Arete 5.21.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs

Niger: 12 soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on military base, Al Jazerra
Japan suspects missile data leak in Mitsubishi cyberattack, Associated Press
Scandal-ridden Ukroboronprom seeks fresh start in ties with Western arms makers, Defense News
The Pentagon Tries to Pivot out of the Middle East—Again, Foreign Policy
Pensacola shooter had ‘significant ties’ to AQAP, FBI finds, Long War Journal
Conventional Arms Control in Europe Needs a New Approach, Rand Corp
China preparing to conduct an exercise which will simulate an assault on Taiwanese islands, War is Boring
Special operations using artificial intelligence, personality traits to recruit and select, Military Times
DoD developing ‘best practices’ for AI programs, Defense News
The Pentagon’s $800M Effort to Embed AI In Decisions in ‘All Tiers’, Defense One
Which Way Will Ukraine Swing?, Foreign Policy
Special operators will be countering violent extremists for the ‘long haul’, Military Times
China’s Pandemic-Fueled Standoff with Australia, War is Boring
Everything Old is New Again: Flawed Thinking About the Future of War, MWI
What Will the Future of Warfare Look Like?, Rand Corp
Hobbyist almost hits Navy Blue Angels with a drone during Detroit flyover, War is Boring
One Of Russia’s Most Advanced Missile Systems Captured In Libya, In Homeland Security
USMC’s PM Infantry Weapons Undergoing Largest Modernization Effort in Decades, Soldier Systems

 

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

NC FD requests ballistic vests for EMS calls, FireRescue1
Man Dies by Suicide During a Struggle with Wisconsin Police Officer, Police Mag
4 more LA FFs released from hospital; investigation looks at materials stored at site, FireRescue1
Conn. trooper reassigned after driver records tirade, Police One
Idaho Deputy Struck and Killed by Another Deputy’s Patrol Vehicle, Police Magazine
Red Flag Warnings in seven states, Wildfire Today
Indianapolis Officers Receiving Threats Over Officer-Involved Shooting, Police Mag
Study, Dallas police: Domestic violence incidents increased 12.5% this year, Police One

 

Mountain

4 of the Best New Mountain Bikes of 2020, Outside
Fly Fishing, Like Everything Else in Life, Is Best When Simplified, Adventure Journal
The Best Trail Running Shoes of 2020, Outside
Climbing, Coronavirus and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 5/14/20, AAI
Opinion: Why I Won’t Be First in Line to Return to Climbing Gyms, Climbing Magazine
Just Look at this Off-Road Ready Remake of a Classic 1970 Ford Ranger, Adventure Journal
Italian Alpinist Matteo Bernasconi Killed in Avalanche, Climbing Mag
Here’s Your Guide to Epic Runs in the Alps, Adventure Journal
5 Ways Adventuring Solo Can Rejuvenate Your Spirit, Osprey
50 Hunter Stereotypes from Every State, Outdoor Life
3 Lifestyle Changes to Support Your Climbing Success, Training Beta
Jackson Hole To Reopen Gondola On May 30, 2020, Unofficial Network
Hiking the Grand Canyon Is the Trip of a Lifetime, Outside
Paul Robinson climbs 1000 boulders 8A or harder, Planet Mountain
How I Built a Backyard Climbing Wall At Home, REI Co-op Journal
Opinion: “The outdoor industry makes way too much stuff”, SNEWS
2020 UTMB Cancelled Due to Coronavirus, Adventure Blog
Cody Townsend’s FIFTY Project is a masterclass in how to tell adventure stories., The Outbound Collective

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

‘Blades Are Back! Inside the 2020 Inline Skating Boom, Gearjunkie
Ultimately, It’s You and Simple Discipline, Fitness
How One Skimo Pro Stays Fit in the Off-Season, Outside
How Did You Compare To The World’s Greatest Athletes? Men’s Health
The 30 Best Dumbbell Exercises of All Time, Men’s Journal
The Radical Power of Challenging Yourself Outdoors, Outside
Coffee linked to lower body fat in women, Science Daily
New hope for ACL injuries: Adding eccentric exercises could improve physical therapy outcomes, Science Daily
Trail Running Pro Picks: Best Trail Running Accessories for 2020, Gearjunkie
Spartan Race Plans a Comeback Despite the Coronavirus, Outside
The Ultimate Guide to Correcting the Squat Butt Wink, The Barbell Physio
Where Group Prayer Meets Group Fitness, NY Times
6 Stair Workouts to Level Up Your Fitness During Isolation, Men’s Journal
Medical Meat Bias, Nutritionfacts.org
What the Future of Fast Marathons Looks Like, Outside

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