News You Can Use: 09/15/17

National Security  

The Hurricanes, National Security, and What Comes Next, Defense One

Trump Reverses His Stand on DACA, The Atlantic

Iran sanctions are up for review while fate of nuclear deal is tenuous, The Washington Post

U.S. lawmakers want ‘supercharged’ response to North Korea nuclear tests, Reuters

Trump takes travel-ban exemption fight back to SCOTUS, Politico

House Slated to Debate Air Traffic Control Privatization As Deadline Looms, Government Executive

Trump Administration Launches Broad New Anti-Leak Program, Buzzfeed

US Homeland Security Sued Over Warrantless Search of Electronics, Voice of America

Killers, rapists getting interim security clearances due to backlog, Federal Times

Trump wants Congress to reauthorize surveillance tool, Fifth Domain

How FEMA Can Reduce Fraud in the Wake of Harvey and Irma, Government Executive

What You Need to Know About Russia’s Big Wargame on NATO’s Doorstep, Defense One

Pentagon is still preparing for global warming even though Trump said to stop, Military Times

The Trump administration is hiding data about how its crackdown on illegal immigration is going, Quartz

At US Nuclear Weapons Base, Mattis Signals Support for Triad, Defense One

Cybersecurity

Are cryptocurrencies a dream come true for cyber-extortionists?, Fifth Domain

DHS bans Kaspersky software in federal agencies, The Hill

10 Tips On How To Get A Job In Cyber Security, Cyber Security Jobs

In Persian Gulf, computer hacking now a cross-border fear, Fifth Domain

Public Health

How much does the private sector invest in global health R&D?, Brookings

Swarmed with mosquitoes after Harvey, Texas calls in the US Air Force, Quartz

U.S. Census Bureau Records Improvements In Income, Poverty And Health Coverage, NPR

Single-payer pushes the health-care debate decidedly leftward, The Washington Post

Why Bernie Sanders’s plan for universal health care is only half right, Brookings

VA secretary defends department’s medical experiments on dogs, Military Times

Education At Home & Abroad

Why One Educator Says It’s Time To Rethink Higher Education, NPR

Syrian Refugee Children’s Uncertain School Aid, Human Rights Watch

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Behind the attacks: A look at the perpetrators of violence against aid workers, Humanitarian Outcomes

No simple solution to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, Brookings

Myanmar treatment of Rohingya looks like ‘textbook ethnic cleansing’, says UN, The Guardian

Online regulations and LGBT rights: A test for China’s legal system, Brookings

Democracy Remains the Best Path to Security, Defense One

Government & Military Personnel

Veterans in Government Made $11,000 Less Than Non-Vets in 2016, Government Executive

Senate Considers Cutting Retirement Benefits for Feds Working for Unions, Government Executive

VA, TSA on a mission to make government more human, Nextgov

How Agencies Can Find and Develop Future Leaders, Government Executive


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