News You Can Use: 05/29/18

National Security

What the Long, Corruption-Enabling, Mostly Failed Afghanistan-Stabilization Effort Tells Us, Defense One

Just Put it On Our Tab: War Financing and the Decline of Democracy, War on the Rocks

The 3-Step Guide for Tricking America into a War, The National Interest

The Chilling Effect of Trump’s War on the FBI, The Atlantic

The West is ill-prepared for the wave of “deep fakes” that artificial intelligence could unleash, Brookings

What Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un Don’t Know About Their Own Standoff, Defense One

Why war powers need an expiration date, Brookings


Senators look to emphasize U.S. cyber prowess, Fifth Domain

Senate Defense Bill Aims to Scrub Cyber Adversaries from U.S. Military Tech, Nextgov

Public Health

To Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs, Ask Your Pharmacist For The Cash Price, NPR

Special Operations Forces Are Changing Combat Medicine With Jury-Rigged Hospitals and Freeze-Dried Blood, Defense One

Do DIY Medical Tests Promise More Than They Can Deliver?, NPR

Cameras On Preemies Let In Families, Keep Germs Out, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Duterte Threatens Summary Execution of Drug Suspects. Again., Human Rights Watch

Kashmiris Need Justice, Not Just Development, Human Rights Watch

Wheels of Justice Turning in Bangui, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Reshaping and Reenergizing the Federal Workforce, Government Executive

Trump goes after feds in latest executive orders, Federal Times

Big Changes Ahead for VA After Flurry of Action on Capitol Hill, Government Executive

Senate orders Pentagon to review child-on-child sex abuse on military bases, The Associated Press

White House Cracks Down on Unions with Executive Orders, Government Executive

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