News You Can Use: 01/20/17

National Security

The vice president’s farewell on nuclear security, Brookings

Pentagon readies aggressive ISIS proposals for Trump, CNN

Russia says ready to talk to Trump about nuclear arms, Syria, Reuters

Pentagon Chief Says Russia’s Actions Constrain Cooperation, Bloomberg

Obama’s Management Legacy – It’s Complicated, Government Executive

Russia Extends Snowden’s Residence Permit By ‘A Couple Years’, Radio Free Europe

Samantha Power Scolds Trump for Embracing Russia as it ‘Tears Down’ World Order, Foreign Policy

NATO General (Kind of) Agrees With Trump — Parts of the Alliance Are Broken (Sort of), Foreign Policy


DOD Cyber Policy Chief: We’ve Deterred Destructive Cyberattacks, Nextgov

Hub for Cyber Command Defensive Ops Fully Operational by 2018, Fifth Domain Cyber

We Have ‘Very Robust Defenses’: An Exit Interview With Cyber Coordinator Michael Daniel, Nextgov

Exclusive: Canadian energy firms at bigger risk from cyber, bomb attacks – spy agency, Reuters

Graham Won’t Chair Cyber Subpanel After All, Fifth Domain Cyber

Estonian MoD outlines plans for cyber range, IHS

Public Health

Getting Rid Of Obamacare Will Cripple The Department Keeping Bioterrorism And Outbreaks At Bay, Nextgov

Quarter of Republicans would keep Obamacare: Reuters/Ipsos poll, Reuters

Drs. Carson and Price: Working together, you can narrow stubborn race gaps in health and housing, Brookings

Why Millennials Are Struggling With Mental Health At Work, Forbes

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

In South Sudan, Mass Killings, Rapes and the Limits of U.S. Diplomacy, The New York Times

Commutation for Chelsea Manning is a long overdue positive step for human rights, Amnesty International

EU Values, Rights Slipping Amid Security Clampdown, Amnesty Warns, Voice of America

Government & Military Personnel

Pay and Performance Must Be Credibly Managed, Government Executive

Trump team prepares dramatic cuts, The Hill

One-Third of Feds Won’t Commit to Staying During Trump Administration, Government Executive

Trump’s Interior Nominee Pledges to Eliminate Sexual Harassment at Department, Government Executive

Obama cuts Chelsea Manning’s sentence, pardons Stuxnet leaker, Federal Times

A Manager’s Guide to the New Administration, Government Executive

Nearly 60 Percent of Federal Employees Disapprove of Trump’s Transition, Government Executive

Polls show Trump with historically low approval ratings, Politico

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