News You Can Use: 07/22/16

National Security

‘Secure’ Texas Border Still Elusive Year Into $800M Mission, Associated Press

America’s Nukes Aren’t Safe in Turkey Anymore, Foreign Policy

Hillary Clinton Is Said to Seek National Security Experience for Vice Presidential Pick, The New York Times

Pentagon Wants to Automate Social-Media Checks on Clearance Holders, Defense One

Cybersecurity

Survey: IT Professionals Still Not Taking Cybersecurity Seriously, National Defense

Interagency Committee Holds Meeting on Cybersecurity, ABA Banking Journal

“FaceTime is a Cyberweapon” and Other Lessons about Digital Age Coups, Foreign Policy

More live training, new cyber-threat list as Army aims to avoid insider attacks, Army Times

Meet The Cyber Mercenaries Selling Spyware To Governments, MotherBoard

Coup in Turkey

Failed coup in Turkey threatens military ties with key U.S. ally, Military Times

If the Turkish Coup Had Succeeded, Would Washington Have Played Along?, Foreign Policy

Turkey declares a state of emergency for three months, The Washington Post

Analysts Predict Rifts in US-Turkey Relationship, Defense News

Obama Presses Erdogan in Phone Call to Respect Rights, Bloomberg

Turkish government to propose bringing military under tighter civilian control, The Washington Post

Turkey formally requests extradition of cleric from Pa., The Hill

Turkish Procurement Programs at Risk of Delay Following Attempted Coup, Defense News

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

This is Europe’s Last Chance to Fix Its Refugee Policy, Foreign Policy

The U.N. Appeals For $204 Million to Combat Africa’s Food Security Crisis, Time

Government & Military Personnel

It’s Past Time to Address Government’s Workforce Problems, Government Exective

GOP Platform: Cut Feds’ Pay and Benefits While Making It Easier to Fire Them, Government Executive

Body Language You Should Borrow From Your Dog and Use On Your Boss, Government Executive

Defense Secretary Warns of ‘Widespread Negative Consequences’ If Senior Executive Corps is Cut, Government Executive


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