News You Can Use: 03/13/18

National Security

Pompeo: America ‘safe’ from Russia, Politico

US officials say no added conditions for North Korea talks, The Associated Press

Defense secretary says questions on meeting between U.S., North Korea should be handled by State Department, The Washington Post

Let Trump and Kim Meet, The Atlantic

U.S. says Broadcom review confirms security concerns, Reuters

The Administration Must Explain Its Use-of-Force Theories. Today., Defense One

How much longer will US and partner forces ‘own the night’ in combat?, Military Times

Pentagon chief warns Syrian forces on use of chemical weapons, The Associated Press

DHS Working To Enhance School Safety, Increase Preparedness, Department of Homeland Security

Congress Checks In On Modernizing Government Technology Act Progress, Nextgov

When should humans step aside and let AI make decisions?, C4ISR Net

Amid little scrutiny, US military ramps up in Afghanistan, The Associated Press

The Islamic State is Far From Finished in Iraq, Foundation of Defense on Democracies


Senators Want Dumber Tech For Energy Grid Cybersecurity, Nextgov

New attacks spark concerns about Iranian cyber threat, The Hill

Michigan legislature OKs exempting cybersecurity info from FOIA, Fifth Domain

How the Government’s Cyber Agency Rates on Cybersecurity, Nextgov

Cyber Range: Who, What, When, Where, How and Why?, Government Technology

Public Health

Many Women Come Close To Death In Childbirth, NPR

‘There are a lot of unknowns’: British scientists set to work on Zika vaccine, The Guardian

Another fallout from the Great Recession: Fewer people took their blood pressure and diabetes medications, Stat

Muscle loss in old age linked to fewer nerve signals, BBC

Dentists keep dying of this lung disease. The CDC can’t figure out why., The Washington Post

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Promoting Human Rights is Essential to an ‘America First’ Vision, White House

International Women’s Day is moment to end abusive ‘virginity tests’, Asia Times

UK politicians brand Saudi aid deal a ‘national disgrace’, Al Jazeera

Tillerson Visits Africa, Where Women’s Reproductive Rights Are Key to Future, Human Rights Watch

A Year On, Fog of War Not Lifting Over Deadly Raqqa Strikes, Just Security

Government & Military Personnel

Employment for post-9/11 vets at record levels … AGAIN!, Military Times

Troops who responded to hurricanes last year eligible for Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Times

Bill would allow military tuition assistance to be used for training outside colleges, universities, Military Times

Trump’s Nominee for Employee Protection Board Has Checkered Past With Protecting Employees, Government Executive

Mother of sexually abused child: The military is failing victims, Military Times

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