News You Can Use: 07/29/16

National Security

Spy Agency Consensus Grows That Russia Hacked D.N.C., The New York Times

We’re Fighting Zika ‘With One Hand Tied Behind Our Backs,’ CDC Director Says, Time

U.S. says looking at more counter-terrorism cooperation with China, Reuters

FBI chief: Success against ISIS means more terror, CNN

The Nusra Front is Dead and Stronger Than Ever Before, Foreign Policy

Official who oversees whistleblower complaints files one of his own, McClatchy DC

Cybersecurity

White House issues cyber response policy, Federal Times

DISA Wants $9M to Fast Track Cyber Innovations, Nextgov

Army Cyber Command moves to the front, Defense Systems

Cybersecurity experts see merit in claims of Russian hacking, Military Times

Why The US Government Needs a Cyber National Guard, Motherboard

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

World’s largest carbon producers face landmark human rights case, The Guardian

Human Rights Not A ‘Tertiary’ Interest In U.S. Middle East Policy, Huffington Post

After the emergency: What European migration policy will eventually look like, Brookings

Prosecuting Assad: War Crimes, Mass Atrocities, and U.S. Policy, The Washington Institute

“Large-scale humanitarian operation” to start in besieged Aleppo, CBS News

Burundi: Gang Rapes by Ruling Party Youth, Human Rights Watch

UN human rights expert recommends changes in US policing, McClatchy DC

Government & Military Personnel

DoD Program Aids Military Members, Civilian Employees With Disabilities, DoD News

Pentagon Wants Brain-Stimulating Headset to Improve Combat Skills, DoD Buzz

Congress wrestles with providing fertility benefits for injured veterans and servicemembers, The Washington Post

Army Assessments of Contractors’ Past Performance Fall Short, Nextgov

It’s Time We Address The Consequences Of America’s Recent Wars, Task & Purpose

Make it easy to fire federal workers. And then what?, Chief HRO

New Rule Dictates How Feds Can Ethically Apply for Jobs Outside Government, Government Executive


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