Arete 3.12.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

Lessons for the U.S. Military from the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Small Wars Journal
Is COVID-19 China’s ‘Chernobyl Moment’? The Diplomat
Navy SEALs Train With Serbians As US Works ‘Toward A Friendship’ In A Russian-Influenced Nation, In Homeland Security
India’s Quiet Responses Against Turkey’s Diplomatic Offensive, The Diplomat
How Does One Really Prepare for Combat, Small Wars Journal
Army Uses a New System to Promote Hundreds of Officers, Real Clear Defense
Australia to Follow US Withdrawal From Afghanistan, The Diplomat
Navy to shut schools, stop all group activities at Naples base to try to stem coronavirus spread, Stars & Stripes
The Army Should Rid Itself of Symbols of Treason, War on the Rocks
Poland sets up health checks on borders, Reuters
Air Mobility Command ends flying-only career track, Air Force Times
All you need to know about latest Saudi crackdown in 500 words, Al Jazerra
Turkey Downs Syrian Fighter Jet In Northwest Idlib, In Homeland Security
The Strongest Evidence Yet That America Is Botching Coronavirus Testing, Defense One
Green plastic Army women set features working dogs and handlers, Rosie the Riveter, Air Force Times
Big Ideas for NATO’s New Mission in Iraq, Foreign Policy
How All Remaining Presidential Candidates Avoided Service in Vietnam, Real Clear Defense
How Not to Leave Afghanistan, Council on Foreign Relations


First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

FBI Agent Shot Arresting Kentucky Constables, Police Mag
US prisons, jails on alert for spread of coronavirus, Police One
New Center to Lead Counterterrorism, Terrorism Prevention Research, Homeland Security Newswire
‘We stopped getting angry letters’: Why bodycams need to reflect real life and not just a point of view, Police One
ICE raids dozens of ‘birth tourism’ establishments in California: “Done with their games”, LE Today
Company in Texas making Syrian “Hell Cannons,” “Claymore Roombas”- and it’s all legal, War is Boring
While America distracted by coronavirus, IG drops bombshell: FBI under Comey had info to prevent at least six terror attacks on homeland, LE Today
Rhode Island Detective Retires After 22 Years on Sick Leave, Police Mag
Is firefighting bunker gear dangerous?, FireRescue1
5 Dallas Officers Sent Home After Possible Exposure to Coronavirus, Police Mag
Above average wildfire potential predicted for coastal areas of Central and Southern California, Wildfire Today
Pa. firefighter killed after porch roof collapses at house fire, FireRescue1



Legendary Skier Dean Cummings Charged with Murder, Outside
Skier Who Visited Vail, Keystone Tests Presumptive Positive for COVID-19, Powder
Terrifying Moment Skier Finds Friend Fighting To Survive After Head-First Fall Into Deep Snow, Unofficial Networks
Excerpt: High Drama—The Rise of Bouldering Competitions, Climbing Mag
Champion Freeriders Open Up About Loss In The Mountains, Unofficial Networks
About the Outside Fellowship Program, Outside
The Future of Ultrarunning? Meet Maddie Hart, Gear Junkie
New Backcountry Gear You’ve Probably Never Heard Of, Powder
This Small Japanese Resort Distills Skiing to its Core, Powder
On the Brink | Kelly Cordes, Patagonia
Cerro Torre’s immense rime ice mushroom avalanche, Planet Mountain
Trail Mix: Our Favorite Gear for Workout Recovery, REI Co-op
Simms CEO Casey Sheahan reflects on fishing, environmental threats, and the outdoor industry, SNEWS
Do Climbing Gyms Pose a Coronavirus Risk?, Climbing Mag
A Detailed Analysis Of Short Turns That Ski Nerds Will Love, Unofficial Networks
The Best Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Boards, Backpacker
Alex Honnold and Colin Haley’s 2020 Patagonia Season, Climbing Mag
Vince Anderson Q&A, Patagonia


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

The Power of Hand-Washing to Prevent Coronavirus, WebMD
Kids Can Get Covid-19. They Just Don’t Get That Sick, WebMD
Is Calorie Restriction the Panacea to Good Health and Longevity? Men’s Journal
The Dawn of a New Sports-Bra Era, Outside
Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners, Science Daily
How to Help Protect a Family Member in a Nursing Home, NY Times
7 Tips and Considerations for Eating One Meal a Day, Mark’s Daily Apple
There’s New Evidence on the Benefits of Sun Exposure Outside
3 Exercises to Improve Your Hand and Grip Strength, Men’s Journal
How caloric restriction prevents negative effects of aging in cells, Science Daily
The Best High-Intensity, Low-Impact Rowing Workouts to Melt Body Fat, Men’s Journal
What We Can Learn from Studying Older Marathoners, Outside
Why I Eat Organ Meat Weekly, and You Should Too, Mark’s Daily Apple
Gyms and Coronavirus: What Are the Risks?, NY Times
Is life a game of chance?, Science Daily
Are You Overdosing on Ibuprofen?, Outside
Caffeine boosts problem-solving ability but not creativity, study indicates, Science Daily
Give Us 7 Days, We’ll Help You Get Your Work Done, NY Times



Does Travel Insurance Cover the Coronavirus?, Outside
‘I’m a human calculator’: what’s it like to be a child genius – or to raise one? The Guardian

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