News You Can Use: 05/15/18

National Security

Jerusalem welcomes the new U.S. Embassy as Palestinians decry ‘hostile’ move, The Washington Post

National Security adviser John Bolton threatens ‘possible’ US sanctions on European firms over Iran, South China Morning Post

Report to Congress on Artificial Intelligence and National Security, USNI

‘All Is Shambles’: The Days After the Iran Deal, The Atlantic

5 reasons Trump scrapping the Iran nuke deal was ‘an incredibly stupid decision’, Defense News

How will oil markets respond to the US Iran deal withdrawal?, Brookings

Trump welcomes North Korea plan to blow up nuke test site tunnels, The Associated Press

Secretary Mike Pompeo previews upcoming Trump-Kim summit, Fox News

Iraqi air successes can mean a reduced need for US military assets, Air Force Times

US plans to split work for producing nuclear weapons’ cores, The Associated Press

Dead-end US foreign policy, Daily Sabah


Here’s How a National Cybersecurity Agency Could Work, Nextgov

National Guard Conducts Annual Nationwide Cybersecurity Exercise, Department of Defense

Tackling Diversity In The Cyber Security Profession, isBuzz news

Public Health

Ebola Returns Just as the White House Loses Its Top Biodefense Expert, The Atlantic

Bolton Dismantles White House Global Health Security Team, Outside the Beltway

VA lets doctors use telemedicine to cross state lines, Federal Times

Kushner-backed health care project gets ‘devastating’ review, Politico

Renewed Partnership to Help End AIDS and Cervical Cancer in Africa, The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Turkey: Government Targeting Academics, Human Rights Watch

Philippines Acts to Combat Violence Against Children, Human Rights Watch

US Mothers’ Battle Cry for Police Accountability, Human Rights Watch

Brazil: New Evidence of Army Role in Rio Ambush, Human Rights Watch

US Bureau of Prisons Policy Change Endangers Transgender Prisoners, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Happy Mother’s Day! Here’s the bill., Brookings

Pentagon: loan forgiveness is a recruiting tool. Lawmakers: cut it anyway., Military Times

OPM Retirement Cut Legislative Proposal Draws Bipartisan Opposition, Government Executive

DoD’s next-gen health records system deemed ‘neither effective nor suitable’, Federal Times

‘The VA is not nearly fixed’: Veterans explain what they want from agency’s next leader, The Mercury Times

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