News You Can Use: 02/19/19



News You Can Use: 02/19/19

National Security

Trump Is Risking an ISIS Resurrection, Bloomberg

Trump Declares National Emergency, Calling Gov’t Border Drug Stats ‘Lies’, Defense One

Trump’s Emergency Declaration is Going to Run into Four Hurdles, Defense One

A president’s national emergencies are in the eye of the beholder, Brookings

Troops do not view immigration as a ‘national emergency.’ Not even close., Military Times

It’s a cat and mouse game as militaries fight the big threat of small drones, C4ISR Net

Trump to approve lean Space Force, Politico

Commander of US-backed forces fighting ISIS asks US to keep troops in Syria, CNN

Cybersecurity

DHS ‘Doubling Down’ on Election Security Heading Into 2020, Nextgov

How to fix the gaps in weapons system cybersecurity, Fifth Domain

You Have 19 Minutes to React If the Russians Hack Your Network, Defense One

Meet ‘Charming Kitten,’ the Iranian Hackers Linked to Air Force Defector, Foreign Policy

‘Achieving and Maintaining Cyberspace Superiority’: A Cyber Command and Interagency Legal Conference, Lawfare

How AI cybersecurity thwarts attacks — and how hackers fight back, TechTarget

Public Health

Scientific Duo Gets Back To Basics To Make Childbirth Safer, NPR

5 Ways Bosses Can Reduce the Stigma of Mental Health at Work, Harvard Business Review

You Cannot Control Health Care Costs By Pushing Down Prices, Forbes

Racial Disparities In Cancer Incidence And Survival Rates Are Narrowing, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Religious unrest key concern in run-up to Nigeria election, Al Jazeera

Can You Guess The Meaning Of These Humanitarian Icons?, NPR

Air Force C-17s bring tons of humanitarian aid for Venezuela, The Associated Press

Government & Military Personnel

When Federal Employees Can Expect to See Their 1.9 Percent Pay Raise, Government Executive

Trump Signs Spending Bill and Emergency Declaration, Avoiding Shutdown and Granting Pay Raise, Government Executive

US Marshals failed to punish serious employee misconduct, Federal Times

Pentagon chief: Military housing dollars unlikely to be diverted to border wall, Military Times

Soldier In Famous Iraq Photo Dies, CBS

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