SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 - Updated at 1850 hrs EST

Canadian News

CBC News
PTSD and danger among deterrents to joining military

CBC News
Rob Nicholson announces $11M more Ukraine aid

CBC News
Soldiers with PTSD might not get full pension, advocates warn

The Globe and Mail
Canadian veterans say seeking treatment can be a struggle

The Canadian Press
Canada’s collective memory at risk due to shortcomings at LAC

Thomson Reuters News
Parliament to merge security forces after gunman attack - More

The Canadian Press
Harper’s infrastructure plan to trim next year’s surplus

The Canadian Press
Five survivors of Air Tindi crash give thanks to rescuers

CBC News
BlackBerry will pay iPhone users up to $600 to switch phones

The Toronto Star
Shabby Toronto apartment was once home to Russian Grand Duchess Olga

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: November 26

Canadian Commentary

Declan Hill | The Ottawa Citizen
Why bombing ISIL won’t work

Editorial | The Toronto Star
Canada’s battle-scarred veterans left in the lurch

Madeline Ashby | The Ottawa Citizen
The end of the Obama optimism

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Policing lessons for Canada from the Ferguson fiasco

International Commentary

Peter Baker | The New York Times
Hagel’s Departure Bears Little Likeness to Rumsfeld’s Removal

Chris Cillizza | The Washington Post
Chuck Hagel’s worst week in Washington

John Hofmeister | The Wall Street Journal
The Myth of ‘Clean Energy’

International News

The Washington Post
National Archives backing away from CIA e-mail destruction plan

The Washington Post
Near-collisions between drones, airliners surge

The Associated Press
National Guard quells Ferguson protests

The Wall Street Journal
Tensions Simmer After Ferguson Decision in Police Shooting

CBC News
Ferguson protests put police authority on trial

Foreign Policy
Michèle Flournoy not running for defense secretary

Thomson Reuters News
Sony Pictures computer system down after reported hack

CBC News
ISS 3D printer makes first part in space

The New York Times
U.N. Urges Protection of Privacy in Digital Era

Thomson Reuters News
Europe feels sting in the tail of Russia sanctions

Thomson Reuters News
Bulgaria charges radical imam, six others with supporting Islamic State

The Associated Press
Freighter with 700 migrants on board being towed to Crete

Thomson Reuters News
Russian troops giving backbone to Ukraine rebels, says Breedlove

Thomson Reuters News
Libya’s rival oil minister wants to attend OPEC meeting

Thomson Reuters News
Turkey condemns Tripoli air strikes claimed by Libyan government

The New York Times
U.N. Extends Help for South Sudan

Thomson Reuters News
Zimbabwe vice-president on the brink of losing party position

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State targeted in 17 air strikes by U.S., allies

The Washington Post
A-10 Warthogs will join airstrikes against the Islamic State - More - Photo

Thomson Reuters News
Egypt opens Rafah crossing to stranded Palestinians bound for Gaza

McClatchy Newspapers
Ramadi on verge of falling to Islamic State

Thomson Reuters News
Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels

The New York Times
U.S.-Led Raid Rescues Eight Held in Yemen

Thomson Reuters News
Five killed in clashes between Houthis, Sunnis in Sana’a

Thomson Reuters News
IAEA says needs more money to monitor extended Iran nuclear deal

The New York Times
For Former Embassy Hostages, a Special Interest in Iran Talks

The New York Times
Breaking Silence, Ayatollah Says Iran Is Standing Up to West in Nuclear Talks

Thomson Reuters News
Militants kill four polio workers in Pakistan

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills five

Thomson Reuters News
India-Pakistan friction at summit slows South Asia integration

Thomson Reuters News
Thai junta chief says has not damaged country, HRW disagrees

The Globe and Mail
Canada-China ties worry Tibetan Prime Minister

The Associated Press
Putin’s tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China

McClatchy Newspapers
Hong Kong police and ‘volunteers’ clear protest site in Mong Kok

The New York Times
Kim Jong-un Assails American ‘Aggressors’

The New York Times
On This Day: November 26 - More