SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Canadian News

The Hamilton Spectator
Hamilton Argylls soldier killed at National War Memorial - More

The Globe and Mail
Soldier killed at War Memorial identified - More

CBC News
Ottawa shooter had criminal record in Quebec, B.C. - More

CBC News
Parliament Hill attack: Security measures heightened across Canada - More

CBC News
Kevin Vickers hailed as hero

The Chronicle Herald
‘Get down! He has a gun!’

The Globe and Mail
Attack on Ottawa: PM Harper cites terrorist motive - More

National Post
Soldiers in Quebec ordered to avoid ‘public places in military uniform’ - More

Maclean’s
Parliament Hill under siege

The Globe and Mail
Hill security under the spotlight

The Globe and Mail
Harper ‘safe and secure’

The Toronto Star
Stephen Harper vows to tighten security measures

The Canadian Press
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne: “We refuse to be silenced”

The Globe and Mail
Toronto Police ramping up public presence after recent incidents - More

CBC News
Security tightened in Quebec at government, military buildings

The Globe and Mail
Martin Couture-Rouleau’s shift into extremism played out on social media

The Globe and Mail
Renewed war on terrorism brings new challenges to Canadian police

The Canadian Press
Cluster bomb controversy on the Senate committee agenda

The Canadian Press
Malala’s honorary citizenship ceremony cancelled: PMO

The Globe and Mail
Harper to commit funding to Malala Yousafzai’s education mission

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Ottawa Researchers
On This Day: October 23

Canadian Commentary

Christie Blatchford | National Post
Nathan Frank Cirillo died standing guard over one of his own

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
After the attack, we’re still Canada

Brian Gable | The Globe and Mail
Soldiers at the Cenotaph

John Ivison | National Post
Ottawa Shooting will change Canada

Michael Den Tandt | National Post
Ottawa’s utter lack of readiness evident

Benjamin Shinewaldm| National Post
Ottawa never took security seriously

Matt Gurney | National Post
Ottawa just had its trial by fire

Haroon Siddiqui | The Toronto Star
Killings of two soldiers raise troubling questions - Moudakis

Andrew Coyne | National Post
We can’t stop every terror attack

Patrick Gossage | The Toronto Star
The politics of not going to war

Adnan Khan | The Globe and Mail
Turkey’s real Kurdish problem

Éric Grenier | CBC News
Justin Trudeau vulnerable on Iraq - More

Lysiane Gagnon | The Globe and Mail
He’s sweet, but is Trudeau a PM?

International Commentary

David Ignatius | The Washington Post
A small organization’s fight against terror

Ruth Marcus | The Washington Post
Monica Lewinsky is back

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
The Islamic State’s appeal

Josh Rogin | The Daily Beast
U.S. and Russia Can’t Agree on Whether They Agreed to Coordinate on ISIS

Jacob Siegel | The Daily Beast
Has ISIS Peaked as a Military Power?

International News

The New York Times
Canadian Soldier Shot in Attack at Parliament Hill in Ottawa - More

Maclean’s
Transcript: White House press conference on Ottawa shootings - More

The Washington Times
Obama, White House stayed mum for hours as Canada terrorized

Thomson Reuters News
Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown

The Wall Street Journal
Hacker, Terrorist Threats Spur Bases to Build Power Grids

The Associated Press
Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

Navy Times
Army tests super-repellent uniform

Army Times
Michael Murphy leaves on first cruise

The Virginian-Pilot
More information, more questions in Navy shooting

The Washington Post
German U-boat, WWII freighter found off N.C. coast - More

The Washington Post
Panetta clashed with CIA over contents of his book

Thomson Reuters News
U.S. government probes medical devices for possible cyber flaws

The New York Times
Enforcer at Treasury is first line of attack against ISIS

Thomson Reuters News
Jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings - More

Elmira Star-Gazette
Wrong name on Confederate’s headstone at Woodlawn to be fixed

The Washington Post
After Scottish vote, question of English rights arises

BBC News
Terror suspect held over Syria investigation

BBC News
Pte William Butterworth: Military reburial for WW1 soldier

BBC News
UK drones: Concern over increase in use

The New York Times
Student Spins Double Life Among Spanish Elite

The Washington Post
Russian submarine is a reminder of Cold War embarrassment for Sweden

The New York Times
Attacks on Politicians in Ukraine Add to Tension Before Parliamentary Elections

The Daily Beast
Corruption Eats Away at Ukraine Military

Los Angeles Times
Ukraine says it has never used cluster bombs in fight with separatists

Los Angeles Times
Criminal probe ordered in Russian crash that killed Total CEO

The New York Times
New Freedoms in Tunisia Drive Support for ISIS

Thomson Reuters News
Niger buys ‘spy plane’ to combat Sahel militants

Thomson Reuters News
Blast outside Cairo University wounds 11

Thomson Reuters News
Chinese peacekeepers expected in South Sudan at start of 2015: U.N.

The New York Times
Ebola Outbreak Erodes Gains Made in West Africa

The Wall Street Journal
U.S. tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola - More

BBC News
WHO in emergency talks on travel restrictions

BBC News
ICC cautions Kenya on Kenyatta media leaks

Los Angeles Times
Kurdish exiles of Kobani, Syria, doubt Turkey’s promise of help

BBC News
US probes ‘stray Syria air drop’ in IS video

The Daily Beast
ISIS Video: America’s Air-Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands

Thomson Reuters News
Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town

The Washington Post
Kidnapping shows Islamic State’s reach

BBC News
Islamic State: The US volunteers who fight with Syria’s Kurds

The Washington Post
U.S. to train Syrians only in defensive role

The New York Times
U.N. Cites ISIS Genocide Threat

Los Angeles Times
Iraqi officials call for U.S. to step up airstrikes, military aid

The Washington Post
U.S., Iraq planning offensive operation to retake territory

Thomson Reuters News
Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Kobani

The Associated Press
Islamic State group pushes across Anbar

Thomson Reuters News
Amid regional turmoil, Israel looks to its firm bond with Jordan

BBC News
Ban Ki-moon to set up Gaza conflict inquiry

Thomson Reuters News
Saudi Arabia jails al-Qaeda suspects over plot to hit U.S. forces

Thomson Reuters News
Al-Qaeda kills 30 Shi’ite rebels in central Yemen

The New York Times
Ashraf Ghani Races to Make His Mark on Presidency in Afghanistan

Los Angeles Times
Fight against Afghanistan’s opium trade is failing, U.S. report says

The Washington Post
Tensions flare along Iran and Pakistan’s dusty border - Map

BBC News Magazine
Tales from the India Office

BBC News
US Marine in detention over Philippines murder

The New York Times
On TV, Hong Kong Openly Debates Democracy

Los Angeles Times
No breakthrough as Hong Kong officials open talks with students

The Washington Post
iCloud service suffers cyber-attack in China, putting passwords in peril

Thomson Reuters News
At U.N., China asked to back human rights case against North Korea

The Associated Press
North Korea enlists thousands of workers to finish new airport

The Washington Post
American detainee released by North Korea - More

Thomson Reuters News
Kerry says no deal made with North Korea in release of American

The Associated Press
South Korea destroys ‘propaganda’ tower near border with North - More

The Associated Press
Dutch ship joins search for missing plane

BBC News Magazine
The Argentines who speak Welsh

The New York Times
Suspected Leader of Mexican Drug Cartel Arrested in Texas

The New York Times
Mexican Military Executed at Least 12, Federal Panel Says

Thomson Reuters News
Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student-teacher disappearances

The New York Times
On This Day: October 23

Lives Lived

Marilyn Berger | The New York Times
Benjamin C. Bradlee has died aged 93 - More - More