News You Can Use: 06/27/17

National Security  

Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault, The Washington Post

The Supreme Court Partially Unblocked Trump’s Travel Ban, The Atlantic

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker ‘worship’, Military Times

John Walker Lindh, Detainee #001 in the Global War On Terror, Will Go Free In Two Years. What Then?, Foreign Policy

Homeland Security Awards Grants to Counter Domestic Extremism, Government Executive

Hitting the wall: On immigration, campaign promises clash with policy realities, Brookings

Former State Department special agent charged with espionage, Federal Times

Rogers ‘Pissed’ At Air Force Opposition To Space Corps, Breaking Defense

Trump administration abruptly shutters diplomatic office on Pakistan and Afghanistan policy, The Washington Post

Global Demand for US Weapons ‘Busier Than Ever’ in Trump Era, So Far, Defense One

Scientist gets time served for theft of military documents, Military Times

White House frustration grows with Tillerson over jobs for Trump allies, The Washington Post

I Found Trump’s Diary—Hiding in Plain Sight, Politico

Cybersecurity

Lawmakers: How Many Cyber Threat Centers Does The Government Need?, Nextgov

DARPA moves to innovate cyber intel capability with real-time threat visualization, Fifth Domain Cyber

FBI’s Cyber Most Wanted, part I, Fifth Domain Cyber

Hackers Target Municipal Emergency Services for Mischief, Money, and More, Defense One

A Cyberattack on Britain’s House of Parliament, The Atlantic

Public Health

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates, The Washington Post

Explore Analysis by Kaiser Family Foundation to Estimate How the Senate Health Bill Will Affect You, Route Fifty

Routine DNA Sequencing May Be Helpful And Not As Scary As Feared, NPR

The New AHCA Cuts Medicaid Funding More Deeply, Route Fifty

Secret dealmaking and the GOP health care bill, Brookings

Education At Home & Abroad

The Real Cost Of Asia’s Billion Dollar Shadow Education Industry For Students, Forbes

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Don’t Loosen the Rules on Civilian Casualties During Drone Strikes, Defense One

US: Return Burma, Iraq to Child Soldier List, Human Rights Watch

In Yemen’s secret prisons, UAE tortures and US interrogates, Associated Press

China: Liu Must Be Released Immediately, Amnesty International

Government & Military Personnel

House Oversight Members Join Effort to Loosen TSP Withdrawal Restrictions, Government Executive

Beware of Benefits Scams, Government Executive

Top Republican: Either change the rules or leave military pay raise alone, Military Times

The President’s Budget and Your Benefits, Government Executive

Pentagon weighs possible delay in new transgender recruits, Reuters

Doing Bold Work? Share Your Story, Government Executive

Trump Calls Civil Service Laws ‘Outdated’ in Signing VA Firing Reform, Government Executive


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