News You Can Use: 09/12/16

National Security

On 9/11, different pictures of national security, Politico

Face of Defense: Military, Civilian Responders Provide Aid in Hermine’s Aftermath, DoD News

U.S. Gets Ready to Assist Offensive to Retake Key Iraqi City From Islamic State, The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Rescue Attempt in Afghanistan Missed Western Hostages by Hours, The New York Times

North Korea conducts fifth nuclear test, claims it has made warheads with ‘higher strike power’, The Washington Post

How Will Terrorists Use the Internet of Things? The Justice Department Is Trying to Figure That Out, Defense One

My Top 5 Foreign-Policy Unicorns — and Why I Want to Kill Them, Foreign Policy

3 takeaways from Trump at the Commander in Chief Forum, Brookings

U.S. investigating potential covert Russian plan to disrupt presidential election, Chicago Tribune


White House to name retired Air Force general as first cybersecurity chief, CNBC

Cyber red lines: ambiguous by necessity?, C4ISR Net

Washington Really Doesn’t Want To Deal With A Cyberwar With Russia, BuzzFeed

Public Health

Zika doubled devastating birth defects in Brazil, CNN

CDC’s Response to Zika: Fragmented and Uneven, Government Executive

How to Fight Zika and Cure Our Nation’s Ailing Public Health System, Time

PEPFAR and AstraZeneca Launch Partnership Across HIV and Hypertension Services in Africa, State Department

Opoids: A public health response required, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Pressing Need For An Emergency Fund For Public Health, The Huffington Post

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Nigeria Facing ‘a Famine Unlike Any We Have Ever Seen’, ABC News

Girls’ Dreams Shattered as Nepal Fails to Curb Child Marriage, Voice of America

Report: An Essential Agenda for the Next UN Secretary-General, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Syria’s war: Aid agencies suspend cooperation with UN, Al Jezeera

Syria ready to cooperate with U.N. watchdog on gas attack accusations, Reuters

Congo’s President Is Preparing for War Against His Own People, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

Presidential Candidates Prove Fixing the VA is Much Easier Said Than Done, Government Executive

Commerce Trade Official Ordered Himself a $10K Carpet and VIP Suites, Government Executive

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