News You Can Use: 09/12/17



News You Can Use: 09/12/17

National Security  

Hurricane Harvey shows it is time for FCC to improve emergency alerts, Brookings

Nations that hack the U.S. could face ‘real world’ consequences, Homeland Security adviser warned, Nextgov

Hurricane Jose may meander not far from the East Coast through Friday, The Washington Post

Vast new intelligence haul fuels next phase of fight against Islamic State, Los Angeles Times

You Can Protest, But You Can’t Hide From Government Facial Recognition (For Much Longer), Defense One

The mind-boggling cost of DACA repeal, Brookings

The military looked to ‘dreamers’ to use their vital skills. Now the U.S. might deport them., The Washington Post

On North Korea, More Missile Defense Is Not the Answer, Defense One

Put Our President and North Korea’s Kim in a Room Together, Defense One

The Options That Have Been Tried on North Korea So Far, The Atlantic

Federal auditors say US nuclear dump running out of room, Associated Press

FBI Director Christopher Wray: ‘I have not detected any whiff of interference’ from Trump in Russia probe, Washington Examiner

Cybersecurity

Winter Is Here, But the US is Not Ready for Cyber War, Defense One

DHS rebuked for inadequate cyber hiring, Federal Times

No easy fix for cyber workforce shortage, Nextgov

Cyber Command moves toward standardized cyber kits, Fifth Domain

Tensions with North Korea present a test for key US cyber program, Washington Examiner

The military turns to machines to fight machines, Defense News

Congress wants answers about the Equifax breach, Nextgov

Army kicks off 16th year of eCYBERMISSION competition, Fifth Domain

Public Health

Governors Back Bipartisan Senate Plan to Stabilize Health Markets, Route Fifty

They were opioid addicts on their way to recovery. Then the hurricane hit., Vox

Report criticizes stroke patients’ care at veterans facility, Associated Press

Dental Schools Add An Urgent Lesson: Think Twice About Prescribing Opioids, NPR

Education At Home & Abroad

Do public school teachers make equal pay for equal work?, Brookings

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

‘Cinderella Story’ Takes Down Human Trafficking Network, Department of State

Philippines: Abusive ‘Drug War’ Targets Children, Human Rights Watch

Learning from Katrina to care for Hurricane Harvey’s youngest victims, Brookings

Genocide-Awareness Charities Have Come Together To Condemn The “Ethnic Cleansing” Of Rohingya Muslims, Buzzfeed

Violence still plagues Christians in Iraq, Al-Monitor

Egypt: Torture Epidemic May Be Crime Against Humanity, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Best Dates to Retire 2018, Government Executive

Tillerson: We need more diversity in diplomacy, Federal Times

Thousands of Feds Respond to Irma’s Massive Destruction, Government Executive

GSA Relaxes Rules to Speed Contracting for Hurricane Relief Efforts, Government Executive

Agencies Told to Cut Regulatory Budgets in Fiscal 2018, Government Executive

The Story of a RIF, ChiefHRO.com

Trump Signs Funding Measure to Avert Shutdown, Government Executive

Senator says sexual assault remains pervasive in US military, Associated Press

Hundreds at EPA Reportedly Take Buyouts or Early Retirement, Government Executive

Why Congress Should Include Base Realignment and Closures in Defense Authorization Bill, The Daily Signal

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