News You Can Use: 08/26/16

National Security

US Seeking Global Armed Drone Export Rules, Defense News

The Post-Obama Syrian Playbook, Foreign Policy

DHS: Don’t Fall for Louisiana Flood Charity Scams, Nextgov

US nuclear policy remains dangerously stuck in the past, The Hill

Louisiana Flood Relief Will Cost $30 Million, Red Cross Says, Time

The New Frontier in Terror Fundraising: Bitcoin, The Cipher Brief

Is Biden’s visit to Ankara the last chance for Turkey and America?, Brookings

Here’s How to Stop Turkey’s Anti-American Turn, Foreign Policy

Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don’t Talk About (Much), Roll Call

GAO: Pentagon Can’t Tell the Difference Between Wartime and Base Dollars, Defense News

U.S. and Europe Say Assad May Have Kept Some Chemical Weapons, Foreign Policy


Official: FBI probing attempted cyber breach of NY Times, Associated Press

Why Homeland Security Unleashed an ‘Alien Virus’ on Silicon Valley, Motherboard

Air Force wants a cyber disconnect, C4ISR Net

Nuclear Deterrence in Cyber-ia: Challenges and Controversies, Air & Space Power Journal

What Vendors Need to Know About GSA’s New Cyber Offerings, Nextgov

‘Internet of Things’ Brings New IT Challenges for State Governments, Route Fifty

Iran looking to enhance cyber capabilities, C4ISR Net

Public Health

Anger Mounts Over Long Term Care Premium Spike, Government Executive

Florida announces Zika case hundreds of miles from Miami, Reuters

Spinal cord research at VA helps patients, The Augusta Chronicle

How to rescue Obamacare as insurers drop out, Brookings

When Should Vets Use Mobile Apps for PTSD Treatment? VA Wants to Know, Nextgov

Zika is Just the First Front in the 21st-Century Biowar, Foreign Policy

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Boko Haram is leaving a major healthcare crisis in its wake, Vice News

UN chief calls for renewed focus on mass destruction weapons, U.S. News

Special Report: Massacre reports show U.S. inability to curb Iraq militias, Reuters

Myanmar says UN chief to attend ethnic peace talks, Fox News

At Least 14 Civilians Killed in US Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria: Centcom,

Government & Military Personnel

Drones, not dirt: Making farm careers cool for vets, Military Times

Specially Hired Federal Interns and Recent Grads Are Staying in Government, Government Executive

How to Keep Key Talent Attracted to State Workforces, Route Fifty


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