News You Can Use: 07/20/18

National Security

What Do You Do Now, US National Security Leaders?, Defense One

Emergency Managers Ask Congress to Invest in Mitigation, Route Fifty

Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Could Leave U.S. Defense Industry Behind, Foreign Policy

Diplomatic niceties can blur the lines of personal and national interests, The Hill

Trump’s Worst Blow To NATO Came at Home, Defense One

Rubio, Warner Stress Election Security After Trump-Putin Summit, Wired

‘We Have No Idea What President Trump Would Do in a Crisis with Russia.’, Foreign Policy

Buying bombs: How can industry ensure the health of weapons supply chains?, Defense News

US launches national security probe into uranium imports, Military Times

Why Trump Is Getting Away With Foreign-Policy Insanity, Foreign Policy

Russia tests new nuclear weapons after summit with Trump, The Associated Press


How Much Damage Did Trump Cause in Helsinki?, Foreign Policy


Government’s Cyber Monitoring Program Would Become Law Under House Bill, Nextgov

White House names Grant Schneider to top cyber post, Federal Times

Chinese Hackers Targeted Internet-of-Things During Trump-Putin Summit, Defense One

NATO’s Real Spending Emergency Is in Cyberspace, Bloomberg

The Army wants to build a better signals intelligence force, C4ISR Net

Hackers account for 90% of login attempts at online retailers, Quartz

Public Health

These Pills Could Be Next U.S. Drug Epidemic, Public Health Officials Say, Route Fifty

A Spike In Liver Disease Deaths Among Young Adults Fueled By Alcohol, NPR

Trump’s Battle Against Breastfeeding Is a Small Part of a Wider War, Foreign Policy

Report: VA paid for thousands of unneeded medical exams for disabled veterans, Military Times

These pieces of medical gear aim to take the strain off the combat life-saving medic or corpsman, Military Times

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The price of America’s withdrawal from the U.N. Human Rights Council, The Washington Post

Honoring Elie Wiesel’s Legacy, House of Representatives Passes Genocide Prevention Act, The Algemeiner

Cameroon: Killings, Destruction in Anglophone Regions, Human Rights Watch

Do Constitutional Rights and Human Rights Matter?, Lawfare

Brazil: Pesticide Poisonings in Rural Areas, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

House Backs Pay Freeze, Setting Up Fight With Senate, Government Executive

To Produce Strategists, Focus on Staffing Senior Leaders, War on the Rocks

Delayed ‘Forever’ GI Bill is poised for August launch, Stars and Stripes

More Things To Consider When Making Your Annuity Election, Government Executive

The Shrinking Federal Workforce,

‘Is That Legal?’, Government Executive

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