SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

George Jonas — National Post
Challenging ‘settled science’

Kelly McParland — National Post
Putin is putting Chechen lessons to good use in Ukraine

Rahma Chellaney — The Globe and Mail
Why the U.S. must cut Afghanistan loose

International Commentary

David Ignatius — The Washington Post
The cost of adventurism

Editorial Board — International New York Times
Mr. Putin’s Power Play

Warren L. Dean Jr. — The Washington Times
Team Obama: President Putin’s pawns

Ruth Marcus — The Washington Post
The lessons of ‘Camp David’

Thomas L. Friedman — International New York Times
Not the Same Old, Same Old

John R. Bolton — The Washington Times
A ‘three-state solution’ for Middle East peace

Editorial Board — The Washington Post
Crimes against humanity: North Korea’s transgressions demand action.

Rand Paul — The Washington Post
No place for ‘red lines’

Jochen Bittner — International New York Times
What Germany Can Teach Japan

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani — International New York Times
In Nigeria, Terrorism Moves South

Danny Gold and Samuel Oakford — International New York Times
Allowing Another Rwanda

F.H. Buckley — The Washington Times
Obama shatters the limits on presidential powers

International News

The Associated Press
Former Army sergeant to receive Medal of Honor

The Washington Times
U.S. power grid defenseless from physical and cyber attacks

The Washington Post
A cheesy FBI video hopes to stop U.S. students from becoming Chinese spies

The Associated Press
Man charged with possession of a hoax device after rice cooker found in backpack

The Associated Press
Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

The Associated Press
Wife of dead bomb suspect got triple-slaying subpoena

The Associated Press
Could police have averted the Boston bombings?

The Associated Press
At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

The Washington Post
Dozens of teenagers are now tweeting bomb jokes to American Airlines

BGR Media
Passwords you need to change right now because of Heartbleed

The Associated Press
Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe thrower detained

Thomson Reuters News
Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves

The Associated Press
House of Commons Defense Committee slams lax security in Taliban attack

Thomson Reuters News
Battle over Scottish independence slightly tightens in new poll

The Associated Press
German media boss says he’s afraid of Google

The Associated Press
Angela Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine

The Associated Press
German company starts gas deliveries to Ukraine

The Associated Press
NATO ups military presence along eastern border

The Washington Times
Removal of military gear limits options for U.S., NATO in Ukraine

The Associated Press
US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

International New York Times
Ukraine Sends Force to Stem Unrest in East

The Associated Press
Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag - More

Thomson Reuters News
Pro-Russia separatists take armor, humiliating Ukraine forces

The Washington Post
Ukrainian defections raise tensions

The Associated Press
Sergey Lavrov: Russia still to meet with Ukraine

The Christian Science Monitor
Will blame game keep West and Russia apart at Ukraine talks?

International New York Times
Russia is quick to bend truth about Ukraine

International New York Times
Clark and Karber urge nonlethal military aid for Ukraine

The Associated Press
Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Libya

The Associated Press
Egypt clamps hold over mosques to control message

Agence France-Presse
South Sudan army admits loss of key oil town of Bentiu

The Associated Press
Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria - Photos

The Associated Press
Baby lost in Nigerian bombing chaos to be reunited with mum

Thomson Reuters News
Nigerian military says most of abducted schoolgirls freed, eight still missing

Agence France-Presse
Guinea-Bissau presidential vote goes to run-off

The Associated Press
Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

The Washington Times
Air Force to shift as U.S. exits Middle East

The Associated Press
Syrian airstrikes kill four in rebel town of Zabadani

Agence France-Presse
Syria rebels get US-made TOW missiles

Thomson Reuters News
Syrian opposition accuses Assad’s forces of new poison gas attack

International New York Times
A Show of Democracy Amid Syrian Destruction

Agence France-Presse
Syria most dangerous country for journalists

International New York Times
Iraq Shuts Down the Abu Ghraib Prison, Citing Security Concerns

The Associated Press
New Zealand, Australian men killed in Yemen strike

The Associated Press
Official: Iran will not discuss missile program

Thomson Reuters News
Iranian negotiators reject hardline criticism of nuclear talks

International New York Times
Afghanistan Says NATO Airstrike in East Killed Civilians

Thomson Reuters News
Obama looks to salvage Asia ‘pivot’

Thomson Reuters News
Xi Jinping purging corrupt officials to put own men in place

Agence France-Presse
N. Korea officials target London salon over Kim haircut advert

Agence France-Presse
Sydney welcomes Will and Kate with sunshine and cheers

The Associated Press
Malaysia Airlines MH370: underwater search cut short again

Agence France-Presse
Bluefin-21 AUV aborts again in new setback for MH370 search

The Associated Press
Haiti human rights activist said threatened

The Associated Press
Report finds faults in US housing effort in Haiti

The New York Times
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