News You Can Use: 12/16/16

National Security

Trump’s national security adviser shared secrets without permission, files show, The Washington Post

Gathering Intelligence Is Dangerous. So Is Not Reading It., The New York Times

Is Trump’s Twitter account a national security threat?, Politico

Trump’s Four-Star Friends, Foreign Policy

Earnest: Intelligence Conclusions On Election Hacking Not Political, Nextgov

Flynn investigated by Army for wrongly sharing intelligence, Military Times

How Police Are Watching You on Social Media, Route Fifty

An open letter to Donald Trump on the One-China policy, Brookings


CYBERCOM evaluating cyber mission force, C4ISR Net

How Not to Get Hacked by Russians (or Anyone Else): Lessons From the DNC’s Disastrous Cyber Strategy, Government Executive

Experts predict 2017’s biggest cybersecurity threats, TechRepublic

The Invisible Costs of Cyber Weapons, Defense One

Biggest Names In Tech Are Meeting With Donald Trump. They Will Have Much To Discuss, Nextgov

Cybersecurity’s Next Phase: Cyber Deterrence, Scientific American

Georgia asks Trump to investigate ‘failed cyberattacks’ by DHS, Federal Times

Marine Corps awards cyber, IT contracts to three firms, C4ISR Net

Public Health

Telemedicine for PTSD no less effective than in-person therapy, Reuters

How States Can Help Curb Opioid Misuse, Route Fifty

E-Cigarettes Are a ‘Major Public Health Concern’, Sci-Tech Today

Report finds flaws in mental health care at St. Louis VA, Military Times

Abortion Is Found to Have Little Effect on Women’s Mental Health, The New York Times

CDC Warns Against Travel to Texas City After Spread of Zika, Yahoo

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

A New Tool to Fight Genocide, Foreign Affairs

UN seeks to stop South Sudan atrocities from sparking wider war, Reuters

To Protect Civilians, Pentagon Tightens Rules on Combat, The New York Times

Russia: Government vs. Rights Groups, Human Rights Watch

What Comes After Aleppo Falls?, The New York Times

Government & Military Personnel

Your Country Really Needs You Right Now, Obama Tells Feds, Government Executive

7 Things Every Federal Worker Should Know About the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, Chief

What could really help the working class? Paid leave., Brookings

An ideal civilian career for post-9/11 service members, veterans, Federal Times

Creating a Sense of Purpose at Work, Government Executive

DoD Unveils Plan to Broaden Sexual Assault Support to Men, DoD News

Top 20 law enforcement agencies for transitioning veterans — new 2017 list, Military Times

The Case for Optimism, Foreign Policy


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