News You Can Use: 03/29/17

National Security

4 Security Trends For The New Administration To Consider, Nextgov

The Dangerous National Security Implications of Trump’s Obamacare Fiasco, Foreign Policy

Nine Bipartisan Homeland Security-Related Bills Passed By House, Homeland Security Today

Senate Democrats to meet with Homeland Security chief on immigration, Politico

Countering ISIS: The need for more weaponized drones, Defense News

Border wall funding likely to be put on hold, The Hill

US government sued over ‘suspicionless’ device searches by customs officials, The Guardian

North Korea tests rocket engine: U.S. officials, Reuters

Happy Anniversary to America’s Shameful Travesty of a War in Yemen, Foreign Policy

Sadly, we have to expect more civilian casualties if ISIS is to be defeated, Lawfire

Dem rep: Pulling sanctuary city funds ‘like playing Russian roulette’, The Hill

Prosecutors Charge Man With Murder As An Act Of Terrorism In New York Stabbing, The Washington Post

China Base Sparks ‘Very Significant Security Concerns’, Breaking Defense


New Cyber Rules to Safeguard Supply Chain, National Defense

The Current State of DHS’ Efforts to Secure Federal Networks, Department of Homeland Security

Surprise: Cyber presents serious environmental consequences, C4ISR Net

NATO to spend 3 billion euros on satellite, cyber defenses, Reuters

Cybersecurity Experts Hunting for Hackers, National Defense

VA wants info on vets offering cybersecurity services, Fifth Domain Cyber

Public Health

We need to invest in public health to keep America great, Stat

Physicians’ group: Treat opioid addiction as a chronic medical condition, CBS News

House GOP Says Health Care Fight Not Over, But Offers No Path Forward, NPR

‘The Collapse of the White Working Class’, Route Fifty

Measles outbreak across Europe, BBC News

Education At Home & Abroad

Convenience plus a conscience: Lessons for school integration, Brookings

Trump signs bills overturning Obama-era education regulations, Los Angeles Times

Pakistan: Attacks on Schools Devastate Education, Human Rights Watch

Here’s Why DoD Schools Are Running Out of Paper and Supplies, Spouse Buzz

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

EU: Ensure Aid Reaches Refugees with Disabilities, Human Rights Watch

At Site of Deaths, Our Reporters Find Cost of U.S.-ISIS Battle, The New York Times

Iraq: Civilians killed by airstrikes in their homes after they were told not to flee Mosul, Amnesty International

Somalia Famine Complicates US Counter-Terror Campaign,

Nation-Wide Protests Over Corruption Take Place Across Russian Cities, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

With Potential 2017 Cuts Looming, OPM Updates Furlough and RIF Guidance, Government Executive

The Marine Photo Scandal and the Cost of Indifference, Defense One

What’s Wrong With The Federal Hiring Process?,

National Guard whistleblower says he was forced to retire for exposing misconduct, The Sacramento Bee

Trump Presidency Improves Prospects for Base Closures, National Defense

The Road to Government Reform Is Filled With Landmines, Government Executive

The VA overpaid tens of thousands of veterans, and now it says they have to give the money back, Vice News

Lawmaker: Military has ‘a cultural problem of abuse’, Military Times

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