News You Can Use: 06/23/17

National Security  

Survey: Americans Worry More About National Security Than Hacking, Nextgov

DoD report: Manning’s leaks to cause no harm, C4ISR Net

NSA Still Vulnerable to Insider Threats, Watchdog Found, Government Executive

U.S. Pressed to Pursue Deal to Freeze North Korea Missile Tests, The New York Times

Citing Uptick in Attacks, Senators Request Better Protection for ICE Officers, Government Executive

US Navy ballistic missile intercept test fails, Defense News

From the sponsor: A blueprint for unified, regional missile defense, Defense News

U.S. on collision course with Syria and Iran once de facto Islamic State capital falls, The Washington Post

Why Trump’s Foreign Policy Can’t Be Stopped, Foreign Policy

McCain threatens to block deputy SecDef nomination, Defense News

FBI Investigating Flint Airport Stabbing As Possible Act Of Terrorism, NPR

House Dems pressure White House on Kushner, Flynn security clearances, Military Times

Corker open to North Korea travel ban, Politico


Trump’s cyber deterrence is a lot like Obama’s, C4ISR Net

The Cyber Advice Tech Titans Gave The White House Behind Closed Doors, Nextgov

Attendees at DoE Cyber Conference were hacked by … DoE, Fifth Domain Cyber

Half of industrial control systems suffered cyberattack last year, says Kaspersky survey, Fifth Domain Cyber

Lawmaker: Cyber National Guard Could Fill Federal Workforce Gaps, Nextgov

Several agencies looking for IT, cyber leaders, Federal Times

Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling, Fifth Domain Cyber

White House Cyber Chief To Agency Leaders: Know Your Network’s Risks, Nextgov

Public Health

Republicans’ Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Hit Rural Patients Hard, NPR

The Health 202: Here’s what’s in the Senate health care bill, The Washington Post

A Pioneer In ‘Flat-Fee Primary Care’ Had To Close Its Clinics. What Went Wrong?, NPR

On the Senate health care bill, Brookings

How war brought cholera and polio back to the Middle East, The Washington Post

War-torn Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts, Associated Press

Education At Home & Abroad

Education Dept. regulatory reform task force finds 150 rules to review, The Hill

Nearly every rich country guarantees at least one year of early childhood education—except the US, Quartz

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

It’s OK That Trump Doesn’t Care About Human Rights, Foreign Policy

Brazil: Domestic Violence Victims Denied Justice, Human Rights Watch

Unpacking the numbers on global refugees, Brookings

People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic, Associated Press

Philippines: LGBT Students Face Bullying, Abuse, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Military and Veterans Groups Advocate Benefit Parity Between Active Duty, Reserve Soldiers, Government Executive

Companies Offering To Buy Your Annuity, Be careful!, Office of Personnel Management

Interior Is Moving Forward With Buyouts, Leaves Door Open for RIFs, Government Executive

Where is the Federal Workforce, and Why Does that Matter?,

Veterans Affairs facing $1 billion shortfall because of unexpected Choice program costs, The Arizona Republic

Is Momentum Building for Another Round of BRAC?, Government Executive

OMB Needs Bigger Budget So It Can Cut Other Agencies, Director Says, Government Executive

Will robots make job training (and workers) obsolete? Workforce development in an automating labor market, Brookings

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