News You Can Use: 09/07/18

National Security

House Armed Services chair warns political fights are endangering national security, Military Times

How election security became a Homeland Security priority, The Associated Press

US to ‘turn up the knob’ on election security, Fifth Domain

How the U.S. Can Effectively Share Threat Information With Other Nations, Government Executive

North Korea’s media say Kim Jong Un vows nuclear-free Korea amid standoff, Washington Examiner

House Passes Bill Expanding DHS’ Power to Block Risky Contractors from Government Networks, Nextgov

25 bloodless battles: Synthetic training will help prepare for current and future operations, Defense News

The ‘Long War’ is not getting shorter, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

The National Security Law Podcast: A Deep Dive into the Steel Seizure Case, Lawfare

Here Comes Gordon: Gulf Storm Expected to Make Landfall as Hurricane, Route Fifty

Former Navy official pleads guilty in ‘Fat Leonard’ probe just weeks after indictment, The San Diego Union-Tribune


How risk-adaptive programs can boost government cybersecurity, Fifth Domain

House passes measure to identify, sanction hackers assisting in cyberattacks against US, The Hill

Secretary Nielsen says creation of cyber agency bolsters DHS’ interagency standing, Inside Cybersecurity

Homeland Security Chief Previews Toughened ‘Resiliency Agenda’, Government Executive

Understanding the Chinese Communist Party’s Approach to Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Public Health

Hospitals Prepare To Launch Their Own Drug Company To Fight High Prices And Shortages, NPR

Analysts Predict Health Care Marketplace Premiums Will Stabilize For 2019 Coverage, NPR

Mortality due to low-quality health systems in the universal health coverage era: a systematic analysis of amenable deaths in 137 countries, The Lancet

‘Predatory Bacteria’ Might Be Enlisted In Defense Against Antibiotic Resistance, NPR

What Brett Kavanaugh said (and dodged) about health care, Politico

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The Worst May Be Yet to Come in Syria, The Atlantic

Qatar: End All Migrant Worker Exit Visas, Human Rights Watch

For Daesh Genocide Survivors The Worst Fear Becomes Reality Yet Again, Forbes

Mexico human rights commission accuses 32 marines of torture, Star Tribune

US Releases Aid to Egypt Amid Human Rights Concerns, Voice of America

Bulgaria Stands up for the Rights of People With Disabilities, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

In Reversal, DoD Will Let Wounded Warriors Transfer GI Bill Benefits,

Trump Renews Shutdown Threat as Congress Considers Spending Bills, Government Executive

Most TSP Funds Grow Modestly in August, Government Executive

Marines Move to Tackle Racial Extremists in the Corps, Pro Publica

Teacher Pay Lags Badly Compared to Other Jobs, Study Finds, Route Fifty

The Number of Top Career Execs Leaving Government Nearly Doubled in Trump’s First Year, Government Executive

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