News You Can Use: 03/08/17

National Security

On the new immigration executive order, Brookings

Trump Administration Pledges Better Interagency Collaboration on Revised Travel Ban, Government Executive

President Trump’s border wall, Brookings

Iraq Agreed to Share More Information With US to Avoid Travel Ban, Defense One

To fund border wall, Trump administration weighs cuts to Coast Guard, airport security, The Washington Post

White House trade adviser: Deficit undermines US security, Defense News

North Korea Missile Test Stirs ICBM Fears, The Wall Street Journal

Killing Free Trade Will Rob the World of a Highly Effective Deterrent to War, Defense One

Sanctuary cities and Trump’s executive order, Brookings

WikiLeaks says it has obtained trove of CIA hacking tools, The Washington Post

Air Force Wants to Test a Laser on an Attack Plane Within A Year, Defense One

Democrats Say Trump Tax Returns Are A National Security Issue, Newsweek

Mayors Worry Looming Federal Cuts Could Deal Heavy Blow to City Budgets, Route Fifty

Cybersecurity

Trump Inherits a Secret Cyberwar Against North Korean Missiles, The New York Times

New Bill Would Expand DHS Cyber Aid To State And Local Governments, Nextgov

The Cyberwar Information Gap, Defense One

Trump Team Is Floating Cyber Executive Order To Industry, Nextgov

FBI Director James Comey to address cyber security at Boston College conference, Mass Live

Vets lose privacy lawsuit against VA after unencrypted data is stolen from hospital, CyberScoop

Public Health

Patients Demand The ‘Right To Try’ Experimental Drugs, But Costs Can Be Steep, NPR

Vaccines are a lifelong public health tool, The Baltimore Sun

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Millions of Children Still Out of School, Human Rights Watch

UN Report Shows North Korea Using Africa To Slip Sanctions, Associated Press

220 civilians killed by strikes in Iraq, Syria since 2014: U.S. military, Reuters

Government & Military Personnel

Group Launches Ad Campaign to Ease Firing of Federal Employees, Government Executive

Bipartisan Demands for More Hiring Freeze Exemptions Are Piling Up, Government Executive

3 Opportunities For Federal IT Teams During The Hiring Freeze, Nextgov

Who’s Minding the Store at the Agencies?, Government Executive

Senate Narrowly Passes Repeal of Obama Fair Pay, Safe Workplace Rule, Government Executive

Can the Government Save Money By Privatizing Prisons, Medicare and Other Functions?, Government Executive

Hundreds of Marines investigated for sharing photos of naked colleagues, Reveal


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