News You Can Use: 04/03/18

National Security

Trump’s new national security team likely spells disaster for the Iran nuclear deal, Brookings

Could Trump Actually Use Military Funding for His Border Wall?, The Atlantic

After London, How Lasers Will Play a Role in Detecting Chemical Attacks Sooner, Nextgov

Why the national security space community is studying the Chinese space station that just crashed into the Pacific, Defense News

The US just found a new way to delay visa applications, Quartz

Social Media Screening Won’t Slow Down the Visa Process, State Department Says, Nextgov

Why the Marshall Plan Worked — and Why It Won’t in Today’s Warzones, Defense One

Robert Mueller interested in Roger Stone email saying he had dinner with Julian Assange: Report, Washington Examiner

Violent Acts in Public Places Fuel Interest in Secure Design, Route Fifty

Judge Rules Commerce Cannot Charge Exorbitant Fees to Access Immigration Data, Government Executive


OPM Says Agencies Have One Year To ID Cyber Workforce Gaps, Nextgov

Alleged NSA leaker files to subpoena cybersecurity firms, national security agencies, Fifth Domain

After Failed Search for Jammer Drones, US Army Takes Unusual Step, Defense One

The Pentagon is Letting Hackers Loose on Its Travel Management System, Nextgov

Bundeswehr cybersecurity center trains elite counterhackers, Deutsche Welle

Public Health

To Treat Pain, PTSD And Other Ills, Some Vets Try Tai Chi, NPR

Mental health experts question claims in Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ transgender study, Washington Examiner

Federal Efforts To Control Rare And Deadly Bacteria Working, NPR

The Opioid Crisis Isn’t A Metaphor, Buzzfeed

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

For First Time in Decades, Some Pakistani Women Vote, Human Rights Watch

Dr. King Knew That Labor Rights Are Human Rights, The Nation

Supporting the humanitarian response in East Ghouta, Relief Web

Yezidi Girl’s Freedom Opens Door to Justice in Iraq, Human Rights Watch

Abortion and Human Rights in El Salvador, El Diario de Hoy

Government & Military Personnel

Most TSP Funds Take Another Tumble in March, Government Executive

Being a Fed in DC is not the same as the rest of the country,

Federal Aid Could Be Harder to Come by in the Next Recession, Government Executive

Some Vets Still Can’t Apply for New Veteran ID Card,

Upgrading the Thrift Savings Plan, Government Executive

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