News You Can Use: 04/24/17

National Security

Mattis: U.S. won’t dig into ‘mother of all bombs’ damage in Afghanistan, Politico

ICE’s ‘Management Deficiencies’ Are Preventing It From Deporting More Immigrants, Government Executive

Tillerson compares Iran to North Korea, vows Trump administration won’t pass the buck, The Washington Post

Trump raps Iran as violating ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal, Military Times

Jeff Sessions cites ‘incredible progress’ on immigration at the border, Washington Examiner

Sources: US prepares charges to seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, CNN

North Korea warns of ‘super-mighty preemptive strike’ as U.S. plans next move, Military Times

Trump’s ‘More Militaristic’ Acts Box US Into Corner, Breaking Defense

A Bug Bounty To Hack Military Bases? It Could Happen., Nextgov

Hawaii’s Renewed Jitters About Nukes, Defense One

Trump’s North Korea Standoff Rattles Allies and Adversaries, Foreign Policy

Sources: Mattis tells Hill Trump budget won’t fully rebuild military, CNN

Inside NASA’s Plan to Protect the Planet from a Massive Asteroid, Defense One


Trump’s cybersecurity review misses deadline, Military Times

Advice to Trump: Top Cybersecurity Talent Costs Money, Nextgov

Feds face big obstacle in cyber efforts: Geography, The Hill

Want To Rank Devices’ Cybersecurity? Here’s How To Do It., Nextgov

Machine-Learning Technologies Help Agencies Develop Highly Intelligent Security Postures, Nextgov

Public Health

Colorado closer to allow medical pot for PTSD, Military Times

‘Catastrophic threat’: CDC chief fears a deadly superbug’s spread, Stat

Sanitation is a Right, Not a ‘Nice to Have’, Human Rights Watch

Medicaid expansion drives drop in uninsured veterans, Modern Healthcare

Education At Home & Abroad

Puzzling it out: The current state of scientific knowledge on pre-kindergarten effects, Brookings

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Chechen Leader Denies Anti-Gay Purge in Putin Meeting, Human Rights Watch

The Philippines’ Duterte Incites Vigilante Violence, Human Rights Watch

Afghanistan’s Entrenched Systemic Torture Must Be Stopped, The Huffington Post

More Brands Should Reveal Where Their Clothes are Made, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Trump Administration Begins Shutdown Preparations, Government Executive

US Army intelligence ‘bottom-up review’ underway, Defense News

Should You Take a Buyout?, Government Executive

Is Your Agency Ready for RIF?,

TSA Will Also Partially Continue Its Hiring Freeze, Government Executive

May commissary case lot sales are here, Military Times

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