Arete 5.18.17

Back to First Principles: Four Fundamental Questions about Afghanistan, War on the Rocks
The Pentagon’s New Algorithmic Warfare Cell Gets Its First Mission: Hunt ISIS, Defense One
Leading Millennials in the Military, Small Wars Journal
Multi-Domain Battle Will Require a Totally Different Type of Leader, Modern War Institute
How American Special Operators Gradually Returned to Somalia, Defense One
Disposable Drones Could Deliver Supplies Under Enemy Fire, CNAS
The U.S. Army Wants to Replace Its Helicopters With These, Bloomberg Technology
‘Performance enhancing drugs’ considered for Special Operations soldiers, Defense News

Taking Stock: What the US is Learning from Europe’s Spate of Urban Truck Attacks, Small Wars Journal
How An Accidental ‘Kill Switch’ Slowed Friday’s Massive Ransomware Attack, Wired
The US Intelligence Community’s newest assessment of the jihadist threat, Long War Journal
AQAP leader calls for ‘simple’ attacks in the West, Long War Journal

FBI Reputation Hits a New High, NYTimes
Developing Critical Thinking Skills, Fire Rescue Magazine
Visualize the Meaning of Dickhead, Mommafargo (LE Blog)
Does firefighting increase the risk of dementia or ALS?, Fire Chief
You Get the Police You Ask For, Cop in the Hood

Top Climbers Visit Capitol Hill for National Parks, Gripped
Medical Alert: Dealing with Unexpected Emergencies in the Mountains, Backcountry Magazine
(Video) Pro Skier’s 270-Mile High Sierra Traverse, Salomon
Take a Tour of Alex Honnold’s New Van, Climbing
EWS Madeira in 60 Seconds, MB Action

The 10 Coolest Adventure Rigs, Outside Online
An Air Force Academy cadet created a bullet-stopping goo to use for body armor, Business Insider
Three Year Test: The Osprey Talon 22 Backpack, Gear Junkie
How Vision Impacts Your Shooting, Recoil
The History of Mountain Bike Wheel Size with Gary Fisher, MB Action

Why Large Deficit Deadlifts are Great for Improving Mobility
Insulin Resistance May Cause Cognitive Decline To Accelerate, Breaking Muscle
7 Reasons Why Your Testosterone Is Low, Breaking Muscle
What’s the Difference Between Primal and Paleo? Mark’s Daily Apple
Why humans lack an ‘anti-aging switch’
Noisy Knees? Arthritis May Be in Your Future
An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life
Collagen Supplements Aren’t Doing You Any Good, Outside Magazine
I Ate Like Tom Brady for a Week (And it wore me out), Outside Magazine
Heart Disease: Beetroot Juice Provides Benefits? Science Daily
Common Low-Cal Sweetener and Weight Gain Science Daily

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