Arete 1.10.19

Military / National Security

Court Rules In Favor Of Trump’s Ban On Transgender Service Members, Task & Purpose
On the Recommendation to Shut Down the Army’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, Small Wars Journal
The Marine Corps May Swap Crunches For Planks On PFT, Task & Purpose
Bolton Puts Conditions on Syria Withdrawal, Suggesting a Delay of Months or Years, NY Times
Key USS Cole suspect killed in US airstrike, Trump says, Stars & Stripes
Kurdish Forces Reportedly Capture 2 American-Born ISIS Fighters In Syria, Task & Purpose
The United States Can’t Rely on Turkey to Defeat ISIS, RAND
Democrats Are Wrong About Defense Spending, The Atlantic
Pentagon chief of staff resigns, The Hill
There is No Military Victory in Afghanistan, The National Interest
I was special envoy to fight the Islamic State. Our gains are now at risk., The Washington Post

 

First Responder / Wildland Firefighter / Homeland Security

How Command Presence Affects Your Survival, PoliceOne
Many hate crimes never make it into the FBI’s database, Homeland Security Newswire
Mental Health And Terrorism: What Are The Links?, In Homeland Security
Congress should learn from Canada on preventing extremist violence, Brookings
Shutdown worsens strain on U.S. immigration system, In Homeland Security
Report: More cops died by suicide than in line of duty in 2018, PoliceOne
Officer Involved Shootings – Collateral Damage , Law Enforcement Today
Wearable Sensors: A Self-Assessment Tool for the Emotional Well-Being of Police Officers, Law Enforcement Today
When Cops Become Addicts: How Police Officers Are Falling Prey to Pills and Heroin, Officer
A quantitative comparison of forest fires in central and northern California under early (1911–1924) and contemporary (2002–2015) fire suppression, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Application of Multi-Disciplinary Analytics in the Selection of Police Officers, Law Enforcement Today

 

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Global Health: A Virus Even More Dangerous Than Zika to Pregnant Woman, NY Times
Do Blue-Light-Filtering Glasses Work?, Outside Magazine
Why Exercise Is Good for Your Brain, Psychology Today
50% of People Who Think They Have a Food Allergy Don’t. It Might Be This Instead, Science Alert
Exercising more after heart attack tied to lower mortality rates, Physician’s Weekly
Yo-Yo Diets Don’t Work, Science Trends
Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children’s diets, Science Daily
Does Late-Night Eating Cause Weight Gain?, Nerd Fitness
The Best Hamstring Mobility Exercises, The Barbell Physio
Sports Science Is Finally Talking About Its Methodology Problems, FiveThirtyEight

 

Mountain

How A Psychologist Understands Human Factors – Here’s how your “dumb heart and lazy brain” are working against you in avalanche terrain, Powder Magazine
Skier Who Died In Colorado Slide Was Participating In Avalanche Course, Unofficial Networks
How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Federal Public Lands, REI Co-op Journal
Preparing for a Lengthy Hunting Trip, Bowhunting
Why Mountains Make You Dumber, Outside Magazine
Your Health In The Backcountry, Eastman’s Blog
New Device Turns Any Smart Phone Into Satellite Phone (100% Global Coverage), Unofficial Networks
The Backpacker Who Carries Too Much, Adventure Journal
How to Relocate Late Season Bucks, Bowhunting
Shocking Stories of Survival, Outside Magazine

 

Interesting

New California governor tackles drug prices in first act, Reuters
How game theory can bring humans and robots closer together, Science Daily
An Institute For Law And Innovation, Forbes
Days of Reckoning: Blockchain Bloodbath, Forbes
Logging In to Your Bank Account Is Now a $3 Billion Business, Bloomberg
The Suicide of a Great Democracy, The Atlantic
Brexit Bulletin: Extend and Pretend, Bloomberg
Are Some People Just Lazy?, Psychology Today
Here’s how the new US tax brackets for 2019 affect every American taxpayer, Business Insider

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