News You Can Use: 04/27/18

National Security

The Supreme Court Appears Poised to Bless Trump’s Travel Ban, The Atlantic

A Law Meant to Punish America’s Foes Is Hurting Its Partners: Mattis, Defense One

John Bolton says National Security Council staff changes are coming, and some employees aren’t happy, Fox News

Trump’s Middle Ground on Iran Deal Sanctions Waivers Is a Myth, Foreign Policy

The Iran Regime-Change Crew Is Back, The Atlantic

Misleading Missile Defense Claims are Inaccurate and Dangerous, Real Clear Defense

National Guard troops at Mexican border may be armed, top official says, NBC

Cloud-y with a chance of progress, Federal Times

Congressional auditors raise red flags on EELV costs, national security launch industrial base, Space News

Senate bill would block sale of F-35 jets to Turkey, Washington Examiner

Trump says North Korea has made major nuclear concessions, The Associated Press

The US Does Not Need New Tactical Nukes, Defense One

The Difference Between a Killer and a Terrorist, The Atlantic

Artificial Intelligence for Policing Stirs Ethics Concerns, Route Fifty

Cybersecurity

DHS Plans To Formalize Bug Disclosure Policy, Nextgov

House lawmakers propose moving cyber defense from CYBERCOM to CYBERCOM, Fifth Domain

Defense Bill Would Send Military Reinforcements to DHS’ Cyber Mission, Nextgov

Defending hospitals against life-threatening cyberattacks, The Associated Press

Report: Insecure Contractor Emails Leave Government Vulnerable, Nextgov

Defense panels want the Pentagon to form a cyber reserve team to help states, Fifth Domain

International probe shuts down cyberattack provider, The Associated Press

A One-Minute Attack Let Hackers Spoof Hotel Master Keys, Wired

Public Health

The Royal Baby Is Lucky He Wasn’t Born in America, Foreign Policy

Are We Prepared For A Killer Flu Epidemic?, NPR

Army issues waivers to more than 1,000 recruits for bipolar, depression, self-mutilation, USA Today

DoD: At least 126 bases report water contaminants linked to cancer, birth defects, Military Times

Benzodiazepines: America’s ‘Other Prescription Drug Problem’, NPR

Experts Question Feasibility of SNAP Work Requirements Plan, Route Fifty

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers, Human Rights Watch

Anti-Abortion Row Derails State Department Policy Bill, Foreign Policy

Villagers in Zimbabwe Marange Diamond Fields in Mass Protests, Human Rights Watch

Chemical inspectors reach second site of Douma ‘gas attack’, Al Jazeera

Turkey: Journalists Convicted for Doing Their Jobs, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Why Federal Employees Need a Better Work Experience, Government Executive

Deployed and can’t go to school? You may still be able to get that promotion, Army Times

Where Retirement Is Headed, Government Executive

Protecting the privacy of military children’s medical records, Military Times

Military sex assault reports jump 10 percent, The Associated Press


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