&A with Glenn Greenwald

Jean Marmoreo | The Globe and Mail
Big Data can be good for your health

Elizabeth Renzetti | The Globe and Mail
For dissidents, the worst we can do is forget them

International Commentary

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Obama, the pariah president

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Germany gets it right on Russia sanctions

International News

The Telegraph
Monica Lewinsky: The first victim of cyberbullying - More

The Washington Post
Extended federal leaves cost $775 million in three-year period

The Washington Post
U.S. plans to send 46,000 tank rounds to Iraq

The Associated Press
CDC releases new guidelines for protective gear

The Associated Press
Deported Nazi war criminals still collecting U.S. Social Security

The Washington Post
Denmark tries a soft-handed approach to returned Islamist fighters

The Associated Press
Sweden’s hunt for rogue submarine sends Cold War chill across Baltic - More

Thomson Reuters News
Did Putin offer to divide Ukraine with Poland?

The Washington Post
Three years since Muammar Gaddafi’s demise

Thomson Reuters News
Gaddafi cousin hopes to participate in Libyan peace talks

Thomson Reuters News
Libyan parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

Thomson Reuters News
Insurgents killed in Nigeria despite purported truce with Boko Haram

Hürriyet Daily News
Turkish PM says Kobane offers two paths: Peace or pain

CBC News
Turkey helping anti-ISIS Kurds defend Kobani on Syria border

The Associated Press
U.S. C-130s conduct airdrops to Kurdish forces

The Washington Post
Bloody response to revolt in Syria may deter others

The Age
Aussies go home, Iraqi militias say

Ha’aretz
Suicide bomber kills 19, wounds 28 outside Baghdad Shi’ite mosque

Agence France-Presse
Iraqi PM to visit Iran for talks on fight against ISIL

Thomson Reuters News
Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

Thomson Reuters News
Santiago’s ex-mayor arrested, charged with Pinochet-era crimes

The New York Times
On This Day: October 21

Books

Guillaume Bourgault-Côté | Le Devoir
Quand Justin parle de Justin