Arete 1.4.18

Military / National Security

Top 12 Pieces of Range Gear from 2017,

USMC Fields M38 Squad Designated Marksman Rifle, Soldier Systems

America’s New Security Strategy Reflects the Intensifying Strategic Competition with China, Rand Corp

Russia Trapped in Syria, Rand Corp

Submarines Might Be Obsolete by 2050, The National Interest

US Could Test Flying Aircraft Carriers As Early as Next Year, Motley Fool

For the US Army, the Future is Robots, The National Interest

USMC Invests Millions in New Skis, Real Clear Defense

These Are the Flashpoints That Could Spark War in 2018, War Is Boring

MWI’s Top Articles of 2017, Modern War Institute

“Fat Leonard” Scandal Will Damage US Navy for Years, Proceedings

N. Korea’s Army is 1 Million Strong and No Pushover, The National Interest


Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland

Could the Big Bend in Texas be the Border’s Weakest Link?,

Teachers Using Virtual Shooter Program to Train for Active Shooter Events, Police One

Not All Wildfire Gear Works Well for Women, Wildfire Today

US Anti-Tank Missiles Heading to Ukraine, War is Boring

Year in Review: Counterterrorism, Brookings

The Inside of your Patrol Car Says A Lot About You, LE Today

Feeling They Are Outgunned, Some SC Troopers Buying AR15s, Police Mag

Top Police Stories of 2017, LE Today

Chasing Cali’s Largest Forest Fires, Outside

5 Lessons From the Colorado Shootout, Police One

More MN Departments Switching to 12 Hours Shifts, Police Mag

Trauma Surgeon Talks Wound Balistics and Stopping Power, Police Mag



Why You Shouldn’t Buy New Outdoor Gear, Gear Patrol

Snowboarder Cited After Slamming Into 11-Year Old Skier, Unofficial Networks

Best of Adventure, 2017, Red Bull

Best Watches for the Backcountry, Gear Patrol

Best Men’s Hardshell of 2017, Outdoor Gear Lab

Colo Avy Danger “Extreme” After Massive Christmas Dump, Unofficial Networks

Backpacking Light Staff Pics, Backpacking Light

Video: Ski the Wild West, Outdoor Research

Video: How To Use an Avalanche Howitzer, Unofficial Networks

8 Reasons Why Snowboarding is Cooler than Skiing, Unofficial Networks

3 Mountaineers Perish in Swiss Avalanches, Unofficial Networks

10 Most-Read Climbing Articles of 2017, Climbing Magazine

Top 5 Posts of 2017, Training Beta

Explained: 3D Joint (hip, ankle, knee) Motions While Skiing, Unofficial Networks


Fitness / Nutrition / Health

More Pregnant Women Are Using Pot, WebMD

9 Fitness Goals You Can Attain By the End of 2018, Muscle & Fitness

10 Key Differences Between Weightloss Success and Failure, Nerd Fitness

The Year in Fitness, NY Times

The Year in Women’s Health,

You Don’t Need Motivation, You Need Discipline, Breaking Muscle

How To Be Healthier, Happier and more Productive? It’s All in the Timing, Wall Street Journal