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News You Can Use: 09/21/18



News You Can Use: 09/21/18
National Security DHS Needs More Data to Help Stop Bioterrorism, Nextgov FBI, DOJ said to plan redactions despite Trump’s document order, Stars and Stripes State Dept: Worldwide terrorist attacks decreased by 23 percent in 2017, The Hill U.S. To Go on Offense in Cyberspace, Bolton Says, Nextgov National security negligence… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/18/18



News You Can Use: 09/18/18
National Security Could Trump meet Kim in New York this month when world leaders gather? Why, and why not, The Associated Press Security Brief: Russia Wraps Vostok Exercise; Taliban Experiments With Governance, Foreign Policy Beyond the Homeland: Protecting America from Extremism in Fragile States, United States Institute of Peace Why… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/14/18



News You Can Use: 09/14/18
National Security Corruption in counterterrorism aid programs fuels extremist groups, says new report, Defense News John Bolton is wrong to attack International Criminal Court, Brookings Hurricane Florence’s assault begins. ‘Catastrophic’ surge and flooding feared., The Washington Post The military versus Hurricane Florence: Why some troops are looking this storm right… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/11/18



News You Can Use: 09/11/18
National Security Have US counterterrorism efforts improved since 9/11?, Brookings Election Officials Tout 2018 Security Coordination as ‘Miles’ Ahead of 2016, Route Fifty Republicans Balk at Democrats’ Pledge to Snub Hackers, The Atlantic U.S. military drawing up options should Syria use chemical weapons, Reuters Want to improve relations with Russia?… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/07/18



News You Can Use: 09/07/18
National Security House Armed Services chair warns political fights are endangering national security, Military Times How election security became a Homeland Security priority, The Associated Press US to ‘turn up the knob’ on election security, Fifth Domain How the U.S. Can Effectively Share Threat Information With Other Nations, Government Executive… Read More

Featured Article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict



Featured Article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict
Featured article: Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict by Benjamin E. Birtles Conflict arises from various sources of competition loosely categorized as either realistic or non-realistic. Disenfranchisement increases group stress leading to increased non-realistic conflict sources, thereby contributing to a higher probability of physical violence. Forcibly implementing political systems that cause disenfranchisement sets… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/04/18



News You Can Use: 09/04/18
National Security Microwave Weapons Are Prime Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers, The New York Times Homeland Security Lacks Reliable Data on Misconduct at Key Agencies, Government Executive Why supply-chain threats call for urgent, cooperative action, Federal Times FEMA Misses Hurricane Damage Reported on Twitter, Futurity US alleges China… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/31/18



News You Can Use: 08/31/18
National Security Army Sergeant Who Swore Allegiance to ISIS Caught in FBI Sting, Government Executive Inside the Dispute Derailing Nuclear Talks With North Korea, The Atlantic John McCain, Nuclear Disarmament, and What Might Have Been, Defense One US security adviser John Bolton presses Russia about election meddling, Deutsche Welle FBI… Read More

News You Can Use: 08/24/18



News You Can Use: 08/24/18
National Security China’s growing power is bringing military drills center stage in Asia, Quartz What I Learned by Studying Militarized Policing, The Atlantic Securing America’s Technological Advantage, The Cipher Brief Stabilization Symposium Executive Report, Stabilization Symposium Microsoft shuts down phishing sites, accuses Russia of new election meddling, ARS Technica Senator… Read More