News You Can Use: 08/31/16

National Security

As threats increase, America needs a diplomat in chief, Brookings

Advancing US Security Through Foreign Military Sales, Defense News

Report: If DoD Doesn’t Embrace Open Source, It’ll be Left Behind, Nextgov

Feds reviewing use of private immigration facilities, Associated Press

USDA Closes Offices After Threats to Employees and Facilities, Government Executive

How to hack- and rig-proof U.S. elections, The Washington Post

Nuclear arms control beyond the U.S. and Russia, Brookings

EXCLUSIVE: Russia-Backed DNC Hackers Strike Washington Think Tanks, Defense One

Congress, National Security and Rockets – Continuing Battle, Small Wars Journal

Third-country nuclear forces and possible measures for multilateral arms control, Brookings

Cybersecurity

FBI: Hackers Target 2 State Election Databases, Nextgov

Recent State Voter Registration System Cyberattacks Prompt FBI Alert, Route Fifty

Cyber threat grows for bitcoin exchanges, Reuters

FBI says foreign hackers penetrated state election systems, Yahoo

Cyber Security Conference Playing Major Role in National Security, Alabama News

Public Health

Policies States Should Implement to Boost Child Immunization Rates, Route Fifty

Your Zika Apathy Is Spreading the Virus, The Daily Beast

Screening for Zika in Donated Blood, Government Executive

Canada’s Fight To End HIV, TB And Malaria For Good, Huffington Post

U.S. FDA issues emergency use authorization for Zika test: Roche, Reuters

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

‘Make human rights the priority in all conservation efforts’ – UN experts urge governments, UN News Centre

They Ran to the UN for Help, They Got Tear-Gassed Instead, Foreign Policy

Europe’s refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it, Associated Press

10,000th Syrian reaches US this week in resettlement program, Associated Press

Human rights groups sound alarm on secret detentions in Ukraine, The Telegraph

World shirks responsibility, TheWhig.com

Government & Military Personnel

The Single Best Tool to Make You a Better Leader, Government Executive

You Took Our Hatch Act Quiz and Did Pretty Well, But…, Government Executive

Communicating to a Cynical Workforce, Government Executive


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