SOMNIA - Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs

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Canadian News

Global News
Sea King retires after 55 years of service

The Chronicle Herald
Military court martial system experiences backlog

CBC News
Hamilton reservist disciplined for sharing intimate picture of female soldier

CBC News
Canada 'not surprised' Trump taking risky move in order to ratify new NAFTA

CBC News
The psychology of climate change: Why people deny the evidence

CBC News
Crew safe after boat sinks on first day of lobster fishing season

The Chronicle Herald
Wife of ailing WWII veteran denied bed at Camp Hill

CBC News
Franco-Ontarians protest outside MPPs' offices

The Canadian Press
Canada’s top scientist Mona Nemer confident her role already having an impact - More

CBC News
Alberta premier announces 8.7% oil production cut to increase prices

Reuters News Agency
Oil prices soar after U.S., China suspend trade hostilities

Canadian Commentary

Editorial | The Chronicle Herald
Shipbuilding machinations

Scott Taylor | The Chronicle Herald
NATO deployment to Sea of Azov would be ‘foolhardy’

International Commentary

Max Boot | The Washington Post
George H.W. Bush, the anti-Trump

Ariel Dorfman | The Guardian
George H.W. Bush thought the world belonged to his family. How wrong he was.

Jonathan Chait | New York Magazine
The Good Bush

Bill Clinton | The Washington Post
George H.W. Bush’s Oval Office note to me revealed the heart of who he was

Carlos Lozada | The Washington Post
The memoir I wish George H.W. Bush had written

Marc Fisher | The Washington Post
Trump borrows his rhetoric — and his view of power — from the mob

Sebastian Smith | Agence France-Presse
Sweat-resistant shirts and the Trump White House

Ely Ratner | Foreign Affairs
There Is No Grand Bargain With China: Why Trump and Xi Can’t Meet Each Other Halfway

Gideon Rose | Foreign Affairs
Do Nuclear Weapons Matter?

Elizabeth Warren | Foreign Affairs
A Foreign Policy for All

Denise Dresser | Foreign Affairs
Can Mexico Be Saved?: The Peril and Promise of López Obrador

Larry Elliott | The Guardian
The WTO could be dancing its last tango, strictly speaking

Matthew d’Ancona | The Guardian
Let’s be honest about what’s really driving Brexit: bigotry

International News

United Press International
Lockheed Martin to study U.S. Navy F-35 operational capability

Defense One
Mattis ‘Optimistic’ Pentagon Will Get Needed Budget from White House, Democrats

United Press International
Six White House officials violated Hatch Act, OSC says

ABC News
Mattis reveals Russia attempted to interfere in U.S. midterm elections earlier this month

ABC News
Michael Cohen cites personal toll and Mueller cooperation in seeking no jail time

The Guardian
Air Force One will fly George H.W. Bush back to Washington

ABC News
Schedule for George H.W. Bush's funeral includes trip to Capitol, burial in Texas

The Associated Press
Bush retained sense of humor till the end, Jim Baker says

The Associated Press
George H.W. Bush mourned as a great statesman, a man of uncommon decency

US Naval Institute
Video: George H.W. Bush on His World War II Experiences - More - More

ABC News
Records show Matthew Whitaker continued promoting company accused of a 'scam' - More

The Associated Press
Adam Schiff suggests Roger Stone may have lied to Congress

The Associated Press
James Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump to notify Congress in 'near future' he will terminate NAFTA

The Associated Press
‘El Chapo’ trial gives inside look at his rise to power

United Press International
SpaceX calls off launch of satellites

Reuters News Agency
Government can win Brexit vote in parliament: Michael Gove

The Guardian
Don’t underestimate UK capabilities, MI6 chief to warn Russia

The Guardian
AI and drones turn an eye towards UK's energy infrastructure

BBC Future
The aircraft designer who's never flown

Reuters News Agency
Macron visits riot-damaged Arc de Triomphe, state of emergency mulled - More

Reuters News Agency
‘State of insurrection’ as fuel tax riots engulf central Paris - More

Reuters News Agency
Emmanuel Macron learns the hard way: Green taxes carry political risks

Reuters News Agency
Macron tells Philippe to hold talks after worst unrest in Paris for decades

The Associated Press
Paris assesses injuries, damage after worst riot in decade

The Associated Press
Thousands march in Germany to demand quick exit from coal

Agence France-Presse
Nations urged to tackle 'urgent threats' at UN climate talks

The Associated Press
Climate talks kick off in Poland with boost from G-20 summit - More

BBC News
Climate change: ‘World at crossroads’ warning as key talks begin

The Associated Press
Kosovo lawmakers occupy office over tax on Serbian imports

Reuters News Agency
Kremlin hopes Putin and Trump can hold talks before June next year

Reuters News Agency
Spanish fishing boat carrying rescued migrants heads to Malta

Reuters News Agency
Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Mauritania

ReliefWeb News
Mauritania declares itself landmine-free nearly two decades after mine clearance began

Reuters News Agency
Nigeria's Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike

The Associated Press
Bush’s Somalia mission to save ‘innocents’ echoes today

Reuters News Agency
U.S. AFRICOM says airstrike kills nine militants in Somalia - More - More

The Associated Press
Dramatic downfall of Carlos Ghosn reverberates in Lebanon

Reuters News Agency
Netanyahu's legal troubles mount as police seek new bribery charges

CCNN News
Jamal Khashoggi's private WhatsApp messages may offer new clues to killing - More

Reuters News Agency
Iran says missile program defensive after U.S. test allegation

Reuters News Agency
Trump says next meeting with North Korea’s Kim likely in early 2019 - More

Reuters News Agency
Trump wants Kim to know he likes him and will fulfill his wishes, South Korean leader says

Arab News
Mike Pompeo reiterates US support for Saudi Arabia in CNN interview at G20 Summit

The Associated Press
Trump’s broken dates, coy suggestions, missed encounters, and private opportunities.

Reuters News Agency
A high-five from Putin and that awkward photograph - Saudi prince's G20 summit

The Associated Press
A look at what happened at the G-20 summit in Argentina

The Associated Press
G-20 agrees on trade, migration, US goes own way on climate - More

CBC News
G20 shows steady rise of Chinese clout and fraying U.S. ties in Latin America

BBC News
G20: Trump leaves Argentine leader in the lurch

The Associated Press
On this Trump trip, low drama, signs of acceptance

Agence France-Presse
Pablo Escobar’s dark legacy refuses to die 25 years on

Council on Foreign Relations
Nicaragua’s Deepening Crisis Will Send More Refugees Northward

Reuters News Agency
Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador vows to end 'rapacious' elite in first speech - More

Reuters News Agency
Mexicans marvel as president’s home opened to public - More

The Associated Press
Lopéz Obrador says military essential to fight crime

Reuters News Agency
Mexico’s new government prepares sale of former president’s plane - Photo - More

Agence France-Presse
L’Amérique prépare son hommage à George H.W. Bush

Agence QMI
George H.W. Bush, « le plus grand gentleman à la tête des États-Unis »

Agence France-Presse
Sirènes et fumées noires : au coeur de Paris, des touristes stupéfaits du chaos

Agence de Presse Reuters
Paris découvre les dégâts après les violences de samedi

Agence France-Presse
« Gilets jaunes » : Macron constate les dégâts à Paris, réunion de crise à l’Élysée - Plus

Agence France-Presse
L’heure du grand nettoyage à Paris

Agence de Presse Reuters
Des « Gilets jaunes » veulent une sortie à la crise

La Tribune
Grave problème d’étanchéité d’une frégate norvégienne construite par Navantia - Image

Agence France-Presse
Le monde appelé à faire plus et plus vite face à l’urgence climatique

Agence France-Presse
En Silésie, le charbon est toujours un mode de vie

Agence France-Presse
La police israélienne recommande l’inculpation de Netanyahu pour corruption - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Trump et Xi concluent une trêve commerciale en point d’orgue d’un G20 conflictuel - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Au Mexique, le nouveau président Lopez Obrador promet un changement « radical »

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