SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 6 July 2022 - Updated at 2145 hrs EDT

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International News

The New York Times
Army Bases That Honor Confederate Traitors Could Soon Be Renamed for These Heroes

The New York Times
Biden Awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam Soldiers for ‘Incredible Heroism’

Agence France-Presse
Mega drought in US spells trouble for Hoover Dam reservoir

ABC News
78 million Americans face severe weather

Reuters News Agency
More flights are scheduled in the U.S. than air traffic control can handle

ABC News
Real estate firm held in contempt for not turning over Trump documents

The Washington Post
Kinzinger, on Jan. 6 panel, shares profane threats sent to his office - More

The New York Times
Seven Trump Allies Subpoenaed in Georgia Criminal Investigation - More

Aviation Week Network
UK Eyes Increased F-35 Numbers Amid Advances On Capabilities, Capacity

The Associated Press
Boris Johnson resists calls to step down

The Guardian
UK Covid cases are rising – should we wear masks again?

Agence France-Presse
French prime minister to face baptism of fire in divided parliament

The Daily Beast
Putin Pal Drops Menacing Hint: A ‘Cleansing’ Is Coming for Europe

The Daily Beast
Russians Fear Commanders Are Selling Their Own Troops’ Locations for Cash

The New York Times
In Russia, the Arrests Are Spreading Quickly and Widely

The Washington Post
They spent years in an ISIS prison camp. Now they face an uncertain welcome home.

Agence France-Presse
Pilgrims arrive in Mecca for largest hajj of Covid era

The Guardian
Taliban excavates founding leader’s car, buried to escape US troops

BBC News
China: MI5 and FBI heads warn of ‘immense’ threat

The Guardian
Record rainfall displaces 50,000 people as Sydney’s wild weather moves north

The New York Times
On This Day: July 6 - BBC - TDinA

International Commentary

Christine Emba | The Washington Post
A new symbol for the Fourth of July: The active shooter

Kathleen Parker | The Washington Post
This is already a summer I’d like to forget

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
The Supreme Court’s next move might cripple our democracy

Bret Stephens | The New York Times
Keep Czars Far Away, in Moscow or Mar-a-Lago

Annie Lowrey | The Atlantic
A Crisis Historian Has Some Bad News for Us

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