News You Can Use: 09/25/18

National Security

National security leaders: Trump’s Iran strategy could spark war, The Hill

America Needs an Entirely New Foreign Policy for the Trump Age, The Atlantic

Managing the new threat landscape, Brookings

ICE’s Expanded Use of Local Law Enforcement Came Without Adequate Planning or Resources, Government Executive

DHS Needs to Define Network Disruptions Before It Can Fight Them, Nextgov

House Members Plan Election Hacking Demonstration, Roll Call

The Coming Crime Wars, Foreign Policy

Military worship hurts US democracy, Brookings

How to kill a drone; Toward a smarter, cheaper US presence in the Middle East and more., Defense One

Florence’s devastation eased by military response, Fayetteville Observer

Donald Trump urged Spain to ‘build the wall’ – across the Sahara, The Guardian

Somalia remains ‘a terrorist safe haven,’ State notes, FDD’s Long War Journal

America Needs a Non-Unipolar Foreign Policy, Defense One


Trump’s national cyber strategy praised by experts, Fifth Domain

The Cybersecurity 202: the Trump Administration seeks to project tougher stance on cybersecurity with new strategy, The Wall Street Journal

If it wants to keep secrets, the intelligence community needs a new vision for cyber, Fifth Domain

The tools hackers and law enforcement needed during a simulated election nightmare, Fifth Domain

Survey: Cyber Pros Leave Government For More Than Just Money, Nextgov

Britain to create 2,000-strong cyber force to tackle Russia threat, Sky News

When and Why an Agency CISO Should Consider Parting Ways With a Cyber Contractor, Nextgov

Romanian Cyberattack Targeted Security Cameras Ahead of Inauguration, Roll Call

Federal CIO: Expect New Cybersecurity Reporting Metrics by Year’s End, Nextgov

Public Health

Workplace Wellness Plans Offer Big Incentives, But May Cost Your Privacy, NPR

Lawsuit Will Test State Plan to Shift Retiree Drug Coverage to Medicare, Route Fifty

Veterans Struggling After Sexual Assault Increasingly Turn To Service Dogs, NPR

How to Respond to a Suicidal Friend,

Mosquitoes Genetically Modified To Crash Species That Spreads Malaria, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Immigrants may be denied green cards if they’ve received benefits, Politico

Burma: US Should Promote Justice for Rohingya, Human Rights Watch

U.S. accuses Myanmar military of ‘planned and coordinated’ Rohingya atrocities, Reuters

Protecting second chances for the formerly incarcerated in the age of facial recognition, Brookings

Chinese hospital ship stops in turbulent Venezuela, The Associated Press

Yemen: Houthi Hostage-Taking, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

A Lack of Confidence Isn’t What’s Holding Back Working Women, The Atlantic

After a Slow Start, Trump’s Civil Service Reformers Connect With Experts, Government Executive

Defense industry fighting DoD proposal to change performance payments, Defense News

Largest Federal Employee Union Files Contempt Motion Against VA, Government Executive

Sexual assault: Here are the bases where troops are most at risk, Military Times

Senators are asking whether artificial intelligence could violate US civil rights laws, Quartz

Fraternizing women in infantry units should be treated fairly, Military Times

How modern wars are changing the definition of heroism, Military Times

Contract Expires for 200K Postal Workers, Negotiations Extended a Month, Government Executive

Advocates start work on what — and where — the Global War on Terror Memorial will be, Military Times

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