News You Can Use: 02/01/19

National Security

Wall Funding Remains In Limbo But Both Sides Argue For Border Security Tech, Nextgov

U.S. to withdraw from nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, says Russian violations render the Cold War agreement moot, The Washington Post

INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit, NBC

Expect a Missile Race After the INF Demise, Defense One

NNSA: New GBSD Warhead Plan Costs Slightly More Than Refurbished Option, Air Force Magazine

While You’re Watching Super Bowl LIII, DHS and Atlanta Will Be Watching You, Nextgov

The U.S. Has Wasted Billions of Dollars on Failed Arab Armies, Foreign Policy

A Strategic Disaster Looms at the 2nd Trump-Kim Summit, Defense One

A unique view on national security development, Defense News

I Commanded the U.S. Military in South America. Deploying Soldiers to Venezuela Would Only Make Things Worse, Time

Warren, Smith introduce bill to bar US from using nuclear weapons first, Defense News

Trump, Nukes, and No First Use, Defense One

The US-Taliban negotiations breakthrough: What it means and what lies ahead, Brookings


Surprising ways the government shutdown actually boosted federal cybersecurity, Fifth Domain

For DoD cyber, 2019 is the year of doing, Fifth Domain

Report Finds Feds Tower Over Other Sectors In At Least One Cybersecurity Metric, Nextgov

What do Cyber Command’s acquisition requests reveal?, Fifth Domain

Public Health

What Public Safety Agencies Can Do While Waiting for Next Generation 911, Route Fifty

‘I plead with you to look at this very closely,’ retiree tells panel studying health effects of anti-malarial drugs, Military Times

Polar vortex death toll rises as Arctic blast keeps the Midwest in a deep freeze, The Washington Post

Opioid Money Has Helped, But States Want More, Route Fifty

The Corps’ suicide rate is at a 10-year high. This is how the Marines plan to address it., Marine Corps Times

Trump Administration Issues Guidelines to ‘Revolutionize’ Private Sector Role in Veterans Health Care, Government Executive

To Control Drug Prices, States May Have to Face Off Against Feds, Route Fifty

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Sweden’s Feminist Foreign Policy, Long May It Reign, Foreign Policy

The World Bank’s strategy for addressing fragility in sub-Saharan Africa, Brookings

Government & Military Personnel

40K Feds Received Unemployment During the Shutdown. Now They Have to Pay It Back., Government Executive

Bill Would Pay Shutdown-Affected Feds Interest on Back Wages, Government Executive

Many Families May Need Months to Recover From the Shutdown, The Atlantic

The Various Plans to Avert Future Government Shutdowns, Government Executive

Academy sex assaults up 47% since 2016, DoD estimates, Military Times

Pay Raise for Feds This Year Likely, as Two Proposals Gain Traction, Government Executive

TSP Funds Rebound From Disastrous December, Government Executive

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