News You Can Use: 05/11/18

National Security

The ‘Silver Lining’ to Trump Pulling Out of the Iran Deal, Foreign Policy

Pentagon revised Obama-era report to remove risks from climate change, The Washington Post

Mattis: Leaving the Nuclear Deal Will Help the US Negotiate with Iran, Defense One

After the Iran Deal, Here’s What the US Military Is Worried About Next, Defense One

Trump and Kim to hold summit June 12 in Singapore, The Associated Press

Ex-CIA agent charged with spying for China, Axios

Democrats target low-yield nukes, warn of slippery slope to ‘nuclear war’, Defense News

Los Alamos vs. Savannah: Where’s the future of US nuclear weapons work?, Defense News

China Has Already Won the Drone Wars, Foreign Policy

Making the Most of North Korea’s Mixed Motives, Defense One

Trump unloads on Homeland Security secretary in lengthy immigration tirade, The Washington Post

DoD in a state of ‘disconnectivity,’ says Army network program exec, C4ISR Net


The Iran Nuclear Deal’s Unraveling Raises Fears of Cyberattacks, Wired

House Panel Approves More Military Cyber Support for Critical infrastructure, Nextgov

Cyber training needs pain and consequences, C4ISR Net

Bolton pushing to eliminate White House cyber job, Politico

Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Bar Government Encryption Backdoors, Nextgov

House Committee Forwards State Department Bug Bounty Bill, Nextgov

A bureaucratic mess, Federal Times

Public Health

Congo Declares New Ebola Outbreak After 2 Confirmed Cases, NPR

For Every Woman Who Dies In Childbirth In The U.S., 70 More Come Close, NPR

Psychedelic drug provides relief for veterans with PTSD, Military Times

Demand For Veteran Counseling Puts Stress On The Counselors, NPR

Dozens More Counties Join Opioid Lawsuits, Route Fifty

DHS Needs to Hire More Officers to Stop the Flow of Opioids, Report Finds, Government Executive

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Delaware Ends Child Marriage; 49 To Go and Counting, Human Rights Watch

On Mother’s Day, Let’s Not Forget US Moms Locked Away, Human Rights Watch

Diamond Trade Still Fuels Human Suffering, Le Temps

Who Does the US Government Think Is an ‘Extremist’?, Human Rights Watch

The Rohingya Crisis and the Meaning of Genocide, Relief Web

Government & Military Personnel

Change is Coming to Health Plans, Government Executive

Trump Signs Order to Boost Military Spouse Hiring Across Federal Agencies, Government Executive

OPM Chief Defends Pay Freeze as a Chance to ‘Right-Size’ Compensation Across Occupations, Government Executive

Marketing Your Mission and Other Ideas to Help Agencies Attract Young Talent, Nextgov

Trump seems confused about military pay, claims troops received no raises for a decade, Military Times

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