SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Friday, 22 February 2019 - Updated at 2020 hrs EST

Canadian News

CBC News
Mark Norman's defence team hits Trudeau, Butts with subpoenas

CFNIS News
Drug possession and trafficking charges laid against Gagetown gunner

National Post
War letter from 1917 a tale of friendship and sacrifice

CBC News
How Gerald Butts's combative use of Twitter brought him out of the shadows

CBC News
'Pay close heed' to words of Michael Wernick on SNC-Lavalin affair, Trudeau says

CBC News
Clerk of the Privy Council: What's his job description? How much power does he hold? - More

CBC News
SNC-Lavalin CEO says company plans to vigorously defend itself

The Canadian Press
Ex-ambassador trying to sue Katie Telford for $250K over mental suffering allegations

CBC News
CSE says networks are protected as Pompeo issues Huawei warning

The Globe and Mail
Canadian ambassador to U.S. expects Trump will lift steel, aluminum tariffs in ‘next few weeks’

The Canadian Press
QuadrigaCX case: Canada's big banks wary of cryptocurrency asset

Reuters News Agency
Moscow court extends detention of Canadian-born Paul Whelan another 3 months

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: February 22

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Anciens combattants : la réforme d'indemnisation des libéraux jugée inéquitable

45e Nord
Des accusations de possession et de trafic de drogues déposées contre un artilleur - Plus

La Presse Canadienne
Une ex-ambassadrice poursuit la chef de cabinet de Trudeau

La Presse Canadienne
Jody Wilson-Raybould et SNC-Lavalin : pas de « pression inappropriée »

Le Devoir
Le greffier du Conseil privé au secours des libéraux

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Réseau 5G : Huawei promet 200 emplois et une hausse des investissements au Canada

Le Soleil
Nouveaux citoyens canadiens, ils ne regrettent pas d’avoir choisi Québec

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Il y a 25 ans, on annonçait la fermeture du Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean

Radio-Canada
Aujourd’hui l’histoire

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

Canadian Commentary

Robyn Urback | CBC News
Liberals will get to the bottom of the SNC-Lavalin affair — once the Liberals get out of the way

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Was it undue pressure? The government’s SNC-Lavalin answers raise new questions

John Ibbitson | The Globe and Mail
Instead of helping, Michael Wernick may have hindered the government

Andrew MacDougall | Maclean’s
Canada’s House of Cards

John Ivison | National Post
Tough talk from a man with nothing to lose

Kelly McParland | National Post
Trudeau's problem is that Wilson-Raybould didn't give him what he wanted

Andrew Coyne | National Post
We now know Wilson-Raybould was pressured. They just didn't call it that.

Timothy Garton Ash | The Globe and Mail
On Brexit, Europe has a big choice to make

David J. Bercuson | National Post
How Vladimir Putin is keeping NATO alive

International News

BBC News
Microsoft staff: Do not use HoloLens for war

BBC News
Could Huawei threaten the Five Eyes alliance?

BBC News
Trump-Russia inquiry: What might 'Mueller report' look like?

CBC News
Life after Trump: What people are up to since exiting White House inner circle

The Associated Press
Trump pledges to expand opportunity for every race

The Washington Post
Trump announces nomination of Kelly Knight Craft to be ambassador to United Nations

The Associated Press
Father of Alabama woman who joined ISIS in Syria sues Trump administration - More

The Guardian
Lack of snow leaves Scotland's ski resorts in need of a lift

The Guardian
Shamima Begum's family hope to bring her baby to UK

BBC News
Flypast for WWII B-17 Flying Fortress crash crew - More - More - More

BBC News
Theresa May is warned dozens of Tories could rebel over no-deal Brexit

The Guardian
Theresa May faces ministerial revolt over no-deal Brexit

The Guardian
Shares of BAE Systems fall over Germany's ban on arms exports to Saudis

BBC News
Web watchdog warns over knee-jerk regulation of social networks

BBC News
UN: Growing threat to food from decline in biodiversity - More

BBC News
Insects decline: What do insects actually do?

CBC News
World's biggest bee spotted alive for the first time in decades

The Guardian
Germany paying pensions to Nazi collaborators in UK and Belgium

BBC News
The snow patrol drones saving skiers from an icy death

BBC News
Former Swiss officer Johan Cosar sentenced for fighting IS

BBC News
Algerians protest against Bouteflika's bid for fifth term

BBC News
President Omar al-Bashir declares state of emergency in Sudan

The Associated Press
As Turkish prices soar, Erdoğan woos voters with cheap vegetables

The Associated Press
More civilians leave last IS-held pocket in eastern Syria

The Associated Press
From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

Reuters News Agency
SpaceX rocket blasts off carrying Israeli lunar lander - More

The Associated Press
Filipino rebel commanders become officials under peace deal - More

The Associated Press
Worry about US-SKorea alliance grows before Trump-Kim summit

BBC News
Japan's Yoshitaka Sakurada apologises for being three minutes late

The Guardian
Venezuela crisis threatens disease epidemic across continent - More

The Washington Post
Venezuela’s Guaidó risks arrest with trip to Colombia

The Associated Press
US envoy Elliott Abrams heading to Colombia

National Post
Five heavily armed U.S. ‘mercenaries’ arrested in Haiti - More - More

The New York Times
On This Day: February 22

International Commentary

Books

Rania Abouzeid | National Post
Revisiting the beginnings of Syria's chaos

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