News You Can Use: 07/13/18

National Security

Sharing the burden without sharing a strategy, Brookings

Donald Trump Didn’t Kill NATO, But…, Defense One

The Trump-Putin Summit: Issues at Stake, Council on Foreign Relations

It Still Doesn’t Get Worse Than Afghanistan, Foreign Policy

Trump tweets ‘very nice note’ from North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, The Associated Press

North Korea reportedly pushed $1 billion nuclear blackmail to Israel — and it shows Pyongyang’s real threat, Business Insider

Defense Security Service Is Trying to Overhaul the Entire Security Clearance Process, Nextgov

The House committee tasked with keeping ICE legal hasn’t held a hearing about it in years, Quartz

Here’s What House Democrats Envision Happening After They Abolish ICE, Government Executive

H.R. McMaster book scheduled for 2020, The Associated Press

Guard troops sent to US southern border remain far from the immigration front lines, Stars and Stripes

U.S. Department of State Antiterrorism Assistance Program: Training and equipping partners overseas to prevent the spread of terrorism worldwide, U.S. Department of State


NATO summit boosts cybersecurity amid uncertainty, Fifth Domain

The Chinese Government Likely Knew about Spectre and Meltdown Bugs Before the U.S., Nextgov

Army commissions first cyber officers but hurdles remain, Fifth Domain

No surprise, cloud tops new Defense CIO’s priorities, C4ISR Net

Public Health

Report: 1.6 Billion Opioid Doses Poured Into Missouri Over 6 Years, NPR

HHS Quietly Alters Obamacare-Related Items on Medicaid Website, Government Executive

Abortion Rights Groups Prepare For Intensified Battle At The State Level, NPR

The FDA has approved the use of this potential life saver for troops on the battlefield, Military Times

Researchers Study Thousands Of Ticks Collected By The People They Bit, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Interview: The Future of International Justice Amid Boundless Cruelty, Human Rights Watch

Once Upon a Time, Helsinki Meant Human Rights, Foreign Policy

Water Is a Human Right – in Flint, in Michigan, and the US, Human Rights Watch

Reuters Journalists Charged in Myanmar, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

White House: ‘Untrue and Misleading’ That Reorg Plan Will Reduce Federal Workforce, Government Executive

Fish Out of Water: How the Military is an Impossible Place for Hackers, and What to do About It, War on the Rocks

The Pay Gap Analysis is a House of Cards, Government Executive

13 Things to Know About Your Annuity Options, Government Executive

Retirement Backlog Creeps Up, Justice Backtracks on Link Between OPM Hack and Fraud Case, Government Executive

Got questions about the new PT test? The sergeant major of the Army has answers., Army Times

Army Guard Gets Tuition Assistance Boost,

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