News You Can Use: 10/09/18

National Security

Takeaways from the Trump administration’s new counterterrorism strategy, Brookings

Trump: ‘Progress made’ on North Korea denuclearization, meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘in the near future’, Washington Examiner

Why the Department of Energy is worried about turbine hacking, Fifth Domain

Pentagon Accuses China of Dumping Products to Undermine U.S. Security, Foreign Policy

The decline of the defense industrial base – and what to do about it, Defense News

China slams Mike Pence’s ‘ridiculous’ US meddling claims, Deutsche Welle

A Missile-Defense Layer in Space Is Affordable and Makes Sense, Defense News

Homeland Security got a thing and it’s called radar love, C4ISR Net

The War in Afghanistan is Bad Politics and Bad Foreign Policy, Defense One

Police-Grade Surveillance Technology Comes to the Playground, The Atlantic


Report: China Used Tiny Chips to Infiltrate the U.S. Supply Chain, Nextgov

How the Pentagon can help improve supply chain cybersecurity, C4ISR Net

How Russian spies allegedly hacked organizations across the world, Fifth Domain

US to offer cyberwar capabilities to NATO allies, The Associated Press

Senate passes bill to create official DHS cyber agency, Fifth Domain

How the Army Cyber Center of Excellence fits into the high-tech battlefield, C4ISR Net

What do Russian disinformation campaigns look like, and how can we protect our elections?, Brookings

Homeland Security backs Apple and Amazon’s denials of Chinese microchip hack, The Verge

Rethinking the concept of trust, Fifth Domain

Public Health

Addiction Treatment Gap Is Driving A Black Market For Suboxone, NPR

Why Are Black Women Less Likely To Stick With A Breast Cancer Follow-Up Treatment?, NPR

How Long Can the U.S. Military’s Golden Hour Last?, War on the Rocks

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Tackling the Violence Faced by Women and Girls in Kenya, Human Rights Watch

Beyond ‘Do Something’: Revising the International Community’s Role in the Rwandan Genocide, War on the Rocks

Interpol’s President Vanishes in China, Human Rights Watch

Remember South Sudan? Washington Would Prefer Not to, Foreign Policy

China’s Human Rights Abuses Against Uighurs in Xinjiang, Lawfare

Government & Military Personnel

Republican lawmakers reach agreement on federal pay raise, Federal Times

Ryan Promises ‘Big Fight’ on Border Wall Funding, Doesn’t Rule Out Partial Shutdown, Roll Call

State Department Special Envoys Are Resurrected Under Pompeo, Government Executive

The US Army’s in Good Shape, But Tough Choices Loom, Defense One

Army Chief: Pass New Combat Fitness Test or ‘Hit the Road’,

Airmen are leaving families behind when assigned to Maxwell AFB because of the lousy schools, Air Force Times

Executives Association Wants to Fill in the Gaps in Federal Training and Development, Government Executive

Study looks to find new path for disabled veterans to find careers, The Fayetteville Observer

4 Things Every Soldier Should Know About The Army’s New Mobile Pay System,

The Navy’s Terrible Accident Record Is Now Hidden From Public View, The Atlantic

Kavanaugh could cement Trump’s transgender military ban, Wasington Examiner

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