Arete 3.19.20

Military / Foreign Affairs / National Security

China Announces That It Will Expel American Journalists, NY Times
Senate passes emergency bill protecting GI Bill benefits as colleges go online, Stars & Stripes
Trump sparks anger by calling coronavirus the ‘Chinese virus’, The Guardian
Al-Qaeda Lauds Taliban’s Great ‘Victory’ Over America and Allies, Real Clear Defense
Why the UK May Be Sending Troops to Mali, Rand Corp
US Army battles skepticism in Congress after Bradley replacement failure, Defense News
After Discovering a Sailor With Coronavirus, the US Navy Crowded Dozens Into One Space, Defense One
Soldier, airman identified as US troops killed in rocket attack on Iraq base, Air Force Times
The Army in a New Era of Competition—for Labor, Modern War Institute
Marine Corps Selects Trijicon VCOG as Squad Common Optic, Recoil
Two more sailors on board warships have the coronavirus, Navy Times
Constitutional Court confirms Putin can stay as president for life, Pravda Report
U.S. Re-Positioning Some Troops from Smaller Bases in Iraq Following Deadly Rocket Attack, Small Wars Journal
Junior Officers’ Role in an Apolitical Military, Proceedings
Marine lieutenant colonel, sergeant major are fired, nearly three months after rifles went missing, Stars & Stripes

 

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Retired FDNY fire marshal dies from COVID-19, FireRescue1
Will coronavirus lead to martial law?, Air Force Times
Deputies monitoring home of COVID-19 patient who ‘refused’ to self-isolate, Police One
Manchester Arena bombing: Hashem Abedi guilty of 22 murders, BBC
31 NYPD cops call out sick after officer tests positive for COVID-19, Police One
Miami Commissioner Suggests First Responders Voluntarily Get Infected, Tactical Life
3rd FDNY member tests positive for COVID-19, 30 waiting for test, FireRescue1
Three Area Command Teams activated for COVID-19 pandemic, Wildfire Today
France to deploy 100,000 police to enforce coronavirus lockdown, France24.com
Police department urges residents who have run out of toilet paper to stop calling 911, Stars & Stripes

 

Mountain

We Just Tried TNF’s Most ‘Advanced Mountaineering Kit’ Yet, Gear Junkie
Even Mount Everest Is Shutting Down, Outside
Measuring Waterproofness in Outdoor Performance Fabrics with a DIY Hydrostatic Pressure Test Device at Home, Backpacking Light
10 Ways To Improve Your Climbing Footwork, Globo Surf
I Tested the TenNine, Hoka’s Craziest Shoe Yet, Outside
The AJ Interview: Hilaree Nelson on Aging, Obsession, and Life as a Role Model, Adventure Journal
Everything You Need to Know About 4-Season Tents, Outside
If You’re Stuck Inside, Might As Well Enjoy This List of Animal Cams, Adventure Journal
In This Sufferfest, the Last Skier Standing Wins, Outside
Natalia Molchanova, World’s Best Free Diver, Vanished During Final Dive, Adventure Journal
The Strange Underworld of Competition Ice Climbing, Outside
The High Endurance Kit, Patagonia
The Ultimate Guide to Free Ski Videos, Powder
Boats, Backpacks and Booze: Why You Should Try Island Backpacking, Outbound Collective

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

How to Handle Packages During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Wirecutter
Opinion: A fiasco in the making? As the coronavirus pandemic takes hold, we are making decisions without reliable data, STAT
This Dietitian Wants to Burn Diet Culture to the Ground, Outside
Peloton vs. Wahoo: Which Makes the Best Stationary Bike? Gear Patrol
Training Load: Find Your Right Volume, Breaking Muscle
A more balanced protein intake can reduce age-related muscle loss, Science Daily
How Fasting, Calorie Restriction, and a Fasting-Mimicking Diet Can Encourage Longevity, Mark’s Daily Apple
How Long Will Coronavirus Live on Surfaces or in the Air Around You?, NY Times
We Can Now Estimate the Effect of Blood Doping, Outside
10 Ways to Stop Secretly Sabotaging Yourself, Mark’s Daily Apple
5 Online and Virtual Fitness Classes to Try Right Now, Gear Junkie
Is a $3,500 Indoor Bike Worth It?, Outside

 

Interesting

Why the US Sucks at Building Public Transit, Vice
Tom Brady And The Bucs Are A Good Match — Unless Brady Shows His Age, Five Thirty Eight

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