News You Can Use: 05/25/18

National Security

Why DoD continues to fail at IT, Federal Times

America’s security chief decided not to read the official US report on Russian interference, Quartz

Problems megacities will pose for the military, C4ISR Net

Former South Korean National-Security Adviser: The US May Have to Withdraw Some Troops, Defense One

Pentagon Bans Personal Devices from Classified Areas, Nextgov

The US Needs A ‘Coast Guard’ For Space: Semper Paratus Exteriores Spatium, Breaking Defense

Drones Don’t Wear Uniforms. They Should., Foreign Policy

House overwhelmingly backs plan to ‘rebuild our military’, Defense News

House Passes Defense Authorization With Significant Headquarters Cuts, Government Executive

America’s industrial base is at risk, and the military may feel the consequences, Defense News

How to Steal an Election in Broad Daylight, Foreign Policy

House rejects limit on new nuclear warhead, Defense News

In Defense of the Low Yield Nuclear Trident Missile, Real Clear Defense

Pompeo: No ‘deep state’ at State or CIA, Politico

Trump Son-In-Law Kushner To Regain Top Clearance Following Mueller Interview, NPR


Are DoD’s cyber forces too focused on the network?, Fifth Domain

Cyber Amendments to Watch in the House’s Defense Authorization Bill, Nextgov

How North Korea’s Hackers Became Dangerously Good, The Wall Street Journal

What would a cyberattack in Ukraine mean for the U.S. government?, The Associated Press

Why DoD cyber needs to be less football, more hockey, Fifth Domain

Stealthy, Destructive Malware Infects Half a Dozen Million Routers, Wired

White House doesn’t like Congress’ plan to kill DISA, C4ISR Net

FBI exaggerated the number of phones it can’t unlock by up to 550 percent, ARS Technica

Public Health

Trying Physical Therapy First For Low Back Pain May Curb Use Of Opioids, NPR

Trump Is in a Coma on Public Health, Foreign Policy

For Troubled Kids, Some Schools Take Time Out For Group Therapy, NPR

Right To Try Act Poses Big Challenge For FDA, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Myanmar: Deadline to Report on Rape of Rohingya to UN, Human Rights Watch

The U.S. Can Save Venezuela From Anarchy, Bloomberg

Bangladesh: Landslides Threaten Rohingya Shelters, Human Rights Watch

How Congress can help mothers every day, The Hill

Government & Military Personnel

How Well Are Federal Employees Really Paid?, Government Executive

Massive veterans policy bill heads to Trump’s desk, but results will take time, Military Times

Pay and Leave Changes for Some, TSP Fund Management and More, Government Executive

(Not) the Merit System Principles,

Lawmaker Threatens USDA Officials with ‘Legislative Metrics’ to Preserve Telework, Government Executive

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