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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

Niall Ferguson | The Globe and Mail
A blue wave in midterms might not spell disaster for Trump

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Angela Merkel, the anti-Trump, is the kind of leader we need more than ever

Scott Taylor | The Chronicle Herald
Canada’s role in failed Afghanistan mission needs probe

Maj. Bertram Frandsen | The Globe and Mail
Meet our veterans' need to mend body and mind

Michael W. Shain | The Globe and Mail
Remembrance Day was never personal. Then I learned about Mervyn Naish.

Don Pittis | CBC News
How the U.S. midterm elections could shake up Canadian business

Matt Lundy | The Globe and Mail
Why jobs and stocks won’t help Trump’s Republicans in the midterms

Jonathon Gatehouse | CBC News
Why U.S. sanctions don't scare Iran

Alana Prochuk and Kasari Govender | The Globe and Mail
The problem with #MeToo? The backlash.

Anne T. Donahue | The Globe and Mail
Why I make room for doom and gloom in November

Christie Blatchford | National Post
It's not cheap being a public figure — but that's not the public's problem

Editorial | National Post
Maybe Adrienne Clarkson's worth every penny. But let's see some proof

Tristin Hopper | The Cold Lak Sun
Daylight Saving Time doesn't work and was invented by our enemies

International Commentary

International News

The Washington Post
USS Cole victims opposed at Supreme Court by unlikely partners: Sudan and U.S.

Military Times
U.S. Marine families battle mice, mold and landlords - More - More

Army Times
USAFA’s gyrfalcon mascot Aurora improving after injury at West Point - More - More

Air Force Times
Tyndall AFB’s recovery from devastating storm could take several years

Army Times
The C-5M Super Galaxy will be in service for decades more

Defense One
After Laser Attacks, Pentagon Spending $200M to Protect Pilots’ Eyesight

Defense One
What Northrop’s $54M ‘Unified Platform’ Win Means For Cyber War

The Associated Press
Trump looms large over Election Day

The Associated Press
Trump, Democrats battle in campaign’s final day

The Associated Press
‘Everything’s at stake’ on eve of first Trump-era elections

The Associated Press
Fox, NBC and Facebook turn down Trump ad deemed racist

The Atlantic
Donald Trump is spreading misinformation at a dizzying clip

The Washington Post
Without evidence, Trump and Sessions warn of voter fraud

The Washington Post
‘Full Trumpism’: The president’s apocalyptic attacks reach a new level of falsity

The Washington Post
Trump says he regrets not using ‘softer tone’ at times, days after saying he could ‘tone it up’

Reuters News Agency
Hot economy is cold comfort for Republicans in tight U.S. races

The Associated Press
Democrats seek blueprint for bucking Trump in 2020

CBC News
How deep is America's political divide over Trump?

The Associated Press
US election systems more secure, but voting problems persist

The Associated Press
Jury selection begins for US trial of ‘El Chapo’

Breaking Defense
U.S. Army Issues Lighter Armour For Bigger Wars

Reuters News Agency
Pentagon balked at U.S. border troops building detention facilities

The Associated Press
How ‘net neutrality’ became a hot-button issue

The Associated Press
More protection: UN says Earth’s ozone layer is healing

Reuters News Agency
Ireland says UK cannot unilaterally scrap border backstop

Breaking Defense
NATO Stocks Up on Bombs, Giving Smaller States More Punch

The Associated Press
Separatists kidnap 79 pupils in Cameroon’s restive northwest

Defense One
China is Exporting its Cyber Surveillance to African Countries

The Associated Press
Sanctuary or soft target? Protecting worshippers

The Associated Press
Turkey: Saudi investigators worked to remove evidence

The Associated Press
A luxury city shows blueprint for Syria’s rebuilding plans

Bloomberg News
Trump Says Saudis Misused U.S. Weapons in ‘Terrible’ Yemen War

The Economist
Crude measures: America turns the screws on Iran

Bloomberg News
U.S. Gives Eight Iran Oil Sanctions Waivers as Penalties Ramp Up

The Associated Press
Iran warns of 'war situation' as U.S. reimposes sanctions

The Associated Press
Economic realities moderate Trump’s hard line on Iran

The Associated Press
Taliban hit Afghan checkpoint, kill 13 soldiers, policemen

The Associated Press
Wife of Utah Army National Guard major killed in Afghanistan: Heartache, no regret - More

The Associated Press
Crashed Indonesia jet’s airspeed indicator malfunctioned on four previous flights

The Globe and Mail
Inside China’s campaign against the Uyghurs

Bloomberg News
Xi's Swipes at Trump Show China Standing Its Ground in Trade War

Reuters News Agency
Trump says China wants to make a deal on trade, he wants right deal

The Economist
America accuses China of stealing aerospace trade secrets

The Associated Press
Global markets waver on worries over US-China trade dispute

The Associated Press
Swollen and blistered feet are big challenge for migrants

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