News You Can Use: 02/26/19



News You Can Use: 02/26/19

National Security

Pentagon chief: Broader approach to border security needed, ABC

58 former national security officials to rebuke Trump’s emergency declaration, Defense News

House prepares to vote on overturning Trump’s emergency declaration, The Washington Post

Lawmakers Fear Border Wall Funding Will Hit Local Military Projects, Military.com

Here’s how DoD will choose which projects to cut to fund the border wall, Military Times

Trump Calls For More Biometric Scans, Data Sharing To Stop Terrorism, Nextgov

Trump Is Misleading the American People About North Korea, Politico

On North Korea, press for complete denuclearization, but have a plan B, Brookings

What Trump and Kim Won’t Be Talking About in Hanoi, Foreign Policy

This Russian nuke ‘hit list’ includes bases that have been closed for years, Military Times

Shutdown Hampered Watchdogs’ Latest Report on Afghanistan War, Government Executive

Congress should approve the rightsized Space Force concept, Omaha World Herald

Cybersecurity

How to combat burnout in cybersecurity, Fifth Domain

‘Defending forward’ in the cyber arena, Fifth Domain

Microsoft Expands AccountGuard to Help Europe Prep for Cyberattacks, Dark Reading

Cybersmart: Cultivating a Future-Focused Cyber Culture, Carahsoft

Public Health

The Public Health Crisis of the Maternal Mortality Rate, Psychology Today

Why Does Ebola Keep Spreading In Congo? Here’s A Major Clue, NPR

To ensure public health and safety, impose a two-year moratorium on marijuana legalization, The Hill

5 Chicago Police Officers Died By Suicide Since July. Is The Department Doing Enough?, NPR

Beyond ‘Bumper Sticker’ Slogans: 2020 Democrats Debate Details Of Medicare-For-All, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Kim Jong Un Purges Wealthy Elite and Opponents of Outreach to U.S., The Wall Street Journal

A roadmap for the United States in DRC and other budding African democracies, Brookings

2018 was the deadliest year for Afghan civilians since the UN started keeping track, The Associated Press

Government & Military Personnel

Don’t ignore the national debt. It will only get worse if we don’t act now, Brookings

Judge rules men-only military draft unconstitutional in court win for San Diego men’s group, The San Diego Union-Tribune

How the Government Plans to Modernize its Workforce, Nextgov

VA to Launch New Program Aimed at Getting Vets IT Jobs, Military.com

Takano announces congressional task force to address challenges facing female veterans, Stars and Stripes

Military services delay financial help for spouse employment, Military Times

Spouses have more problems, less support during deployments, survey finds, Military Times

Army Ends $18,000 Child Care Subsidy for Civilians, Government Executive

The military is getting serious about putting eyes on your mold and other housing problems, Military Times

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