News You Can Use: 01/09/18



News You Can Use: 01/09/18

National Security

Major US defense strategy review coming Jan. 19, Defense News

200,000 Salvadorians may be forced to leave the U.S. as Trump ends immigration policy, The Washington Post

The Chairman the Pentagon Needs, War on the Rocks

How U.S. Intelligence Agencies Underestimated North Korea, The New York Times

Trump’s Border Wall Keeps Getting Shorter and More Expensive, Government Executive

New Army secretary committed to designing fresh future readiness blueprint, Defense News

New year, new goals: Our 2018 wish list, Military Times

Gitmo North? Judge to hold secret war court session near Pentagon, Miami Herald

Ex-NSA contractor to plead guilty to stealing government information, Federal Times

Hybrid Star Wars: Lessons from The Battle of Endor, Defense One

NSA’s Rogers to retire this spring, Politico

Cybersecurity

Alexa, does the US lead in military AI?, Defense News

Personal devices banned from West Wing, citing security concerns, Fifth Domain

Spectre and Meltdown Attacks Against Microprocessors, Schneider on Security

Who’s affected by computer chip security flaw, The Associated Press

Researchers Found Two Major Security Flaws In Processors That Affect Most Of The World’s Computers, Buzzfeed

Public Health

CHIP Funding Could Run Out On Jan. 19 For Some States, NPR

CDC To Brief the Public on Responding to a Nuclear Attack, Government Executive

No Birthday Party for a Forgotten Child of Brazil’s Zika Epidemic, Human Rights Watch

The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About, NPR

More U.S. Women Obese Before Pregnancy, Experts Sound the Alarm, Health Day

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is cracking down on legal marijuana, Quartz

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

A Chinese #MeToo Movement? Not Yet, Human Rights Watch

US suspends security assistance to Pakistan, The Associated Press

Ghana: Discrimination, Violence against LGBT People, Human Rights Watch

Shocking Report Reveals How North Korean Women Are Really Treated Under Kim Jong Un’s Rule, Cheat Sheet

US Revives its Harmful Drug War, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

No. 2 Senate Democrat Threatens Shutdown Over Immigration Issues, Government Executive

As New Deadline Looms, 25K Feds Await Court-Ordered Payout From Last Shutdown, Government Executive

The Most Common Question About Federal Retirement, Government Executive

VA says Justice Department crackdown on marijuana won’t hit veterans, Military Times

As Talks to Avoid Shutdown Near Climax, Pentagon Continues Bemoaning Stopgap Budgets, Government Executive

Veterans’ Group Calls on Troops to Own the ‘Me Too’ Movement, Military.com

OPM Extends Pay Freeze for Top Administration Officials, Government Executive

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