Arete 3.26.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

The Marine Corps is Axing All of its Tank Battalions and Cutting Grunt Units, Small Wars Journal
China, America, and the International Order after the Pandemic, War on the Rocks
Four coronavirus cases confirmed at coalition bases in Afghanistan, Stars & Stripes
It’s Time for the U.S. and Saudi Arabia to Break Up, Defense One
How the World Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic, Foreign Policy
Trial dates moved for SEAL, Marine Raider charged in Green Beret death, Marine Corps Times
COVID-19 Is Revealing Problems the US Military Has Ignored for Far Too Long, Modern War Institute
Will The Costs Of A Great Depression Outweigh The Risks Of Coronavirus?, Hoover Institution
Covid-19: Chinese-donated military hospitals deployed in Argentina and Ecuador, Janes 360
JNIM kills dozens in Mali base attack, Long War Journal
Nearly a Million Children Left Behind in Venezuela as Parents Migrate, NY Times
Dozens of Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban insider attack, Long War Journal
Special Tactics airman dies in swim training incident, Marine Corps Times
The Russian Understanding of War, Strategy Bridge
The Manned Fighter Jet Era Has (Almost) Passed, Real Clear Defense
Assessing U.S. Relative Decline, Divergent Options


First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

2 Jersey City police officers in serious condition with coronavirus, Police One
Miss. fire lieutenant killed in gas station robbery, Fire Rescue 1
Seattle opens first COVID-19 testing site for first responders, Fire Rescue 1
7 police tenets to live by in 21 words, Police One
Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region postpones all prescribed fires, Wildfire Today



Is Sweden’s “Mellow Maniac” Skiing’s Most Creative Photographer?, Powder
Backcountry Skiing Isn’t the Brilliant Idea You Think It Is Right Now, Backpacker
Colorado Sheriff Bans All Backcountry Recreation, Gearjunkie
Major Parks Close, Rural Residents Urge You to Stay Away (For Now), Adventure Journal
The Best Climbing Movies on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu, and More, Climbing Mag
How to save your local gear shop, SNEWS
‘Pucker Factor 100’: Crazy-Steep Mt. Shuksan Ski Descent, Gearjunkie
How Coronavirus Is Impacting the Outdoor Industry, Outside
Big Game Hunter: A Ground-Up Zion First Ascent, Climbing


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

WHO Launches Global Megatrial of the Four Most Promising Coronavirus Treatments, Homeland Security Newswire
Do My Clothes Have Coronavirus?, Gear Patrol
The Best Canned Tomatoes, Ranked by Wirecutter and NYT Cooking, Wirecutter
Learning to Cook? The World’s Best Chefs Are Posting Free Lessons All Over Instagram, Gear Patrol
The Older I Get, the More I Love Foamy, Cushy Shoes, Outside
Everything You Need to Know About Ski-Touring Bindings, Outside
Body positivity isn’t enough, SNEWS
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Plank but Were Afraid to Ask, Breaking Muscle
Protein controls fat metabolism, Science Daily
How Coronavirus Tests Actually Work, FiveThirtyEight
Loaded Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, Mark’s Daily Apple
Melanoma is killing fewest Americans in decades, Science Daily



Coronavirus Cancellation Tracker: More Than 45 Million Affected After Events Cancelled Or Rescheduled, Forbes
As Science And Business Go To War With Each Other, President Trump Pours Fuel On The Fire, Forbes
The 15 Absolute Best, Wirecutter-Approved Mother’s Day Gifts Under $35, Wirecutter
VW Says It’ll Keep Building Cars With Stick Shifts As Long as We Keep Buying Them, Gear Patrol
Martial Law: What to Expect If All Hell Breaks Loose With COVID-19, Tactical Life

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