News You Can Use: 11/28/16

National Security

Forget About Too Big To Fail, America’s Military Has Become Too Small To Succeed, The National Interest

Obama administration expands elite military unit’s powers to hunt foreign fighters globally, The Washington Post

Thousands of Immigrant Green Cards Have ‘Gone Missing,’ Watchdog Finds, Government Executive

Transnational Criminals Move at Network Speed. At SOUTHCOM, We’re Learning to Do the Same, Defense One

One by One, ISIS Social Media Experts Are Killed as Result of F.B.I. Program, The New York Times

Is the U.S. Army Developing a Drone ‘Shield’?, The National Interest

US seeks Turkish backing for Kurdish-led operation in Raqqa, The Guardian


DoD unveils vulnerability disclosure program, C4ISR Net

Trump Pledges DoD-Led Plan to Protect Vital Infrastructure from Cyberattack, Nextgov

Red Electrons: Army Rapid Capabilities Office Fights Russian GPS Jamming, Cyber, EW, Breaking Defense

European Commission Hit By ‘Large-Scale’ Cyberattack, Radio Free Europe

Tech, Security Sectors Fear Renewed Crypto Fights Under Trump, Nextgov

From Apprentice to Master: Maximizing Junior Enlisted Talent in the Army Cyber Corps, War on the Rocks

US Navy, Cybersecurity, and Distributed Lethality: A Conversation With Adm. Rowden, The Diplomat

Air Force Academy focuses on cyber, C4ISR Net

Officials: Multilateral Effort Needed to Curb North Korean Cyber, Nuclear Threat, USNI News

Public Health

Army hospital becomes the first military center in the U.S. to perform sight-saving procedure, Army Times

Tammy Duckworth and Patrick Downes: Better Trauma Care Would Prevent Death, Time

Adaptive sports help active duty, veterans and families through recovery, Military Times

Decriminalize drug use, seek public-health options, The Seattle Times

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Will Foreign Aid Get Cut on Trump’s Chopping Block?, Foreign Policy

New U.N. chief, in China, calls for human rights respect, Reuters

The U.N. Human Rights Chief Fixes for a Fight with Trump, Foreign Policy

Cuba: Fidel Castro’s Record of Repression, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

If Trump wants to impress the military, he’ll order a decent pay raise, Military Times

Applicants won’t have to disclose all mental health appointments on new security questionnaires, Military Times

Personal data for more than 134,000 sailors was breached, Navy says, Navy Times

Report: Fix VA benefits by making troops buy their own health insurance, Military Times

Most Feds Could Save $2K or More By Switching Health Insurance, Government Executive

Military pay raise on track for January despite budget discord in Washington, Military Times

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