News You Can Use: 02/15/17

National Security

National security adviser Michael Flynn resigns, The Hill

Trump ‘evaluating the situation’ involving Flynn, Russia, Military Times

An Unintended Side Effect of Trump’s Border Wall, Government Executive

The husband-and-wife team driving Trump’s national security policy, Politico

Two New York men plead guilty in ISIS-related terrorism case, CNN

Federal agents conduct immigration enforcement raids in at least six states, The Washington Post

SOCOM Will Soon Lead the Pentagon’s Anti-WMD Efforts. Here’s What It Still Needs., Defense One

New nuclear-capable missile test a success, North Korea says, Reuters

Will Trump Repeal Sanctions on Russia? A Conversation with an NSC Planner, Defense One

Stephen Miller’s authoritarian declaration: Trump’s national security actions ‘will not be questioned’, The Washington Post

Trump resort guests share social posts with national security implications, Military Times


The need for international law in cyberspace, C4ISR Net

It’s ‘Code Red’ as cyber-security pros gather, USA Today

Lawmakers’ Personal Devices Need Better Security, House Member Says, Nextgov

Cyber capabilities support U.S. kill/capture missions, C4ISR Net

Trump, Trudeau commit to cooperation on cyber, The Hill

Commercial sector has concerns with cyber status quo, C4ISR Net

Homeland Security to Unveil 12 New Tools at Cyber Conference, Nextgov

Public Health

Health Care Adjusts to a More Diverse America, Route Fifty

Celebrating Valentine’s Day, with no regrets, Brookings

Millennial women face new mental health struggles in the workplace, Market Watch

Why DeVos should embrace early childhood education, Brookings

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Why does the United States still let 12-year-olds get married?, The Washington Post

Syria: Coordinated Chemical Attacks on Aleppo, Human Rights Watch

The New Technology of Humanitarian Assistance, The Cipher Brief

‘I feel like I have been buried alive’: families live in fear and isolation as Erdoğan leads a witch-hunt, The Guardian

UN chief condemns NKorea missile test ahead of UN meeting, ABC News

Government & Military Personnel

Why Hiring Freezes Don’t Work, Government Executive

Agencies Could See Deeper, Faster Cuts Than Previously Contemplated, Government Executive

90-Day Federal Hiring Freeze Would Impact 19K Jobs, Consultant Estimates, Government Executive

White House Floats Federal Employee Pay Reform, Privatization in Name of Innovation, Government Executive

A New Approach to Fighting Fraud in Federal Benefits Programs, Government Executive

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