News You Can Use: 10/05/16

National Security

America’s National Security Trilemma — and How to Solve It, Defense One

What JASTA will mean for U.S.-Saudi relations, Brookings

DOJ National Security Chief ‘Not Afraid To Impose Consequences’ On Hackers, NPR

Obama administration discussing military options against Syria: report, The Hill

Army Leaders: Service Must Look to the Future While Training for Today, Defense News

US Unveils New Maritime Security Initiatives at ASEAN Defense Meeting, The Diplomat

Two U.S. Diplomats Drugged In St. Petersburg Last Year, Deepening Washington’s Concern, Radio Liberty


National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Federal Bureau of Investigation

New cyber directorate encompasses critical missions, C4ISR Net

Report: Hackers Attack 20 Voter Registration Systems, Nextgov

Cyber Mission Force approaches initial operating capacity, C4ISR Net

Public Health

Tiny Patch Sends Soldier’s Vitals to Smartphone, Defense News

CDC Urges Americans To Get A Flu Shot As Soon As Possible, NPR

Generation Zika, Scientific American

Some insulin pumps vulnerable to hacks, The Hill

CDC Tells Men At Risk Of Zika To Put Off Procreation For 6 Months, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Editors’ take: The problem with aid convoys, IRIN

US: Ex-Detainees Describe Unreported CIA Torture, Human Rights Watch

Haiti, a Land All Too Familiar With Natural Disasters, The New York Times

Battle for Islamic State stronghold could trigger a new crisis: A million displaced Iraqis, The Washington Post

Over 5,600 migrants plucked from sea in a single day – Italian coastguard, Reuters

Government & Military Personnel

Here Are the Lawmakers With the Worst Records on Federal Employee Issues, Government Executive

September Sees Very Small Gains for Federal Retirement Investments, Government Executive

Army Officials Warn Child Programs May Receive Cuts,

Longer Probationary Periods For New Defense Hires, Government Executive

Start early to find good, affordable child care in your new location, Military Times

Can a New Work Design Help the Government?, Government Executive

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