News You Can Use: 02/24/17

National Security

3 Urgent Tasks for Trump’s National-Security Team, Defense One

Supreme Court To Decide If Mexican Nationals May Sue For Border Shooting, NPR

The warrior-thinker Trump picked for national security adviser, Defense News

On H.R. McMaster as national security adviser, Brookings

How Trump’s Immigrant Dragnet Might Catch Your Personal Data, Too, Defense One

DHS offering GPS resiliency tests for critical infrastructure devices, The Hill

Trump administration issues new immigration enforcement policies, says goal is not ‘mass deportations’, The Washington Post

Space and air ops teams integrating to fight ISIS, C4ISR Net

The Worst and the Dimmest, Foreign Policy

A Border Wall by 2020? Doubt It, Defense One

DHS Advisory Group Approves Data Breach Notification Best Practices, Nextgov

Trump’s Top Officials Seek to Sell Mexico on New Immigration Crackdown, Foreign Policy


Cyber warriors need constant training, says senior Navy official, C4ISR Net

How Trump Could Advance Federal Cybersecurity, Government Executive

Cyberwar is like a soccer game with fans on the field, C4ISR Net

Trade Groups: Other Countries Might Mirror DHS’ Social Media Vetting For Travelers, And That’s A Cyberthreat, Nextgov

A new era for information warfare, C4ISR Net

For the Navy, cyber defense has effects well beyond cyberspace, Fifth Domain Cyber

Defense chief asks for plan on cyber reform, The Hill

Public Health

Repeal of Health Law Faces Obstacles in House, Not Just in Senate, The New York Times

Should You Still Be Worried About Zika?, Bloomberg

Addressing The Major Drivers Of Opioid Misuse And Overdose, Huffington Post

Fracking Is Dangerous To Your Health — Here’s Why, Forbes

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Saving the World, One Meaningless Buzzword at a Time, Foreign Policy

Annual Report: Hateful, toxic rhetoric creating a dangerous and divided world, Amnesty International

International airstrikes and civilian casualty claims in Iraq and Syria: January 2017, Air Wars

Children Stuck Behind Bars in Canada, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

The Hiring Freeze Takes a Toll on One Benefit, a Petition for a TSP Tweak and More, Government Executive

Arts and Humanities Agencies Brace for Familiar Threat of Extinction, Government Executive

Paid leave for fathers, too, please, Brookings

How Trump Will ‘Take the Shackles Off’ DHS Employees With New Immigration Policies, Government Executive

Gaps in Employee Engagement Found Among Agencies in Law Enforcement, Other Key Policy Areas, Government Executive


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