Arete 2.11.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

The Demand for Responsiveness in Past U.S. Military Operations, RAND
Why U.S. Troops Should Remain in Afghanistan, RealClearDefense
Somebody stole 10 pounds of C4 from Twentynine Palms, Task & Purpose
Thoughts on the Unfolding U.S.-Chinese Competition: Washington’s Policy Towards Beijing Enters Its Next Phase, War on the Rocks
Army Taking Serious Look at Composite Cartridges, RealClearDefense
Air war against ISIS holds lessons for future battles, Air Force Times
Marines seek new intel tool for public info online, Marine Corps

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Two wildfires burn total of more than 600 acres near Denver on Superbowl Sunday, Wildfire Today
NASA uses UAVs and satellites equipped with radar to monitor recovery from vegetation fires, Wildfire Today
Vaccine storage: A firefighter’s guide to dry ice handling and hazards, FireRescue 1 Daily News
Three power companies in California to spend $15 billion to mitigate wildfire potential, Wildfire Today
Ore. lawmakers consider bill to repeal law that allows police to declare unlawful assemblies, Police1Daily News
Portland Has Fewest Officers in 25 Years, Chief Asks for Reductions in Budget Cuts, Policemag
Hack Brief: Anonymous Stole and Leaked a Megatrove of Police Documents, Wired
Why you should act out your next career move, Police1 Daily News

 

Mountain

Firefall Returns to Yosemite This Week But You’ll Need a Reservation, Adventure Journal
Finding a new route on the Grand Teton: the North Buttress Direct (5.10+ R), Alpinist Weekly
What to Know Before You Go Fat Biking in the Upper Peninsula, Osprey Packs
Rescue Techniques for Backcountry Skiing, Outside Magazine
An Impressive First Descent in the Monashees, POWDER Magazine
K2 Takes a Tragic Turn as Trio of Climbers Goes Missing, The Adventure Blog
Canadian Man Witnesses Elk Getting Buried By Avalanche…Runs Over And Saves It, Unofficial Networks

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

The Best Quad Strength & Hypertrophy Exercises, The Barbell Physio
Want to Improve Your Running? Focus on Recovery, Outside Magazine
Blink! The link between aerobic fitness and cognition, Science Daily
How to Train Power for the Lower Body, Outside Magazine
Running Is a Total Body Affair, NYT

 

Interesting

Friends matter: Giraffes that group with others live longer, Science Daily
College Student’s Simple Invention Helps Nurses Work and Patients Rest, NYT
The Nomad Life Was Never Part of Their Plan, But it Works, Adventure Journal
America’s Stockpiles Are Hardly Strategic, Defense One

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