News You Can Use: 11/14/16

National Security

President-elect Donald Trump is about to learn the nation’s ‘deep secrets’, The Washington Post

For Clues To Trump’s National Security Policy, Look To His Advisers, NPR

U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan closes after attacks, Military Times

Pence as Trump’s National Security Surrogate?, Lawfare

Duncan Hunter mentioned for defense, national security positions in Trump administration, The San Diego Union-Tribune

Van Hipp Top SecArmy Pick; Hoekstra For DNI?, Breaking Defense

Trump’s Big-League Defense Buildup Would Face Hurdles in Congress, Defense News

President-Elect Trump Speaks to a Divided Country on 60 Minutes, CBS News

The Politics of Intelligence, Small Wars Journal


Army honing in on cyber defense, C4ISR Net

NIST to Small Businesses: Protect Your Networks, Nextgov

Trump’s Cybersecurity Opportunity, Government Executive

Nearly 90% of Civilian Agencies Run DHS’ Einstein 3A Cyber Program, Nextgov

President-elect Trump could face cyber crisis in first 100 days, Federal Times

Ransomware Emails Use OPM Breach to Lure Victims, Nextgov

Public Health

Massive Medicaid Fraud Busts Offer Blueprint for States, Route Fifty

How a Lack of Sleep Affects Your Brain – and Personality, Government Executive

In Opioid Epidemic, Prejudice Persists Against Methadone, Route Fifty

6 Public Health Victories From The Election You Might Have Missed, Huffington Post

‘Minibrains’ Could Help Drug Discovery For Zika And For Alzheimer’s, NPR

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

The U.S. military is quietly influencing African peacekeeping missions. Here’s how, Military Times

Iraq: Fleeing ISIS Forces Fired Toxic Chemicals, Human Rights Watch

Greece: Obama must shine spotlight on Europe’s abysmal failure to protect refugees, Amnesty International

This Marine task force led hurricane relief in Haiti during deployment, Marine Corps Times

Government & Military Personnel

More outsourcing, less regulation under Trump, Federal Times

Researchers find vets leave civilian jobs quickly, but for good reasons, Military Times

Will Donald Trump’s Pentagon reverse Obama’s women-in-combat rules?, Military Times

Fixing Washington’s budget process: Why co-opetition is needed, Brookings

Lapel pin, national initiative seek to correct injustice for Vietnam vets, Army Times

Michelle Obama’s signature military initiative faces an uncertain future under Donald Trump, Military Times


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