News You Can Use: 09/14/18

National Security

Corruption in counterterrorism aid programs fuels extremist groups, says new report, Defense News

John Bolton is wrong to attack International Criminal Court, Brookings

Hurricane Florence’s assault begins. ‘Catastrophic’ surge and flooding feared., The Washington Post

The military versus Hurricane Florence: Why some troops are looking this storm right in the eye, Military Times

US says transfer from FEMA funds won’t harm hurricane relief, The Associated Press

Why the Military Must Learn to Love Silicon Valley, Foreign Policy

Trump’s New Executive Order Slaps a Bandaid on Election Interference Problems, Wired

Trump OKs sanctions for foreigners who meddle in elections, Fifth Domain

Trump wants to identify election interference within 45 days. Here is how he can do it., Fifth Domain

Homeland Security and Senator Spar Over Moving Funds from FEMA to Immigrant Detention, Government Executive

Trump policies have left FEMA and the EPA weaker ahead of Hurricane Florence, Quartz


Is the US where it needs to be on cyber?, Fifth Domain

In Cyberwar, There are No Rules, Foreign Policy

DARPA Wants to Find Botnets Before They Attack, Nextgov

They’re Crying in the Cyber Wilderness, Roll Call

What changes could be ahead for cyberwarriors?, Fifth Domain

Declassified Report Describes Confusion Around Military Cyber Responsibilities in 2014, Nextgov

DISA opens a new operations floor in Utah to boost resiliency, C4ISR Net

Public Health

What You Need to Know If You’re in the Path of Hurricane Florence,

People too poor to evacuate Hurricane Florence should ask neighbors for help, FEMA says, Quartz

New Medicare Advantage Tool To Control Drug Prices Could Narrow Choices, NPR

Drug-Running, Lax Opioid Testing Found in VA’s Residential Treatment Programs,

American College of Medical Toxicology Collaborates on ‘Fentanyl: The Real Deal’, a Training Video for First Responders, PR Web

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

UK must take lead to protect the people of Idlib, The Guardian

Behind the numbers: Millions seeking a path out of poverty, Brookings

Caged for the Storm as Hurricane Florence Bears Down, Human Rights Watch

The Oslo Accords at 25, the second intifada at 18, Brookings

EU court finds some British surveillance revealed by Snowden violated human rights, NBC

US-UK Launch Effort to Fight Female Genital Mutilation at Home, Sputnik

Blinded by Xenophobia, Revista VEJA

The States and Metro Areas Where Poverty Was Highest Last Year, Route Fifty

Government & Military Personnel

Lawmakers Announce Deal to Avoid Shutdown, Government Executive

A 2019 Pay Raise Appears Likely, But Isn’t a Done Deal, Government Executive

U.S., Cuba officials discuss mysterious embassy health incidents, Reuters

Student vet enrollment spikes at Ivy League schools, Military Times

A Fossil-Free TSP, Wellness at Federal Agencies and More, Government Executive

VA establishes new research center focused on caregivers, Military Times

VA undecided on whether to pay for sex reassignment surgery, Military Times

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