News You Can Use: 01/25/17

National Security

Trump Is Going to Regret Not Having a Grand Strategy, Foreign Policy

DHS IG Says Immigration System Could Grant Citizenship To National Security Threats, Nextgov

FCC warns of national security risks from IoT, private networks, Federal Times

Trump to Order Mexican Border Wall and Curtail Immigration, The New York Times

Seven Trump foreign policy assumptions, Brookings

Dems seek to limit Trump’s options for using nuclear weapons, The Hill

Kansas Rep. Pompeo, Toying With Torture, Confirmed as New CIA Chief, Foreign Policy

Trump and the Intelligence Community Deserve a Do-Over, The National Interest

NATO, Pentagon chiefs discuss military budgets, terrorism, Military Times

Trump Told Afghan Leader He Would Consider Troop Increase, The Wall Street Journal

The Shocking Affront of Donald Trump’s C.I.A. Stunt, The New York Times

Welcome to the New Shadow Government, Foreign Policy

Senate confirms Kelly to lead Homeland Security, Federal Times

McCain questions Trump budget pick’s support for military, The Hill

VOA’s Extremism Watch Project Fills a Niche in Monitoring Terrorism, Government Executive

National Defense Authorization Act, Los Angeles Times

Islamic State Is Collapsing, So Why Is It Suddenly So Successful Against Assad?, Radio Free Europe

China Won’t Run From a Fight With Trump, Foreign Policy


Army Central Develops Cyberspace Strategy, Fifth Domain Cyber

The Knowns and Unknowns of Trump’s Cyber Plan, Defense One

Narrative, Cyberspace and the 21st Century Art of War, Fifth Domain Cyber

4 ways to find cyber jobs in the federal government, Federal Times

Integrating Cyber a Top Priority, Says Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, Fifth Domain Cyber

Cyber Training Battalion Opens New Company in Oklahoma, Fifth Domain Cyber

Public Health

Repealing ObamaCare will threaten our mental health, The Hill

‘Zika Isn’t Gone, It’s Sleeping’, Route Fifty

Brazil sees sharp rise in yellow fever cases, BBC News

Health Care Cost Transparency Website Will Inform Consumer Decisions in Massachusetts, Route Fifty

In the Trump Era, Here Are Two Ways Women Can Take Their Reproductive Health Into Their Own Hands, Slate

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Trump’s Plan for a Massive Deportation Is Cruel, Unjust, and Economic Suicide,  Foreign Policy

Voting rights, the next Attorney General, and a less divided America, Brookings

Reality Check on Strategic Interests Behind Humanitarian Concerns in Yemen, Defense News

S. Korea launches advisory body on N. Korea human rights policy, The Korea Times

Pakistan Is the Crisis Flying Under the Radar, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

The Top 10 Reasons People Are Denied a Security Clearance, Government Executive

OMB Nominee Wants “High-Morale, High-Performance” Federal Workforce, Government Executive

Trump hiring freeze could turn out to be less sweeping than it seems, The Washington Post

Trump’s Federal Hiring Freeze May Kill Hundreds of Jobs for Nurses, Scientists and Engineers, Government Executive

Federal hiring freeze could cause problems for managers, veterans, Military Times

Hiring Freeze: Some Answers, Some Questions,

White House Pleads Ignorance on Agency Gag Orders, Government Executive

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