SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Fabien Deglise | Le Devoir
Un président menacé par sa propre base

International News

The Washington Post
Massive heat dome forecast to swell over much of Lower 48 within a week

Daily Mail
Green Beret, 34, kills himself in front of his wife

United Press International
USN's first black female fighter pilot earns her wings - More

The Associated Press
Army: Independent probe coming after Fort Hood soldier’s death

The Associated Press
American Airlines threatens to cancel some Boeing Max orders

The Associated Press
Border authorities use pandemic powers to expel immigrants

Foreign Policy
ICE Restrictions on International Students a ‘Self-Inflicted Wound’

The Associated Press
US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine

Reuters News Agency
Bill Gates calls for COVID-19 meds to go to people who need them, not 'highest bidder'

Reuters News Agency
Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone's prison sentence

Global News
Mitt Romney blasts Trump after Roger Stone’s commutation - More

The Associated Press
Robert Mueller defends Russia probe, says Roger Stone 'remains a convicted felon'

The Washington Post
Roger Stone leaped over thousands seeking clemency - More

The Associated Press
Trump’s defiant help for Stone adds to tumult in Washington

The Associated Press
Sessions vies for Senate comeback in race shadowed by Trump

The Associated Press
Trump wears face mask in public for first time - More

The Associated Press
Trump undercuts health experts — again — in schools debate

The Associated Press
It’s not just the presidency: Trump is changing the Congress

The Associated Press
Fact Check: If he’s said it once, he’s said it 100 times

Reuters News Agency
U.S. sets record for new COVID cases third day in a row at over 69,000

The Associated Press
Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

The Washington Post
Fauci is sidelined by the White House as he steps up blunt talk on pandemic

Reuters News Agency
Pandemic exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

Reuters News Agency
UK plans to create 'freeports,' cut taxes

Reuters News Agency
Boris Johnson to tell firms to order staff back to workplaces

The Associated Press
Survivors mark 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Agence France-Presse
International courts 'more needed than ever', 25 years after Srebrenica

Reuters News Agency
Russian city marches in support of detained regional governor

The New York Times
Russian Governor Is Accused of Multiple Murders as Kremlin Claws Back Powers

Reuters News Agency
Mali opposition says more leaders arrested after mass protest

Reuters News Agency
On fifth attempt, U.N. Security Council renews Syria aid via Turkey - More

The Associated Press
More COVID-19 cases in Syria’s overcrowded rebel enclave

Reuters News Agency
Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn says helping everyone who stood by him

The New York Times
Long-Planned and Bigger Than Thought: Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Program

United Press International
USAF pilot safely ejects from A-29 Super Tucano in Afghanistan crash

The Associated Press
India cases pass 800,000 with record daily jump

Reuters News Agency
Virus-free UK pilot, symbol of Vietnam's pandemic success, to return home

Reuters News Agency
China's southern Jiangxi declares highest flood alert

Reuters News Agency
U.S. warns citizens of heightened detention risks in China

Reuters News Agency
North Korea denounces UK for sanctions on organisations accused of links to prison camps

New York Post
North Korean soldiers ordered to start breeding more bunnies

United Press International
Russian Defense Ministry reports interception of RC-135 over Sea of Japan

The Associated Press
Dozens of US Marines in Japan’s Okinawa get coronavirus - More

Reuters News Agency
Australia's Victoria state logs another day of high coronavirus infections

Reuters News Agency
Brazil sees over 1,000 new coronavirus deaths, cases top 1.8 million

Reuters News Agency
Wife of Brazil's Bolsonaro, and her two daughters, test negative for coronavirus

El Nuevo Herald
Trump vows to 'fight for Venezuelans' at visit to US Southern Command - More

The New York Times
On This Day: July 12 - More - More - Photos

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le projet de décret de Trump sur les « dreamers » ne prévoit pas d'amnistie

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Johnson va demander le retour sur les lieux de travail

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Le bilan dépasse les 30.000 morts en France

Agence France-Presse
L’État français sommé de lutter contre la pollution de l’air sous peine de lourdes amendes

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'ouverture coordonnée des frontières dans l'UE s'est muée en confusion

Agence de Presse Reuters
Coronavirus : Hausse quotidienne record du nombre de cas dans le monde

France 24
Hallucinations, paranoïa, AVC… Le Covid-19 s'attaque aussi au cerveau

Agence France-Presse
COVID-19 : une progression inquiétante, mais maîtrisable, selon l'OMS

Agence France-Presse
Srebrenica : 25 ans après le génocide , les musulmans pleurent leurs morts

Agence France-Presse
Russie : manifestations massives en soutien à un gouverneur détenu pour meurtres

France 24
Au Soudan, une pénurie de médicaments qui s’aggrave, en pleine pandémie de Covid-19

Agence de Presse Reuters
Nouvelle manifestation contre le président malien, la police tire des coups de feu - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le Burkina dément des soupçons d'exactions visant son armée

France 24
Violences en Éthiopie : les Oromo en quête « d'égalité et de justice »

Radio-Canada
Le président de la Turquie refait de l'ex-basilique Sainte-Sophie une mosquée

Agence de Presse Reuters
L’Unesco dit regretter « vivement » la décision de la Turquie sur Sainte-Sophie - Plus

International Commentary

Max Boot | The Washington Post
The worst president ever keeps getting worse

Robert Mueller | The Washington Post
Roger Stone remains a convicted felon, and rightly so

David Frum | The Atlantic
Stone Walks Free in One of the Greatest Scandals in American History

Colbert I. King | The Washington Post
It’s Roger Stone now. Manafort and Flynn are next.

Jonathan Greenberg | ßThe Washington Post
Twelve signs Trump would try to run a fascist dictatorship in a second term

Richard A. Friedman | The New York Times
Trump Says He ‘Aced’ a Cognition Test. What Does That Tell Us? - More - More

Roger Cohen | The New York Times
The Most Dangerous Phase of Trump’s Rule

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s sentence is an unforgivable betrayal of his office

Bob Bauer | The New York Times
Americans Must Know if Their President Is a Crook

Aaron Blake | The Washington Post
Why Trump’s pardon history is so extraordinary

Susan B. Glasser | The New Yorker
President Winning-by-Losing Is, in Fact, Losing

Marc A. Thiessen | The Washington Post
Trump confirms, in an interview, a U.S. cyberattack on Russia

Jon Lee Anderson | The New Yorker
Why Andrés Manuel López Obrador Went to Dinner with Donald Trump

Chad P. Bown | Foreign Affairs
There Is Little Dignity in Trump’s Trade Policy

Michael Green and Evan Medeiros | Foreign Affairs
Is Taiwan the Next Hong Kong?

Colin P. Clarke and Ariane M. Tabatabai | Foreign Affairs
What Iran Wants in Afghanistan

Books

Lives Lived

Kim Gamel | Stars and Stripes
Gen. Paik Sun-yup has died aged 99

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