News You Can Use: 12/09/16

National Security

Retired Gen. John Kelly is Trump’s pick for Homeland Security secretary, Military Times

Trump lays out non-interventionist U.S. military policy, Reuters

Facebook, Microsoft, others join to fight online terrorist content, USA Today

Entering into the Era of the Unknown, Foreign Policy

U.S. Needs to Bolster Nuclear Arsenal and Missile Defense, Experts Say, National Defense

Former Diplomats: Countering North Korean Missile, Nuke Programs to be Major Trump Challenges, USNI News

Obama dismisses his security critics and urges Trump to avoid ‘overreach’, The Guardian

Cincinnati man sentenced in plot to kill feds, Federal Times

America Still Hasn’t Felt the Weight of the Iraq Disaster, The National Interest

President Obama’s Counterterrorism Legacy, The Cipher Brief

An ideal defense project for Trump’s legacy, Washington Examiner

Dems push for Russia hacking investigation, FCW

Cybersecurity

Commerce Secretary to Industry: Don’t Let Cyber Report Card Collect Dust, Nextgov

DoD plans to bolster APT security, C4ISR Net

Bill to Elevate CYBERCOM Heads to Obama’s Desk, Nextgov

GPS receives ‘major software upgrade’, C4ISR Net

ThyssenKrupp secrets stolen in ‘massive’ cyber attack, Reuters

Public Health

How to create TrumpCare and make it great, Brookings

Pilot program will put military medical clinics in commissaries, Military Times

Philippines: Policy Failures Fuel HIV Epidemic, Human Rights Watch

VA Whistleblowers Credited With Preventing Patient Suicides, Government Executive

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

United States: LGBT Students Face Discrimination, Human Rights Watch

Homeland Security Pick Must Commit to Human Rights, Amnesty International

Navy prepares warships to carry aid to Aceh earthquake victims, ReliefWeb

Government & Military Personnel

House Approves Shutdown-Averting Stopgap Spending Bill, Government Executive

No Agency Gets an A in Latest FITARA Scorecard, Nextgov

Survey: High operational tempo still affecting military families, Military Times

Honoring Service: How we lionize and infantilize our military veterans, to their detriment and ours., Government Executive

Pentagon’s suppressed waste report only tip of the inefficient machine, The Hill

California Guard officials acknowledge bonus scandal hurt military’s reputation, Military Times

Here’s How One Federal Employee Union Will Fight Back Against Trump, Government Executive


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