News You Can Use: 09/07/16

National Security

Future of Global Security Contingency Fund Unclear, Defense News

DoD expects better security with weapons vulnerabilities assessment, C4ISR Net

Remember the 3 Americans kidnapped in Iraq? Here’s the real story, McClatchy DC

Centcom Commander Discusses Partners, Regional Operations, Challenges, DoD News

5 questions for the next commander in chief, Military Times

‘Just like Korea is the forgotten war, the Pentagon is the forgotten 9/11’, The Washington Post


Obama warns of cyber ‘arms race’ with Russia, Politico

Halvorsen: Cybersecurity must be a risk assessment in context of mission, C4ISR Net

U.S. investigating potential covert Russian plan to disrupt November elections, The Washington Post

Public Health

Why a Four-day Workweek is Not Good For Your Health, Government Executive

Prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus: Interim guidance, World Health Organization

We Need To Change The Way We Talk About Mental Health, The Huffington Post

What Zika Crisis Shows About Women’s Health Funding Debate, The Daily Signal

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

U.N. Human Rights Chief Blasts ‘Demagogues’ of Western Nations, The New York Times

Protesters close Calais over refugee crisis: ‘We are not racist but we see no solution’, The Guardian

South Sudan to Allow More U.N. Peacekeepers, but Force Will Be No ‘Panacea’, The New York Times

Chinese Government Cracks Down On Human Rights Lawyers, NPR

Government & Military Personnel

Higher Ed Bargains For Feds, In One Chart, Government Executive

Feds Can Donate Leave to Louisiana Flood Victims, Government Executive

Regulations enable millions to build retirement security through state plans, Brookings

An Inside Look at How Agencies Handle Whistleblower Revelations, Government Executive

Congress’ Next Fights Will Include a Battle Over Avoiding a Shutdown, Government Executive

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