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Saturday, 8 February 2020  - Some links have expired.

Canadian News

Canadian Commentary

International News

The Associated Press
U.S. Air Force suicides surged last year to highest in three decades

Navy Times
The US Navy’s vaunted deployment plan is showing cracks everywhere

USNI News
Experts Say Navy Has ‘No Foreseeable Solution’ to Building a 355-Ship Fleet

Navy Times
US Navy issues new rules on foreign military students and firearms

Military News
Ousted SEAL's Wife Says Navy Put Her Family at Risk

Nextgov News
US Army Wants to See Through Walls and ID People on the Other Side

Breaking Defense
Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne to Fly DoD Satellites

Navy Times
Navy SEAL convicted in attempted catfishing case

Military Times
Marine sniper Charles “Chuck” Mawhinney left Vietnam with 103 confirmed kills

C4ISR Net News
5G could bring new speed to military operations

Space News
NASA previews Cygnus cargo launch to ISS

BBC News
Trump defends firing Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman

Foreign Policy
At U.S. Embassies Abroad, Career Diplomats Are Quietly Being Pushed Out

BBC News
Polls open for Irish general election

The Sydney Morning Herald
British MPs call for Huawei ban for NATO, Five Eyes countries - More

Aviation Week & Space Technology
Belgian Air Power Transformation Will Touch Nearly Every Fleet

Reuters News Agency
Five Britons contract coronavirus in French ski resort - More

The Associated Press
Africa braces for new virus

BBC News
Syria war: Forgotten amid the bombs: Idlib's ancient, ruined riches

Military Times
US troops have been squaring off with Russian contractors in Syria

Reuters News Agency
Palestinian protester killed in unrest over peace plan

Reuters News Agency
Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war - More

BBC News
US and Afghan troops fired on in Nangarhar province

BBC News
India's soldiers 'not ready for women in combat'

BBC News
Thailand shooting: Soldier kills 20 in gun rampage - More

The Associated Press
China scrambles to keep cities in virus lockdown fed

The Associated Press
New virus has infected more than 34,800 people globally

BBC News
Coronavirus deaths exceed SARS fatalities in 2003

Reuters News Agency
U.S. citizen dead from coronavirus in Wuhan - More - More

Reuters News Agency
Wuhan opens another makeshift hospital to fight virus

CBC News
WHO's 'greatest concern' is that coronavirus will spread to developing nations

The Associated Press
Haitian president lays out terms for deal with opposition

International Commentary

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