News You Can Use: 11/16/16

National Security

Global Supply Chain Security Needs Improvement, In Homeland Security

DHS Secretary Addresses Southwest Border Security, Homeland Security Today

What is the U.S. intelligence picture in Libya?, C4ISR Net

Trump’s security plans in Latin America unclear, Stars and Stripes

Europeans agree defense plan after campaign swipes by Trump, Reuters

The American Military’s Real Problem: Shooting ‘Ants’ With ‘Elephant Guns’, The National Interest

Fighting Terrorism in the Age of Trump, Government Executive

Carter refutes Trump’s criticism of Mosul offensive, Washington Examiner

Trump Backer Pushes for New CIA ‘Enhanced Interrogation’, The Daily Beast

12 Carriers and 350 Ships: A Strategic Path Forward from President Elect Donald Trump, The National Interest

The TPP is dead, long live the TPP, Brookings

Cybersecurity

The Next, Big Hacking Threat You Can’t See, Route Fifty

Cyber Threats as Severe as Terrorism Threats, NIST Official Says, Nextgov

Feds release guidelines for security of internet-connected devices, The Hill

Army announces its own ‘Hack the Pentagon’, C4ISR Net

New ‘BlackNurse’ denial of service attack discovered, The Hill

Communicate to Convince: Prioritizing Cybersecurity in State and Local Governments, Route Fifty

Public Health

Caring for Veterans: A Privilege and a Duty, Government Executive

Yemen’s suspected cholera cases double to 4,000-plus: WHO, Reuters

VA drops plans to allow sex change surgeries, Military Times

Bill favoring generic drugs will handicap medical innovation, The Hill

Money-Saving Medicare Tips, Government Executive

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

EU/US: Obama Should Remind Europe to Defend Rights, Human Rights Watch

International Law in the Age of Trump: A Post-Human Rights Agenda, Lawfare

New satellite imagery shows how Burma’s military is torching villages, The Washington Post

ICC prosecutors: US forces may have committed war crimes, Associated Press

Fleet of international warships to help out with earthquake response, New Zealand Herald

Government & Military Personnel

Survey: Women troops feel undervalued and unappreciated, Military Times

Thousands of Government, Military Addresses in Adult Friends Finder Hookup Site Breach, Nextgov

Data Coalition Sees Trump Win as a Call for More Open Government, Government Executive

Former soldiers say California Guard never paid bonuses it promised to interpreters in war zones, Los Angeles Times

Four trends from state and local elections, Brookings

Commentary: A veterans affairs agenda for President-elect Trump, Military Times

Some Federal Retirees Will Have to Pay More Than Others For Medicare Part B Next Year, Government Executive


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