News You Can Use: 02/10/17

National Security

Trump official: Election infrastructure should be protected, The Hill

Give Trump’s National Security Team Some Time. They’re Just Getting Started., Foreign Policy

Former NSA contractor facing 200 years for stolen docs, Fifth Domain Cyber

Trump’s nuclear options: Upcoming review casts a wide net, Defense News

Did Russia’s Election Meddling Break International Law? Experts Can’t Agree, Defense One

Defense, intelligence officials caution White House on terrorist designation for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, The Washington Post

White House Weighs Terrorist Designation for Muslim Brotherhood, The New York Times

CIA Memo: Designating Muslim Brotherhood Could ‘Fuel Extremism’, Politico

Afghanistan Needs ‘Thousands’ More Troops, US General Says in Stunning Assessment, Defense One

Trump Talks ‘Muslim Ban,’ Public Safety With Local Police Chiefs, Sheriffs, Route Fifty

White House lists 24 terror suspects who previously came to US from countries banned by Trump, Washington Examiner


Study: Cybersecurity threat hunting on the rise, Fifth Domain Cyber

‘You’re Fired!’ Will Not Fix Federal Cybersecurity, Defense One

Bipartisan bill asks Pentagon to track cyber skills in National Guard, Reserve, The Hill

The US Does An About-Face on New Cyber Norms, Defense One

A global cyberwar on politics and government [Commentary], Fifth Domain Cyber

Public Health

Clinical trial using marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans gets underway, Army Times

With Medicaid Errors at $36 Billion, HHS Told to Improve Data Quality, Government Executive

Can President Trump roll back the Obama emissions and fuel efficiency standards for light-duty vehicles?, Brookings

Dental Premiums Drop, Retirement Claims Spike, Anxiety Over Benefits ‘Reform’ Grows, Government Executive

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures, The Guardian

Fighting reaches ‘worrying proportions’ in South Sudan’s north-east – UN mission, UN News Centre

Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis – Fertile Ground for Jihadis in Southeast Asia?, The Cipher Brief

USAID Faulted for Lax Oversight of Afghan Land Reforms, Government Executive

Government & Military Personnel

Federal Hiring Freeze Puts Performance Management in the Spotlight, Government Executive

Cutting The Federal Workforce Is Harder Than It Sounds,

Investing in human performance, Defense News

Feds Will Get Paychecks on Time After Tornado Hits Major Processing Facility, Government Executive

Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction, Military Times

State Senator Wants to Waive College Tuition for National Guard Members, Arkansas Matters


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