Arete 4.2.20

Military

North Macedonia Officially Joins NATO, Small Wars Journal
COVID-19: US Troop Deployment To America’s Closed Borders Is Coming, In Homeland Security
DoD Order to Plan for Escalation in Iraq Meets Warning From Commander, Small Wars Journal
Boris Johnson’s government is reportedly furious with China and believes it could have 40 times more coronavirus cases than it claims, Business Insider
Crisis in African Region Is Becoming France’s Forever War, NY Times
Has The U.S.-China Cold War Now Begun?, Hoover Institute
DoD Isolating Critical Troops and Commanders, Small Wars Journal
The military has suspended all travel, deployments, exercises for the entire force, Defense News
Trump issues order to bring former troops back to active duty to assist in coronavirus response, Stars & Stripes
US-led forces pull out of third Iraqi base this month, Al Jazzera
More Than 9,000 Responded to the Army’s Call for Medical Personnel, Real Clear Defense
Spain ‘shifts to a war economy’ and calls on NATO for help with COVID-19, Intelnews.com
Okinawa-based CH-53 squadron commander sacked, Marine Corps Times
Someone slipped a water gun into Army’s pistol competition photos to imply its a joke, War on the Rocks
Russia grounds all airplanes, Moscow takes unprecedented measures, Pravda Report
Pentagon Seeks to Classify Future Year Defense Spending Plans, Small Wars Journal
‘Hunger will kill us before coronavirus’, say Rohingya in India, Al Jazzera
India says no plan to extend coronavirus lockdown as poor struggle, Reuters

 

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

NYPD: First active-duty officer dies of coronavirus, Police One
NJ police shut down another wedding for violating state shelter-in-place order, Police One
Starbucks offering free coffee to those on the front lines of COVID-19 pandemic, FireRescue1
Australia: Grim Story of Heat, Drought and Fire. Homeland Security Newswire
Crime Drops 25% in New York City During Coronavirus Shutdown, Police One
This police commander was ambushed and murdered Sunday night. He was a father of four and a husband., LE Today
Honolulu police: 2 arrested, 70 cited for violating stay-at-home orders, Police One
Treasury secretary says first responders could receive COVID-19 hazard pay, FireRescue1
Mental Health and being a Hotshot, Wildland Fire Research
U.S. Announces Narcoterrorism Charges Against Venezuela’s Maduro, Homeland Security Newswire
How COVID-19 spread through the Detroit Police Department, Police One

 

Mountain

What Happens When You Need a Rescue During a Pandemic, Outside
Snowmobilers Rescue Moose From Tree Well in Canada, Unofficial Networks
5 Of The Most Unique Powder Skis Ever Made, Unofficial Networks
FIVE THINGS: Watch these classic Matchstick Productions movies online right now, Freeskier
Our Gear Guy Tests the $800 Yeti Cooler, Outside
Hoka One One Speedgoat 4, Backpacking Light
The World is Adjusting to a New Reality. So Should Skiers., Powder
Hikers, Climbers, Mountain Bikers Reconsider Plans Amid COVID-19, REI Co-op Journal
Amazon Is Having Supply Chain Issues. Here Are Some Trustworthy Alternatives., Wirecutter
You Probably Shouldn’t Be Backcountry Skiing Right Now, Outside
This Man Plans to Hike 8,000 Miles to Form a ‘Greater Western Loop’, Gearjunkie
As Resorts Close, Sales of Backcountry Touring Gear Spike, Backcountry Magazine
The Rules for Going Outdoors During Coronavirus, Outside Magazine

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Ventilators explained: Key device in fight against coronavirus, Al Jazerra
Your Warm-Up Doesn’t Matter as Much as You Think, Outside
Ask an Editor: How Do You Get a Job in Climbing Media?, Climbing Magazine
Jigsaw Puzzles We Love, Wirecutter
How I Finally Got Rid of Plantar Fasciitis Once and For All, Adventure Journal
The New Rules of Running Now, NY Times
27 Books All Athletes Should Read, Gear Patrol
How to mitigate mild symptoms of COVID-19 at home, according to doctors, Business Insider
More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection, NY Times
This Is the ‘Cozy Catastrophe’ Americans Have Always Wanted, Wired
This one decision by the CDC will likely haunt the nation for months to come, Salon
Should You Consider Taking a Loved One Out of a Long-Term Care Facility Now?, RAND Corp
The U.S.’s Slow Start to Coronavirus Testing: A Timeline, NY Times
A Guide to the Vaccines and Drugs that Could Fight Coronavirus, Homeland Security Newswire
Marines Told to Cut High-Intensity Workouts During COVID-19 Outbreak, Real Clear Defense
Do Homemade Face Masks Actually Help Fight the Coronavirus?, Wirecutter

 

Interesting

How retailers vie to be considered “essential” in a lockdown, Business Insider
How to Prevent the Internet from Tracking You, Gear Patrol
Sunday Strategist: More CEOs Should Have Seen This Coming, Bloomberg
Hoarding during coronavirus: Not much has changed since WWII, Air Force Times
Read This Before Booking a Cheap Flight Right Now, Outside
S&P Sees Dubai Property Prices Dropping to Levels Seen in 2010, Bloomberg
It Wasn’t Just Trump Who Got It Wrong, Defense One
Lockdown, what lockdown? Sweden’s unusual response to coronavirus, BBC
It’s Your Money and They Want It Now — The Cycle of Adversary Pursuit, Fire Eye Threat Research

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