SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 - Updated at 1545 hrs EDT

Canadian News

The Hill Times
Liberals’ defence consultations offer predictable results, questionable benefits, say critics

The Canadian Press
Chemical, biological and nuclear threats focus of NATO exercise

The Ottawa Citizen
Royal Canadian Legion defends support group for veterans with mental illnesses - More

The Whig-Standard
Veteran receives French Legion of Honour

The Hill Times
Saudi ambassador breaks his silence

The Hill Times
Yazidi genocide moves onto McCallum’s plate

CBC News
Leasing ships for CCG an option, internal analysis suggests

CBC News
CCG ship discovers shipwreck off Nova Scotia coast

CBC News
Sedna Epic Expedition to take Dartmouth woman on Arctic scuba dive

CBC News
Despite promise of back pay, government workers disappointed again

CBC News
Unpaid public servant quits her job in disgust

The Canadian Press
Bail granted for Air Transat pilots accused of being drunk before flight

CBC News
Battling the Beast: The untold story of the fight to save Fort McMurray

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: July 27

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Harlan Ullman | United Press International
The wrong Trump is on the ballot

Francis Wilkinson | Bloomberg View
It's Clinton's World, and Sanders Just Lives in It

Michael A. Cohen | The Boston Globe
Michelle Obama’s triumph

Margaret Carlson | | Bloomberg View
Bill Clinton Plays Second Fiddle to a First Lady

E.J. Dionne Jr. | The Washington Post
Bill Clinton gives the most important speech of his life - More

Alyssa Rosenberg | The Washington Post
Bill and Hillary Clinton’s incomprehensible marriage

Mark Gilbert | Bloomberg View
The post-Brexit Armageddon has been cancelled

Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg View
Germany’s Misunderstood ‘Terror Crisis’

International News

Reuters News Agency
U.S. issues first government guide on responding to cyber attacks

The Associated Press
Hillary Clinton secures Democratic presidential nomination - More

The Washington Post
After DNC leaks, Obama hints at possible motive for Russia to help Trump

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin says allegations it hacked U.S. Democratic Party 'made-up horror stories'

The Associated Press
Trump says Russia should find Clinton’s missing emails

Reuters News Agency
Oil falls close to three-month low as oversupply weighs

Reuters News Agency
Police tighten security at Geneva airport after French tipoff

Reuters News Agency
Morocco arrests 52 suspected militants, foils several attacks

Reuters News Agency
U.N. warns South Sudan president over replacement of rival - More

Reuters News Agency
U.N. Western Sahara mission still recovering from Morocco dispute - More

Reuters News Agency
Turkish defectors to Greece seek time to prepare asylum case

Reuters News Agency
Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists: government official

Reuters News Agency
Turkish troops hunt remaining coup plotters as crackdown widens

United Press International
Turkish pilot opted on his own to shoot down Russian fighter, official says

United Press International
5,000 to 10,000 Islamic State fighters in Mosul; some expected to relocate

The Associated Press
Afghan official says major offensive against IS underway

Reuters News Agency
Indonesia president puts ex-general, popular World Bank leader in cabinet

United Press International
Pings heard in search for missing Indian air force An-32, no wreckage found

Reuters News Agency
No aim to 'perpetuate military rule' with Thai charter; ex-PM rejects it

United Press International
New Philippine president announces cease-fire with communist rebels

The Associated Press
Brazilian Skyhawks collide while training for Olympics duty

United Press International
Dilma Rousseff to skip Rio Olympics opening ceremony

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela government aims to sink Maduro recall, opposition protests

The New York Times
On This Day: July 27

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