News You Can Use: 09/28/16

National Security

Military failed to conduct background checks on civilians in base housing, putting troops at risk, Military Times

Get ready for the new normal: Fighting terror in the US, The Hill

Carter: Nuclear Triad ‘Bedrock of Our Security’, Defense News

U.S. charges four Chinese, firm with aiding Pyongyang’s nuclear program, The Washington Post

U.S. troops in Iraq brace for more ‘mustard’ attacks, Military Times

Written testimony of DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Fifteen Years after 9/11: Threats to the Homeland”, Department of Homeland Security

GOP chairman presses for national security, climate change plan, The Hill

The next president owes the American people a military that’s ready and able to defend the nation, Military Times


7 Takeaways From GAO’s Information Security Assessment, Nextgov

On the Cyber Frontier, Hacking Back is Ethical — and Even Desirable, Defense One

7 ways the Air Force is battling cyber vulnerabilities in weapons systems, C4ISR Net

Amid growing U.S. cybersecurity threat, a critical lack of trained experts, The Denver Post

Public Health

For those with the often solitary task of caring for disabled vets, help is on the way, Military Times

Flu shots required for all students at Defense Department schools, Military Times

Doctors Brace for Zika Babies, The New York Times

Official: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll over, Military Times

How Climate Change Is Cranking The Heat On Public Health Crises, Here & Now

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Why is Asia MIA on refugees?, Brookings

Pakistan: Overhaul Abusive Police Force, Human Rights Watch

‘Why did they wait to kill us?’: How the attack on the aid convoy near Aleppo unfolded, The Washington Post

U.S. slams Russian ‘barbarism’ in Syria, Moscow says peace almost impossible, Reuters

Dem urges support for UN human rights resolution on Yemen, The Hill

Three principles for global support to refugee education, Brookings

Government & Military Personnel

Federal Agencies Once Again Prepare For A Possible Government Shutdown, Government Executive

Defense Whistleblower Vindicated for Reporting Privacy Violation, Government Executive

Continuing Irresolution: Congress Faces Government Shutdown Deadline, Defense News

Senate to vote on 9/11 veto override Wednesday, The Hill

What Federal Employees Should Know From the First Trump-Clinton Debate, Government Executive


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