News You Can Use: 11/30/16

National Security

WikiLeaks releases thousands of diplomatic cables, The Hill

DHS Wants New Facial Recognition Cameras in Airports, Nextgov

Why is Trump rooting against U.S. troops in Mosul?, The Washington Post

Mixed Signs for Foreign Military Sales Under Trump, Defense News

Serious Changes Possible for National Security Policies on Climate Change, Scientific American

Elite U.S. Special Operators Build Center for Perpetual War on Terror, The Daily Beast

U.S. investigating leak related to Petraeus case, Military Times

How Trump should handle national security, The Hill

In Compromise, NDAA to Create DoD New Chief Innovator Job, Keep AT&L, Defense News

Tennessee Army National Guard continues to battle East Tennessee fires, ABC News

‘Trump Effect’ Is Already Shaping Events Around the World, The New York Times


Fight Over FBI Hacking Powers Comes Down to the Wire, Nextgov

What You Need To Know About Cybersecurity And Phishing Attacks, Forbes

How to close the cybersecurity talent gap, FCW

Cybersecurity in President Trump’s America: The first 100 days, Tech Republic

Spy Chief Adds to Warnings of Russian Cyber Attacks on Germany, The New York Times

Measuring what matters in cybersecurity, CSO Online

Public Health

The Creative Way Public Health Advocates Are Trying To Get Hipsters To Quit Smoking, Fast Company

Federal regulations keep nursing homes from contracting with VA to provide long-term care, Stars & Stripes

Cholera in the Americas, ReliefWeb

House Panel To Examine Federal Long-Term Care Premium Hikes, Government Executive

New National Mental Health Registry in the Works, Medscape

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Mass Rapes to Mass Protests: Violence Against Women in 2016, Human Rights Watch

Islamic State killing civilians who don’t cooperate in Mosul: U.N., Reuters

Fidel Castro’s human rights legacy: A tale of two worlds, Amnesty International

Syria slammed for reported use of chemical weapons, Military Times

Philippine Police Linked to Bloody ‘War on Drugs’ Get US Training, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Check Out Your 2017 Locality Pay Rate, Government Executive

Obama’s ‘Fair Pay, Safe Workplaces’ Rule for Federal Contractors Appears Endangered, Government Executive

Should more troops become eligible for food stamps?, The San Diego Union-Tribune

Obama Seeks to Cement Agency Diversity Efforts Before Trump Takes Office, Government Executive

Veterans travel to Standing Rock to join protesters, lend aid, Stars & Stripes

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