News You Can Use: 08/14/18



News You Can Use: 08/14/18

National Security

White House drafting sanctions order to punish foreign interference in U.S. elections, The Washington Post

How Transitional Justice Can Help the U.S. Defeat Terrorism, Just Security

Space Force Is Trump’s Answer to New Russian and Chinese Weapons, Foreign Policy

Trump’s National Security Claim for Tariffs Sets Off Crisis at W.T.O., The New York Times

How would reforming conventional arms transfer policy bolster national security?, Defense News

The Pentagon is rethinking its multibillion-dollar relationship with U.S. defense contractors to stress supply chain security, The Washington Post

Ex-CIA analyst blasts ‘disregard for national security’ after Omarosa revelation, The Hill

Trump’s Secret War on Terror, The Atlantic

U.S. Officials Scrambled Behind the Scenes to Shield NATO Deal From Trump, The New York Times

Seattle hijacker’s plane heist, midair stunts and fiery crash expose gaps in aviation security, The Washington Post

Iran test-fires ballistic missile for first time in 2018, officials say, Fox

Cybersecurity

California Is Automating Cyber-Threat Information Sharing, Defense One

That Fax Machine You Never Use Could Be a Massive Cybersecurity Risk. Here’s How., Fortune

The Missing Link In Developing A Cybersecurity Strategy, Forbes

The Cybersecurity 202: State officials bristle as researchers — and kids — at Def Con simulate election hacks, The Washington Post

The feds keep creating cybersecurity offices and experts say it’s not necessarily a good thing, Washington Examiner

Hackable Touchscreens Could Spy On Hotel Rooms And Meetings, Wired

Public Health

Federal Insider Threat Programs Prevent Multiple Suicides Each Year, Nextgov

Meds not the only answer for ADHD, The Guardian

Michigan Air Force base water may have caused cancer, Air Force Times

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The case against a US retreat from international development, Brookings

UN Investigator: Atrocities in DRC Fall Short of Genocide, Voice of America

Qatar and US exchange ideas, best practices to end human trafficking, The Peninsula

ICE’s Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Program celebrates 15 years, Department of Homeland Security

Trump Administration Seeks to Withhold Millions in Aid to Palestinians, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

Why NSA Has Its Eye on ‘Girls Who Code’, Defense One

Government Will Spend Billions in the Next 2 Months – Here are 3 Places They Should Spend It, ChiefHRO.com

Hundreds of USDA Employees Face a Decision to Relocate or Take a Buyout, Government Executive

Concerns build over Trump’s unofficial advisers on veterans policy, Military Times

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