News You Can Use: 07/01/16

National Security

Presidential Envoy Reports Counter-ISIL Progress, Ongoing Terrorism Threat, DoD News

Interview: HASC Ranking Member Adam Smith, Defense News

Opening Remarks to the 3rd Plenary Meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV), State Department

Frontline Civilian Care: Balancing Mission and Risk in High Threat Environments (Protecting Our Diplomats and Development Professionals), State Department

Terrorism Database Used by Governments and Banks Leaked Online, Motherboard

Check Out The US Military’s Sandbox of Silly-Putty That Predicts Disasters and War, Defense One

Islamic State And The Threat Of WMDs, Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty

Military Drones: Evolutionary, Not Transformative, Not Revolutionary, Lawfare


DOJ: States, Terrorists Team With Organized Crime Outfits to Commit Cyber Theft, USNI News

Watch out for these 4 types of cyber attacks, Pensacola News Journal

This is South Korea’s elite cyber army that fights North Korea, Market Watch

Benghazi Report

Benghazi committee plans new interview, The Hill

‘Move on’ from Benghazi? Republicans say it’s unlikely, Military Times


UK Defense Industry Seeks ‘Bold’ Government Backing After Brexit Vote, Defense News

Carter Calls UK Counterpart Following Brexit Vote, DoD News

The Brexit contagion could consume the French elite next, Brookings

Brexit Means Brexit: Johnson’s Fall Reduces Room for EU-Turn, Bloomberg

Foreign Policy

Is America’s Foreign-Policy Pendulum Swinging Back to Intervention?, Government Executive

The Value of U.S. Alliances, Remarks by Antony J. Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State, State Department

5 Attitude Adjustments America’s Foreign-Policy Leaders Need Now, The National Interest

Government & Military Personnel

Vets bill would protect their credit scores, The Hill

DoD Military Spouse Employment Partnership Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary, DoD News

VA commission health care report — contentious until the end, Military Times

Human Rights

Trafficking in Persons Report 2016, State Department

Harmful Child Labor Is Everyone’s Business, USAID

Testimony of Gayle E. Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development, Before Sentate Foreign Relations Committee, USAID

Syria’s Refugee Children Have Lost All Hope, Foreign Policy

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