Arete 12.20.18

Military / National Security

Before the Engagement: Mapping Social Media for Civil Military Operations, Small Wars Journal
Retired admiral was a ‘top shelf’ friend to ‘Fat Leonard,’ Navy says, Stars & Stripes
Ukraine Asserts Major Russian Military Buildup on Eastern Border, NY Times
2 female suicide bombers die in northern Cameroon attack, Stars & Stripes
Is This the Beginning of a New Cold War?, Rand
U.S. Coast Guard Turns Down Arctic Exercise, Real Clear Defense
Turkey Resists Accusations It’s Threatening US Troops in Syria, CNBC
Erdogan: Positive Answers in Call with Trump, But Says Turkey Could Act Against U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds ‘Anytime’, Small Wars Journal
A Retired Marine Colonel Took His Life At A Florida VA. He’s The 5th Vet To Do So Since 2013, Task & Purpose
The US Army is Wrong on Future War, Modern War Institute


First Responser / Wildland Firefighter / Homeland Security

Railroad only pays half of cost of fires caused by their steam engines, Wildfire Today
Multi-Disciplinary & Multi-Agency Approaches to Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism: An Emerging P/CVE Success Story?, The Prevention Project
Emergency 911: America’s Dispatcher Crisis, Law Enforcement Today
U.S. missile defense system hackable; surge in foreign-influence prosecutions; bump stock ban, and more, Homeland Security Newswire
Former Detective Sues Netflix Over “Making a Murderer” Documentary, Police Magazine
Vanishing Act: 5 Tips for Surviving a Kidnapping, Recoil
Can I Carry? Flying Armed, Law Enforcement Today
50 states, 50 police heroes: How cops across the US made an impact in 2018, PoliceOne Daily News
Factors that affect the timing of the dispatch of initial attack resources to forest fires in northeastern Ontario, Canada, International Journal of Wildland Fire


Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Fitness instructors’ comments shape women’s body satisfaction, Science Daily
How personalized medicine is transforming your health care, National Geographic
Decoding muscle-building potential, Telangana Today
The Best Fitness Moments of 2018, Muscle & Fitness
Why the Incredible Benefits of Jump Training Go Far Beyond a Higher Vertical, Stack News
Should Flu Vaccine Be Mandatory for Medical Staff?, WebMD Health
5 Workout Mistakes Only Men Make, Breaking Muscle
Is There an Optimal Diet for Humans?, NY Times
Boys with good motor skills excel at problem-solving, too, Science Daily
When Your Body Says No, Outside Magazine



Webcam Captures Absolutely Massive Avalanche in Zermatt, Unofficial Networks
The PNW + Canada Extend Their Lead | Top 15 Deepest Snowpacks In North America, Unofficial Networks
Mountain Skills: The dos and don’ts of quick pits, Backcountry Magazine
OutdoorGearLab Updates Ski and Snowboard Helmet Award Winners, OutdoorGearLab
Antarctica 2018: It’s All Down Hill for Rudd and O’Brady, The Adventure Blog
The Best Adventure Podcasts on the Internet, The Adventure Blog
Why I Always Wear My Climbing Helmet, REI Co-op Journal
Is Counting Inches Killing Deer Hunting?, Bowhunting
8 Principles for Living a More Adventurous Life, Outside Magazine



How McKinsey Has Helped Raise the Stature of Authoritarian Governments, NY Times
Afghan President Slaps Aide After Elite Guards Assault Petitioner, NY Times
18 striking findings from 2018, Pew
The Best Security Cameras for Your Home, NY Times
The most buzzed-about science findings of 2018 include advice on dieting, drinking, and saving the planet. Here are the top 10., Business Insider
Billionaire Bond Guru Dalio Says Conflict Gauge Is at Highest Since WWII, Bloomberg
More Americans are making no weekly purchases with cash, Pew
Enlarged Tongues and Extra Vertebrae: The Unintended Consequences of Animal Gene Editing, WSJ
The world this year, The Economist

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