News You Can Use: 03/02/18

News You Can Use: 03/02/18

National Security

National Security Pros, It’s Time to Talk About Right-Wing Extremism, Defense One

Whatever Happened to Trump’s Counterterrorism Strategy?, The Atlantic

Ex-CIA chief warns of new Cold War with Russia, WMD threat from ISIS, CBS

6 counterterrorism lessons from the Syrian civil war, Brookings

Space Corps Is At Least ‘Three to Five Years Away,’ Its Congressional Champion Says, Defense One

Countering WMDs cannot be on SOCOM alone, experts contend, Military Times

Why the US should restore defense earmarks, Defense News

Condoleezza Rice: H.R. McMaster should stay on as national security adviser, Washington Examiner

Speed Up the Security Clearance System, Bloomberg

The US is Accelerating Development of Its Own ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Weapons, Defense One

Pentagon Official Says U.S. Hypersonic Weapons Research Underfunded, Foreign Policy

US to Putin: American nukes will ‘remain unmatched’, Washington Examiner

There are ways to make schools safer and teachers stronger—but they don’t involve guns, Brookings


CYBERCOM Leader Offers Advice for His Successor, Nextgov

Cyber Command nominee: attacks must come with a cost, Fifth Domain

How a new leader could reshape Cyber Command, Fifth Domain

Corps unveils new cyber job field, Fifth Domain

CYBERCOM Chief Nominee Plans Recommendation on NSA Split Within Three Months, Nextgov

White House issues guidance to agencies on IT modernization, The Hill

Public Health

Trump’s EPA Concludes Environmental Racism Is Real, The Atlantic

Study: Private sector may not be ready for new veteran patients, Military Times

Rewards Program Encourages SNAP Recipients to Make Healthy Choices, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Why are Canada’s First Nations women dying at such an alarming rate?, Brookings

How one US state saved $240 million in health care spending, Quartz

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Nestlé admits slavery in Thailand while fighting child labour lawsuit in Ivory Coast, The Guardian

Why we need to speak with one voice on mass atrocities like Syria, The Times

Boko Haram’s campaign against education and enlightenment, Brookings

#NoImpunity: Will the Newest International Effort to Stop Chemical Attacks in Syria Succeed?, War on the Rocks

Syria is a moral defeat for Europeans, The Guardian

Using U.S. Courts to Promote Accountability for the 1990 Liberian Church Massacre and Beyond, Just Security

Government & Military Personnel

Key GOP Senator Calls Trump’s Pay Freeze Plan Ill-Advised, Government Executive

Can Government Compete in the Talent Market?,

The Federal Government Has Gotten Slower at Hiring New Employees for 5 Consecutive Years, Government Executive

#MeToo Movement Fuels a 1970s Comeback: The ERA, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Judge Rejects CIA Whistleblower’s Bid for the Right to Advance His Case Privately, Government Executive

Should You Relocate in Retirement?, Government Executive

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