News You Can Use: 09/05/17

National Security  

The Clear Logic of the Latest North Korean Test, The Atlantic

North Korean Nuclear Test Draws U.S. Warning of ‘Massive Military Response’, The New York Times

Acting Homeland Security boss brings experience to Harvey role, Fox

Catastrophic Hurricane Irma — now a Cat 5 — is on a collision course with Florida, The Washington Post

State and Local Agencies Prepare as Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida in Coming Days, Route Fifty

Harvey Response: NASA Lends Space-Based Eyes to Recovery,

National Preparedness Month,

FBI, Homeland Security warn of more ‘antifa’ attacks, Politico

The US-Mexico border wall (part 1), Brookings

Mattis reportedly threatens Swedish defense cooperation over nuclear treaty, Defense News

Trump Administration’s Transparency Questioned as It Awards First Border Wall Contracts, Government Executive

Trump’s Next Self-Inflicted Crisis Is a Nuclear Iran, Foreign Policy

Future Spy Satellites Just Got Exponentially Smaller, Defense One

Trump administration announces end of immigration protection program for ‘dreamers’, The Washington Post


Former State cyber coordinator says it was a mistake to close his office, Nextgov

How much does federal government spend on cybersecurity?, Fifth Domain

Candidate Trump criticized Obama’s cyber doctrine. President Trump continues it., Nextgov

Los Angeles launches first US city-based cyber lab, Cities Today

Hackers can get into pacemakers, leak 700m emails and spoof the taxman, Nextgov

Merkel ally cites thousands of cyber attacks from Russian IP addresses, The Straits Times

Public Health

Hurricane Harvey’s Public-Health Nightmare, The Atlantic

Harvey’s Floodwaters Cut Off City’s Water Supply, Route Fifty

Fall Weather Headed Your Way? Time For Flu Shots, NPR

Yemen’s cholera epidemic hits 600,000, confounding expectations, Reuters

San Diego Declares Health Emergency Amid Hepatitis A Outbreak, NPR

Education At Home & Abroad

Education Dept. Ends Partnership With CFPB, Inside Higher Ed

Rural dreams: Upward mobility in America’s countryside, Brookings

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Myanmar army ‘beheading children and burning people alive’ according to eyewitnesses, The Telegraph

The U.S. Is in Denial About the Civilians It’s Killing in Syria, Foreign Policy

Burundi committing crimes against humanity, says report, Associated Press

The Photos the U.S. and Saudi Arabia Don’t Want You to See, The New York Times

Saudi Arabia should fund all humanitarian aid to Yemen: WFP, Reuters

No Country for Civilians, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

OPM Creates Emergency Leave Program for Harvey Victims, Government Executive

Harvey help: How military families can get emergency aid, and tips for donors, Military Times

How Harvey Gave Congressional Republicans the Excuse They Wanted, The Atlantic

Trump Deregulation Expands to Workplace Fatalities, Gender Pay, Government Executive

Trump Announces HR Professional As New Pick to Lead OPM, Government Executive

Trump’s Nominee to Run GSA Is Respected Republican Hill Staffer, Government Executive

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