SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Saturday, 30 April 2016 - Updated at 0750 hrs EDT

Canadian News

The Globe and Mail
Canada Company denying scholarships to children of soldiers who died by suicide - More

CBC News
Canadian-supported medical clinic in Syria destroyed

CBC News
Philippine military hopeful that raids may spur hostage release

CBC News
MP recalls being hog-tied and dragged through the mud in kidnapping ordeal

The Globe and Mail
Australian survived 472 days in Abu Sayyaf captivity - More

The Globe and Mail
Toronto imam wanted dead by Islamic State

CBC News
Short list of 12 women being considered for bank note

The Canadian Press
Ottawa posts $7.5B surplus for 11 months of previous fiscal year

CBC News
Bombardier bailout likely still needed

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: April 30

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Dominic Tierney | The Atlantic
ISIS and the ‘Loser Effect’

Maya Jasanoff | The New York Times
The First Global Terrorists Were Anarchists in the 1890s

Greg Malandrino and Jeff Mclean | War on the Rocks
Top Gun at 30: A Retrospective

Paul Newberry | The Associated Press
Let’s get rid of ‘war rooms,’ other ludicrous terms

Gail Collins | The New York Times
The One Thing Worse Than Trump - More

David Brooks | The New York Times
If Not Trump, What?

Ross Douthat | The New York Times
The Idea of Trump’s Electability

Editorial | The New York Times
A Moral Debt for Bombing the MSF Hospital

International News

The Washington Post
Arlington Cemetery could house more than 25,000 new graves

The New York Times
Pentagon Details Chain of Errors in Strike on Kunduz Hospital - More

The Associated Press
16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

The Associated Press
USN commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal

The Virginian-Pilot
USS Bainbridge commanding officer relieved of duty

The Virginian-Pilot
USS Harry S. Truman’s deployment extended by 30 days

Bloomberg Pursuits
Gallery: The Brutal Navy SEAL-Inspired Workout Program For Civilians

The Virginian-Pilot
NTSB: Retrieving MV El Faro’s VDR could take months - More - Photo

University of Rhode Island News
Team helps discover VDR from El Faro wreck

The Associated Press
A drone for loan? North Dakota agency eager to help

The Associated Press
Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantánamo

The Associated Press
Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack asks to delay trial

Slate
Today’s Trump Apocalypse Watch

Astrobiology
Are we alone? Setting some limits to our uniqueness

CBC News
Successor to the HST faces daunting challenges

The Associated Press
UN proposal demands combatants protect hospitals and doctors

The Telegraph
Ken Livingstone says Labour should reinstate him

The Telegraph
Prince Harry enlists the Queen to star in funniest royal video

Press Association
UK Super Puma flights grounded following Norway helicopter tragedy - More

BBC News
Super Puma crash: UK team to help inquiry in Norway - More

Slate
In 1918, French Officers Asked to Practice Jim Crow With Black American Troops

The Associated Press
LHC temporarily shut down by unauthorized weasel entry - More

The Telegraph
How Attenborough battled army to save gorilla film

The Associated Press
Seven dead in building collapse in Nairobi

The Associated Press
At least 21 dead in Baghdad car bomb explosion

The Associated Press
Parts of India ban daytime cooking

The Associated Press
China, Japan foreign ministers meet in Beijing to smooth tense ties

The Associated Press
Chinese ambassador says North Korean proposal merits study

The Associated Press
UN says N. Korea accusations against US troops ‘unsubstantiated’

The Associated Press
JAXA abandons Hitomi/ASTRO-H telescope

The Telegraph
Philip Hammond meets Raúl Castro

The New York Times
On This Day: April 30

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