News You Can Use: 01/30/18

National Security

‘The Military Has Seen the Writing on the Wall’, The Atlantic

Federal security clearance process gets stamp of disapproval, Federal Times

Trump’s nuclear weapons plan: ‘Low-yield’ bombs set off furious debate, Washington Examiner

U.S. soldiers are revealing sensitive and dangerous information by jogging, The Washington Post

Shutdowns harm national security and endanger America’s reservists, The Hill

Justice Department Tests Mayors With Its Latest Threat on Immigration Enforcement, Route Fifty

Trump’s national security team is considering nationalizing a superfast 5G network, Business Insider

The Pentagon will study — na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na — bat drones!, C4ISR Net

What Trump’s New Dreamer Proposal Means For Immigrants, By The Numbers, Quartz

Intelligence Community Whistleblowers Are On Thin Ice, Government Executive

Is the Army ready to transform its missile defense force?, Defense News

Nebraska residents consider what to do in nuclear attack, Associated Press


DHS Cyber Info Sharing Tool to Get a Reboot This Year, Nextgov

Shutdowns mean the government keeps using old hardware and software … and that’s bad for security, Fifth Domain

Dutch intelligence first to alert U.S. about Russian hack of Democratic Party, NOS

Congressional budget skirmishes won’t pause cyber issues, Federal Times

Towson University partners with Maryland National Guard to foster workforce development in cyber security, The Baltimore Sun

Public Health

Got Your Flu Shot Yet? Consider This A Reminder, NPR

Global Public Health Threatened by Growing Antibiotic Resistance, Voice of America

Idaho ‘Pushing Envelope’ With Health Insurance Plan: How Far Can It Go?, NPR

Rare Disease Finds Fertile Ground In Rohingya Refugee Camps, NPR

Push to better track living kidney donors’ long-term health, Stat

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The War in Yemen and the Making of a Chaos State, Defense One

Beware the #MeToo Backlash—It Masks Ugly Lies About Women, Human Rights Watch

In rethinking refuge, draw lessons from Turkey, Brookings

Rohingya repatriation is premature and dangerous, CNN

Sudan: Stop Abuse of Peaceful Demonstrators, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Recapping the (Short) Shutdown, Government Executive

5 Tips to Stop Backslide of Women in Government Tech, Nextgov

Hold tight or splurge? Booming retirement accounts are making that a tough question., The Washington Post

Is the Pentagon getting a raise in FY19?, Defense News

Senator Asks White House to Explain the Logic Behind Its Proposed Federal Pay Freeze, Government Executive

Next Steps in Improving Government Performance, Government Executive

DOD, VA team up on new tool to help with ‘bad paper’ upgrade applications, Military Times

Surprise Poll Finding: Government Should Do More to Help People, Government Executive

Eyeing a foreclosed property? What that means for you, and your VA loan, Military Times

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