Arete 1.23.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

Trump downplays severity of injuries to US troops in Iran missile attack, Stars & Stripes
Iran Lawmaker Will Reportedly Award $3 Million To ‘Whoever Kills Trump’, In Homeland Security
U.S. State Department Appoints Envoy to Counter Chinese Influence at the U.N., Foreign Policy
How Iran’s Military Outsources Its Cyberthreat Forces, In Homeland Security
Who Gets to Tell the Story of the Afghanistan War?, Defense One
The Drone Beats of War: The U.S. Vulnerability to Targeted Killings, Homeland Security Newswire
Masked gunmen kill local commander of Iran’s security forces, Al Jazerra
The US Navy’s Three Great Intellectual Challenges, Defense One
Why ‘Digital Taxes’ Are the New Trade War Flashpoint, Bloomberg
The Rise and Fall of Another African Donor Darling, Foreign Policy
Naming Carrier After A Black Hero May Make It Untouchable, Forbes
As ‘Arctic Exceptionalism’ Melts Away, the US Isn’t Sure What It Wants Next, Defense One
Outrage Culture Is Ruining Foreign Policy, Foreign Policy
Wake up Britain – Huawei Is a National Threat, Hudson Institute
Japan to launch space operations squadron in coming months, Jane’s 360
Houthis kill over 100 Yemeni soldiers in missile, drone attack on base, Long War Journal
Puerto Rico: A U.S. Territory in Crisis, Council of Foreign Relations
Pentagon gives conditional OK to resume Saudi military training in US, Military Times
Marine Corps Gender Desegregation is Overdue and Only the First Step, Modern War Institute
After Iran missiles hit Iraq base, the US military lost contact with multiple Predator drones, War is Boring
Politics of Man-Hunting and the Illusion of Victory, War on the Rocks
British Streetfighter II Tank Is All About The Urban Fight, Warzone
The Middle East Isn’t Worth It Anymore, Small Wars Journal
82nd Airborne paratroopers to replace Marines protecting US Embassy in Baghdad, Task & Purpose
The Worst Possible Day: U.S. Telecommunications and Huawei, The Cipher Brief
Sikorsky releases new flight footage of their replacement for the Black Hawk, War is Boring


First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Four-in-ten U.S. drug arrests in 2018 were for marijuana offenses – mostly possession, Pew Research Center
Cop, veteran who served for 40 years dies one day before retirement, LE Today
SHOT Show 2020: 3 products for improving officer safety, Police One
4 Wis. FDs using GPS to determine response instead of jurisdiction, Fire Rescue 1
Red Flag Petition to Disarm Colorado Officer Rejected, Police Magazine
After statewide legalization, Detroit police begins targeting violence from illegal marijuana sales, Police One
Considering Cross-Border Cartel Corruption Potentials in the United States, Small Wars Journal
Using ‘grim stories’ to help firefighters with decision-making, Fire Rescue 1
Former Kan. fire inspector loses discrimination lawsuit, Fire Rescue 1
Secret firefighting mission saves famous ‘dinosaur trees’ in Australia, Wildfire Today
Seattle Officer Fired Over Instagram Posts, Police Magazine
Ohio police successfully use Facebook as tool to identify, arrest suspects, Police One



Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Stealing 13,000 Pairs of Skis from Aspen Skiing Co, Unofficial Networks
Millennials Are Skiing Less And Ski Areas Are Taking Note, Unofficial Networks
The Freeride World Tour Commits to Equal Prize Money, Outside
The Gear Closet: Mountain Town, Freeskier
10 Eco-Friendly Ski Resorts That are Leading the Way for Sustainability in the U.S., Osprey Packs
The Only Time It’s OK to Jump Off a Chairlift, Outside
North America’s Next Great Ski Towns, Outside
Skier Killed in Avalanche at Alpine Meadows Marks Fourth Inbounds Death This Season, Powder
The 4 Best Satellite Communicators for Backpackers, Backpacker
Which Pricey Gear Justifies a Splurge?, Adventure Journal
Elan Skis Celebrates 75 Years of Innovation, Heritage and Handcrafted Skis, SNEWS Sponsors First Athlete, Freestyle Champ and Advocate Gus Kenworthy, Powder
Why I’ll Never Let Go of My Trekking Poles, Outside
2019 Staff Picks, Backpacking Light
This Is 2020’s Most Innovative Outdoor Gear, According to Experts, Gear Patrol
Uncut: Gabriele Moroni Climbs Demencia Senil (9a+/5.15a), Margalef, Spain, Climbing Magazine
In Search of the Perfect Spork, Outside
The Best Duct Tape, NY Times
Nine timeless items to rely on season after season, Backcountry Magazine
Cold Hands, Sleep Deprivation, and the Quest for a Grand Canyon Speed Record, Adventure Journal
Inside the “Everything Shoe”: HOKA’s Do-It-All Speedgoat 4, Gear Institute


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

The basics: What we know — and don’t know — about the virus spreading in China and beyond, STAT
Brewing a better espresso, with a shot of math, Science Daily
Strava’s ‘Year in Sport’ Has Some Pretty Cool Bike Stats, Adventure Journal
Does Green Tea Help Prevent Prostate Cancer?,
Best Reusable Storage Bags, Backpacker
Treating Regret, NY Times
Rich Roll Is the Oprah of Endurance Sports, Outside
Concussion risk in youth football, Science Daily
Stress Really Does Make Hair Go Gray Faster, NY Times
Should You Eat Breakfast Before or After a Workout? An Expert Weighs In, Men’s Journal
Do Our Babies Need to Move More?, NY Times
Greg Glassman’s Easy Health Care Fix: More CrossFit, Outside
7 Exercises to Fix Shoulder Pain, Outside
3 Strategies for Optimizing Mechanical Tension, Breaking Muscle
The Hidden Cost of the Post-Workout Sauna, Outside
Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy, Science Daily
Drinking 1% rather than 2% milk accounts for 4.5 years of less aging in adults, Science Daily
Intermittent Fasting: How It Works, Reasons to Try It & Considerations for Athletes, Mark’s Daily Apple
Here’s How Weed Can Calm Your Anxiety and Stress, Men’s Journal
What Artificial Intelligence Says About Running Form, Outside

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