Human Rights


2017 Trafficking in Persons report released



2017 Trafficking in Persons report released
Today the Department of State released the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Susan Coppedge each addressed the report in separate briefings, speaking about the global tragedy of human trafficking and the responsibility of governments to… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/27/17



News You Can Use: 06/27/17
National Security   Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault, The Washington Post The Supreme Court Partially Unblocked Trump’s Travel Ban, The Atlantic CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker ‘worship’, Military Times John Walker Lindh, Detainee #001 in the Global War On Terror, Will Go… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/20/17



News You Can Use: 06/20/17
National Security   Safety lapses undermine nuclear warhead work at Los Alamos, The Washington Post As U.S. Adds Troops in Afghanistan, Trump’s Strategy Remains Undefined, The New York Times Texas Cities Caught in the Crossfire of Sanctuary Fight, Foreign Policy Graham ‘All In’ on Trump’s New Afghanistan Strategy, Roll Call Defense… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/16/17



News You Can Use: 06/16/17
National Security   Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say, The Washington Post After A Shooting, What Do Security Pros Do Behind Closed Doors?, Defense One Trump puts U.S.-EU Privacy Shield at risk, Brookings Protecting the Integrity of National Security Supply Chains, Government Executive Army plans… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/13/17



News You Can Use: 06/13/17
National Security   Sessions will testify in open hearing Tuesday before Senate Intelligence Committee, The Washington Post Angus King: National security only reason for closed hearing, The Hill The US Joins the Philippines in a Battle Against ISIS, The Atlantic The Dark Architecture of National Security, City Lab Federal appeals court… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/07/17



News You Can Use: 06/07/17
National Security   Trump National Security Team Blindsided by NATO Speech, Politico Contractor charged in NSA document leak case, The Washington Post How U.S. Law Enforcement Caught the NSA Contractor Charged with Leaking Top-Secret Materials, Government Executive Nations discuss Asia-Pacific policies at regional security summit, Defense News Mattis Beseeches Officials at… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/05/17



News You Can Use: 06/05/17
National Security Private defense companies are here to stay — what does that mean for national security?, Defense News Protecting the Integrity of National Security Supply Chains, Government Executive Trump plans week-long focus on infrastructure, starting with privatizing air traffic control, The Washington Post Mattis says U.S. committed to Asia-Pacific… Read More

News You Can Use: 06/02/17



News You Can Use: 06/02/17
National Security America First Doesn’t Mean America Alone, The Wall Street Journal Everything That’s Wrong With That McMaster Op-Ed, Defense One Japan’s military begins major drill with U.S. carriers watching North Korea, Reuters Hooked: Mexico’s violence and U.S. demand for drugs, Brookings Pentagon Shoots Down Mockup Of ICBM, But Concerns… Read More