News You Can Use: 03/01/19

National Security

The Dangerous Spread of Extremist Manifestos, The Atlantic

Trump’s top Border Patrol official explains the two crises America faces at the border, Washington Examiner

The Nuclear Game Theory of the India-Pakistan Crisis, The Atlantic

The Security Clearance Process Is About to Get Its Biggest Overhaul in 50 Years, Nextgov

Trump and Kim abruptly cut short summit after failing to reach deal over N. Korea’s nuclear weapons, The Washington Post

Legislative Hurdle Delays U.S. Space Command Stand-Up, Defense One

Northern border along Arctic, not southern, is what worries NORAD leaders, Military Times

Frustrated lawmakers press Pentagon to reveal its plan for border wall funding, Defense News


Security Clearance Delays Are Hurting the Pentagon’s Tech Workforce, Nextgov

Insider-threat competition releases a cyber wolf in its flock, Fifth Domain

CISA Makes Tech and Cyber Centerpieces of National Emergency Comms Plan, Nextgov

White House’s Race to Maintain AI Dominance Misses Opportunity, Nextgov

Public Health

Interagency Competition Seeks to Thwart Opioid Trafficking Through the Mail, Government Executive

States Move To Restrict Parents’ Refusal To Vaccinate Their Kids, NPR

HHS Trimmed Minority Outreach Pages From Obamacare Website, Government Executive

Health care spending is more than just the parts you see, Axios

Large-scale closures of VA facilities could be coming sooner than expected. Here’s why., Military Times

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

North Korea’s Use of Slave Labor Will Limit Any Prospective Sanctions Relief, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Tunisia: Effort to Shut Down LGBT Group, Human Rights Watch

Human rights the elephant in the room at Arab-EU summit, Al-Monitor

US relied on Microsoft Excel to track gross human rights violations in Afghanistan until 2017, Task & Purpose

Russia: Censorship of Younger Generation’s Music, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Despite Silence from Administration, Pay Raise Likely in March, Government Executive

Service chiefs to face tough questions on military housing failures, Military Times

The Longer-Term Effort to Compensate Feds for Shutdown-Related Damages, Government Executive

Death of 7-month-old military child fuels questions about unlicensed daycare on base, Military Times

Federal Court Rejects State Worker Collective Bargaining Challenge, Government Executive

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