SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Monday, 22 July 2024 - Updated at 0700 hrs EDT

Canadian News

The Canadian Press
Trudeau and family head to B.C. for vacation

CBC News
Research team descends on Alberta to track frequency, severity of hailstorms

The Canadian Press
More evacuation orders in B.C. as heat wave aids lightning-triggered wildfires - More

CBC News
District of Wells and Barkerville Area under evacuation order

The Canadian Press
How B.C.'s firefighting smokejumpers take 'ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane'

Times Colonist
Universities on Vancouver Island harden stance on pro-Palestinian encampments

CBC Radio
Catalytic converter thefts are dropping

BBC News
Couple found dead after trying to cross Atlantic - More - More

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

The Maple Leaf
Defence Team News

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Radio-Canada
Le Canada s’active pour faire face à un éventuel ouragan Trump 2.0

La Feuille d’érable
Nouvelles de l’Équipe de la Défense

Direction - Histoire et patrimoine
Dates significatives dans l’histoire militaire canadienne

Canadian Commentary

Campbell Clark | The Globe and Mail
The Trudeau Show is on summer hiatus

Alexander Panetta and Jenna Benchetrit | CBC News
A campaign without Biden? Republicans offer a glimpse of how that might look.

Jenna Benchetrit | CBC News
Kamala Harris wants to be U.S. president. Her mixed record might make it an uphill battle.

John Ibbitson | The Globe and Mail
Kamala Harris is better for Canada – and the world – than another Trump White House

Debra Thompson | The Globe and Mail
Will the Democrats be undone by the chaos of democracy?

Raymond J. de Souza | National Post
As Republicans kindle a sense of national fraternity, beware the risks

Kelly McParland | National Post
With Biden out, Democrats get the chaos they deserve

Conrad Black | National Post
Donald Trump, the survivor, will make a great president

Gus Carlson | The Globe and Mail
China is disrupting the Boeing-Airbus duopoly. It’s a dangerous situation.

Randall Hansen | The Globe and Mail
How the OPEC oil crisis caused mass migration

Frédéric Arnould | Radio-Canada
« Madame la présidente Kamala Harris » ?

Ismaël Houdassine | Radio-Canada
Retrait de Biden : quel avenir pour les Premières Nations américaines?

International News

Reuters News Agency
Boeing sees significant improvement in 737 MAX factory after safety crisis

Reuters News Agency
Delta Air Lines faces widespread flight cancelations after IT outage

BBC News
Republicans turn heat up on Secret Service chief over Trump shooting

The Associated Press
DHS secretary names independent panel to review Trump assassination attempt

The Associated Press
Joe Biden ends his 2024 bid, endorses Kamala Harris - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Biden drops out: His full statement - More

Reuters News Agency
With Kamala Harris, Democrats would bet against US history of sexism, racism

Agence France-Presse
Analysis: Biden, stubborn president who fought a battle too far

Reuters News Agency
Trump says Kamala Harris will be easier to defeat than Biden

Reuters News Agency
Biden's exit could spur Trump-trade unwind, divided government eyed

The Associated Press
A look back at Biden’s five decades of public service

Reuters News Agency
US West prepares for more days of record-breaking heat

The Associated Press
Boeing stays close to the ground at Farnborough IAS

The Associated Press
With AI, jets and police squadrons, Paris is securing the Olympics

Reuters News Agency
EU ministers to discuss response to "unacceptable" Hungary stance

Reuters News Agency
Spain's PM to testify as witness in wife's alleged corruption case

The Associated Press
Civilians killed and wounded as Russia and Ukraine trade attacks

Reuters News Agency
Russia's Tuapse oil refinery damaged in Ukraine drone attack

Reuters News Agency
Civilians suffering horrendous violence in Sudan conflict, MSF says

Reuters News Agency
Tanzania's president dismisses foreign, information ministers

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu heads to Washington, says Israel will remain key US ally - More

BBC News
Afghanistan - wish you were here? The Taliban do.

Reuters News Agency
Philippines "cannot yield" its South China Sea position, president says

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan starts annual military exercises, aiming to closely mimic actual combat

The Associated Press
China and the Philippines reach deal in effort to stop clashes at fiercely disputed shoal

Reuters News Agency
Nuclear wildcard reignites Australia's climate wars

The Associated Press
Hundreds of migrants leave southern Mexico on foot in a new caravan headed for the US border

The New York Times
On This Day: July 22 - BBC - This Day in Aviation

Agence QMI
Des canettes de soda explosent et blessent des agents de bord

Radio-Canada
« Je me retire » : Joe Biden donne son soutien total à Kamala Harris - Plus

Le Figaro
La lettre de Joe Biden aux Américains

Agence France-Presse
Kamala Harris, une pionnière contre l’ultime plafond de verre - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Collecte de fonds record après la candidature de Kamala Harris

Radio-Canada
Six points à retenir de la présidence de Joe Biden

Le Figaro
« Il est le pire président de l'histoire de notre pays » : le message au vitriol de Donald Trump

The Associated Press
Sécurité : le Secret Service avait rejeté des demandes de l’organisation de Trump - Plus

Le Figaro
Retrait de Biden : ce que disent les sondages sur une candidature de Kamala Harris

Agence QMI
Pennsylvanie : une fusillade fait trois morts et six blessés à Philadelphie

Le Figaro
Groenland : arrestation de Paul Watson, capitaine défenseur de baleines - Plus

Agence France-Presse
JO Paris 2024 : « Nous sommes prêts et nous serons prêts tout le long des Jeux »

Le Figaro
JO Paris 2024 : les chiens renifleurs d'explosifs mobilisés

Agence France-Presse
30.000 juifs ont été sauvés par le Schindler portugais

Agence France-Presse
Kyïv revendique une attaque contre une raffinerie en Russie

Agence France-Presse
Guerre en Ukraine : la Russie affirme avoir détruit 75 drones ukrainiens

Agence France-Presse
Le chef de la diplomatie ukrainienne en Chine du 23 au 25 juillet

Agence de presse Reuters
La Russie fait état d'un incident avec des avions américains à sa frontière

Agence France-Presse
Échange d’ambassadeurs entre le Soudan et l’Iran après huit ans de rupture

Agence de presse Reuters
Gaza-Combats intenses dans le sud, Israël pilonne le centre de l'enclave

Agence de presse Reuters
Seize Palestiniens tués dans des bombardements à Gaza

Agence France-Presse
Israël vaccine contre la polio ses soldats qui combattent à Gaza

Agence France-Presse
Netanyahu a quitté Israël pour une visite « très importante » aux États-Unis

Agence France-Presse
Bangladesh : plus de 500 arrestations après des violences à Dacca - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Manille affirme « ses droits » sur un récif disputé après un « arrangement » avec Pékin

Agence de presse Reuters
Chine : Baisse surprise des taux à court terme pour soutenir l'économie

International Commentary

Tom Nichols | The Atlantic
A Candidate, Not a Cult Leader

The Editorial Board | The New York Times
Biden Made a Courageous Choice. Democrats Must Seize the Opportunity.

Frank Bruni | The New York Times
What Joe Biden Just Did Is Utterly Extraordinary

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Biden flips the script — and Republicans forget their lines

Katherine Miller | The New York Times
Biden Is Out. Is This What Moving Toward Stability Feels Like?

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
With Biden stepping aside, Democrats must now embrace an open process

Alexander Sammon | Slate
There’s a good reason that AOC and Bernie Sanders supported the president until the bitter end

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
The Secret Service must admit its failures to the nation

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