News You Can Use: 07/20/16

National Security

US government looks to private sector for Zika tools, DevEx Impact

France needs its own National Counterterrorism Center, Brookings

Defense Intelligence Agency is Scoping Out Social Media Background Checkers, Nextgov

GOP convention starts with a focus on national security, Benghazi, Military Times


Army Cyber Command hits key milestone, C4ISRNet

Bug-Hunting Computers to Compete in DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge, DoD News

What defines an armed cyberattack? It depends, C4ISRNet

McAuliffe on Cybersecurity: ‘It’s Something That Every Governor Needs to Focus On’, Route Fifty

Update on ARCYBER’s HQ move, C4ISRNet

Coup in Turkey

Why Coups Fail: The Outcome in Turkey Was No Surprise, Foreign Affairs

Chairman Expresses Concern Over Turkish Coup Attempt, Relief at Aftermath, DoD News

Turkey widens post-coup purge, demands Washington hand over cleric, Reuters

In Egypt, Many Leaders Quietly Cheered Turkish Coup Plotters, The New York Times

Turkey: Erdogan may restore death penalty with parliament approval, CNN

Pentagon was surprised by attempted coup in Turkey, Stars and Stripes

Turkey Coup Attempt to Take Over Agenda at Global Defense Summit,

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Boko Haram Has Left 250,000 Children Suffering from ‘Severe Malnourishment’, Time

Syria’s Weaponized Humanitarian Space, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

U.S. says hopes to raise in excess of $2 billion in aid for Iraq, Reuters

Aung San Suu Kyi Must Focus on Ending Burma’s Civil War, Foreign Policy

US Envoy in Cambodia to Discuss Its Human Rights, Politics, Associated Press

Egypt: Hundreds disappeared and tortured amid wave of brutal repression, Amnesty International

Repression in Venezuela, Human Rights Foundation

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Global Anti-Corruption Consortium, State Department

Government & Military Personnel

Americans Think National Parks Are Worth $92 Billion, But We Don’t Fund Them Accordingly, Government Executive

How to Cope When the World Feels Like Total Chaos, Time

How Can the U.S. Fix a Broken Government?, Government Executive

Despite Improvements, Government Still Bottom of the Barrel in Customer Experience, Nextgov

Avoiding the Sickening Effects of Stress, Government Executive

The Biggest Problem With Email? It’s Way Too Convenient, Government Executive

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