News You Can Use: 11/14/17

National Security  

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core, The New York Times

The woman standing between the White House and the mass deportation of 450,000 people, Quartz

North Korea says US carrier groups raise nuclear war threat, The Associated Press

To better fight crime and terror in the digital era, the FBI seeks top STEM graduates, Fifth Domain

China and the CIA Are Competing to Fund Silicon Valley’s AI Startups, Defense One

Bridging America’s Civil-Military Gap — At Sea, Defense One

Sexism on America’s Front Lines – Six top national security pros sound off about an adversary closer to home: piggish men., Politico

Trump Makes It Easier for Police to Get Military Equipment, NBC

Wrapping Intelligence Around the Open Source Whirlwind, The Cipher Brief

Can Two Nuclear Powers Fight a Conventional War?, Defense One

Justice Department: RT has registered as a foreign agent, Washington Examiner

Congress Is Concerned About Who Gets to Launch Nuclear Bombs, Defense One


Weaponizing 3-D printers: Cyberattacks could turn battlefield tech into threats, Fifth Domain

Many Top Cybersecurity Posts Remain Empty — And Not On Purpose, Defense One

Majority of feds want to ban all foreign anti-virus software from government systems, Nextgov

Public Health

After Hurricane, Signs of a Mental Health Crisis Haunt Puerto Rico, The New York Times

Note to GOP: To improve women’s economic opportunities, don’t cut family planning – expand it, Brookings

OPM Withdraws Proposed Rule on Health Care Premiums for Some Feds, Government Executive

Will Trump Keep Vow to Tackle Drug Prices?, National Journal

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Assad regime’s starve or surrender strategy ‘a crime against humanity’, The Guardian

Global poverty is declining but not fast enough, Brookings

New mass graves found in Iraq could contain up to 400 bodies, The Associated Press

Myanmar troops systematically gang-raped Rohingya women: UN envoy, The Straits Times

‘Only God can save us’: Yemeni children starve as aid is held at border, The Guardian

Trump skirts human rights questions in Duterte meeting, Politico

Government & Military Personnel

The President’s Budget and Your Benefits, Government Executive

Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issues, USA Today

State Department Confirms It Is Offering Buyouts to Entice 641 Employees to Leave, Government Executive

Pentagon may stop running stateside schools for military children, Military Times

Best Dates to Retire 2018, Government Executive

House Speaker Says Congress Likely to Stave Off Shutdown With CR Through 2017, Government Executive

Should You Work for the Trump Administration Even If You Disagree With the President?, Time

The EPA Is Taking Years to Resolve Discrimination and Harassment Cases, Government Executive

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