SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Sunday, 15 July 2018 - Updated at 1415 hrs EDT

Canadian News

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: July 15

Canadian Commentary

Richard Latendresse | Le Journal de Montréal
Guerre et paix à Helsinki - Plus

Loïc Tassé | Le Journal de Montréal
Le paria incontournable

International Commentary

Leader | The Economist
The new Caliphate: Jihadists are trying to take over the Sahel

The Editorial Board | The New York Times
How Do You Say ‘Witch Hunt’ in Russian?

Bret Stephens | The New York Times
America First, America Hated, America Alone

The Editorial Board | The New York Times
Trump Got From NATO Everything Obama Ever Asked For

Susan B. Glasser | The New Yorker
“An Amateur Boxer Up Against Muhammad Ali”: Washington Fears Trump Will Be No Match for Putin in Helsinki

John Sipher | The Atlantic
Why American Spies Worry When Trump Meets Putin

Masha Gessen | The New Yorker
Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Triumph of Nothing Over Everyone

Amy Davidson Sorkin | The New Yorker
In Dissing Angela Merkel and NATO, What Was Trump Telling Putin?

Jay Cost | The Atlantic
The Swamp Isn’t Easy to Drain

Jelani Cobb | The New Yorker
Peter Strzok, Trey Gowdy, and the Co-Opting of Government Oversight

Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges | NPR News
The Problem With Trump's Wrecking Ball Approach to NATO

Zeynep Tufekci | The New York Times
What Elon Musk Should Learn From the Thailand Cave Rescue

International News

BBC News
Chinook helicopter crew rescues climber in Oregon

Army Times
Lockheed’s new F-35 head wants to fix the fighter jet program

The Washington Post
Trump makes being a D.C. tour guide a tough gig

The Washington Post
For Mueller, pushing to finish parts of probe, question of U.S. involvement remains

The Christian Science Monitor
What new Mueller indictments say about his direction

The Associated Press
Charges undermine Assange denials about hacked email origins - More

The Associated Press
US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border - More

The New York Times
Cleaning Toilets, Following Rules: A Migrant Child’s Days in Detention

The New York Times
Brett Kavanaugh: Influential Judge, Loyal Friend, Conservative Warrior — and D.C. Insider

The Associated Press
Trump holes up at his golf resort, tweeting before Putin meeting - More

The Associated Press
Trump arrives in Finland for summit with Putin

The New York Times
Trump Opens His Arms to Russia. His Administration Closes Its Fist.

The Associated Press
Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin - More

BBC News
Donald Trump: European Union is a foe on trade - More - More

BBC News
Sir David Attenborough launches 'Boaty' polar ship - More - More - More

The New Yorker
Donald Trump Meets the Queen, and Other Strange Events in the U.K. - More

The Associated Press
Theresa May: Trump told me to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit

Agence France-Presse
Trump says Queen thinks Brexit is 'very complex problem'

Agence France-Presse
Trump says Britain must get Brexit 'carve out' for US trade deal

The Associated Press
France defeats Croatia 4-2 to win second World Cup - More - More

The New York Times
Macron to Meet Putin a Day Ahead of Trump

The Christian Science Monitor
US-Europe ties and the audacity of July 1948

The Economist
Tetchy Trump: The American president lambasts his allies

Agence France-Presse
'Helsinki for human rights' demo greets Trump, Putin

Agence France-Presse
'Man-baby meets evil spy': Helsinki demo greets Trump and Putin

The Associated Press
Summit fever: Trump reaches for big moment with Putin - More

CBC News
Trump meets Putin: Here's how U.S. and Russian summits have varied since 1943 - More

The Economist
Vladimir Putin’s hopes for his long-awaited meeting with Donald Trump

The Associated Press
What Trump and Putin hope to achieve at Helsinki summit

Agence France-Presse
'Freedom is over': Russians dread end of World Cup cheer

The Associated Press
Egypt’s young Nubians revive dream of return to homeland - More

Agence France-Presse
Boko Haram overruns Nigeria military base in second attack in days

Agence France-Presse
Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

The Economist
The fight against Islamic State is moving to Africa

Agence France-Presse
Obama to lead celebrations 100 years after Mandela's birth

Agence France-Presse
Turkey marks second coup anniversary

Reuters News Agency
Turkey's plan to buy Russian defense system a risk for NATO: U.S. general

The Washington Post
With Trump strategy unclear, U.S. allies turn to Moscow to secure their interests in Syria

Agence France-Presse
Syrian rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Dara’a

Agence France-Presse
Gaza truce mostly holds after heavy Israel strikes, Hamas rocket fire

The New York Times
Emirati Prince Flees to Qatar, Exposing Tensions in U.A.E.

The Associated Press
UN: Afghan civilian casualties up by 1 percent this year

The New York Times
Video of Afghan Forces Abusing Detainees Emerges as Protests Simmer

The Associated Press
Pakistanis observe a day of mourning for the victims of attacks that killed 132 people

Global News
British diver heaps scorn on Elon Musk‘s offer of a miniature submarine

The Associated Press
Bond between players and coach may have saved Thai boy's lives

Reuters News Agency
Trump praises ‘funny and tough’ Kim Jong-un

The Washington Post
U.S. military officials meet with North Koreans to discuss repatriation of war remains

The Associated Press
South Korea probes army plan for troops to control protesters

The Associated Press
Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned - More

The New York Times
On This Day: July 15

Agence France-Presse
La Russie, l'Union européenne et la Chine sont nos « ennemis », selon Trump

TVA Nouvelles
Les pays les plus sécuritaires à visiter

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : Trump aurait suggéré à May de « poursuivre l'UE en justice »

Nouvelles de France 24
Les blessés de guerre, les forces de secours et l'Asie à l'honneur du défilé du 14-Juillet

Agence France-Presse
Le défilé du 14 juillet ouvre un week-end bleu blanc rouge en France - Vidéo - Vidéo - Vidéo

Agence France-Presse
Mondial : plusieurs milliers de forces de l'ordre mobilisées en France

Agence France-Presse
Mondial : la France euphorique pour la finale - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Mondial : la fièvre à Paris, le Champ-de-Mars pris d'assaut

Nouvelles de France 24
Grande Guerre : sur les traces des Poilus en Italie

Agence France-Presse
Chute de pression dans un avion de Ryanair : une trentaine de passagers hospitalisés

Agence France-Presse
Deux touristes accusés de voler des briques sur le site d'Auschwitz

Agence France-Presse
Mondial : la Croatie fête déjà ses champions - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Week-end « sportif » pour Trump et Poutine avant un sommet délicat à Helsinki

Agence France-Presse
Des milliers de personnes manifestent à Helsinki avant le sommet Trump-Poutine

Agence France-Presse
L'Afrique du Sud célèbre avec Obama la mémoire de Mandela

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : début de l'évacuation des rebelles de Dera’a, ex-bastion de la révolte

Agence France-Presse
Nouveaux raids israéliens sur Gaza et tirs palestiniens sur Israël

Agence France-Presse
Gaza : le Hamas dit qu’un cessez-le-feu a été conclu

Agence France-Presse
Gaza-Israël : calme fragile après la pire confrontation armée depuis 2014

Agence France-Presse
Attentat-suicide à Kaboul à la sortie des bureaux, au moins sept morts

Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan : nombre record de civils tués au premier semestre - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Les petits rescapés de la grotte thaïlandaise pleurent le plongeur mort

Agence France-Presse
Entretiens américano-nord-coréens sur le rapatriement des dépouilles de soldats américains

Agence France-Presse
Nicaragua : nuit de terreur pour les étudiants assiégés dans une Eglise

Agence France-Presse
Haïti : Démission du premier ministre

Agence France-Presse
Haïti : le nouveau gouvernement devra « soulager la misère »

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