SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Monday, 18 February 2019 - Updated at 1520 hrs EST

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Emanuelle Latraverse | TVA Nouvelles
Trudeau a-t-il abandonné ses femmes?

International News

The Virginian-Pilot
The Navy is developing a video game to train flight deck crews

The Virginian-Pilot
Breaking down the big numbers of Huntington Ingalls' two-carrier contract

The Associated Press
Navy welcomes newest warship

The Virginian-Pilot
Push for another Raptor squadron in Hampton gets a congressional shove

The San Diego Union-Tribune
PTSD therapy to be tested in San Diego

USNI News
Rear Adm. John Nowell Nominated to be Next Chief of Naval Personnel

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Marine division's historic headquarters has uncertain future

USNI News
Gen. Robert B. Neller: Marines Need $3.5 Billion for Camp Lejeune Repairs

Army Times
U.S. Army app lets soldiers access personnel records on their phones

USNI News
Coast Guard Secures $655 Million for Polar Security Cutters in New Budget Deal

The Associated Press
Andrew McCabe: ‘Crime may have been committed’ by Trump - More

Reuters News Agency
Presidents Day protests decry Trump's emergency declaration

The Associated Press
Alaska governor offers use of National Guard troops along US-Mexico border

Army Times
Troops do not view immigration as a ‘national emergency.’ Not even close.

The Washington Post
‘Answer my question’: Fox anchor grills defiant Stephen Miller on Trump’s national emergency

The Associated Press
Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Reuters News Agency
Critics urge Presidents Day protests against Trump's emergency declaration

The Associated Press
Trump would veto any vote against national emergency, says Stephen Miller - More

The Associated Press
Fact check: Trump spins fiction about diversity visas

The Associated Press
Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders

The Washington Post
Where the new law permits — and prevents — border barriers

Reuters News Agency
U.S. agency submits auto tariff probe report to White House

Global News
Website uses artificial intelligence to generate realistic human faces from scratch

The Washington Post
The little-known plot to assassinate George Washington — and how it was foiled

BBC News
Seven MPs leave Labour in Corbyn protest

The Associated Press
Shamima Begum, 19, has baby in Syria: family

BBC News
Shamima Begum: 'I didn't want to be an IS poster girl'

BBC News
Migrants brought ashore after Border Force intercept in the English Channel

BBC Future
The hunt to catch the fish pirates

CBC News
Dutch economy braces for Brexit shockwave

BBC News
How sending handwritten letters created a $1bn firm

Reuters News Agency
EU does not see U.S. car imports as national security matter: Germany

The Associated Press
EU warns of reduced imports if Trump puts tariffs on cars - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum

The Associated Press
Poland pulls out of Warsaw meeting over comments - More

The Associated Press
EU states mixed on Trump demand to take back ISIS fighters

Reuters News Agency
Spanish warship ordered ships to leave British waters near Gibraltar

The Associated Press
Nigeria’s female candidates seek victory despite harassment

The Associated Press
ISIS hides among Syrian civilians

The Associated Press
Besieged ISIS militants refuse to surrender, ask for an exit

The Associated Press
Assad vows to ‘liberate every inch of Syria’ from foreign troops

The Associated Press
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week

Reuters News Agency
Deal clinched to begin troop pullout from main Yemen port

The Washington Post
A photographer remembers the end of the Soviet Afghan War

The Associated Press
Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

The Associated Press
Kashmir tensions increase as nine killed in fighting - More

Reuters News Agency
India says two masterminds of Kashmir bombing killed in clash

Reuters News Agency
Growing market economy threatens North Korea's 'socialist utopia'

Global News
White House nudged PM Shinzō Abe to nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize: report - More

The Associated Press
Australia blames ‘state actor’ for hacking political parties

The Associated Press
USAF C-17s bring tons of humanitarian aid for Venezuela

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela to distribute food to poor Colombians amid aid tension

The Associated Press
Marco Rubio warns Venezuelan soldiers to let aid enter

The Associated Press
Trump to say Venezuela’s move to democracy is ‘irreversible’ - More

Reuters News Agency
Haiti vows expense cuts, deeper probe of oil scandal amid protests

The Associated Press
Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

CBC News
Haiti braces for return to violence

The New York Times
On This Day: February 18

Agence France-Presse
Nouvelle mobilisation des « gilets jaunes » dans les rues de Paris

Agence France-Presse
Vols privés et poudre blanche : le procès d'« Air Cocaïne » s'ouvre en France

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : Trump exhorte les Européens à reprendre leurs combattants de l'EI

Agence France-Presse
Le Pakistan honore le Saoudien MBS de sa plus haute décoration civile

Agence France-Presse
Le Pakistan honore l'Arabie, qui plaide pour la désescalade avec l'Inde

Agence France-Presse
Cachemire indien : sept morts dans une fusillade entre armée et insurgés

Agence France-Presse
La Corée du Nord à "un tournant", disent ses médias avant le sommet

Agence France-Presse
Australie : parlement et partis victimes d'un piratage informatique par un « agent étatique »

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : des hôpitaux de campagne pour compléter l'aide humanitaire

Agence France-Presse
Des ressortissants étrangers arrêtés en Haïti

Agence France-Presse
Épuisés par les manifestations, les Haïtiens tentent de se ravitailler

International Commentary

Erik Wemple | The Washington Post
Trump highlights importance of national emergency by ... commenting on ‘SNL’

Conor Friedersdorf | The Atlantic
Trump, the Snowflake-in-Chief

E.J. Dionne Jr. | The Washington Post
Nancy Pelosi used Trump’s phony emergency to highlight a real one

David Ignatius | The Washington Post
How the U.S. might stay in Syria, and leave at the same time

Golden Carter and Michele Putko | The Virginian-Pilot
Defense Department must lead on climate change

Conor McCabe | The Atlantic
How Brexit Threatens Peace in Northern Ireland

Lives Lived

The Associated Press
George Mendonsa has died aged 95 - More - More

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