SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Canadian News

CBC News
Plan to give service dogs to PTSD veterans rocked by federal agency's decision to pull out

CBC News
Canadian helicopter pilots will be using the Afghanistan playbook in Mali, committee told

BBC News
Queen's artist paints portrait of last Canadian 'Dam Buster' - More - More

The Toronto Star
Canadian fighter pilot Arthur Roy Brown is being recognized for his service and legacy

The Globe and Mail
CAF aims to alleviate doctor shortage by increasing number of sponsored residents

The Winnipeg Free Press
CFSAS renamed in honour of Billy Barker - More

CAF News
Sexual assault charge laid against major at CFLRS in Saint-Jean

The Toronto Star
Canada’s man in Havana remembers the Cold War weirdness

The Canadian Press
NAFTA talks continue through weekend

The Canadian Press
Trudeau ends three-country tour with his global reputation, alliances intact

The Ottawa Citizen
Defence Watch

Directorate of History and Heritage
Significant Dates in Canadian Military History

Ottawa Researchers
Today in Canadian History: April 21

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

International News

Reuters News Agency
Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election - More - More

Reuters News Agency
America's nuclear headache: Old plutonium with nowhere to go

USNI News
U.S. Navy to Release Arctic Strategy This Summer

BBC News
National Guard trio drummed out for sock puppet oath - More

Navy Times
Immigrant soldier dies waiting for US military to clear him to serve

The Associated Press
Army won't meet recruiting mission, lowers 2017 goal

Army Times
No reports of transgender troops affecting unit cohesion, Marine Corps and Navy leaders say

The Associated Press
Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week

The Associated Press
In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, ‘hookers’ - More - More

The Atlantic
Four Things the Comey Memos Reveal

The Associated Press
Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

The Associated Press
Michael Cohen must make sworn statement to slow suit

The Associated Press
John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser - More

Reuters News Agency
Oil falls after Trump criticizes OPEC for artificially high prices - More

Reuters News Agency
Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head - More

BBC News
Two years for teen 'cyber terrorist' who targeted US officials

The Guardian
Scientists warn of nerve agent potency as Salisbury clean-up begins

The Associated Press
Croatia's president honors victims of Jasenovac camp

The Associated Press
Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

The Associated Press
South Sudan says military chief has died during Egypt visi

Agence France-Presse
US, Russian nuclear shift as dangerous as North Korean threat: campaigners

The Associated Press
African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name

The Associated Press
Robert Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond looting

Reuters News Agency
Erdoğan's shock election call brings his cherished powers within reach

The Associated Press
Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

The Washington Post
America’s hunt for ISIS left Raqqa in ruins. Who is supposed to rebuild it?

The Associated Press
Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

Army Times
Pentagon corrects statements about air-to-surface missile, F-22 roles in Syria strike

The Atlantic
Trump's Selective Empathy for Syrian War Victims

Reuters News Agency
Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in fourth week of protests

Reuters News Agency
Iraq resumes payments of Gulf War reparations to Kuwait

Reuters News Agency
Myanmar police 'set up' Reuters reporters in sting: police witness

The Associated Press
Australia won't abandon S. China Sea patrols after encounter

Reuters News Agency
Chips down: China aims to boost semiconductors as trade war looms - More

The Associated Press
North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

The Associated Press
Direct phone line between leaders of North Korea and South Korea established - More

The Guardian
Kim Jong-un elevates wife to position of North Korea's first lady

The Associated Press
Ex-rebel leader in Colombia relocates amid talk of arrest

The Associated Press
First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

The Associated Press
Raúl Castro acts as though he's retiring, though future unclear

The Associated Press
Former Mexico governor extradited to US to face drug charges

The New York Times
On This Day: April 21

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