SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Saturday, 25 October 2014 - Updated at 1930 hrs EDT

Canadian News

National Post
Public lines Highway of Heroes for a moment of communal grieving

BBC News
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo funeral at noon Tuesday

The Chronicle Herald
Halifax vigil honours Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent

Maclean’s
Remembering Cpl. Nathan Cirillo - More

Maclean’s
Gordon O’Connor sums up a tragic day in Ottawa

CBC News
The face-to-face encounter that ended the attack on Parliament - More

The Ottawa Citizen
Bagpipes for poppies

CBC News
House of Commons calls in counsellors

CBC News
Town rallies around vandalized Cold Lake Mosque

CBC News
PTSD linked to soldier’s three suicide attempts

The Canadian Press
Attempt begins to recover Northrop Nomad from Lake Muskoka - More

The Chronicle Herald
Angus L. Macdonald and the Fighting 25th Battalion

The Chronicle Herald
First World War love letters from a Hubbards boy to the girl he left behind

CBC News
Another Canadian jihadi slips through the cracks

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: October 25

Canadian Commentary

Jonathon Gatehouse | Maclean’s
Life during wartime: We’re all witnesses to war

Jeffrey Simpson | The Globe and Mail
Harper’s demise is greatly exaggerated

Bruce Anderson | The Globe and Mail
We have learned much about our political leaders

Andrew Coyne | National Post
We got off relatively lightly this time

Father Raymond J. de Souza | National Post
The tomb of the Unknown Soldier now belongs, in part, to the memory of one we know

Rex Murphy | National Post
In the shadow of a young corporal’s death, Canada’s greatness shines through

Letters | National Post
‘I wore my uniform with pride’

Shannon Moneo | The Ottawa Citizen
Kevin Vickers, the reserved big brother

Jonathan Kay | National Post
Did one man’s attack on Parliament really change Canada ‘forever’?

Benjamin Perrin | The Globe and Mail
Our laws are up to the homegrown terror threat

Stephen Maher | Postmedia News
Harper Government’s intelligence agenda a cause for worry

Ian Brodie | National Post
There is no reason to turn Parliament Hill into an armed fortress

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Tougher laws are not the only way to stop radicalization

Matt Gurney | National Post
An easy way to make Parliament Hill safer

International Commentary

Michael Williams | Thomson Reuters News
Sykes-Picot drew lines in the Middle East’s sand that blood is washing away

Paul Fischer | Los Angeles Times
What’s really going on in North Korea

Joe Cirincione | Los Angeles Times
How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?

Steven Johnson | The New York Times
Ebola’s Information Paradox

Robert Zaretsky | Los Angeles Times
Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Albert Camus - More - More

International News

The Wall Street Journal
Do You Have What It Takes to Go Into Space?

The New York Times
Parachuting Google exec sets record 135,890-foot fall

The New York Times
Attacker With Hatchet Is Said to Have Grown Radical on His Own - More

Thomson Reuters News
Ebola medical worker quarantined in New Jersey tests negative for virus

The New York Times
Sweden ends submarine search, closing book on intrigue-tinged episode

Agence France-Presse
Putin admits Russia helped Yanukovych flee Ukraine

Thomson Reuters News
Attacks in Egypt’s Sinai kill 33 security personnel - More

The Wall Street Journal
CDC Responds Rapidly to New York Ebola Case

The Washington Post
The real worry isn’t Ebola in New York. It’s Ebola in Mali. - More

The Associated Press
Number of Ebola cases tops 10,000, WHO reports

The New York Times
Ebola Quarantines Seen as Barrier to Volunteers

Thomson Reuters News
Suspicious powder sent to western consulates in Istanbul

Thomson Reuters News
Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani

The Washington Post
The death toll in U.S. airstrikes in Syria, broken down

Thomson Reuters News
Lebanese army fights Islamist gunmen in Tripoli for second day

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forces

Thomson Reuters News
Al-Qaeda militants push back Shi’ite rebels’ advance on central Yemen stronghold

Thomson Reuters News
Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

Agence France-Presse
Co-accused acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder case

Thomson Reuters News
India picks Israel’s Spike anti-tank missile over U.S. Javelin

The New York Times
Stars Backing Hong Kong Protests Pay Price on Mainland

The New York Times
U.S. Commander Sees Key Nuclear Step by North Korea

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. general says he believes N. Korea can build nuclear warhead - More

Thomson Reuters News
South Koreans trying to launch anti-North leaflets clash with border residents

The New York Times
On This Day: October 25