Arete 11.27.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

US formally withdraws from Open Skies Treaty over Russian violations, War is Boring
Righting the Course for America’s Special Operators, War on the Rocks
Army’s Sci-Fi Infantry Goggles Change the Mechanics of Shooting, RealClearDefense
Service members celebrating a ‘takeout’ Thanksgiving in Afghanistan, Stars and Stripes
These Veterans Find Solace in Trail Running, Outside Magazine
After more than 120 years, Buffalo soldier to be given symbolic burial in Florida, Stars and Stripes
How Two US Military Bases Are Exploring 5G’s Potential, Defense One

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Deferred maintenance projects for federal fire agencies receive funding, Wildfire Today
Hands-on training: Firefighters weigh in on their favorite types of evolutions, FireRescue1 Daily News
4 steps to safe, realistic live-fire training, FireRescue1 Daily News
How Robots are an Effective Tool for Law Enforcement, POLICE Magazine
Former NTOA Director Advocates Restrictions for No-Knock Warrants, POLICE Magazine
CDC advisory committee: Police, first responders should be in 2nd priority group for COVID-19 vaccine, Police1 Daily News

 

Mountain

Heli Skiing Returning To Northern Idaho! Selkirk Powder Company Expands Services, Unofficial Networks
Last Surviving Member of 1953 Everest Expedition Passes Away, The Adventure Blog
Alaska’s autumn nets two big new climbs in Hayes Range, Planetmountain.com
Best of Both Worlds: Sierra Nevada University has it all for student-athletes, FREESKIER
Viktoriia Meshkova, Sascha Lehmann European Lead Champions 2020, Planetmountain.com
Nepal’s ‘Road to Everest’ Isn’t What You Think, The Adventure Blog
To Share or Not? The Badasses Who Chronicled Washington’s Wilderness, Adventure Journal

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

High blood pressure in midlife is linked to increased brain damage in later life, Science Daily
How Does Your Brain Respond When You Hold Your Breath? Outside Magazine
It’s Time for a Digital Detox. (You Know You Need It.), NYT
Why 20 Miles Is the Perfect Length for a Bike Ride, Outside Magazine

 

Interesting

‘Essential workers’ likely to get earlier access to Covid-19 vaccine, STAT
The Biggest Dam Removal Project in American History is Back On Track, Adventure Journal
Into Not So Thin Air—How Global Warming Is Altering Oxygen Levels on Everest
Bizarre Monolith Discovered in Remote Utah, No Bones or Apes in Sight, Adventure Journal
Army Special Forces veteran builds robot sparring partner, Marine Corps Times
Turkish firm develops AI-powered software for drone swarms, Defense News

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