SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - Updated at 1900 hrs EST

Canadian News

CBC News
Laurie Hawn resigns honorary colonel position after criticizing Super Hornets buy - Photo

The Canadian Press
200 1PPCLI troops prepare to leave for Ukraine

CBC News
Error-ridden Phoenix payroll system leaves hundreds of Sask. civil servants unpaid

The Whig-Standard
Office to help federal employees affected by Phoenix pay woes

CBC News
Government to write off $178 million in unpaid federal student loans

CBC News
J. Trudeau's visit a moment of calm in tumultuous Trump White House - More

National Post
No, internet, Fidel Castro isn’t Trudeau’s real father

CBC News
Instead of tearing up NAFTA, Trump pitches ‘tweaking’ of trade pact

CBC News
Thickening of the Canada-U.S. border would benefit Asia and Europe, not North America

CBC News
Terrorism, organized crime prompt millions more for CBSA

CBC News
Canadian scientists rally to support American counterparts fearing clampdown

CBC News
Asylum seekers crossing into Canada need life-saving supplies, says U.S. Border Angel

CBC News
It's not just your TV that can track your habits without consent

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: February 22

Canadian Commentary

Adam Radwanski | The Globe and Mail
Flynn was dangerous in many ways. So let’s enjoy a (brief) sigh of relief

Michelle Hauser | National Post
Ivanka Trump doesn’t know her place

Neil Macdonald | CBC News
Trump and Trudeau change the channel

Wendy Palen | The New York Times
When Canadian Scientists Were Muzzled by Their Government

Steve Yetiv | The Globe and Mail
If Trump blunders on foreign policy we all lose

James Cox | Vimy Paper
Canadian Defence Policy and Grand Strategy

Shannon Gormley | The Ottawa Citizen
The West risks playing directly into Russia’s hands

Joanna Slater | The Globe and Mail
President Chaos: Can Trump recover from rocky first month?

Christina Spencer | The Ottawa Citizen
From lost passports to international kidnappings, consular policy needs a refresher - Photo

Kim Campbell | The Globe and Mail
How journalism will protect our democracy in the era of fake news

Gerald Caplan | The Globe and Mail
The truth for Trudeau: We’ve been ripping off Africa for decades

International Commentary

David Brooks | The New York Times
How Should One Resist the Trump Administration?

Michael Gerson | The Washington Post
A White House where no one is in charge

Richard Cohen | The Washington Post
Trump, like Nixon, is incapable of change

Gail Collins and Benjamin Domenech | The New York Times
No More Rules of the Game

Lien-Hang Nguyen | The New York Times
Who Called the Shots in Hanoi?

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
The United States needs a new strategy for North Korea

International News

USNI News
Trio of Studies Predict the U.S. Navy Fleet of 2030

Reuters News Agency
Oroville Dam evacuees can return home, but need to be ready to leave again

The Associated Press
Russian lawmakers mount fierce defense of Flynn

The Associated Press
Trump knew for weeks that Michael Flynn misled VP Pence

The Associated Press
National security adviser Michael Flynn resigns - More

The Associated Press
Text of NSA’s resignation letter

The New York Times
Michael T. Flynn: A Timeline of His Brief Tenure - More - More

The Washington Post
Michael Flynn potentially vulnerable to Russian blackmail, officials say

The Washington Post
Michael Flynn’s resignation proves some Washington rules still apply to Donald Trump

The Washington Post
We’ve never seen anything like Trump’s rough treatment of his White House staff

The New York Times
A Trump News Conference Filters Out the Tough Questions

The Washington Post
Upheaval is now standard operating procedure inside the White House

The New York Times
Case of Captive in Yemen Could Test Trump’s Guantánamo Pledge

The New York Times
From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago to Facebook, a National Security Crisis in the Open - More

The Associated Press
Trump presidency gets social with detailed posts, photos

The Associated Press
Trump’s tough talk on Bowe Bergdahl jeopardizes right to a fair trial, defence argues

The Associated Press
Damaged dam system threatens Northern California towns

The Associated Press
Britain: 65 percent of large companies suffered cyberattacks

The Associated Press
Man charged in car crash that injured Polish prime minister

The Associated Press
500 US troops arrive in Romania to bolster defense

USNI News
USS Porter Buzzed by Russian Planes in Black Sea

The Associated Press
Migrant smugglers brought down in Spain and Morocco

The Associated Press
Algerian man held for promoting extremism online, Spain says

The Associated Press
UN says fighting in two South Sudan hotspots is ‘devastating’

The Associated Press
Reports say 101 dead as troops, militia clash in Congo

The Associated Press
Syrian state media says talks should focus on terrorism

Foreign Policy
The United States Used Depleted Uranium in Syria

The Washington Post
As Islamic State loses territory, it seeks to survive online

The Associated Press
Hamas names shadowy militant as new leader in Gaza

The Associated Press
Pakistan mourns 13 killed in Lahore suicide bombing

CBC News
India set to launch record 104 satellites with single rocket

National Post
Half-brother of Kim Jong-un murdered in Malaysia by female agents with ‘poison needles’

The Associated Press
Commander of US Pacific Command urges democracy in Thailand - More

The Associated Press
German hostage says Abu Sayyaf threatening to behead him

The Associated Press
Recent Trump win on China trademark raises ethics questions

The Associated Press
South Korean investigators seek arrest of Samsung heir again

The Associated Press
U.S. government moves to pay Guam war reparations

The Associated Press
Mexican disarmament expert’s Nobel medal heads to auction

The New York Times
On This Day: February 22

The Associated Press
Démission du principal conseiller de Trump pour la sécurité - Plus

Nouvelles de France 24
Trump ne donne pas envie aux touristes d’aller aux États-Unis

Agence France-Presse
La prison de Guantánamo, là pour rester?

Le Devoir
Après les émeutes à Bobigny, la France craint la contagion

Nouvelles de France 24
François Hollande se rend à Aubervilliers pour calmer le jeu

Agence France-Presse
Une sculpture dans la Station spatiale... en attendant la Lune

Agence France-Presse
Le Kremlin dément toute ingérence dans l’élection présidentielle française

Agence France-Presse
Épidémie d’Ebola : 3 % des personnes infectées responsables de 61 % des contagions

Agence France-Presse
Le fief djihadiste d’Al-Bab « largement » sous contrôle

Agence France-Presse
Le sort du chef de l’EI incertain après un raid aérien

Agence France-Presse
Un demi-frère de Kim Jong-un assassiné en Malaisie - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Trump promet de répondre « fortement » à la Corée du Nord

Agence France-Presse
Washington inflige des sanctions au vice-président du Venezuela

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