SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Monday, 22 September 2014 - Updated at 1835 hrs EDT

Canadian News

National Post
ISIS urges jihadists to attack Canadians in their bedrooms - More - More

CBC News
Coalition members among those targeted in latest ISIS propaganda speech

The Globe and Mail
Anti-terrorism laws being reviewed

CBC News
Revoking ISIS passports, Harper Government refuses to disclose numbers

Times Colonist
Loss of ships leaves Canada vulnerable, retired captain says - More

The Associated Press
Missing Afghan Army officers from U.S. base at Canada-U.S. border

The Canadian Press
Unprecedented injuries from WWI spawned medical advances

The Edmonton Journal
Running to honour Canada’s war dead

Postmedia News
Violent video games hold potential to improve teamwork

CBC News
Ottawa blocks Canadian from getting Syrian husband out of danger

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: September 22

Canadian Commentary

Scott Taylor | The Chronicle Herald
Neo-Nazis’ role in Ukraine glossed over

International Commentary

Editorial Board | The New York Times
A Shaky Step Forward in Afghanistan

International News

The New York Times
U.S. Ramping Up Major Renewal in Nuclear Arms

The Christian Science Monitor
Remember G.W. Bush’s ‘coalition of the willing’ in Iraq?

MSNBC News
US Ambassador to UN makes strong ISIS prediction

The Associated Press
White House intruder identified as Iraq veteran

The Christian Science Monitor
Omar Gonzalez made it past snipers and dogs into the White House - More - More

Slate
White House Fence-Jumper Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”

USA Today
Obama expresses confidence in Secret Service - More - More

The New York Times
White House May Check Tourists Blocks Away

The New York Times
Case Spurs Debate on Military’s Role in Law Enforcement

The Wall Street Journal
Need Room Service? A Google-Backed Robot May Knock at Your Door - More

BBC News
Mars Maven mission arrives in orbit

BBC News
World leaders flock to UN General Assembly

Thomson Reuters News
U.S., France propose U.N. sanctions on foreign Islamist fighters

The Associated Press
‘I had no choice,’ says Nicolas Sarkozy

The Christian Science Monitor
Crackdown in Ukraine sullies its democratic aspirations

The Christian Science Monitor
Hard choices await a war-weary Ukraine

BBC News
Ukraine to pull back artillery

The Associated Press
Thousands of Russians protest Moscow’s role in Ukraine crisis

MSNBC News
Ukraine, through the looking glass

The New York Times
Bodies Attest to Russia’s Role in Ukraine

Thomson Reuters News
Frenchman says has been kidnapped by Islamic State offshoot in Algeria

Thomson Reuters News
Libya’s parliament approves new government

Thomson Reuters News
Islamic State urges more attacks on Egyptian security forces

BBC News
Sierra Leone hails lockdown ‘success’

The Christian Science Monitor
A year after Nairobi’s Westgate Mall attack, dearth of information rankles

Thomson Reuters News
More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State crossed into Turkey

The New York Times
ISIS Forays Send Waves of Refugees Into Turkey

BBC News
Turkey clamps down on Syria border

Thomson Reuters News
Turkey struggles with spillover as Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State

Thomson Reuters News
Syrian air strikes in northwest kill more than 40

Thomson Reuters News
Kurds say they have halted Islamic State advance on Syrian town

The Telegraph
ISIS booby-trapping roads and using Yazidi women captives as ‘human shields’

Agence France-Presse
Obama to host Netanyahu at White House next week

Agence France-Presse
US jury finds Arab Bank liable for backing Hamas terrorism

The Times of Israel
Fatah rocket production in full swing in Gaza

Thomson Reuters News
Iraqi soldiers describe heavy losses as Islamic State overruns camp

The Associated Press
Yemeni PM reportedly quits as Shi’ite rebels capture military base

Thomson Reuters News
Houthis tighten grip on Yemeni capital after swift capture, power-sharing deal

Thomson Reuters News
Saudis and Iranians think about making up

Thomson Reuters News
Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program

Thomson Reuters News
Ghani named Afghan president-elect after deal to end election dispute

Thomson Reuters News
Taliban reject Afghan unity government pact as U.S. ‘sham’

BBC News
Afghan soldiers missing from US base

BBC News
Pakistan army appoints Rizwan Akhtar as ISI chief

Thomson Reuters News
Chinese militants said to get Islamic State ‘terrorist training’

Thomson Reuters News
Australia seeks broad new security powers after anti-terror raids

The New York Times
On This Day: September 22

Lives Lived

Calev Ben-David | Bloomberg News
Michael “Mike” Harari has died aged 87 - More - More - More