News You Can Use: 12/23/16

National Security

What Crimes Are Eligible for Deportation?, Route Fifty

Russia Missing from Trump’s Top Defense Priorities, According to DoD Memo, Foreign Policy

Donald Trump says he wants to ‘greatly strengthen and expand’ U.S. nuclear capability, a radical break from U.S. foreign policy, The Washington Post

Former CIA chief: We can’t defeat terrorism by playing defense, The Hill

America’s National Security Agencies Under Trump: Lessons From The Nixon Administration, War on the Rocks

After violence abroad, Trump schedules a meeting with his national security adviser, Military Times

45 years of terrorist attacks in Europe, visualized, The Washington Post

Dems propose sanctions for foreign election meddling, The Hill

The Most Urgent Questions About the Russia Hacks, The Atlantic

America Needs a Bipartisan Foreign Policy. Donald Trump Can Make It Happen., The National Interest

Afghans who aided U.S. military face long, fearful visa wait, Military Times

NSA watchdog put on leave in whistleblower case, CBS News


Obama’s long years of cyber neglect, Washington Examiner

Cyber Experts Cite Link Between DNC Hacks and Aggression Against Ukraine, The Wall Street Journal

Cybersecurity firm finds evidence that Russian military unit was behind DNC hack, The Washington Post

Threat from Russian UAV jamming real, officials say, C4ISR Net

NIST Wants Help ‘Future-Proofing’ Data Security, Nextgov

RUAG Defense to acquire British cybersecurity company, UPI

Public Health

Report: Kansas And Missouri Get Middling Grades On Meeting Public Health Threats, KCUR

Indiana’s Medicaid Experiment May Reveal Obamacare’s Future, Route Fifty

Paying for an ACA replacement becomes near impossible if the law’s tax increases are repealed, Brookings

Pentagon Shelves Blast Gauges Meant To Detect Battlefield Brain Injuries, NPR

Defense bill promises better access to urgent care, primary care for military families, Military Times

Human Right & Humanitarian Efforts

“Shame that can Kill”, Human Rights Watch

Why They Went: The Inside Story Of The Standing Rock Veterans, Task & Purpose

UN resolution paves way for accountability on Syria war crimes, Amnesty International

Obama Just Made it Harder for Trump to Create a Muslim Registry, Government Executive

Burma: Rohingya Recount Killings, Rape, and Arson, Human Rights Watch

Government & Military Personnel

Memos to the President: How to Run Government Effectively, Government Executive

Female and Transgender Troops Fear Combat Exclusion in Trump’s Pentagon, Foreign Policy

Troops, veterans and military families can track down a college scholarship with this new search tool, Military Times

With Sequestration Looming, GAO Suggests How Agencies Can Do More With Less, Government Executive

Veterans Face Uphill Fight Getting College Credit for Military Training, Time

Top Navy leaders explain decision to restore ratings titles, Military Times

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