News You Can Use: 03/22/17

National Security

DHS investigator finds weaknesses in immigration system, Federal Times

Trump Shifting Authority Over Military Operations Back to Pentagon, The New York Times

U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation is at a Historic High. Will That Change Under Trump?, The Washington Post

NSA director says British intelligence was not asked to spy on Trump, The Guardian

Trump Budget Would ‘Erode’ State and Local Emergency Preparedness and Response, Route Fifty

Russia, China making gains on US military power, The Hill

DoD has more intel than it can process, C4ISR Net

Tillerson briefs Trump on North Korea options, Washington Examiner

What Lies Ahead for Obama’s Countering Violent Extremism Program?, Government Executive

The Multibillion-Dollar U.S. Spy Agency You Haven’t Heard of,  Foreign Policy

The White House doubts climate change. Here’s why the Pentagon does not, Military Times

Jason Chaffetz: ‘Big changes’ needed at Secret Service, Washington Examiner

Using Special Forces Against Terrorism, Trump Seeks to Avoid Big Ground Wars, The New York Times

Most electronics being banned on certain U.S.-bound flights, Military Times

Cybersecurity

Expect New DHS Cyber Strategy Soon, Acting Lead Says, Nextgov

Cybersecurity’s Human Side: How Can We Solve Our People Problem?, Defense One

NSA, FBI: Russian cyber tactics, ‘loudness’ key differences in 2016 election interference, Fifth Domain Cyber

Hacking Tools Get Peer Reviewed, Too, The Atlantic

Assange chastises companies that haven’t responded to CIA vulnerability offers, The Hill

Public Health

Disabled Fear Medicaid Cuts Will Diminish Their Independence, Route Fifty

Report: More than one-fourth of veterans’ suicide hotline calls to go to backup lines, Military Times

How will the House GOP health care bill affect individual market premiums?, Brookings

Education

The Separate, Unequal Education of Students With Special Needs, The Atlantic

Immigrant teachers play a critical role in American schools, Brookings

How Trump’s Budget Cuts Will Affect STEM Education For Low- To Middle-Income Families, Fast Company

The insidiousness of unconscious bias in schools, Brookings

For Schools in War Zones, Protection Needed, Human Rights Watch

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The Raptist’s Loophole: Marriage, Foreign Policy

Violence in the Name of ‘Traditional Values’, Human Rights Watch

Guardian of the Girl-Child, Foreign Policy

Trump’s Budget Would Cut Crucial Emergency Aid, The Huffington Post

Government & Military Personnel

What’s Wrong With the Pentagon’s Civilian Personnel System?, Government Executive

The nation’s foremost military experts have 39 ideas for modernizing its personnel system, Military Times

Thrift Savings Plan G Fund Investments Suspended As Debt Ceiling Is Reached, Government Executive

Employee Burnout is Becoming a Huge Problem in the American Workforce, Government Executive

More victims come forward in Marine nude photo scandal, Marine Corps Times

Transparency Advocates: Federal Whistleblowers Have a Vital Role in Trump Era, Government Executive

Nominations Open for 2017 Service Members of the Year, Military Times

House Approves Measures Reforming VA Hiring and Firing, Government Executive

Some Agencies On Trump’s Kill List Push Back, Government Executive

Deregulation – It’s Harder Than It Looks, ChiefHRO.com


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