News You Can Use: 07/27/16

National Security

Latest DHS Push in Silicon Valley: Drones for Border Patrol, Nextgov

White House Mulls Big Nuclear Policy Changes, and Lawmakers Speak Up, Defense News

Pentagon says proposed Russian deal in Syria is ‘not based on trust’, The Washington Post

How War and Crisis Help Spread Diseases Like Zika, The National Interest

Insider Threats a Looming Issue for Government Contractors, National Defense

How Putin Weaponized Wikileaks to Influence the Presidential Election, Nextgov


Countering the Cyber Threat: New U.S. Cybersecurity Policy Solidifies FBI as Key Cyber Leader, FBI

HHS Will Fund Cyberthreat Information Sharing, Nextgov

How The Cybersecurity Industry Is Coping With A Skills Shortage, Fast Company

What does the U.S. government know about Russia and the DNC hack?, Brookings

FBI investigates DNC email hacking; Clinton campaign blames Russia, Chicago Tribune

White House Cyber Commission May Endorse Security Ratings System for Software, Nextgov

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Joint Letter to UN Security Council Members on South Sudan, Human Rights Watch

USAID Announces $127 Million in Additional Humanitarian Aid to Southern Africa, USAID

UN Committee against Torture to review Burundi’s human rights situation, Africa News

Dispatches: Executions In Gaza Does Not Mean Justice, Human Rights Watch

United States Condemns Harsh Sentences and Calls for Unconditional Release of Prisoners, State Department

UN calls for 48-hour humanitarian pause in east Aleppo city, Fox News

Government & Military Personnel

Seriously, Let’s Inject Humor into Leadership, Association of the United States Army

Another Chance for Feds to Say How They Really Feel About How They Are Being Treated, Government Executive

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