Arete 4.30.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

What If Kim Jong Un Dies? Defense One
How China Sees the World, The Atlantic
U.S. Views Of China Plunge During Corona Crisis, Hoover Institute
The Future Is Asian—but Not Chinese, Foreign Policy
The Cheap and Plentiful Vehicles the Army Needs for the Future Battlefield, Modern War Institute
COVID-Proofing Our Military, Hudson Institute
Shabaab targets African Union, Kenyan troops in southern Somalia, Long War Journal
In letter to the Corps, top Marine says Confederate battle flag ‘has the power to inflame feelings of division’, Marine Corps Times
What Will the Future of Human-Robot Teams Actually Look Like?, Modern War Institute
American Troops Had Only Hours to React to Iranian Ballistic Missile Attack. Here’s What They Did, Small Wars Journal
Why the Coronavirus Pandemic is Accelerating the Remaking of World Order in the 2nd Cold War, Pravda Report
After the Coronavirus: America Needs to Reengage with the World, Not Retreat from It, RAND Corp
Beijing’s Nightmare Strategic Scenarios, Strategy Bridge
The Covid-19 Crisis and Future US National Security, Small Wars Journal
Army gives green light to next gen. optic with built in range finder, War is Boring
What Can Military and Civilian Leaders Do to Prevent the Military’s Politicization? War on the Rocks

 

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

1 dead, 3 critically injured in head-on ambulance crash, FireRescue1
Ronin RescueCast: COVID-19’s impact on the rescue community, FireRescue1
Closing Cases with Technology, Police One
Surviving the Ambush Attack, Police One
Va. police arrest 30 accused child predators in online sting, Police One
Pioneer Peak Hotshots prepare for the fire season, Wildfire Today
Red Flag Warnings Sunday in areas of Montana, North Dakota, and Colorado, Wildfire Today

 

Mountain

This Cheap Off-Road Camping Trailer Can Follow the Toughest SUVs Anywhere, Gear Patrol
MSR Hubba Hubba NX Review: The One-Tent Quiver, Gearjunkie
Bikes Thrive Amid ‘Corona-Buying’: Could Outdoor Gear Be Next? Gearjunkie
‘Last Call for the Bayou’: A Duck Hunter Stands Up for the Louisiana Shoreline, Gearjunkie
When to Replace Your Camping Gear, Outside
The Best First Aid Kit for Hiking and the Outdoors, Wirecutter
Meet the Fishpeople, Adventure Journal
The Best Backpacking Accessories of 2020, Backpacker
Alpine Knee: Climbing’s Women’s Movement Has Room for Improvement, Climbing Mag
Resorts Explore Season Pass Sales Amid COVID Uncertainty, Powder Mag
Skiing and the Pandemic: Will New Zealand Have a Ski Season?, Powder Mag
Industry Buzz: National parks to reopen, spring climbing, “corona-buying,” The Redside Foundation, SNEWS

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Coronavirus: Has Sweden got its science right? BBC
Army Research Shows How Do-It-Yourself Facemasks Can Be as Safe as N95s, Defense One
Stanford Doctor Explains Why Coronavirus Lockdown Policies Need To End: ‘Ignore The Panic And Rely On Facts’, Hoover Institute
The Second Wave of COVID Consequences, Rand Corp
Link between obesity and sleep loss, Science Daily
5 Reasons Why High-Rep Bodyweight Workouts Are Hurting You, Breaking Muscle
Complex and Contrast Training: Does Strength and Power Training Sequence Affect Performance-Based Adaptations in Team Sports? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, JSCR
Performance in 100-km Ultramarathoners—At Which Age, It Reaches Its Peak?, JSCR
Barbell Squat Relative Strength as an Identifier for Lower Extremity Injury in Collegiate Athletes, JSCR
In Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine, an Oxford Group Leaps Ahead, NY Times
Why Hard Exercise Feels Worse When You’re Alone, Outside

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