Arete 10.24.19

Military / Foreign Affairs / National Security

Backlash over Mexico’s botched attempt to arrest ‘El Chapo’s’ son, Al Jazerra
Trump’s use of military money for border wall survives Senate test, Defense News
German defense minister harshly criticizes US and Turkey, DW.com
NATO’s Turkey Ties Must Change, Council of Foreign Relations
How the Soldier Lethality team is equipping soldiers, Defense News
The Army has new standards, quals for small arms marksmanship. No more alibis, Defense News
US Special Forces secrets could fall into hands of Russians as Kurds side with Syria, intelnews.org
‘This is my squad’: SMA Grinston talks about his push to build cohesive units, Defense News
Tea and royalty: What do Germans really think of Brits?, DW.com
Marine Iraq War veteran to be deported Tuesday to El Salvador, Marine Corps Times
Why Trade Wars Are Inevitable, Foreign Policy
US unfazed by Beijing’s capabilities in South China Sea, reiterates commitment to regional partners, Janes 360
Medal of Honor comic series highlights actions of Audie Murphy and Sal Giunta, Marine Corps Times
The U.S. Is ‘Getting Out of the Mideast’ By Sending 3,000 Troops To Saudi Arabia, Foxtrot Alpha
All About Iran’s Military Power, Foxtrot Alpha
Military members you should be following on Twitter, Military Times
Rumor and Ice: Assessing Russian Intentions in the Arctic, Modern War Institute
Norway drops missile defense program, Newsinenglish.com
Proposal for a Revised Regional Order in Post-Soviet Europe and Eurasia, Rand Corp
No Safe Harbors’: China Plots to Block U.S. Military From Key Ports, Real Clear Defense
Army Special Operators’ New Strategy, Real Clear Defense
A Hyper-Mobile Defense: Iran’s Novel Strategy to Sustain Proxy Conflicts in the Middle East, Small Wars Journal
A new documentary series about Clint Lorance pits the infantry officer convicted of murder against his former soldiers, Task & Purpose
Possible M4 replacement is causing gun enthusiasts to call bullpup, War is Boring
We Just Don’t Make Policy Like We Used To, War on the Rocks

 

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

CHICAGO AMBULANCE ROLLS, STRUCK BY POLICE CAR RESPONDING TO SHOOTING, Firefighter Close Calls
Justice Department prosecuting tens of thousands for sneaking into America: “We’re just getting started”, LE Today
RENO TILLER LADDER INVOLVED IN FATAL PEDESTRIAN CRASH, Firefighter Close Calls
7 reasons I’m still a police officer, Police One
“He may never fully recover”: EMT brutally attacked by handcuffed suspect in the back of NY ambulance, LE Today
3 FIREFIGHTERS KILLED IN RIO DE JANEIRO BY SMOKE INHALATION, Firefighter Close Calls
10 things cops hate, Police One
Officials: Aging, thin pipe likely cause of Philly refinery fire, FireRescue1

 

Mountain

Big Agnes Fly Creek HV 1 Carbon Review (Tent), Backcountry Light
Arc’teryx Celebrates Famous BC Traverse In New Film “Spearhead”, Unofficial Networks
Former Olympian Endorses Robotic Exoskeleton For Skiing, Unofficial Networks
Video: The Science and Design That Goes Into Your Outdoor Gear, Arcteryx
The Beauty of Finding Your Own Food, Outside
The Unclimbed, Alpinist
Chris Sharma climbing Alasha, his difficult Deep Water Solo at Mallorca, Planet Mountain
Stio Announces Partnership with GORE-TEX for Fall-Winter 2020 Collection, SNEWS
Now Accepting Submissions for 20th Annual Powder Awards, Powder
For the Love of Climbing: Does Leave No Trace Exist in Climbing?, Climbing Magazine
Weston Japow Claims Editors’ Choice Awards, SNEWS
Industry Buzz: The Stable, Arches, Yvon Chouinard, Oboz, Feetures, and a video about Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison, SNEWS

 

Fitness / Nutrition / Wellness

These Are the Only Coffee Makers You Should Buy, Say the World’s Most Rigorous Testers, Gear Patrol
Do You Really Need to Squat Below Parallel?, Breaking Muscle
The Significance of Brigid Kosgei’s Marathon Record, REI Co-Op Journal
Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise, Science Daily
What Are the Benefits of CBD?, NY Times
Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast, Science Daily
Do You Need to Take Vitamin D Supplements in Wintertime? Here’s What the Experts Say, Men’s Journal
The 6-Move Workout That Will Fix Weightlifting’s No. 1 Mistake, Men’s Journal
13 Products to Help You Get Better Sleep, Muscle & Fitness
How Not to Die from Cancer, Nutrition Facts
Parents Should Limit Sports Participation for Children, Trainers Say, NY Times
You Don’t Need a Mega Pass to Ski This Winter, REI Co-Op Journal

Interesting

In U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace, Pew Research Center
The world’s top-earning YouTube star is an 8-year-old boy who made $22 million in a single year reviewing toys, Business Insider

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