News You Can Use: 10/12/18

National Security

US indicts Chinese spy for trying to steal aviation trade secrets, Deutsche Welle

Beijing accuses U.S. of weaving accusations ‘made out of thin air’ against arrested Chinese spy, The Associated Press

In Pacific, US Army Shifts Training from Disaster Relief to War, Defense One

How FEMA’s tough 2017 lessons are informing disaster response, Federal Times

Army expelled 500 immigrant recruits in 1 year, The Associated Press

Fear of Russian hacking of election is real in Georgia, USA, Deutsche Welle

Here’s the US Army’s New Russia-Era Shopping List, Defense One

Trump just met with a classic-rock legend and a missile-defense expert — and it was the same guy, Business Insider

DHS Employees Form Grassroots Community of Interest Around Artificial Intelligence, Nextgov

Scientists: Pentagon’s Plant-Virus Research Could Endanger World’s Food Supply, Defense One

Washington Blame Game Ensues as Ambassador Posts Sit Empty, Foreign Policy

Attention Federal Agencies: DMARC is Not a Silver Bullet for Email Security, Nextgov

America’s obesity is threatening national security, according to this study, Army Times

A dozen facts about immigration, Brookings

Oregon Wildfire Costs Hit Record High Of $514 Million In 2018, OPB


Why the Social Security number needs a digital update, Fifth Domain

U.S. Needs a Global Alliance Against Russia’s Cyberattacks, Bloomberg

The White House National Cyber Strategy: Continuity with a Hint of Hyperbole, Council on Foreign Relations

The problems transparency creates for cyber operations, Fifth Domain

Firing Isn’t the Only Option for Holding Leaders Accountable for Cyber Lapses, Federal CISO Says, Nextgov

How to protect jets, missiles and ships from cyberattacks, Fifth Domain

Los Angeles to Expand Cyber Lab with Federal Grant, Route Fifty

What the Army needs for realistic training for cyber warriors, Fifth Domain

Public Health

After Prison, Many People Living With HIV Go Without Treatment, NPR

Officals Declare Public Health Emergency in Georgia Following Hurricane Michael, Health Leaders

More doctor visits, more money: Obese soldiers may be too expensive to keep, Army study suggests, Army Times

Why MSF Had To Stop Offering Mental Health Care To Refugees In Nauru, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The End of American Lip Service to Human Rights, The Atlantic

Genocide As The Extreme Denial Of Human Dignity, Forbes

Exploring the humanity of unmanned weapons, C4ISR Net

A global moment for local champions of girls’ education, Brookings

Stop Military Aid to Saudi Arabia, The Atlantic

Even the Navy’s brigs must obey the law, Navy Times

Government & Military Personnel

Everything you need to know about tuition assistance, by service, Military Times

Will the remnants of Hurricane Michael hit your military base?, Military Times

Pop Quiz: Can You Tell Truth From Fiction in Federal Retirement?, Government Executive

Veterans, military retirees will see a 2.8 percent COLA boost for 2019, Military Times

Trump Administration to Create New Pay Systems for Some Federal Jobs, Government Executive

Tyndall sustains ‘direct hit,’ ‘extensive damage’ from hurricane, Air Force Times

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