News You Can Use: 05/18/18

National Security

Trump’s Jerusalem Theatrics Have Dealt A Blow to Peace, Foreign Policy

Trump budget won’t rebuild the military, and that’s dangerous, think tank says, Defense News

The White House is discussing replacements for homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen, Quartz

Here’s how much the US has spent fighting terrorism since 9/11, Defense News

The US must secure its supply chain in the face of anti-satellite weapons, C4ISR Net

National Guard stands by to evacuate up to 1,000 from quakes, lava as Hawaii volcano erupts, The Associated Press

Calm Down, Folks: Enemies Still Fear US Military Tech Innovation, Defense One

Senate intelligence leaders: Russians schemed to help Trump, Politico

Trump ready to side with Devin Nunes on push for Russia inquiry docs from DOJ, says Rudy Giuliani, Washington Examiner

The Dangers of Allowing U.S.-Philippine Defense Cooperation to Languish, War on the Rocks

Disaster relief begins in Hudson at Texas Interagency Coordination Center, KTRE


Homeland Security unveils new cyber security strategy amid threats, Reuters

White House Cuts Cyber Coordinator Role But Lawmakers Say Not So Fast, Defense One

Cyber Command reaches critical staffing milestone, Fifth Domain

How the Army is equipping cyber warriors in (near) real time, Fifth Domain

The Army is grooming an elite tier of electronic warriors, C4ISR Net

The Army is learning by doing to keep pace in electronic warfare, C4ISR Net

How would NATO respond to a cyberattack? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, Fifth Domain

Public Health

WHO Official Discusses Task Of Containing Ebola, NPR

Clinics That Refer Women For Abortions Would Not Get Federal Funds Under New Rule, NPR

Report: How HHS Buried Information About the Affordable Care Act, Government Executive

HHS Secretary Clarifies Trump Administration’s Plan To Reduce Prescription Drug Prices, NPR

VA finalizes contract to bring electronic health records in line with military systems, Military Times

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Amnesty International USA Welcomes Markup of  Burma Act, Amnesty International

Innovations for improving access to and quality of education for urban refugees, Brookings

Afghanistan: Weak Investigations of Civilian Airstrike Deaths, Human Rights Watch

The military won’t be responsible for immigrant children if they are detained on bases, DoD says, Military Times

The Rohingya Have Fled One Crisis for Another, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

Where do federal employees get paid the most … and the least?, Federal Times

Will Proposed Compensation Changes Help or Hurt Federal Hiring?,

These reservists say the Army denied them BAH on deployment. Now they’re suing to get it back., Army Times

Let’s Talk About Some Bad Ideas for Civil Service Reform, Government Executive

Are You Ready to Spend Your Retirement Savings?, Government Executive

Lyft is coming to Camp Pendleton, Fort Meade — and soon to a base near you, Military Times

White House Officials Defend Federal Benefits Cuts, Management Agenda, Government Executive

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