News You Can Use: 11/24/17



News You Can Use: 11/24/17

National Security  

Watchdog says Homeland Security bottling up travel ban report, Politico

DHS ends temporary residency program for 60K Haitians, The Hill

Trump Vows Justice (and a Wall) After Border Patrol Agent Was Killed on Duty, Government Executive

It Takes a Nuclear Weapons Lab to Find a Nuclear Weapons Lab, Defense One

Trump puts North Korea back on state sponsors of terrorism list to escalate pressure over nuclear weapons, The Washington Post

Putting the North Korea terrorism designation in context, Brookings

House democrats put $400 million price tag on election security, Nextgov

Senate Rejects Trump’s Request for Immigration Enforcement Hiring Spree, Government Executive

Five new revelations in the Russian uranium case, The Hill

Former Blackwater chief to testify to House panel in Russia inquiry, Politico

Cybersecurity

Senate bill seeks $1.8 billion for DHS’ cyber mission, Nextgov

University gets NSA/DHS grant to expand cybersecurity training, Fifth Domain

Lifecycle management approach to tech, talent could address cyber skills shortfall, Fifth Domain

Here’s how NATO is preparing for cyber operations, Fifth Domain

Tech company alliance gives critical infrastructure cybersecurity a boost, Fifth Domain

Keep Cyber Marines in the Fight, U.S. Naval Institute

Vermont governor appoints 10 cybersecurity advisers, Fifth Domain

Public Health

Asking About Opioids: A Treatment Plan Can Make All The Difference, NPR

Repealing the individual mandate would do substantial harm, Brookings

Congress must vote for public health protection and reject the nomination of Dourson to EPA post, The Hill

Telemedicine For Addiction Treatment? Picture Remains Fuzzy, NPR

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets, The Associated Press

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

U.S. diplomats accuse Tillerson of breaking child soldiers law, Reuters

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, U.S. State Department

Why Child Marriage Persists In Mexico, NPR

‘We Call It Reparative Justice: Repairing the Harms Caused by the War on Drugs’, Route Fifty

UN chief: Libya slave auctions may be crimes against humanity, CNN

Make #GivingTuesday a Day to Remember, Government Executive

Government & Military Personnel

Delayed security clearance reforms could increase costs for agencies, Nextgov

No Timeline Yet for Loosening of TSP Withdrawal Rules Under New Law, Government Executive

218 schools make Military Times: Best Colleges 2018 rankings, Military Times

Senate Appropriations Bill Leaves Pay Raise to Trump, Government Executive

Federal judge says Trump administration can’t stop funding sex-reassignment surgeries for military members, The Washington Post

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