SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - Updated at 0841 hrs EST

Canadian News

The Toronto Star
After a CF-18 pilot was charged with DUI, Commander RCAF wondered if incident was part of a bigger problem

The Ottawa Citizen
Military has no documents about fighter jet 'capability gap'

The Canadian Press
NATO deputy calls for alliance unity on ‘increasingly aggressive Russia’

Regina Leader-Post
Moose Jaw hosting airshow in summer 2019

Global News
Canadian War Museum acquires another Victoria Cross from Battle of Hill 70 - More - More - More

The Toronto Star
Spy committee’s ability to do its work called into question after Clement affair

The Globe and Mail
Canada's brain-injured Cuba diplomats speak out - More

CBC News
RCMP's sexual harassment suit bigger and more expensive than predicted

The Toronto Star
Half of Canadians experience or witness bullying on the job, survey shows

The Ottawa Citizen
FBI labels Proud Boys as extremist group with ties to white nationalists

The Canadian Press
Deportation averted for vocal Putin critic who feared return to Russia

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: November 20

Canadian Commentary

International News

USA Today
Admiral McRaven repeats: Trump’s media attacks ‘greatest threat to our democracy’ - More

The Washington Post
Three takeaways from Trump’s testy Fox News interview

The Associated Press
Trump waffles on pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly

The Associated Press
White House again threatens Acosta’s pass; CNN seeks hearing - More

The Associated Press
Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

The Associated Press
Judge temporarily blocks Trump's asylum ban for illegal border-crossers - More

The Washington Post
White House discusses possible Trump visit to troops in Iraq or Afghanistan

Agence France-Presse
Paradise gone

The Washington Post
Why Finland is so good at handling forest fires - More

The Weekly Standard
Was the Recent California Fire Started by the U.S. Government Using Space Lasers?

McClatchy Newspapers
Air pollution shaving years from people’s lives, study finds

The Washington Post
White House reporters made presidents fume long before Jim Acosta

Agence France-Presse
Instagram ousting fake followers from accounts

Agence France-Presse
NASA picks ancient Martian river delta for 2020 rover touchdown

CBC News
Britain on a cliff edge: Brexit, bedlam or bust?

Agence France-Presse
French fuel depots targeted as "Yellow Vest" protests persist

The Associated Press
Russian, US officials hail their cooperation in space

Agence France-Presse
Russia, West clash over OPCW’s new powers

Agence France-Presse
Top Madagascar presidential hopeful alleges vote 'manipulation'

The Globe and Mail
Khashoggi murder shifts lines in long-running battle between Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Agence France-Presse
Saudi king backs son amid furore over Khashoggi murder

Agence France-Presse
UN prepares ground for Yemen peace talks as battles flare

The Telegraph
Pakistan’s Christians live in state of fear after blasphemy row

Agence France-Presse
In Pakistani village, home is where the cave is

Agence France-Presse
PNG police, soldiers storm parliament over unpaid APEC bonuses

Agence France-Presse
Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Philippines to cosy up to historical US ally - More

The Economist
Why there has been no progress in nuclear talks with North Korea

Agence France-Presse
Asia tech stocks dive while Ghosn arrest slams Nissan, Mitsubishi - More

Agence France-Presse
Carlos Ghosn, the auto world's 'cost killer'

The Associated Press
Global stocks sink after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrest

Agence France-Presse
Three charged over alleged Melbourne terror plot

Agence France-Presse
China has sharply escalated cyberattacks on Australian companies

CBC News
Haitian officials accused of stealing nearly $2 billion in foreign aid

The New York Times
On This Day: November 20

Agence France-Presse
Le paradis perdu

La Presse
Pour Trump, ben Laden aurait dû être capturé «bien plus tôt»

The Associated Press
Ivanka Trump aurait utilisé son courriel personnel à la Maison-Blanche - Plus

The Associated Press
Des démocrates contestent le leadership de Pelosi

Agence France-Presse
Des démocrates portent plainte contre la nomination du ministre de la Justice

Agence France-Presse
Le Congrès américain va changer son règlement pour autoriser le voile

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : Theresa May, attendue à Bruxelles mercredi, doit encore convaincre ses troupes

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : feu vert des 27 à l’accord de divorce mais les négociations continuent

Agence France-Presse
Les « gilets jaunes » ciblent autoroutes et dépôts de carburant, fermeté des autorités

Agence France-Presse
Les « gilets jaunes » toujours actifs, le gouvernement dénonce leur « dérive »

Agence France-Presse
La justice italienne demande la mise sous séquestre à Marseille de l'Aquarius - Image

Agence France-Presse
Echanges virulents entre Moscou et les puissances occidentales sur les pouvoirs renforcés de l’OIAC

Agence France-Presse
Attentat de Tunis : la kamikaze avait prêté allégeance à l'EI

Agence France-Presse
Netanyahu semble avoir sauvé son gouvernement, au moins pour le moment

Agence de Presse Reuters
Meurtre de Khashoggi : le roi Salmane d'Arabie soutient son héritier

Agence France-Presse
Dénoncer le prince ou préserver l’alliance avec Ryad : le dilemme de Trump

Agence France-Presse
L'ONU prépare des négociations de paix sur le Yémen, théâtre de nouveaux combats

Agence France-Presse
Visite inédite du président chinois aux Philippines

Agence France-Presse
Carlos Ghosn, une étoile soudain tombée au Pays du Soleil levant - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Guatemala : fin de l'éruption du Fuego, les habitants bientôt rapatriés - Plus

Agence France-Presse
À Tijuana, l'arrivée des migrants fait craindre une fermeture définitive de la frontière

International Commentary

James Hohmann | The Washington Post
Trump’s insults of war heroes who criticize him are a feature of his presidency

Andrew Kragie | The Atlantic
Everything's Political to Trump, Even Killing Osama Bin Laden

Bradley P. Moss | The Atlantic
Julian Assange Isn’t Worth It

David M. Shribman | The Globe and Mail
The new U.S. political divide? Democracy.

Derek Thompson | The Atlantic
Trump’s Lies Are a Virus, and News Organizations Are the Host

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Trump is surrounded by fools

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
This is what happens when a stable genius leads a stupid country

Eugene Robinson | The Washington Post
It’s time for the rats to leave Trump’s sinking ship

William Browder | The Washington Post
Russia has tried to have Interpol arrest me seven times. A Russian shouldn’t lead it.

Niall Ferguson | The Globe and Mail
The Brexit mess calls for a Tory version of Henry VIII

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