News You Can Use: 07/06/18



News You Can Use: 07/06/18

National Security

Another Death Knell for the Iran Nuclear Deal, Time

How the ballooning federal debt threatens U.S. defense, Brookings

The Pentagon’s latest budget is its largest counter-drone budget ever, C4ISR Net

Drone activity soaring at the US-Mexico border, Washington Examiner

Unpacking Overmatch: Three Crucial Questions About U.S. Military Superiority, War on the Rocks

What ICE actually does, Quartz

No One Knows What Kim Jong Un Promised Trump, The Atlantic

On North Korea, don’t get distracted by shiny objects, Brookings

DOJ Forges Ahead With Immigration Enforcement Grant Requirements, Government Executive

The DOD’s App Store Does This One Crucial Thing To Stay Secure, Wired

Cybersecurity

Agencies want new emergency powers after a cyberattack, Fifth Domain

DHS Looks to Improve Cyber Capabilities for Financial Services, Nextgov

Think Russian elections-meddling is fake news? Lawmakers disagree, Fifth Domain

There’s Even More Bad News About IRS Information Security, Nextgov

NATO advances in its new operational domain: cyberspace, Fifth Domain

5 technology trends driving an intelligent military, C4ISR Net

How the Army will infuse cyber operations on the battlefield, Fifth Domain

The fake internet the Army uses to train cyberwarriors, Fifth Domain

Public Health

The Other Victims: First Responders To Violent Disasters Often Suffer Alone, NPR

Tightening Chest and Tingling Fingers: Why Are the Military’s Fighter Pilots Getting Sick?, Foreign Policy

Binge eating, other disorders up among servicemembers, Stars and Stripes

HHS is Using Data to Fight Opioid Abuse, Fraud and Just About Everything Else, Nextgov

Report: Camp Pendleton Officials Skipped Water Radiation Tests, Military.com

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Myanmar’s Brutal Military Is Convicting Its Own Soldiers of Atrocities, Foreign Policy

Syria: Mass Graves in Former ISIS Areas, Human Rights Watch

Clothing Brands Need to Step Up and Keep Women Safe in Their Factories, News Deeply

Trump Admin Says It Will Comply With Court Order to Reunite Families Separated at the Border, Government Executive

Mass rape, cannibalism, dismemberment: U.N. team finds atrocities in Congo war, Reuters

Yemen on Brink of Catastrophe as U.N. Envoy Pushes for Truce, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

Mind The Gender Capability Gap, Defense One

After 40 Years, A Look Back at the Unlikely Passage of Civil Service Reform, Government Executive

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits, Army Times

Where and why has agency rulemaking declined under Trump?, Brookings

Air Force vet who set himself on fire to protest the VA dies of wounds, Military Times

Paid Parental Leave, Human Capital Reviews and More, Government Executive

Lawmaker Looks to Ban Unions at IRS, Government Executive

Ex-military officials sign on to oppose Trump’s transgender troops ban, The Hill

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