News You Can Use: 06/02/17

National Security

America First Doesn’t Mean America Alone, The Wall Street Journal

Everything That’s Wrong With That McMaster Op-Ed, Defense One

Japan’s military begins major drill with U.S. carriers watching North Korea, Reuters

Hooked: Mexico’s violence and U.S. demand for drugs, Brookings

Pentagon Shoots Down Mockup Of ICBM, But Concerns Linger, Foreign Policy

House intel panel asks Trump press aide for info, Associated Press

Pentagon: Anti-Missile Weapons Can Keep US Safe Until 2020, Defense One

Elijah Cummings demands DNI, NSA leaders turn over documents on Trump Russia conversations, Washington Examiner

South Korea’s Moon sends aide to U.S. to quell fears over anti-missile system, Reuters

The Trump Administration Just Missed Its Best Shot at a Military Buildup, Defense One

McCain proposes $7.5 billion of new U.S. military funding for Asia-Pacific, Reuters

Trump pulls US out of Paris deal: What it would mean, The Hill

US tells EU: No laptop ban for now, Politico

Jared Kushner’s Growing Stench of Treason, Foreign Policy


Here’s How Agencies Should Implement Trump’s Cyber Order, Nextgov

NATO might trigger Article 5 for certain cyberattacks, Defense News

Cybersecurity is the Sputnik of our day, Nextgov

Trump’s use of private cellphone raises security concerns, Associated Press

Germany brushes off US help on election cybersecurity: report, The Hill

Public Health

Ohio Sues 5 Major Drug Companies For ‘Fueling Opioid Epidemic’, NPR

Suspected drug thefts persist at VA centers, Military Times

New drug kits save police dogs from opioid overdoses, Associated Press

How Restricting Abortion Access Affects Rural America, 1A

Education At Home & Abroad

‘Serious Times’ for International Education, Inside Higher Ed

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

As Yemen faces famine, U.N. works to avert attack on food port, Reuters

DR Congo: UN Should Investigate Kasai Violence, Human Rights Watch

Kabul in mourning after blast kills almost 100 people, Al Jazeera

Immigrant Deaths in Private Prisons Explode Under Trump, Daily Beast

The Watson Files, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

Thrift Savings Plan Board Approves Five-Year Lifecycle Fund Increments, Government Executive

D.C.-Area Lawmakers Vow to Fight Proposed Federal Retirement Benefit Cuts, Government Executive

The Trump Budget’s Assault on Federal Workers, Government Executive

Contractor Settles Criminal Charges on Overpriced Food for Troops in Iraq, Government Executive

Government’s Catch 22 Performance Problem, Government Executive

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