Arete 2.13.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

How China Is Working to Quarantine the Truth About the Coronavirus, Defense One
I Took Part in the Army’s New Battalion Commander Assessment Program: Here’s What I Learned, Modern War Institute
Why Angela Merkel’s Succession Plan Failed, Foreign Policy
Philippines Tells U.S. It Will End Military Cooperation Deal, NY Times
Fixing the Problem: Integrating Virtue Ethics into U.S. Special Operations Forces Selection, Education, and Training, Small Wars Journal
Hezbollah and Iranian-backed militias suffer heavy losses fighting in Syria, Long Wars Journal
Fired Navy sub commander had affair with spouse of enlisted sailor, Task & Purpose
Chinese Military Officers Hacked Equifax, Justice Department Says, Defense One
Ireland’s Sinn Fein Hopes to Form a Government, Foreign Policy
A Privatized Army, a Civ-Mil Chasm, and the Long Path to the Crisis of 2050, Modern War Institute
Navy SEAL Team 6 operator found guilty in catfishing scam, Task & Purpose
Two Special Force soldiers killed, 6 wounded during apparent insider attack in Afghanistan, Military Times
How to Get the National Defense Strategy Out of Its Mideast Rut, Defense One
Interview With Prof. Niall Ferguson: A Brief History Of Tomorrow, Hoover Institution
The military is growing, but some services are getting smaller, Military Times

 

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

A Horrific Mass Shooting in Thailand: Some Thoughts, Council of Foreign Relations
LAFD to purchase first electric fire engine in North America, FireRescue1
FIREFIGHTER SUSPENDED FOR RESCUE ATTEMPT…, Firefighter Close Calls
Keep high-performance members engaged with stretch goals, FireRescue1
Ohio PD bans tactical vests for officers, Police One
Rain stops some of the bushfires in Australia, Wildfire Today
NYPD Sergeants’ Union “Declares War” on Mayor Over Attacks on Officers, Police Mag
6 facts about economic inequality in the U.S., Pew Research Center
FF-paramedic, brother save life while running Miami half-marathon, FireRescue1

 

Mountain

Mercedes Beats VW to the Conversion Van Market in the States, Adventure Journal
Why Altra Signing Two Pregnant Runners Is a Big Deal, Outside
Is the Future of Competitive Skiing All on Video? Powder
American Alpine Club Commences CEO Search, SNEWS
Antarctica Experiences Warmest Temperature on Record, Adventure Blog
The Resurrection of The Nuclei FL, Arcteryx
Do Hard Things, The Outbound Collective
Skier Beaten Unconscious With Ski Pole by Snowboarder in Austria, Unofficial Networks
Fabian Buhl paraglides off Cerro Torre, Planet Mountain
Deal of the Week: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite, Backpacker Magazine
Pro Skier Angel Collinson Wants to Sail Around the World, REI Co-op Journal
Ask an Editor: Are Climbing Magazines Still Relevant?, Climbing Mag
Less is Everything: Ultralight Running Tips From Kris Brown, Gear Institute
Avalanche Victims Are Trending Older, Outside
Cerro Cachet NE Face first ascent in Patagonia by Lukas Hinterberger, Nicolas Hojac, Stephan Siegrist, Planet Mountain

 

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Tunes for training: High-tempo music may make exercise easier and more beneficial, Science Daily
5 Things You Should Know About Massage Guns, Muscle & Fitness
Consider the Evidence When You Make Life-or-Death Decisions, Nutritionfacts.org
The Marketing of Stimulants for Children With A.D.H.D., NY Times
No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions, WebMD
You’re Not Listening. Here’s Why., NY Times
The Definitive Guide to Saturated Fatty Acids, Mark’s Daily Apple
5 At-Home Workout Machines and Accessories to Kick Your Routine Into High Gear, Men’s Journal
Puberty in Girls Starting Earlier and Earlier, WebMD
Science Determines Eating One Egg Per Day Is Safe, Muscle & Fitness
Half of Us Face Obesity, Dire Projections Show, NY Times

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