News You Can Use: 07/24/18

National Security

MAVNI troops falsified records, were security risk, DoD says, Military Times

Russia fears leak of hypersonic missile secrets to West, BBC

The missing link to preparing for military operations in megacities and dense urban areas, Army Times

Trump officials weigh limits on uranium, invoking national security, The Washington Post

How to reshape the US military in 5 steps, Defense News

CIA: China is waging a ‘quiet kind of cold war’ against US, The Associated Press

Chaos from order, Brookings

America has sold more weapons in six months than in all of 2017, Defense News

US amends terror designation of Shabaab to include Kenyan ‘wing’, FDD’s Long War Journal

Alleged Russian agent Butina met with U.S. Treasury, Fed officials, Reuters

Decentralization – Not Privatization – is the Heart of Success in Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal


The Army probably needs to update its cyber doctrine every 18 months, Fifth Domain

What Alexander Hamilton Can Teach Us About Cyber Policy, Defense One

Trump Administration Plans National Cyber Risk Management Initiative, Nextgov

DoD is changing the way industry offers cyber solutions, Fifth Domain

China Won and America Lost on ZTE, but Our Offensive Cyber is Super Awesome, Nextgov

With cyber forces underequipped, DoD turns to rapid prototyping contracting, Fifth Domain

Microsoft reveals first known Russian hacking attempt aimed at 2018 midterms, CyberScoop

Why the new plan to attribute foreign cyberattacks may not be enough, Fifth Domain

Pentagon Wants to Move Some Cyber Defense Operations to the Cloud, Defense One

Public Health

A Simple Emergency Room Intervention Can Help Cut Suicide Risk, NPR

Poll Finds One-Quarter of Americans Believe Smoking Should be Banned, Route Fifty

Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities, NPR

Watchful Eyes: At Peer-Run Injection Sites, Drug Users Help Each Other Stay Safe, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Bipartisan measure seeks to aid genocide prevention, Homeland Preparedness News

Sri Lankan war criminals deployed as UN peacekeepers, Tamil Guardian

Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on Rohingya, Star Tribune

Pentagon announces $200 million in aid for Ukraine, Military Times

Government & Military Personnel

Measuring American gig workers is difficult, but essential, Brookings

OPM Begins Planning Its Reorganization Despite Pushback From Lawmakers, Government Executive

Here’s how state and federal authorities are targeting sham veteran charities, Military Times

Trump targeting security clearances of former officials who have criticized him, White House says, The Washington Post

Credit Ratings Agency Offers Dim Outlook for Rural America, Route Fifty

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