Arete 10.5.17

National Defense/Military

Prepare for the Worse with North Korea, Real Clear Defense

The US Navy is Flat Worn Out, War Is Boring

Killer Robots will Save Lives, Real Clear Defense

Trump Policy Changes Increases Efficiency of Fight, The Cipher Brief

Chelsea Manning Denied Entry to Canada, AP

New USMC Tactical Decision Making Kit, Defense Tech

War Books – Adm. (Ret) James Stavridis, Modern War Institute

The Folly of Tactical Nuclear Weapons, Defense One

The Army’s Civil Affairs Problem, Real Clear Defense

The US Now Has a Permanent Base in Israel, War is Boring

Sen. Warner: Social Media is First Tool of 21st Century Warfare, Defense One

Vietnam: Who was right about what went wrong, and what it means for Afghanistan, Homeland Security Newswire

Trumps Afghan Policy: Hopes and Pitfalls, Brookings

Lessons Learned From 15 years in Afghanistan, Long War Journal

Texas Man Convicted of Helping Attack US Army Base in Afghanistan, NY Times

Don’t Let the CIA Run Wars, Boston Globe

Waltzing Toward a Two Front Global War, Homeland Security Newsletter

US Drone Shot Down Over Yemen, Defense Tech


Homeland Security/Terrorism

6 Things to Know About Mass Shootings in America, Homeland Security Newswire

Do We Need Domestic Terrorism Laws?, Homeland Security

Vegas Shooting Exposes Underbelly of Soft Targets, The Cipher Brief

ICE Arrests Hundreds of Immigrants Living Illegally in Sanctuary Cities, Policemag

Assessing Domestic Terrorism and the White Wing, Real Clear Defense

What Drives Lone Wolf Killers?, Homeland Security Newswire

Marine Vet Stole Pickup, Saved Lives in Vegas, The Daily Beast

US To Collect Social Media Data on All Immigrants Entering US, NY Times

Israeli Intelligence Help Foil Terrorists Attacks Worldwide, Homeland Security Newswire

Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Ordered Off US Govt. Computers, NY Times


First Responder/Wildland Fire

Motorcyle Officer Critically Injured in Training Ride,

Training Officer Injured in Use-of-Force Drill,

FBI Report Suggests “Ferguson Effect” is Real, Policemag

The Sound of Guns, LE Today

Could Logging Decrease Wildfires?, Outside Magazine

Physical Fitness Characteristics of High vs. Low Performers on an Occupationally Specific Physical Agility Test for Patrol Officers, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

What is an Integrity Interview?, Police One

Washington State, Seattle, Latest to Sue Opioid Makers, Police One

Military Vets bring PTSD to LE Jobs, Police One

Early Diagnosis of Firefighter Mental Health Issues, Wildfire Today

Why Violent Crime Increased, LE Today

Chetco Bar Megafire Initial Attack Decisions, Wildfire Today

Multi-Generational Policing,

Dashcam Video Shows Officer Hit Colleague During Car Pursuit,

Why our Off-Duty Life is Important for Stress Management, Police One

The 10 Best Podcasts for Police, Police One



El Cap Rock Fall Kills 1, Unoffical Networks

Top AK Fly Fishing Guide is a Woman, Gearjunkie

Atomic Introduces First Ski With Power Steering, Unofficial Networks

Video: How Ted Ligety Skis Groomers, Unofficial Networks

Skiing IS Politics, Powder

Video: Iceland on the Edge of Light, Adventure Blog

Husband/Wife Team Bags 33 Wind River Peaks in 3 Weeks, Gear Junkie

Skier Caroline Gleich Confronts Tragedy and Harassment, Adventure Journal

Ground Up Snowboard Descents of AK’s Legendary Face, Snowboard Magazine

Mountain Biking Down Glaciers, Unofficial Networks

Chamonix: Alpinism Made Easy in the French Alps, Climbing

Scenes from the Biggest Winter in a Generation, Powder

Learn To Base Jump Camp, Unofficial Networks



Our 9 Favorite Pieces of Peak Bagging Gear, Outside

The Army’s 7.62 Combat Service Rifle Program is Dead, Soldier Systems

USAF to Test Gunship Laser Next Year, Defense Tech

MSR Pocket Rocket 2 Backpacking Stove, The Adventure Blog

The 7 Most Classic Pieces of Outdoor Gear, Outside

The Daisy Chain Conundrum, American Alpine Institute

Our Favorite New Gear for Under $25, Outside

The 9 Best Small Outdoor Brands, Gear Patrol

Our Favorite 2018 Big Mountain Ski, Unofficial Networks

History of Body Armor, From Midieval Times to Today, Small Wars Journal]

Gear Week in Review, Gearjunkie



Fixing Anterior Pelvic Tilt – Video,

The No-Bull Guide to Bulking, Muscle & Fitness

Bonking, and how to Avoid It, Gear Junkie

Is it Worth it For Shoe Companies to Sponsor Runners?, Outside

6 Food Products I Hate, 5 I Love, Mark’s Daily Apple

The Minimalists Strength Workout, Outside Magazine

When Forgiving Yourself is the Hardest Kind of Forgiveness, Psychology Today

A Systematic Review of the Body Image Effects of Resistance Training, Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research

Climber Paul Robinson Training Video, Training Beta

Oatmeal Still the Best Performance Breakfast, Outside

Controlling Your Emotions, Psychology Today

4 Tips to Speed Muscle Recovery, Men’s Fitness

Which Fitness Trends Actually Help Outdoor Athletes?, Outside

The Man’s Guide to Cooking Fish, Men’s Fitness

Stop the Endless Scroll: Delete Social Media from your Phone, Wired