News You Can Use: 09/19/16



News You Can Use: 09/19/16

National Security

Suspect in N.Y., N.J. bombings in custody after shootout; ‘no indication’ of terror cell, The Washington Post

Pipe Bombs Found Near Train Station in Elizabeth, N.J., The New York Times

Authorities hunt for terrorists who caused Chelsea explosion and planned to detonate second bomb, Daily News

F.B.I. Treats Minnesota Mall Stabbing Attack as ‘Potential Act of Terrorism’, The New York Times

Police arrest New York bombing suspect following gunfight, Reuters

How Trump and Clinton Reacted to New York City ‘Bomb’, NBC News

The latest Snowden skirmish: A powerful House committee vs. Hollywood, The Washington Post

U.S. military commanders are ‘pissed off’ about the mission creep in Syria, Military Times

Will a European de-radicalization approach work in at-risk U.S. cities?, The Washington Post

At least four freed Gitmo detainees have returned to terrorism this year, US says, Vice News

Cybersecurity

The Man in Charge of Stopping the Next Snowden, Defense One

The Cold War is over. The Cyber War has begun., The Washington Post

Concern Over Colin Powell’s Hacked Emails Becomes a Fear of Being Next, The New York Times

Public Health

Action on the ACA next year? Maybe., Brookings

Hillary Clinton Didn’t Take Sick Leave Because Nobody in America Takes Sick Leave, Government Executive

Christie Signs Bill Approving the Use of Medical Marijuana for PTSD, Military.com

Community Health Systems Exploring Alternatives, The Wall Street Journal

Overt Racism Linked to Poorer Health Outcomes for All, MedScape

Will Zika Bite Disney? Depends Who You Ask, The Wall Street Journal

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The Refugee Crisis is Real, Foreign Policy

“We Are Still Fighting For A School For My Child”, Human Rights Watch

How Refugees Changed the Afghan-Pakistan Dynamic, The Diplomat

In Aleppo, besieged residents convinced truce will not last, Associated Press

Afghanistan Reconstruction Derailed by US Support of Warlords, Human Rights Watch

Newly leaked Nauru reports detail harrowing accounts of sexual abuse and self-harm, The Guardian

Government & Military Personnel

The Year-End Spending Rush Is On, But It’s Not What It Used to Be, Government Executive

Troops often don’t vote, cite skepticism their ballots will be counted, Stars and Stripes

Every 72 minutes, a veteran commits suicide: Our view, USA Today

OPM Wants to Boost Death Benefits For Feds By $90K, Government Executive

One of nation’s largest veterans organizations, American Legion celebrates 100 years, The Gazette

Opt In Image
GET SIMONS CENTER EMAIL ALERTS
Get Simons Center News & Information Delivered to Your Inbox

Simply enter your email address below and click the subscribe button...

We 100% respect your privacy


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>