News You Can Use: 08/29/16

National Security

5 National Security Issues Largely Missing From the 2016 Campaign, The Wall Street Journal

Some Swing States Decline Offer for DHS Voting Security, Nextgov

US Seeking Global Armed Drone Export Rules, Defense News

Public Opinion on National Security: A Big Factor in Voter Attitudes, Lawfare

DoD Presses On In Pursuit of Laser Weapons, Defense News

Trump and Clinton Have No Idea How To Deal With Putin, Foreign Policy

The Army Isn’t Getting Much Use Out of Its Expensive Training Games, Slate


5 Ways Agencies Can Prepare for Cyberattacks, Nextgov

China Sets New Tone in Drafting Cybersecurity Rules, The Wall Street Journal

U.S. banking regulators focused on cyber security after SWIFT attacks, Reuters

Polish think-take advocates offensive cyber stance for NATO, IHS Jane’s 360

Public Health

Zika Virus’s Spread Pushes Testing Labs to Expand Capacity, The Wall Street Journal

Army, Coast Guard hardest hit by Zika, Military Times

WHO is stepping in to ease a food and health crisis in Nigeria’s camps for Boko Haram victims, Quartz

No Confirmed Zika Cases Have Been Linked to the Olympics, Fortune

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Kerry: More ‘work to do’ in avoiding civilian casualties in Yemen, The Hill

Exposing Burundi’s Human Rights Crisis, Human Rights Watch

UN Human Rights Chief Calls For Probe Into Saudi Airstrikes In Yemen, The Huffington Post

6 facts that reveal how humanitarian aid is failing people with disabilities, Mashable

US aid to Pakistan shrinks amid mounting frustration over militants, The Times of India

Taita Taveta, Kwale security agencies shielding human rights violators, KNCHR told, Daily Nation

Government & Military Personnel

No, You Probably Shouldn’t Follow Every Order From Your Boss, Government Executive

Agencies Could Face a Nearly $800M Sequester Next Year, Government Executive

How to Delight Customers Through Public-Private Partnerships, Nextgov

7 Questions to Answer Before Buying Life Insurance, Government Executive

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