Arete 11.15.18

Military / National Defense

U.S., Turkey Conduct Second Joint Patrol in Manbij, Small Wars Journal
What Will the Next-Gen US Army 6.8mm Round Look Like? Tactical Life
Army Push to End a Peacekeeping Institute Sparks Wider Debate, Small Wars Journal
A female soldier has made it through the Army’s Special Forces selection, Army Times
The Most Elite US-Trained Forces In Afghanistan Were Routed By The Taliban, Task & Purpose
Price tag of the ‘war on terror’ will top $6 trillion soon, Defense News
Malmstrom fires security forces squadron commander, Air Force Times
Lockheed gets $6B downpayment to start F-35 block buy, Defense News

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

Superbugs kill 33,000 in Europe every year; drones to fix unsolved-murders; some (unspoken) rules for cyberwar, and more, Homeland Security Newswire
Iran may launch cyberattacks in retaliation for new U.S. sanctions, Homeland Security Newswire ‘He died a hero’: Calif. sergeant dies responding to active shooter, Police One
Despite recent violence, Chicago is far from the U.S. ‘murder capital’, Pew Research
Retired Fresno Police Captain Involved in Copicide, LE Today
Firefighters battled the Sierra Fire under harrowing conditions, Wildfire Today
Police Frustration Is Rising, LE Today
California Guard troops search for more wildfire victims; 56 dead, Air Force Times

Mountain

Americans Voted Overwhelmingly to Protect Wild Places, Outside
These Women Just Paddled and Hiked 1,200 Miles Across the Frozen Yukon, Adventure Journal
Finding Home in the West—by Smokejumping, Outside
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 11/8/18, AAI
[WATCH] This 11-year-old definitely skis better than you do, Freeskier
The Five Stages of Hunting, Field & Stream
How and Why Jackie Paaso Got Her Own Ski Film Made – Paaso just wrapped up a two-year film project with fellow FWT athlete Eva Walkner—and it wasn’t easy, Outside
The 12 Best Jobs in the Outdoor Industry and How to Get Them According to Backpacker, The Adventure Blog
How Much Do You Think About a Brand’s Values When You Buy Their Gear? Adventure Journal

Fitness / Nutrition / Wellness

Where Are the Women in Sports Science Research? Outside
FDA to announce ban on flavored e-cigarettes as soon as next week – Washington Post, Washington Post
U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low, WebMD
How to Fuel for a Solo, Unassisted Antarctic Crossing, Outside
How Mold Exposure Can Hurt Your Gut Health, Chris Kresser
Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time, Science Daily
Holiday Eating: Considerations for Keto and Primal Types, Mark’s Daily Apple
This Is Why You Should Take A Break In Order To Stay Fit, Men’s Health
The Right Way to Fix Your IT Band, Men’s Journal
Why You Should Be Using Biofeedback in Rehabilitation, Mike Reinold
Almonds vs. Rice vs. Potatoes for Osteoporosis, NutritionFacts.org
An Intro to Body Tempering, The Barbell Physio
Vitamin D and Fish Oils Are Ineffective for Preventing Cancer and Heart Disease, NYT

Interesting

The 2018 midterm vote: Divisions by race, gender, education, Pew Research Center
Ridley Scott’s Developing a Sequel to Russell Crowe’s ‘Gladiator’, Men’s Journal
Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000; Hits Lowest Level This Year, Bloomberg
The growth of microbrands threatens consumer-goods giants, Business Insider
Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use, Reuters
Scandals Catch Up to Private Chinese Hospitals, After Fortunes Are Made, NYT
Trilobites: Ice Age Asteroid Crater Discovered Beneath Greenland Glacier, NYT