News You Can Use: 11/04/16

National Security

Pentagon Could Focus on Services, Software for War on Sustainment, Defense News

Homeland Security’s Revised Anti-Extremism Plan Draws Mixed Reviews, Government Executive

Tom Ridge Discusses DHS and Terrorism at Homeland Security Week, In Homeland Security

Pentagon to request $6B more war funding, The Hill

The News We’re Missing Because of the U.S. Presidential Election, Foreign Policy

Army Debuts Strategy to Counter Drone Threats, Defense News

Al Qaeda Quietly Maintains Its Relevance, Stratfor

The United States and The Philippines: Messy divorce or just a tiff?, The Hill

U.S. artillery, airstrikes pound ISIS defenses in Mosul, Marine Corps Times


The NSA Chief Has A Phone For Top-Secret Messaging. Here’s How It Works, Defense One

DISA director: Military still figuring out how to fight in cyberspace, C4ISR Net

Russian Hacks Show Cybersecurity Limits, The Wall Street Journal

National Guard cybersecurity team helps secure Ohio election, Military Times

“Cybervandalism” or “Digital act of war”? America’s muddled approach to cyber incidents won’t deter more crises, Lawfare

CyberCon 2016, Federal Times

Public Health

Medicaid expansion could see boost from elections, The Hill

Why even insured Americans struggle to get mental health care, PBS

Supporting warrior care through interagency, international relationships,

Why Public Health Researchers are Looking to Urban Trees, Smithsonian

A Collaborative Approach to Behavioral Health Care for Veterans and Their Families, RAND Corporation

Tim Kaine: Gun Violence Is a Public-Health Crisis, Time

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The Louvre Offers a Safe Haven to Endangered Treasures From War Zones, Time

A Stronger Court for Crimes Against Humanity, The New York Times

Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Put Right to Water at Center Stage, Human Rights Watch

U.N. Chief Fires His Top Peacekeeping Commander in South Sudan, Foreign Policy

German deputy leader, in China, urges release of human rights lawyers, Reuters

Uganda’s Deteriorating Human Rights Record up for Review, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Far from home? There’s still time to vote, but act now, Military Times

Protecting Your TSP Savings, Bigger Locality Pay Raises, Bonus Award Stats and More, Government Executive

Report: Civilian hiring managers love veterans, but don’t always understand them, Military Times

President Trump Would Be a Disaster for Women in the Military, Foreign Policy

How Well Do You Know the Candidates’ Positions on Federal Employee Issues?, Government Executive


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