News You Can Use: 01/02/18

National Security

When the War Comes, What Should We Civilians Do?, Defense One

ISIS in Afghanistan Is Like a Balloon That Won’t Pop, The Atlantic

Trump’s Strategy to Knock Out North Korean Missiles Carries Risk, Bloomberg

Last Year’s Top 5 Worst Nuclear Nightmares (That Aren’t Going Away), Defense One

Where We’re Headed in 2018, Defense One

Three-Star General Wants Artificial Intelligence in Every New Weapon System, Nextgov

Trump says lengthy Mueller probe is ‘bad for the country’, The Washington Times

A sound Trump policy on Africa could protect US interests, Brookings

From Lemay to McMaster: The Pentagon’s Difficult Relationship with Deterrence, War on the Rocks

A Cold War in the Arctic Circle, The Wall Street Journal

Is North Korea investing in a fundamentally useless weapon?, Defense News

Trump Is Bluffing About Attacking North Korea in 2018, Foreign Policy

Lessons from a hurricane: Use open-source information, Air Force Times

How can the US keep up in artificial intelligence? Immigration, C4ISR Net


Why you’ll hear about a ‘cyber carrier’ in 2018, Fifth Domain

Army cyber expands training, gains EW soldiers, Army Times

4 Cyber Command storylines to watch for in 2018, Fifth Domain

FERC proposes rule to expand cyber incident reporting, Fifth Domain

How Risk Is Transforming Government, Government Executive

Public Health

Can Home Health Visits Help Keep People Out Of The ER?, NPR

At Veterans Hospital in Oregon, a Push for Better Ratings Puts Patients at Risk, Doctors Say, The New York Times

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO, BBC

Neuroscientist Predicts ‘Much Better Treatment’ For Alzheimer’s Is 10 Years Away, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Iran: Investigate Killings of Protesters, Human Rights Watch

Frustrated U.S. Might Withhold $255 Million in Aid From Pakistan, The New York Times

#MeToo is important, but the war on women is a far, far bigger deal, The Guardian

How the Security Council Failed the Syria Chemical Weapons Investigators and Victims, The New York Times

Iraq: Yezidi Fighters Allegedly Execute Civilians, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

What the 2018 Pay Raise Means for You, Government Executive

House Passes Trio of Bills to Bolster STEM Workforce, Nextgov

The Federal Agencies Americans Like the Most, Government Executive

Services to focus on excess training, education requirements, Military Times

The Year of the Civil Servant, The Atlantic

Four small changes that will improve your career in 2018, Quartz

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