News You Can Use: 11/13/18

National Security

Trump Preparing to Oust Homeland Security Secretary, Post Says, Bloomberg

What the Midterms Mean for National Security, Defense One

The lame-duck Congress has a national security to-do list, Defense News

The US Border Patrol’s last hiring surge invited a rise in corruption. Now it’s hiring again, Quartz

Why victory isn’t the goal in Afghanistan, Washington Examiner

The Staggering Numbers Behind the Security Clearance Backlog, Government Executive

The DEA and ICE are hiding surveillance cameras in streetlights, Quartz

Is China Ahead of America in Next-Generation Unmanned Aircraft?, War on the Rocks

China denies plan to ‘displace’ the United States, Washington Examiner

How China won the global war on terror, Defense News

Trump’s Bromance With Macron Fizzles Spectacularly, The Atlantic


DHS-Funded Tech Could Help Calculate the Costs of Cyberattacks, Nextgov

What happens when the US-China cyber agreement isn’t working, Fifth Domain

Veterans Have More Cybersecurity Skills Than They Know, Task & Purpose

Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services, The Japan Times

Public Health

How Schools Can Reduce Sexual Violence, NPR

New HBO documentary puts a much-needed face to complex veteran struggles with PTSD, Military Times

New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less, NPR

Trump’s Wrong. Not All War Veterans are ‘Sick’, Defense One

VA Medical Experiments on Dogs Will Continue, Secretary Says,

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Pakistan: Girls Deprived of Education, Human Rights Watch

Yemen Slides into the Horrors of Famine, Spiegle Online

When #MeToo Meets the Architecture of Intimidation, Foreign Policy in Focus

Barriers to secondary school completion for Afro-Peruvian girls, Brookings

Government & Military Personnel

One More Time: Are Federal Employees Underpaid or Overpaid?, Government Executive

Behind the Move to Cut Federal Benefits, Government Executive

Thank You For Your Service. Now What?, Popular Mechanics

From Patchwork to Network: Serving the Whole Veteran, Government Executive

Second lady discusses employment challenges with military spouses in Japan, Stars and Stripes

Here’s What Incoming Democratic Leaders Have in Mind for Federal Agencies, Government Executive

Best Dates to Retire 2019, Government Executive

OPM to Agencies: ‘Be Mindful’ of Policies in Trump’s Workforce Orders Despite Court Ruling, Government Executive

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