News You Can Use: 07/07/16



News You Can Use: 07/07/16

National Security

Former FBI Agent: Our Terrorism Strategy Isn’t Working, Time

Army On Right Track With Next-Generation Intelligence System, Defense News

Have an idea to prevent ‘violent extremism’? You could be eligible for up to $2 million to make it happen., The Washington Post

French lawmakers want U.S.-style changes after terror attacks, CBS News

Written testimony of DHS Office for Community Partnerships […] on Investigations hearing titled “ISIS Online: Countering Terrorist Radicalization & Recruitment On the Internet & Social Media”, Department of Homeland Security

Cybersecurity

Senate bill for ‘retro approach’ to securing power grid gets hearing, Federal Times

Comey Indicts the State Department Information Security Culture, Lawfare

To Keep Cybersecurity Going Strong, Pay Attention to Your People, Government Executive

DoD Hires Hackers to Teach Cyber, GovTech Works

ICIT Brief – The Anatomy of Cyber-Jihad: Cyberspace is the New Great Equalizer, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology

Brexit

Is Globalization to Blame for Brexit?, Foreign Policy

Brexit: What’s at Stake for US Security Interests?, Atlantic Council

As Brexit fallout topples U.K. politicians, some lessons for the U.S., Brookings

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Amnesty report: Abductions, torture and summary killings at the hands of armed groups in Syria, Amnesty International

The plight of human rights violations in Iran, The Hill

Release of the Report with Respect to Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea, State Department

UN rights office condemns killing of Kenyan human rights lawyer, UN News Centre

Pakistan: Renewed Threats to Afghan Refugees, Human Rights Watch

U.S. Government

Sanofi Teams Up With U.S. Army on Zika Vaccine, The Wall Street Journal

Agencies talked more, punished less in 2015, Federal News Radio

Obama Signs FOIA Reform and Announces New Transparency Steps, Government Executive

Q & A: Silicon Valley Needs Government Buying to Change, Nextgov

The Federal Government Confronts Its Bias, Government Executive

Government & Military Personnel

Expanded Education Benefits, Executive Bonus Boost and More, Government Executive

Are You Ready for the Next Organizational Crisis?, Government Executive

TSP Struggles in June, Government Executive

Extensive public-private VA health care system proposed in final report, Military Times

It’s Time to invest in Government’s Infrastructure — Its People, Government Executive

 

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