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Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International Commentary

Franklin Foer | The Atlantic
Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America

E.J. Dionne Jr. | The Washington Post
Trump’s war on socialism will fail

Jennifer Senior | The New York Times
Our Brains Aren’t Designed to Handle the Trump Era

Catherine Bennett | The Guardian
Ivanka Trump’s a feminist? Yep – just like her father and her brothers

Maureen Dowd | The New York Times
Daddy Warbucks Goes to War

Bret Stephens | The New York Times
The Progressive Assault on Israel

Erika Christakis | The Atlantic
Active-Shooter Drills Are Tragically Misguided

International News

NextGov News
US Army Aims to Put Cloud Data In Troops’ Hands

Army Times
MRE package bears striking resemblance to president — and Kanye?

Navy Times
New legal bombshells explode on two Navy SEAL war crimes cases

The Associated Press
Luke Air Force Base’s roster of F-35s increasing

Air Force Times
Scott AFB wing commander who reached plea deal to retire as major

The New York Times
Mission ‘Accomplished’? Trump Boasts of Being Boon for Military

The Associated Press
New hurdle emerges in border security talks - More

The Washington Post
Cohen claimed ‘blind loyalty’ to Trump but chased his own ambitions

Reuters News Agency
Saudi Arabia says has 'nothing to do' with Bezos-AMI dispute

The Associated Press
Trump defends work ethic

Reuters News Agency
May to promise more Brexit debates in push for more negotiating time - More

Reuters News Agency
Post-Brexit UK should be ready to use 'hard power' - defence minister

The Associated Press
Lessons for Brexit from Norway’s hard border with Sweden

The Associated Press
Report: Finnish SS volunteers likely killed Jews in WWII

The Associated Press
Poland to pay $414M for US-made rocket launching system

The Associated Press
Bulgaria to investigate third suspect in Novichok poisoning

Reuters News Agency
Pompeo trip marks U.S. re-engagement with long-overlooked central Europe

Agence France-Presse
Demonstrator loses hand at Paris 'yellow vest' march

The Associated Press
Five watercolors attributed to Hitler go unsold at German auction - More

Agence France-Presse
Catalan separatists trial: not just legal battle, media one too

The Associated Press
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi elected new chairman of African Union

The New York Times
Augustine Charahani Survived More Than 40 Hours as Scores Drowned Around Him

Agence France-Presse
'Heavy clashes' as US-backed forces make final push against IS

Agence France-Presse
Caught in Syria, foreign jihadist suspects may face trial in Iraq

Reuters News Agency
Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks' - U.S. general

The New York Times
A Battle Cry Seldom Heard These Days: The Palestinian Cause

Reuters News Agency
China border crossings up over Lunar New Year holiday

Reuters News Agency
Turkey calls on China to close internment camps for Muslims

Reuters News Agency
Iran awaits Lebanese 'desire' to accept its military aid: foreign minister

The Associated Press
Afghan envoy intensifies peace efforts with Taliban

The Associated Press
U.S., North Korean officials to meet in Asia ahead of summit - More

Reuters News Agency
South Korea signs deal to pay more for U.S. troops after Trump demand

Reuters News Agency
New Zealand flight turns back mid-air after discovering it lacks permission to land in China

Reuters News Agency
New Zealand wildfires show no sign of easing, 3,000 flee

Reuters News Agency
Venezuela shifts oil ventures' accounts to Russian bank

Agence de Presse Reuters
Brexit : Le Royaume-Uni en « zone d'urgence », s'alarme le patronat britannique

Agence de Presse Reuters
À 97 ans, le prince Philip renonce à conduire

Agence France-Presse
Une mobilisation persistante et en recul des « gilets jaunes » pour l'acte 13

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un propagandiste présumé de Daech sous les verrous

Agence France-Presse
Après deux ans de pause, la marine française retrouve son porte-avions

Agence France-Presse
Syrie : violents combats entre l'alliance arabo-kurde et les jihadistes de l'EI - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Ankara dénonce le sort des Ouïghours en Chine, « honte pour l'humanité »

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Corée du Sud paiera plus pour la présence militaire américaine sur son sol

Agence France-Presse
L'aide humanitaire, arme politique au coeur du duel Maduro-Guaidó

Agence France-Presse
Venezuela : les États-Unis proposent un nouveau scrutin présidentiel

Agence France-Presse
Un mort dans des manifestations contre le pouvoir en Haïti

Books

Eva Victor | The New York Times
Excerpts from the Book That Man Is Reading on the Subway

David Cole | The New York Review of Books
The Path of Greatest Resistance

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