SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - Updated at 2300 hrs EST

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Peter Shawn Taylor | Maclean’s
An arms race that Canada could actually win

International News

The Associated Press
Supervisor of Navy SEAL charged in war crime case

Navy Times
USN submariner faces court-martial trial on stalking and assault charges

Navy Times
US House votes overwhelmingly to bar US exit from NATO

Bloomberg News
Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker May Miss a Milestone by Three Years

The Associated Press
Dueling Senate bills would end shutdown in different ways

The Washington Post
Kushner thrusts himself into middle of shutdown talks.

The Associated Press
Trump wants to deliver State of Union next week as planned

The Associated Press
Michael Cohen postpones planned testimony to Congress

The Associated Press
Trump and allies grow frustrated with Rudy Giuliani’s news media blitz - More - More

Vanity Fair
Giuliani’s Fate Is Uncertain After Botched Interviews

CBC News
Which Democrats are likely to run for president in 2020?

CBC News
Can Donald Trump get his border wall?

The Atlantic
America Still Doesn’t Know What to Do With Terrorism Suspects

CBC News
Julian Assange pushes back against U.S. government

The Associated Press
Brexit awakens old fears in Northern Ireland - More

Reuters News Agency
Momentum gathers behind British MPs' bid to stop no-deal Brexit

Reuters News Agency
UK says trade partners underestimate no-deal Brexit risk

The Associated Press
Leaders including Merkel and Abe take to main Davos stage

Reuters News Agency
Greek lawmakers edge toward Macedonia deal as issue divides nation

Reuters News Agency
Russia, in effort to defuse U.S. nuclear dispute, displays new missile

Reuters News Agency
Germany: Russia needs to stop violating INF so treaty can survive

The Associated Press
Three killed in hard landing of Tu-22M3 bomber at Olenya AB - More

The Atlantic
Turkey's ‘Climate of Fear’ for Journalists

The Washington Post
Has Saudi Arabia has constructed a ballistic missile factory?

Reuters News Agency
Yemen prisoner swap terms expected in coming days, government delegate says

Reuters News Agency
Afghan spy agency says it kills Taliban mastermind of deadly attack

The Associated Press
USN, RN warships conduct training in South China Sea

Reuters News Agency
China deletes 7 million pieces of online information, thousands of apps

The Associated Press
World stocks fall on worries over US-China talks

Navy Times
Rear Admiral Andrew Hull Foote and the Battle of the Barrier Forts - More

Bloomberg News
Kim Jong-un Praises Trump, Says He Expects ‘Step-by-Step’ Talks

The Associated Press
Australia asks about dual citizen reported missing in China - More

The Associated Press
Seoul accuses Japanese patrol plane of threatening flight

CBC News
Ahead of fresh protests, Venezuela's opposition urges military to rise up against President Maduro

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela's Opposition leader takes oath as interim president, endorsed by Canada, U.S.

Bloomberg News
Maduro Squeezed as Trump Recognizes Guaidó and Protests Expand

The New York Times
On This Day: January 23

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Vers un « Brexit dur » par accident ?

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les recherches ont repris pour tenter de localiser l'avion d'Emiliano Sala - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Neige : le plan « grand froid » activé dans 22 départements - Plus

La Tribune
En 2018, Airbus Helicopters a stoppé l'érosion de son carnet de commandes

Agence France-Presse
À Davos, Bolsonaro et Pompeo en porte-parole du camp conservateur mondial

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
L’Américain emprisonné en Russie pour espionnage reste incarcéré - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Égypte : HRW dénonce les propos de Bruno Le Maire sur Abdel Fattah al Sissi

Agence France-Presse
Israël annonce avoir testé avec succès un système antimissiles de longue portée

Agence France-Presse
L’Autorité palestinienne va dorénavant refuser toute aide américaine

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le « cerveau » de l'attentat contre une base afghane a été tué

Agence de Presse Reuters
Trump n'est pas prêt à un accord à n'importe quel prix avec Pékin

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'opposition vénézuélienne appelle à manifester contre Maduro - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Officiers mutinés : Caracas pointe du doigt un parti d'opposition

Agence de Presse Reuters
Le bilan de l'explosion d'un oléoduc au Mexique porté à 96 morts

International Commentary

Books

Leada Gore | The Huntsville Times
Cliff Sims ‘Team of Vipers’ excerpts - More

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