Arete 4.4.19

Military / National Defense / International Relations

Overnight Defense: NATO chief urges US to support alliance on its 70th anniversary | Turkey rebuffs Pentagon pressure over Russia deal | Rand Paul, liberals team up to push Trump on Syria withdrawal, The Hill
The Pentagon says Iran killed 603 US troops during the Iraq War, Task & Purpose
First images of Saudi nuclear reactor show plant nearing finish, Stars & Stripes
Watch a Navy SEAL vet train Keanu Reeves to clear a room for ‘John Wick 3’, Task & Purpose
The patriarchy loses again: female sailors are finally allowed to wear flats, Task & Purpose
In Somalia, US Air Strikes Rise and Transparency Declines, Defense One
Officials: Sailor killed himself the day before his child porn trial kicked off, Navy Times
American woman kidnapped in Uganda; $500,000 ransom demanded, Stars & Stripes
NATO chief faces alliance’s fractures and foes in address to Congress, Military Times
A-10 Warthog squadron receives rare heroism award for bringing the pain to ISIS in Syria, Task & Purpose
Ammo for Corps’ .50 Caliber Getting a Whole Lot Lighter, Marine Times
Sen. Richard Shelby says Trump opposes early release of John Walker Lindh, Stars & Stripes
How the Army will sustain its tactical network of the future, Defense News
Soldier dies from gunshot during live-fire training in Alaska, Stars & Stripes
Two Air Force commanders fired after investigation finds they tolerated hazing in their squadrons, Task & Purpose
U.S.-Turkey Showdown Escalates as Pence Warns on Missiles, Bloomberg

 

Homeland Security / First Responder

Germany to strip citizenship from dual nationals joining terrorist groups, Homeland Security Newswire
Trump Considering Naming An ‘Immigration Czar’, In Homeland Security
Don’t Like Cops Calling Out Politicians and Celebrities? Buckle Up. We’re DONE Being Quiet., LE Today
Calif. battle over use of force legislation rages on, Police One
Governor signs PTSD measure for firefighters into law, Fire Rescue 1
Ballistic Vest Saves Life of Georgia Police Officer Shot Multiple Times, Officer
Why people love firefighters, Wildfire Today
CIA Agent: Border Patrol About To Be Overrun – “The System Is On Fire”, LE Today
Utah passes bill banning independent civilian police review boards, Police One
Conn. officer agrees to cover face tattoos to avoid termination, Police One
27 firefighters and 3 others confirmed killed in wildfire in China, Wildfire Today
Ga. police use confiscated funds to buy Tesla for $45K, Police One

 

Mountain

Start Your Day With The World Speed Skiing Record | 158.4 MPH, Unofficial networks
Ski Boot Insert Stiffens Almost Any Two-Piece Boot By 15-30%, Unofficial Networks
The Incredible Success Story of Black Crows Skis, REI Co-op
Once Again No Finishers at the Barkley, the USA’s Oddest Trail “Race”, Adventure Journal
American Climber Free Solos Fitz Roy in Patagonia, Adventure Journal
Ice Climbing Proves It’s Worthy of the Olympics, Outside
Heather Hansman’s Solo Paddle Down the Green River, Outside
Snowboarders Who Triggered Telluride Avalanche That Killed Skier Were Riding Permanently Closed Terrain, Unofficial Networks
First Female Nepali Mountain Guide Joins North Face Team, Adventure Journal

 

Fitness / Nutrition / Wellness

The History of Army Physical Fitness, NY Times
How to Defend Your Body Against Injury,Outside
Why Even a Little Nature Is Good for Your Brain, Outside
Climbing Nutrition: The Benefits of Different Caffeine Sources, Climbing Mag
Get the Most Out of Your Foam Roller, Outside
Balancing Adventure, Strength, and Femininity, Adventure Journal
How Treadmill Running Differs from Running Outside, Outside
Drugmakers pay $123 million to resolve U.S. charity kickback probe, Reuters
5 Pro Tips for Better Protein Shakes, Muscle & Fitness
Are eggs bad for your health again?, The Australian
Can Reduce Groin Injuries by Half, if the Players are Willing, Science Nordic
The 10 Best Sources of Carbohydrates, Muscle & Fitness
People with obesity often ‘dehumanized,’ study finds, Science Daily
How Cannabis is Emerging as an Alternative to Anxiety Medications, Weedmaps
STAT Plus: 5 burning questions for the DNA testing industry after the launch of the latest new disease risk test, STAT
Guide For a Novice When the Bench Press Stalls, Breaking Muscle
A Complete Guide to the Keto Diet, Chris Kesser
Are You Overdosing on Caffeine?, Outside
Athletes Foot Treatment & Preventative Measures: We’ve Got Your Feet Covered, Muscle & Fitness

 

Interesting

Sinn Fein Refuses to Vote in British Parliament, Even Against Brexit, NY Times
No, Your Instagram ‘Influence’ Is Not as Good as Cash, Club Owner Says, NY Times
British Army Investigates Video of Soldiers Firing at Image of Jeremy Corbyn, NY Times
Occupational Licensing Is A Bad Idea, Hoover Institute
Zuzana Caputova Is Elected Slovakia’s First Female President, NY Times
China Will Not Overtake the US Economy Anytime Soon: Here’s Why, In Homeland Security
In Defense of Fur, Outside
Patagonia Refusing to Sell Logoed ‘Power Vests’ to Big Financial Firms, Adventure Journal
Brazilian Surf Champion Luzimara Souza Dies From Lightning Strike While Surfing, Unofficial networks
NOAA’s 2018/19 Winter Outlook – How Did They Do?, Unofficial networks
An Israeli lander is now orbiting the Moon ahead of a lunar landing next week, The Verge
Two Out Of Three Americans Say They Won’t Buy A Self-Driving Car, Forbes
Here’s how much money you need to make to be in the top 5% in California, CNBC
Watch the Mesmerizing Routine of a World Champion Yo-Yoer, Wired

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