News You Can Use: 02/27/17

National Security

Order from chaos: Building “situations of strength” – A National Security Strategy for the United States, Brookings

The big news is not the FBI leaks. It’s what’s in the leaks., The Washington Post

Trump’s CVE Program, Human Rights Watch

FBI investigating reported death threats against Muslims by N.C. conservative activists, The Charlotte Observer

Homeland Security chief John Kelly: There will be ‘no mass deportations’, ABC News

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations, Military Times

DHS Silicon Valley Program Funds 5 Internet of Things Security Projects, Nextgov

White House effort to justify travel ban causes growing concern for some intelligence officials, CNN

Making America great again apparently includes Cold War-era nuclear dominance, The Washington Post

FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories, CNN


Military still working out ‘effectiveness’ of cyber tools, C4ISR Net

Cyber Proxies: A Central Tenet of Russia’s Hybrid Warfare, The Cipher Brief

How Trump Could Advance Federal Cybersecurity, Defense One

Industry Still Waiting On Trump’s Cyber Policy With Anxiety, Cautious Optimism, Nextgov

Cyber insurance ‘held back’ by lack of data, News On A Hand

Japan-ASEAN Cyber Cooperation in the Spotlight, The Diplomat

Public Health

Opioid addiction newest battle line for many veterans, WRAL

The audacious honesty of John Boehner, The Washington Post

N.C. squandered millions for prison mental health reform, whistleblower says, The Charlotte Observer

VA Sec Shulkin Says Veterans Should Use The Private Sector If It’s Better Than VA, The Daily Caller

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Japan Moves to Curb LGBT Bullying, Human Rights Watch

Redefining Rape in Jamaica, Human Rights Watch

Xenophobic Violence Erupts in South Africa, Human Rights Watch

Sustaining attention to human rights violations in China, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Can the SECDEF-Ordered Review of DOD Business Operations Make a Difference? Absolutely.,

Trump’s transgender directive and what’s at stake within the U.S. military, Military Times

VA Secretary Says Department Is Working Closely With Congress on Firing Bill, Government Executive

Current job creation has nothing to do with Trump’s policies, Brookings

Hiring Freeze Forces Military Spouses to Make Tough Choices, Government Executive

Army approves exemptions for two bases to hire childcare workers, The Hill

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