News You Can Use: 04/20/18

National Security

Will the US confront Iran’s forces in Syria?, Al Jazeera

Bolton era begins with exits and anxiety at National Security Council, CNN

Amid National Security Warnings, NIST Adds Supply-Chain Security to Cyber Framework, The Wall Street Journal

Pompeo must study climate change because it’s at the root of every national security problem, Dallas News

Bolton, U.S. National Security Adviser, Tells Russia Conditions For Better Ties, Radio Free Europe

Trump may invoke national security to meddle in coal, The Detroit News

Is that the right terrorist? This new tech IDs faces in the dark, Army Times

Senators demand info on unusual surveillance activity in DC, The Hill

5 lessons Trump can take from the Iran deal for the North Korea summit, Defense News

Trump vows to ditch Kim Jong Un meeting if outlook for success looks grim, The Washington Examiner

Trump appeals decision blocking transfer of combatant John Doe, The Hill


Future cyber threats will come from inside the architecture, Fifth Domain

Trump sends cyber warfare strategy to Congress, The Hill

Inside the Unnerving Supply Chain Attack that Corrupted CCleaner, Wired

Russia denies ‘feeble’ US, UK charges of internet tampering, The Associated Press

DHS is Lukewarm on the Bug Bounty Programs Congress Keeps Pushing, Nextgov

What Cities Need to Know About Chatbots and Data Security, Route Fifty

DHS Funds Tech to Root Out Malware in Government Mobile Apps, Nextgov

Public Health

E.Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Spreads To 16 States, NPR

Syphilis Google Searches Help Public Health Officials Predict New Cases, Futurism

Where To Start With End-Of-Life Decisions, The 1A

How Medicare’s Conflicting Hospitalization Rules Cost Me Thousands Of Dollars, NPR

Ambitious VA medical records overhaul in jeopardy after department shakeup, Military Times

‘Thank you for your service:’ Surgeon General’s uniformed corps battles opioid epidemic, USA Today

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

More than 200 child soldiers freed in South Sudan, CNN

Lebanon: Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees, Human Rights Watch

Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain, The Associated Press

US Supreme Court Ends Vague Basis for Deportation, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

What Austria Can Teach the US About Civil-Military Relations, Defense One

US tragedy assistance group wants to help military families in Ukraine, Military Times

House Passes First IRS Reforms in 20 Years, Government Executive

Poll: Half of Feds Think They’re Being Held to a Different Ethical Standard Than Trump’s Appointees, Government Executive

OMB director eyes redistribution of federal pay, Federal Times

Where Benefits Are Today, Government Executive

Agencies Must Change Their Recruiting Strategies, Government Executive

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