News You Can Use: 05/22/17

National Security

Making Diplomacy Great Again, The American Interest

European leaders fear Trump’s political chaos is undermining U.S. power, The Washington Post

FBI Counterintelligence Agents Don’t Forgive or Forget, Foreign Policy

Tillerson holds a press conference without U.S. media, Politico

Joe Lieberman Is a Leading Contender for FBI Director, The Atlantic

New defense budget poised to meet lower expectations, Defense News

‘Areas of Active Hostilities’: Trump’s Troubling Increases to Obama’s Wars, U.S. News

NATO Laying Groundwork to Send More Troops To Iraq, Afghanistan, Defense One

Lessons for Trump and Kushner From My 20 Years of Failing at Middle East Peace, Foreign Policy

Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador, The Washington Post

F.B.I. Once Warned G.O.P. Congressman That Russian Spies Were Recruiting Him, The New York Times

Defense Acquisition Is Bad and Getting Worse: Report, Defense One


Worst of WannaCry may be over but the ‘cyberattack game has changed’, South China Morning Post

Trump’s Cyber Executive Order is More Study than Action, Roll Call

Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago, Pro Publica

White House Adviser Wants To Move Cyber Risk Decisions Up The Chain, Nextgov

Army is in the market for a cyber range, C4ISR Net

Stop Blaming the NSA for the Ransomware Attack, Defense One

Navy courts Silicon Valley, small biz to solve cyber problems, C4ISR Net

GSA readies first civilian bug bounty program with new platform, Fifth Domain Cyber

Cybersecurity — A big deal for contracting, Fifth Domain Cyber

Public Health

Poll: Doctors Are Still Prescribing Lots Of Opioids For Low Back Pain, NPR

Ebola Returns in Congo, a Test of ‘Next Time’, Foreign Policy

Anti-vaccine activists are playing with fire in Minnesota, Stat

Women Opt To Skip Pelvic Exams When Told They Have Little Benefit, NPR

Can poppyseed oil help infertile couples conceive?, Stat

Nancy Pelosi’s claim that ‘seven million veterans will lose their tax credit’ under the GOP health bill, The Washington Post

Education At Home & Abroad

Government Accountability Office faults Education Department’s oversight of grants, The Washington Post

Here are K-12 education programs Trump wants to eliminate in 2018 budget, The Washington Post

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Libya: Mass Executions Alleged at Military Base, Human Rights Watch

Cholera Outbreak Compounds Hunger Crisis in Southern Somalia, Voice of America

Indonesia: Government Exploiting Pornography Law To Target LGBTI Community, Amnesty International

Armenia Should Prioritize Children Over Orphanages, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Can You Retire at 45?, Government Executive

Trump’s 2018 Budget Reportedly Targets Federal Retirement Programs, Government Executive

Should the Government Guarantee Everyone a Job?, Government Executive

What we know and don’t know about declining labor force participation: A review, Brookings

House Democrats Promise Shutdown if Congress Pursues Trump’s Budget, Government Executive

Lawmaker Asks CBO to Respond to Critics of Federal Pay Report, Government Executive

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