News You Can Use: 12/14/16

National Security

Trump transition team reviewing military rules of engagement, The Hill

China Officially Ties Internet Restrictions to its own National Security, The Cipher Brief

FBI and CIA give differing accounts to lawmakers on Russia’s motives in 2016 hacks, The Washington Post

Trump is already antagonizing the intelligence community, and that’s a problem, The Washington Post

Fort Drum soldiers are training to respond to terror attacks in New York City, Army Times

An Open Letter to the Secretary of Defense Nominee, The Cipher Brief

Flawed Choices for the State Department, The New York Times

DHS nominee Kelly promises an end to ‘political correctness’ in national security, Military Times

Defense, Navy Secretaries Spar Over Budget, Defense News

Guantanamo may be too expensive for Trump to keep, Washington Examiner

The ‘Things That Don’t Make a Lot of Noise:’ Craig Fugate on Managing FEMA, Government Executive

Philippines curtails military exercises with U.S., Military Times

As North Korean and Russian missiles continue to advance, US missile defense must be top priority, Washington Examiner

Trump’s coming war against Islam, The Washington Post

Mattis could be defense secretary as early as Inauguration Day, Military Times

The Intelligence Data Problem Has Changed, Government Executive

Blowback from America’s Disastrous Policy in Yemen Will Be Profound, The National Interest

Cybersecurity

US, China hold third dialogue on jointly battling cybercrime, Federal Times

Trump’s Latest Landing Teams Include Two Cyber Experts, Nextgov

Trump’s criticism of Russia hacking claim could haunt him, Military Times

Report: Agencies Still Seek Data ‘Heroes’, Nextgov

Raytheon demos integration of cyber battle management system, C4ISR Net

US-China Cyber Dialogue to Continue Under Trump, Nextgov

Public Health

Open Season for Dental and Vision Benefits Is Extended Until Wednesday, Government Executive

Sleep problems persist after PTSD treatment, study of active troops finds, Military Times

Navy’s Top Doc Revamping Military Medicine, Military.com

Former Army doctor plans a health care focus for House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Military Times

How military medicine is preparing for the next war: An interview with the Navy’s Surgeon General, Navy Times

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

Human rights, Palestinian terror and congressional lobbying, The Hill

Between Slogan and Achievement: International Human Rights Day, Global Research

The Only Way Forward Can the new world order be saved by humanism?, Foreign Policy

Government & Military Personnel

Military Spouses Struggle to Stay in Careers, Despite State Laws, Route Fifty

Defense official: Service’s MWR funding issues remain unresolved, Military Times

Annual Defense Bill Has Major Implications for Feds’ Leave, Pay, Government Executive

How Much Does The Cost of State And Local Public Employees Average Per Hour?, Route Fifty

Open Government Act Clears Senate, Cheering Data Advocates, Government Executive

Dem senator seeks analysis of Pentagon waste report, The Hill

Senate Avoids Shutdown With Last-Minute Approval of Spending Bill, Government Executive

Government Shutdown Averted With Spending Through April, Defense News


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