News You Can Use: 09/05/16

National Security

A new mission for Homeland Security: managing risk, The Hill

Coast Guardsmen recall flood rescues in Louisiana, Navy Times

Coalition Contributions to Countering the Islamic State, Congressional Research Service

Homeland Security Considers Declaring Election ‘Critical Infrastructure’, NewsMax

Former senator: Inquiry over Saudi involvement in 9/11 is not over, The Hill

FAA Announces First Drone Advisory Council Meeting, Nextgov

State Dept. offers $3M reward for info on US-trained ISIS leader, The Hill

Did Russia Really Hack U.S. Election Systems?, Foreign Policy

Who is US journalist Lindsey Snell detained in Turkey?, BBC News

Performance measurement in economic development – even the standard can’t live up to the standard, Brookings


Exclusive: SWIFT discloses more cyber thefts, pressures banks on security, Reuters

To Find Cyber Flaws in Weapon Systems, DoD Will Move Millions, Defense News

CYBERCOM wants adversary to know it’s hacked, C4ISR Net

Report: Backups May Not Be Enough Protection From Ransomware, Nextgov

DoD and intel officials gather to discuss space situational awareness, C4ISR Net

Public Health

Yellow fever outbreak still serious, WHO says, CNN

Can Malaria Be Eradicated?, Council on Foreign Relations

Haiti fights losing battle against cholera, Yahoo

Fla. finds Zika virus in U.S. mosquito for first time, USA Today

Technical problems delay rollout of DoD’s electronic health record, Federal News Radio

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Why did you become a humanitarian? Aid workers share their motivations, The Guardian

The Unbreakable Relationship: Hamas and the Humanitarian Aid in Gaza, The Huffington Post

Nevada groups net $4.6 million to fight veteran homelessness, Associated Press

Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price on National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Chinese Human Rights Advocates, State Department

Government & Military Personnel

Obama orders 1.6 percent military pay raise for 2017, Military Times

House Armed Services chairman blasts Obama for military pay cut, Washington Examiner

Agencies Struggle to Find Talent, but Use Only a Fraction of Available Hiring Options, Government Executive

Fighting to Protect Your Benefits, Government Executive

Humans of New York decided to profile veterans. The response has been overwhelming., The Washington Post

What veterans think of their options for the next commander-in-chief, PBS

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