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Canadian News

The Ottawa Citizen
Vice-Admiral Norman removed from VCDS job one month ago and still no answers

The Ottawa Citizen
Cyberbullying against veterans could prompt suicides, army warned

CBC News
New rules to require more transparency on cybersecurity than before

The Chronicle Herald
Nova Scotians hunker down as they brace for blizzard conditions

CBC News
Trudeau’s China trip most expensive by a PM in past decade

CBC News
Mr Trudeau Goes to Washington - More

CBC News
Trudeau, Trump find common ground on economic growth, border security

News
Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau handshake memes: Truth behind ‘awkward’ photo

The Canadian Press
Highlights of what Trudeau, Trump discussed - More - Photos

CBC News
How to follow Justin Trudeau’s trip to Washington - More

The Province
Ethics chief confirms investigation into Trudeau’s vacation at Aga Khan’s Caribbean retreat

The Globe and Mail
Canadians we want back

CBC News
Pre-clearance bill would give U.S. border agents in Canada new powers

Postmedia News
Border adjustment tax reportedly being looked at by Trump

CBC News
Canadian citizenship applications decline after processing fees triple

Canadian Commentary

John Ivison | National Post
Flattery gets Trudeau everywhere with Trump:

Margaret Wente | The Globe and Mail
Trudeau’s snooze-worthy meeting with Trump a triumph

Editorial | The Toronto Star
Making Donald Trump seem boring counts as a win for Trudeau - More

Dan Leger | The Chronicle Herald
Trudeau and Trump, odd couple relations at the highest levels

Geoffrey Stevens | Waterloo Region Record
Trudeau, Trump meeting an unpredictable minefield - More

Campbell Clark | The Globe and Mail
Justin Trudeau will tread carefully on global security in meeting with Trump

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Trump climbs up, Trump climbs down

Aaron Wherry | CBC News
Why Trudeau-Trump feels like more than a simple chat about the economy

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
In America, the deportations are just beginning

Tristin Hopper | National Post
Did Donald Trump really know Pierre Trudeau and respect him greatly?

International Commentary

Joel S. Wit and Richard Sokolsky | The Atlantic
How Trump Could Get a Deal With North Korea

Kathleen Parker | The Washington Post
Trump’s two-year presidency

Lt. Shamis Fallah | Military Times
I’m a refugee and a naval officer. The immigration ban hurts my family

Greg Sargent | The Washington Post
Trump’s reign of fear may soon get a whole lot worse. Here’s what to look for.

Garry Kasparov and Thor Halvorssen | The Washington Post
Why the rise of authoritarianism is a global catastrophe

Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg View
Europe Is Warning of Pax Americana’s End

Jonathan Cohn | The Huffington Post
Trump’s Advisers Want You To Believe He’s The Most Productive President Yet. He Isn’t.

Paul Krugman | The New York Times
Ignorance Is Strength

Fred Hiatt | The Washington Post
Imagining a successful Trump presidency

Charles M. Blow | The New York Times
The Power of Disruption

Editorial Board | Bloomberg View
Don’t Put the Muslim Brotherhood on the Terrorist List

Editorial Board | Bloomberg View
Trump and the Dangers of Radical Tax Reform

International News

The Washington Post
Passengers dash for the exits after pilot rants over intercom about Trump and Clinton

The Associated Press
Thousands evacuated in California as dam might collapse - More

The Associated Press
Yale to Rename Calhoun College in Honor of Rear Admiral Grace M. Hopper - More - More

The Associated Press
Bergdahl desertion hearing expected to focus on criticism from Trump

Breaking Defense
At Red Flag, “It’s tough to be legacy aircraft in an LO world“

Breaking Defense
414 Ships, No LCS: MITRE’s Alternative Navy

Breaking Defense
Army Cyber Accelerates; Electronic Warfare Lags

Bloomberg Technology
Pentagon Hires Hackers to Target Sensitive Internal Systems

Bloomberg Technology
Google Just Found the One Question It Can’t Yet Answer - More

ABC News
Canadian prime minister makes first visit to Trump’s White House - More

ABC News
Everything you need to know about Justin Trudeau

Bloomberg News
Pro-Refugee Trudeau Set to Bite His Tongue on Trump Visit

The Associated Press
Trudeau and Trump: Anything but two of a kind

Bloomberg News
Canadian CEOs Brace for NAFTA Changes as Trump and Trudeau Meet

Reuters News Agency
Courts likely to probe Trump’s intent in issuing travel ban

Defense One
Will Trump Repeal Sanctions on Russia? - More

Defense One
SOCOM Will Soon Lead the Pentagon’s Anti-WMD Efforts

The Washington Post
Trump ran a campaign based on intelligence security. That’s not how he’s governing.

The Washington Post
Trump friend says White House chief of staff Reince Priebus is ‘in way over his head’

The New York Times
Turmoil at the National Security Council, From the Top Down

MSNBC News
Kellyanne Conway: Flynn has ‘full confidence’ of Trump

The Associated Press
Trump ‘evaluating the situation’ involving Flynn, Russia - More

ABC News
Flynn apologized to Pence for misleading him about Russia call: official

MSNBC News
White House clings to non-existent evidence of voter fraud - More - More

The Washington Post
Stephen Miller claims that 72 from banned countries were implicated in ‘terroristic activity

The Washington Post
Where does the Ivanka Trump brand go from here?

The Huffington Post
John Oliver is back

The Huffington Post
Trump sets the tone in his administration as the Misspeller-in-Chief

Bloomberg Technology
Paris Airport Tests Facial Recognition at Security

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin says Putin-Trump meeting possible before July

Al Jazeera
Six journalists arrested over ‘false news’ on Ivory Coast mutiny

The Associated Press
AP image of Turkish assassin wins World Press Photo award - More

Reuters News Agency
Turkey’s Erdogan condemns Israel’s settlement push as provocation

Reuters News Agency
Syria could be willing to consider prisoner swap with rebels

The Associated Press
Lebanese president in Egypt, defends Hezbollah’s arms

Bloomberg Technology
Israel Developing Tools to Fight on Social Media Battlefront

Al Jazeera
UN: NATO air raids kill 18 civilians in Helmand

Military Times
Before there’s another surge in Afghanistan, Mattis and his general need to meet

The Associated Press
China blames US, South Korea for North Korea missile launch

Reuters News Agency
North Korea missile test prompts UN Security Council meeting

Reuters News Agency
New nuclear-capable missile test a success, North Korea says

Reuters News Agency
Pentagon strongly condemns North Korea missile test

The Associated Press
North Korea says sanctions aim to hinder sports activities

The San Diego Union-Tribune
For sixth weekend, protests force closure of San Ysidro border crossing

Bloomberg News
What We Know About Trump’s Mexico Wall - More

Agence France-Presse
Californie : une partie d’un barrage pourrait céder, évacuation massive

Agence France-Presse
Donald Trump déterminé à maintenir le cap

Agence France-Presse
Malaise autour du dîner des correspondants de la Maison-Blanche

Le Devoir
Écosse, Catalogne, on recommence

Agence France-Presse
L’Allemagne se dote d’un président « anti-Trump »

Agence France-Presse
Face à la coalition, l’EI se prépare à la « retraite dans le désert »

Agence France-Presse
Israël en voie d’interdire les appels à la prière

Agence France-Presse
Le ministre de l’Intérieur saoudien décoré par la CIA

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : des villageois attaquent un poste de police pour tuer des amoureux

Agence France-Presse
« Grande satisfaction » de Kim Jong-Un après le tir réussi d’un missile

Libération
La Corée du Nord s’invite aux effusions Trump-Abe

Agence France-Presse
Réunion à l’ONU après un tir nord-coréen de missile balistique

Agence France-Presse
Le Pérou demande à Trump l’extradition de son ancien président

Agence France-Presse
Des milliers de Mexicains dans les rues contre Donald Trump

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