News You Can Use: 02/01/17

National Security

What Trump’s Reshuffling of the National Security Council Means, The Atlantic

McCain: National Security Council Needs Joint Chiefs Chairman, Defense News

Trump Wants DHS to Hire 15,000 for Border Security? Not So Fast, Defense One

In Apparent Reversal, Trump Administration Says Immigration Ban Will Not Affect Green Card Holders, Government Executive

Trump’s Immigration Order Gives Ammunition to ISIS, Endangers U.S. Troops, Foreign Policy

McCain blasts Bannon placement on National Security Council, Politico

Trump Signs Order Promising a ‘Great Rebuilding’ of the Military, Defense News

Hundreds of U.S. Diplomats Protest Trump Immigration Ban in Internal Memos, Foreign Policy

Why the border wall’s costs far outweigh its benefits, Brookings

New Homeland Security Team Defends Rushed Response to Trump Directives, Government Executive

White House backs strategist at national security meetings, Military Times

Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration: What We Know and What We Don’t, The New York Times

Cybersecurity

Cyber: Iran’s Weapon of Choice, The Cipher Brief

Netanyahu, Trump to Talk Joint Cybersecurity Push, Defense News

Cyber Commission Remains Bullish Trump Team Will Take Some Recommendations, Defense One

Trump’s Draft Cyber Order: Review Vulnerabilities, Adversaries, Options, Fifth Domain Cyber

Nordic NATO Members Alert to Risk of Russian Cyberattacks, Defense News

Public Health

Federal program cuts disparities in HIV/AIDS care, Reuters

Community health centers face uncertainty over ObamaCare repeal, The Hill

Bike Medics Bring Speedy Emergency Care to Patients, Route Fifty

Smart baby-trackers mostly unnecessary, say US doctors, BBC News

Trump Has Trouble Making Obamacare Ads Disappear, Government Executive

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

UNHCR: Refugees Pose No Threat to US National Security, Voice of America

What the Trump Refugee Ban Means for an ISIS Survivor, Human Rights Watch

As We Remember The Holocaust, How Do We Prevent The Genocides Of Today?, Forbes

“If you are poor you are killed”: Extrajudicial Executions in the Philippines’ “War on Drugs”, Amnesty International

Government & Military Personnel

Lawmaker Still Wants Feds to Stop Watching Porn at Work, Plus Other Bills to Watch, Nextgov

‘I Can’t Get Out Fast Enough’: Meet the Feds Who Say They’re Leaving Under Trump, Government Executive

Forget the hiring freeze, OMB plan could alter the workforce, Federal Times

VA Exempts Roughly 100 Job Titles From Hiring Freeze, Leaves Door Open For More, Government Executive

DoD’s New RIF Rules: A Big Deal or Not?, ChiefHRO.com

Advice for Those Weighing Jobs in the Trump Administration, Government Executive

Defense Could Be Next to Announce Hiring Freeze Exemptions, Government Executive


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