Arete 4.11.19

Military / National Security

Trump labels Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terror group, The Hill
AFRICOM evacuates US forces from Libya as fighting intensifies, War is Boring
Marines’ Next Commandant: ‘Unflappable’ Warrior-Scholar, Military Times
NATO’s Stoltenberg Paradox, The Strategist
Idaho residents file suit to stop Mountain Home from using their cities for close-air support training, Air Force Times
Commander out at California Air National Guard after boot urination scandal, Air Force Times
Navy’s former top enlisted leader bawled out staff, made sailors fetch coffee, investigation finds, Task & Purpose
Army New Pocket-sized Drones Can Fly for 90 Minutes, Roto Wing International
The Case for NATO, Modern War Institute
Colorado emerged as frontrunner for US Space Command headquarters. Do other states still have a chance?, Air Force Times
Contractor reported killed in Afghan blast found alive, The Hill
Is military aviation getting any safer? New mishap data shows mixed results., Military Times
After 18 years of conflict, Congress needs to rein in the forever wars, Task & Purpose
The Syrian Civil War Is Coming to an End, Rand Corp

 

Homeland Security / First Responder

Russian Group Offered Paramilitary Training to U.S. Neo-Nazis, Washington Free Beacon
Driver Who Killed Off-Duty Cop Had 70 Tickets, No License, LE Today
How Border Patrol Pursuits Have Spun Out of Control, Officer
Training for firefighter mental resilience, Firerescue1
Reporter Attacked For Wearing Bulletproof Vest At Border In Protection Against Cartel Violence, LE Today
68 Houston fire cadets issued layoff notices, Firerescue 1
Part of Lame Deer, Montana evacuated as wildfire burns into the town, Wildfire Today
Firefighting aircraft ‘increasingly ineffective’ amid worsening wildfires, Firerescue 1
Texas Border Politicians, Lawyer and Judge All Busted In Fraud Scheme, LE Today
Motel 6 agrees to pay $12 million for giving guest info to ICE, Stars & Stripes
Colorado Undersheriff Shot While Trying to Prevent a Woman’s Suicide, Police Mag
Police foil possible terror truck attack outside Washington, D.C., Homeland Security Newswire
The Brief, Controversial Tenure of Kirstjen Nielsen, Homeland Security Department
(Grey’s) Anatomy of an Opioid Crisis, Rand Corp
Politician who hates police wants the Army to replace them in his city., LE Today
Soldier killed in Afghanistan was decorated NYC firefighter, Firerescue 1
Forest Service Battalion Chief resigns in open letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Wildfire Today
International Firefighting Exercise Taking Place on Cres island, Total Croatia News

 

Mountain

River Velocity Explained: How Fast Do Rivers Flow?, Globo Surf
10 Best Board Shorts In 2019, Globo Surf
NPR Dives Into The Ikon Pass Holders vs. Locals Conflict, Unofficial Networks
What’s Being Done to Save Wild Spaces from Instagram, Outside
The Sound Of Silence, M8, WI5, The Bird Blog
Why You Should Book Your Next Trip with Costco Travel, Outside
A Sustainable Cabin You Can Build Yourself for $20,000, Outside
Sheldon Kerr’s Constant Learning, Backcountry Magazine
Climbing in the 2020 Olympics, Explained, Outside
What is the Circular Economy?, REI Co-Op Journal

 

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Air Force Explores New Gender Neutral Fitness Assessment, Air Force Times
Samsung Galaxy Active GPS Watch Sport & Fitness In-Depth Review, DC Rainmaker
Industrial cannabis is booming in China, Bloomberg
VIDEO: Why Skiing Is A Ridiculously Good Workout (Roughly Equates To Cycling or Rowing), Unofficial Network
The 5 Best Joint-Friendly Power Moves, Muscle & Fitness
High-Temperature Cooking & The World’s Healthiest Foods, The World’s Healthiest Foods
How to Lose Belly Fat Faster, Shape
Ankle Mobility Drills, Squat Technique, and Nutrition Myths, Mike Reinhold
Deadly germs, Lost cures: A Mysterious Infection, Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy, NY Times
Can These Trendy Temperature Therapies Actually Help You Recover Faster?, Dance Magazine
The 5 Best Nighttime Supplements, Muscle & Fitness
The 8 Greatest Strongman Exercises, Muscle & Fitness
Do Ice Baths Work?, Science Friday
You can’t blame the military for your fat ass, according to a new VA ruling, Task & Purpose
Exercise during pregnancy protects offspring from obesity: Mouse study suggests exercise by normal-weight pregnant mothers boosts brown fat, metabolic health of children, Exercise Daily
High-intensity interval training increases injuries, Rutgers study finds, EurekaAlert
NYC mayor orders mandatory measles vaccinations after Brooklyn outbreak, Reuters
Why sleeping in on the weekend won’t work, Science Daily
How to find your max heart rate for exercise, CNN
6 Worst Things You Can Do to Get Stronger, Muscle & Fitness
Exercise makes you happier than money, Yale and Oxford study finds, BigThink

 

Interesting

Delta tops long-running study that ranks US airlines, Stars & Stripes
How Americans see automation and the workplace in 7 charts, Pew Research
5 facts about Buddhists around the world, Pew Research
Why Doesn’t Toyota, Which Spurred the Electrification Craze, Have any Pure EVs in the Works?, Gear Patrol
Air temperatures in the Arctic are driving system change, Science Daily
Check Out The ‘Consent Condom’ That Takes Four Hands To Open, Mashable India
Poverty leaves a mark on our genes, Science Daily
Race in America 2019, Pew Research
Google and the ethics of business in China, Business Insider
Some Boys Are Having Sex Before 13, WebMD

 

 

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