News You Can Use: 04/10/17

National Security

Seven Disturbing Implications of Trump’s Syria Strike, Defense One

DHS Device-Screening Catches Pedophiles At The Borders, Nextgov

The Future of Intelligence Sharing Is Coming Together in the Syrian War, Defense One

At the moment, an “Infrastructure Bill” is Washington fantasy, Brookings

Trump’s Border Barrier Hits a Wall, Government Executive

AI that can kill? Military takes a pass, C4ISR Net

With Bannon Out, Here’s Trump’s New National Security Council, Defense One

State Department Wants To Build A Biometric System For Mexico, Nextgov

Coast Guard to Acquire New Drone for National Security Cutters, National Defense

Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law, Military Times

Cybersecurity

Risk of cyberattack on US power grid ‘palpable,’ experts tell Congress, Fifth Domain Cyber

Giuliani Cyber Task Force Hammers Down Focus Issues, Nextgov

Comey may relax FBI admissions for hacker recruits, New York Post

Nation states are becoming bolder in cyberspace, says US cyber commander, C4ISR Net

Security And Compliance In The World Of Government, Nextgov

Public Health

FDA approves sale of genetic tests for risk of Alzheimer’s and other diseases, Stat

US Ends Funding for Global Women’s Health Agency, Human Rights Watch

Getting the Mentally Ill Out of Jails, Route Fifty

NIH budget cuts will jeopardize America’s leadership in medical research, Stat

Kevlar for the Mind: How post-traumatic stress can open paths to personal growth, Military Times

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, study shows, BBC

Education At Home & Abroad

Panicked Borrowers, and the Education Department’s Unsettling Silence, The New York Times

Japan education reforms stir memories of wartime indoctrination, Reuters

Harvard Business School and the Propogation of Immoral Profit Strategies, Newsweek

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

UN Report Alleges Syrian War Crimes in Aleppo, Rebutting Russian Denials, Defense One

Russia Condemns US Missile Strike On Syria, The Washington Post

Starvation Stalks the Horn of Africa, Foreign Policy

EPA Decision Could Put Children at Risk, Human Rights Watch

US attack on Syrian airbase: Professed concern for civilian life should prompt Trump commitment on Syrian refugees, Amnesty International

Turkey has a major drug problem—here’s how to get a handle on it, Brookings

Government & Military Personnel

DHS Secretary Promises ‘Better Pay Systems, Better Benefits’, Government Executive

Advocates see more work ahead for integrating women in combat, military roles, Military Times

Civil Service System Is an Outdated Relic, But Congress Should Tread Carefully, Government Executive

US Navy grounds T-45 training jet fleet following Fox News report, Fox

Top teens: VIPs praise honorees at Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year award gala, Military Times

Republicans and Democrats Look to Preserve, Expand Obama Hiring Rule, Government Executive

Women taught at boot camp to endure sexual harassment from male Marines, veteran says, Marine Corps Times

Small Agency Takes Heat for Steep Drop in Employee Satisfaction Scores, Government Executive


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