News You Can Use: 12/05/16

National Security

On nuclear weapons, Trump face questions of modernization, Military Times

Afghan Security Crisis Sets Stage for Terrorists’ Resurgence, The New York Times

Hitting the Reset Button on the International Order, Foreign Policy

Trump picks retired Marine Gen. James Mattis for secretary of defense, The Washington Post

Putin hopes to fix ties with U.S., pool anti-terror efforts, Military Times

NDAA Requires Army To Buy Intelligence Software Commercially, Defense News

Downbound training, Brookings

San Bernardino Recalls Terror Attack With Silence, Speakers, ABC News

Defense Bill Stripped of Language Overturning Contractor Executive Orders, Government Executive

Panetta Plays Down Concerns Over Trump Stocking Cabinet With Generals, U.S. News


Congress set to elevate CYBERCOM to unified combatant command, C4ISR Net

Army Electronic Warfare Strategy Nearing Completion, Defense News

DOJ Takes Down Cyber Criminal Networt that Cost Hundreds of Millions, Nextgov

Amazon Cloud Computing Division Unveils New Cyber Security Service, The Wall Street Journal

The FBI Should be Enhancing US Cybersecurity, Not Undermining It, Lawfare

Mission Assurance through Integrated Cyber Defense, Air & Space Power Journal

Advancing the science of cybersecurity, National Science Foundation

U.S. Chief Data Scientist: ‘Time is Now’ for Technologies to Jump into Public Service, Nextgov

HHS OIG wants help hunting cyberthreats, Federal Times

C4ISR via Dark Webs: An Alternative Concept for Protecting Critical Information in Contested Cyberspace Environments, Air & Space Power Journal

House votes to strengthen cyber ties with Israel, Washington Examiner

Public Health

How The 21st Century Cures Act Should Support Public Health, Forbes

Winners And Losers If 21st Century Cures Bill Becomes Law, NPR

To reduce mental health stigma among veterans, higher education must be the catalyst, The Hill

HIV, TB, And The Battle For Global Health, Huffington Post

An Ongoing Mystery in Minnesota: Who Jammed the State’s Health Insurance Hotline With Calls?, Route Fifty

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

U.S. veterans arrive at pipeline protest camp in North Dakota, Reuters

The Latest: Rights groups seek UN action over Syria deaths, The Washington Post

Worsening security forces more Afghan schools to shut, Reuters

U.S. Push to Halt Genocide in South Sudan Unravels at United Nations, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

Welcome to the End of Business as Usual in Government, Government Executive

Lawmakers Appalled at Forest Service Sexual Misconduct, Demand Firings, Government Executive

White House: Obama supports registering women for military draft, Military Times

Lawmakers Ask Obama to Freeze Hiring Until Trump Arrives, Government Executive

California guardsmen and other troops won’t be required to repay bonuses, Military Times

The Importance of Working in the Trump Administration, Foreign Policy

Over Obama’s objection, Congress agrees on a bigger military pay raise, more troops, Military Times

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