Arete 5.14.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

Afghanistan: Gunmen storm Kabul hospital, Al Jazerra
The Future of Warfare Will Continue to Be Human, War on the Rocks
Iranian Navy Hits Own Warship With Missile In Fatal Accident, In Homeland Security
US Takes Steps to Answer China’s Rare Earth Elements Monopoly, In Homeland Security
Brazil deploys thousands of troops to protect Amazon’s trees, Al Jazerra
Coronavirus survivors banned from joining the military, Military Times
How long could high unemployment last?, AEI
Of Course the U.S. Military Has A White Supremacy Problem. It’s Baked In., War on the Rocks
The Future of Warfare in 2030, Rand Corp
SpaceX could fill the US military’s Arctic communications gap by the end of this year, Defense News
Sweden adjusts to rising tensions in the High North, Defense News
Norway refuses to tickle Russia’s nerves, Pravda Report
Germany: Thousands of protesters slam isolation measures, DW.com
Biden Gets Push From Left-Leaning Groups to Slash Pentagon Budget, Foreign Policy
Lights, Camera, A-10! The Untold Story Of The Airman Who Helped Save The Infantry’s Favorite Warplane, In Homeland Security
Captured U.S Contractor says Venezuelan President was Target of Foiled Attack, Homeland Security Newswire
Mexico’s president orders military on streets for four more years, Al Jazerra
Navy bought actual Supersonic Anti-Ship Missiles from Russia to train against them, War is Boring
What if military recruiting could screen for wash-outs?, Marine Corps Times

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Basin Fire burns 36,000 acres in northwest Arizona, Wildfire Today
Why officers’ lives depend on dispelling the cliche that ‘nothing ever happens in small towns’, Police One
4 FFs, 2 police officers affected in Ill. city layoffs, furloughs, Fire Rescue 1
5.11, SIG SAUER announce new law enforcement documentary, Police One
Wildfire burns structures and closes I-10 south of Milton, Florida, Wildfire Today
Fla. fire inspector donates kidney to fire captain, Fire Rescue 1
NC officers take apart home to arrest man who shot at police, attacked family, Police One

Mountain

Opinion: The Most Controversial Land in America, Gear Junkie
The True Story of the White Island Eruption, Outside
The Layer You Should Always Have In Your Pack, Powder
Industry Buzz: Ski resort openings, On Running, Rue Mapp, Merrell’s new film, SNEWS
I Miss Skiing. I Miss My Ski Partners More., Powder
Utah Department of Transportation Will Evaluate Gondolas, Monorails, Trains and Busses From Salt Lake To Snowbird & Alta, Unofficial Networks
Who Makes the Best Running Power Meter?, Outside
The Only Pair of Men’s Shorts You’ll Need This Summer, Gear Junkie
The Shutdown Is Hammering NOLS, One of the Nation’s Best Outdoor Guide Programs, Adventure Journal
Resources for Continuing Education for Climbers, Skiers and Rescuers, AAI
Charles Albert: The Barefoot Climber, Climbing Magazine
Video: The Long Haul—Chasing the FKT on the John Muir Trail, The Adventure Blog
As a Ski Town Emerges from Lockdown, What Comes Next?, Powder
Exposed in the Needles, Mountain Hardware
Faction Skis Releases Cringe-Worthy Crash Reel, Gear Junkie
Patagonia and Columbia Join Forces to Fight Trump, Outside
Solo Stove Lite & 900ml Pot Combo – Agenda Free Review, Outdoor Gear Review
Is the Backcountry Hut Co’s A-Frame the DIY Cabin That You’d Actually DIY?, Adventure Journal

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

You’ve Been Cooking Chicken Breasts Wrong, Outside
9 Signs You Aren’t Digesting Fats and What To Do About It, Mark’s Daily Apple
Ryanair passengers will have to ask to use toilet when flights resume, The Guardian
Pro Athletes Share Their Favorite Recovery Tools, Outside
G-SHOCK to the Heart: A Fitness Watch Gets Rugged, Gearjunkie
Revealing links between education and a good diet, Science Daily
Rethinking Covid-19 in Children, NY Times
Marine Corps nature is healing, the gyms are opening again, Marine Corps Times
Potato power: Spuds serve high quality protein that’s good for women’s muscle, Science Daily
Ski Town That Became COVID-19 Hotspot Under New Scrutiny Following Release of Emails, Unofficial Networks
Discovering Escapability in Olympic Weightlifting, Breaking Muscle
Kidney Failure Often a COVID-19 Complication, WebMD
Children face risk for severe complications and death from COVID-19, Science Daily
Contactless Payments Are Here to Stay. Here’s How to Set Them Up on Your Phone., Wirecutter
Reduced obesity for weighted-vest wearers, Science Daily
What Meat and Eggs Do to Our Microbiome, NutritionFacts.org

Interesting

Could lockdown be the death of bullfighting in Spain?, The Guardian
Eat Rat, Make New Body: Easy Stuff for Pythons, NY Times
Ford promises quick over-the-air updates for its Mustang Mach-E, Endgadget
Yes, There Is a Best Way to Fold Your Shirts. This Is It, Gear Patrol
Great White Shark Seen Circling Kayaker in Monterey Bay Hours After Fatal Shark Attack, Unofficial Networks
Guns, Guns and More Guns…and Yes, Ammo too! April Gun Sales Set a New All Time Record!, Eastman’s
Can Schools Really Reopen Safely?, WebMD
Jeep’s most powerful SUV, ever, Popular Mechanics
Record Unemployment Drives Spike In Forbearance Requests, Forbes
It’s a good time to distinguish between ‘essential’ and ‘nonessential’ college professors and administrators…., AEI

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