News You Can Use: 05/19/17



News You Can Use: 05/19/17

National Security

How foreign intelligence services help keep America safe, Brookings

The Risks of Sharing Intelligence, The Atlantic

Trump Keeps the Iran Deal Alive, For Now, Foreign Policy

The Government Wants You to Stop the Next Edward Snowden, Government Executive

McMaster calls Trump’s conversation with Russian officials ‘wholly appropriate‘, Politico

North Korea: The Military Options, Defense One

Senate Panel Clears Reform to Speed Hiring of Some Border Agents, Government Executive

Will U.S. Intelligence Partners Trust Trump Anymore?, Foreign Policy

US extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions, Associated Press

North Korea missile detected by THAAD, program progressing faster than expected: South Korea, Reuters

Mattis Fills Key Executive Positions at the Pentagon, Defense One

U.S. decries Washington brawl during Turkish president’s visit, Reuters

Cybersecurity

Who Is Really to Blame for the WannaCry Ransomware?, Foreign Policy

NIST releases cybersecurity framework guidance in support of cyber EO, Fifth Domain Cyber

These Homeland Security Cyber Tools Are Now Available For Private Sector, Nextgov

The Cybersecurity Risks U.S. Election Systems Face Heading Into the 2018 Elections, Route Fifty

ISIS — From the Ground to Cyber Space, The Cipher Brief

Cyberwar Is Officially Crossing Over Into The Real World, Nextgov

DISA vice director: Cyber training most effective when done piecemeal, C4ISR Net

House passes bill to boost local cyber crime-fighting, Fifth Domain Cyber

Public Health

Missouri expands first-in-nation law to target doctor dearth, Stat

Ethics Of Aid: Should Donated Health Dollars Go To ‘Children First’?, NPR

‘Gray Death’ Is the Latest Opioid to Terrify Health Officials, Route Fifty

Research shows insomnia and sleep apnea rates are on the rise in the military, Military Times

Texas leans into unproven stem cell treatments, to the dismay of scientists, Stat

Education At Home & Abroad

For Families With Special Needs, Vouchers Bring Choices, Not Guarantees, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Central African Republic: Ugandan Troops Harm Women, Girls, Human Rights Watch

Why Brazil Should Welcome Refugees, Human Rights Watch

This Man Helped Save a Thousand Escaped ISIS Slaves, Daily Beast

China: Police DNA Database Threatens Privacy, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

GAO: Thousands discharged for military misconduct had mental health diagnosis, The Hill

No Sequestration This Year, a Higher Pay Level for U.S. Marshals and More, Government Executive

How Pentagon Contracting Is Killing the Military’s Technological Edge, Government Executive

Senate Panel Advances Bill Denying Bonuses to Malfeasant Feds, Government Executive

Agency Jobs Watch: How Will Your Agency Cut Its Workforce?, Government Executive

Inspectors General Feel Crimped by Hiring Freeze, Budget Cuts, Government Executive

200K Postal Workers Would See Pay Raises, Benefit Cuts Under New Labor Contract, Government Executive

After Comey and the latest intel blunder, who’d want to work for Trump?, Brookings

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