News You Can Use: 10/05/18

National Security

South Korea reveals plan to break stalemate in U.S.-North Korea talks, The Washington Post

The U.S. Just Tore Up a Six-Decade-Old Treaty With Iran, The Atlantic

Pompeo backs away from denuclearization goal for North Korea, The Associated Press

DHS Secretary: No Sign China’s Trying to Hack Midterm Vote, Nextgov

‘Last pocket of ISIS’ fighters surrounded, DoD official says, Military Times

Plan to House Migrant Children on Military Bases Shelved Indefinitely,

This Is No ‘Standard’ FBI Background Investigation, The Atlantic

The US may not be able to fight two big wars at once, Defense News

America’s Military Is Losing Its Counterinsurgency Operations Capabilities, The National Interest

The Future of War Will Be ‘Liked’, Foreign Policy

Navy vet arrested for allegedly trying to poison Mattis and the Navy’s top officer, Military Times

CIA internal history blamed interagency conflicts on the National Security Act being “purposefully vague”, MuckRock

More Presidential Alerts Coming To Your Phone, Government Executive

Russian GRU agents caught ‘hacking’ into global chemical weapons watchdog investigating Salisbury, The Telegraph


US to offer cyberwar capabilities to NATO allies, Fifth Domain

‘Your wife is cheating on you,’ and other military strategies for controlling the information space, Defense News

The Army is working toward a cyber domain doctrine, Fifth Domain

Air Force Seeking Bids for “Cyber Weapons Factory”, Air Force Magazine

Public Health

Flu killed more Americans last season than car crashes and drug overdoses. But Chicagoans can protect themselves, Chicago Tribune

Sexual Assault And Harassment May Have Lasting Health Repercussions For Women, NPR

Advocates call for a renewed national conversation on veteran suicide, Military Times

Patients Give Doctors High Marks For Prescribing Antibiotics For Common Sniffles, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The U.S. Detention of Children Is Only Getting Worse, The Progressive

Vietnam: End Repression Against Activists, Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Council Ratchets Up Pressure on Myanmar, The New York Times

Lebanon: Security Forces Try to Close LGBT Conference, Human Rights Watch

Bolton is just plain wrong on the International Criminal Court, The Hill

Government & Military Personnel

The Pentagon is letting down women who serve, The Washington Post

Republicans Claim Deal on Federal Pay Raise, But Democrats Object to Terms, Government Executive

Pentagon Backs Off Controversial Changes to Contractor Pay Schedule, Government Executive

Employee Engagement and Professional Development Top Management Agenda Progress Report, Government Executive

A staggering number of troops are fat and tired, report says, Military Times

Why Diversity Is Vital For a Healthy Democracy, Government Executive

OPM Calls on Agencies to Implement Coaching Programs for Employees, Government Executive

USPS Set to Run Out of Postal Retiree Health Care Funding in 12 Years, Government Executive

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