News You Can Use: 03/13/17

National Security

GOP rep: Leaks could destroy national security programs, The Hill

Savaging State and USAID Budgets Could Do Wonders for Results, Foreign Policy

Trump concerned about Wikileaks, national security: Spicer, Reuters

America must defend itself against the real national security menace, The Washington Post

ISIS War Generals to Congress: We Need the State Department, Defense One

Trump’s Promises to Defeat ISIS ‘Quickly’ Run Into Syria Buzzsaw, Foreign Policy

NRSC chairman: Trump’s wall ‘not the right way’, The Hill

Nukes in the cloud? WMD threat agency planning IT shift, Federal Times

What If Intelligence Agencies Can’t Secure Their Own Hacking Tools?, Defense One

North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War, Foreign Policy

Trump’s non-proliferation inheritance, Brookings


Dems urge Trump to enact ‘tough and smart’ cyber policy, The Hill

Government Isn’t Sharing Cyber Threats As Promised, Private Sector Says, Nextgov

Bipartisan bill would let DHS team with consortiums on cybersecurity, The Hill

When it comes to cybersecurity, the satellite industry stands out, C4ISR Net

Cybersecurity Education Heads to the Cloud in Virginia, Route Fifty

China’s evolving cyber warfare strategies, Asia Times

Public Health

U.S. to expand mental health care for some veterans, Reuters

Obamacare repeal guts crucial public health funds, The Washington Post

Zika virus in Canadian patients ‘more severe’ than expected, BBC News

Nurses Blast Trumpcare As Danger To Public Health, Forbes

On the ACA, don’t just watch Congress—watch interest groups too, Brookings

Education & Education Policy

Senate GOP votes to nix Obama-era education rules, The Hill

Rethinking return on education investment, TechCrunch

The Republican Rush to Gut Education Rules, Bloomberg

Camelot Schools Takes Its Discipline Too Far Say Current And Former Students, Slate

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Canada Takes Important Step to End Water Crisis, Human Rights Watch

USAID, DOD Interagency Project Trains Bangladeshi Surgeons To Perform Fistula Surgeries, Kaiser Family Foundation

Laziness Isn’t Why People Are Poor And iPhones Arenit Why They Lack Health Care, The Washington Post

Put The Victims First, Forbes

Education Above All participates with global leaders at US conference on education and development, ReliefWeb

Draconian cuts to diplomacy and development: Unilateral disarmament or head fake, Brookings

Government & Military Personnel

Senior Executives Leader Calls for Selective Pause in Hiring Freeze, Government Executive

FY18 budget cuts could slice into civilian agency programs, personnel, Federal News Radio

Should You Use Your Retirement Savings to Buy a House?, Government Executive

Senate legislation expands whistleblower protections, Federal Times

AFRICOM: Resource constraints add risk for US forces in Africa, Stars and Stripes

Sexual Harassment Allegations at Interior Arise Early in Zinke’s Tenure, Government Executive

21 federal job titles OPM will end in 2017, Federal Times

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