News You Can Use: 06/01/18



News You Can Use: 06/01/18

National Security

Trump’s tariffs against key US military allies could be a blow to national security, CNBC

The White House Is Not Complying With Inquiries From Government’s Top Watchdog, Government Executive

What Would Denuclearization Look Like in North Korea?, Council on Foreign Relations

U.S. Missile Defense Seen Gaining Against Threat of Kim’s ICBMs, Bloomberg

Why the US should stock up on Tomahawk cruise missiles, Defense News

Experts Say Drones Pose a National Security Threat — and We Aren’t Ready, Time

ICE Cancels Proposed Contract for Help in Hiring Thousands of Deportation Officers, Government Executive

Are Sanctions the Best Bet for Deterring Iran?, The Cipher Brief

Stunning failures found in Global Train and Equip counter-terrorism programs, Military Times

Pentagon Rebrands PACOM as ‘Indo-Pacific Command’, Defense One

Cybersecurity

The Bleak State of Federal Government Cybersecurity, Wired

Global cybercrimes and weak cybersecurity threaten businesses in Africa, Brookings

Here are the results of the latest Hack the Pentagon, Fifth Domain

Long-Awaited Botnet Report Calls on Industry for Solutions, Nextgov

Yahoo hacker whose work compromised 500M accounts sentenced to 5 years, ARS Technica

Public Health

It Saves Lives. It Can Save Money. So Why Aren’t We Spending More on Public Health?, The New York Times

A New Study Says Nearly 6,000 Died In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria. The Government Still Says 64 People Died., Buzzfeed

Domestic Violence’s Overlooked Damage: Concussion And Brain Injury, NPR

Trump Is in a Coma on Public Health, Foreign Policy

White House finalizes plan to stem suicides among recently separated troops, Military Times

White America’s racial resentment is the real impetus for welfare cuts, study says, The Washington Post

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The True Scope of the Disaster in Puerto Rico, The Atlantic

New York City: Don’t Exclude Certain Immigrants from Legal Services, Human Rights Watch

The Fight Against Human Trafficking Is Too Important for Trump and Pompeo to Ignore, Foreign Policy

Citizenship Agency Removed Website Pages on Asylum Policy Training, Government Executive

China: Answer Tiananmen Massacre Calls for Justice, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

The Status Quo Killed 17 US Sailors. The Navy Must Change., Defense One

Why the HUD secretary says the increase in homeless veterans is concerning, Military Times

The Fine Print of Trump’s Collective Bargaining Executive Order, Government Executive

US defense sector braces for Trump tariff fallout, Defense News

Officials Outline Plans to Loosen TSP Withdrawal Rules, Government Executive

Is it worth it to merge commissaries and exchanges? DoD is getting serious about finding out, Military Times

Largest Federal Employee Union Sues to Block Official Time Executive Order, Government Executive

Career Reinvention May Save Your Health and Life, Government Executive

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