News You Can Use: 05/08/17

National Security

The Border Patrol’s Corruption Problem, The Atlantic

John Kelly Lays Out His Border Security Vision, Defense One

Trump’s trade policy rests on a little-known national security provision, The Hill

Special Operations Commander: More troops would aid Afghanistan fight, The Washington Post

Homeland Security can’t keep up with more than 1 million immigrants who have overstayed visas, The Washington Times

Rice declines Senate request to testify on Russian hacking, CNN

What Rex Tillerson gets right about American values — and what he gets wrong, The Washington Post

You Get Deterrence, And You Get Deterrence, Everybody Gets Deterrence!, War on the Rocks

FBI, NSA directors testify in closed House committee session, Military Times

Can President Donald Trump Fire FBI Director James Comey?, Newsweek

Despite Secession Talk, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Route Fifty

Cybersecurity

US, Japan deepen cyber information sharing, The Hill

DHS: Time To Beef Up Mobile Security, Nextgov

Democrats press OPM on cyber hiring, The Hill

Marine Corps ‘owes the nation’ 4 more cyber teams, C4ISR Net

Czech cybersecurity experts win cyber defense exercise, Fifth Domain Cyber

Panel to Senate: Cyber Operations Influence Political Processes Worldwide, USNI News

Hacking is now so common that even small nations are doing it, Stars and Stripes

Public Health

On the AHCA vote and the future of American health care, Brookings

Lawmakers spar over new health care bill’s impact on veterans, Military Times

Anti-vaccine activists spark a states worst measles outbreak in decades, The Washington Post

The US Military Has a New Technology to Finally Solve the Concussion Crisis, Defense One

Congressional health-care bill ‘defunds’ Planned Parenthood, The Washington Post

Seeking an alternative to medication, parents tinker with diet to treat ADHD, Stat

Education At Home & Abroad

The key to innovating education in Africa will be to fix its financing, Quartz

How Central Park Could Fix Public Education, The Atlantic

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

US: Prioritize Rights in Sudan Evaluation, Human Rights Watch

Syria government ‘producing chemical weapons at research facilities’, BBC

Brazil: Spike in killings by Rio police as country faces UN review, Amnesty International

Punishment for Prison Misconduct is Sometimes Death, Human Rights Watch

Korea should get real on HIV, Korea JoonAng Daily

Government & Military Personnel

Milley: In future wars, creature comforts are out and disobeying orders is in, Army Times

Defense Ends Civilian Hiring Freeze, But Will Review ‘Necessity’ of Vacant Positions, Government Executive

Army chief: It’s up to soldiers to help bridge the military-civilian divide, Army Times

Life Changes and Benefits Changes, Government Executive

Here’s a Look at New Exosuits for the Civilian World, Defense One

FOIA Requests Hit Record High, Processing Improves, Government Executive


  • SUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWSLETTER

    Sign up to receive updates by email. We do not sell or share your info.

    This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.