Arete 5.30.19

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security

“It’s a lifelong burden” – The Mixed Blessing of the Medal of Honor, Wall Street Journal
Five things we have learned from election results across Europe, The Guardian
Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption, NY Times
A viral Army tweet paints a harrowing picture of the sacrifices made in military service, Task & Purpose
War With Iran? – Error, Manipulation and President Donald Trump’s “Strategy” of Incoherence, Small Wars Journal
Military Pressure and Body Counts in Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal
Nationalists surge in EU Parliament, but pro-EU parties remain dominant, Reuters
Lindsey Graham proposes invading Venezuela to oust Maduro, Vox
Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China, Reuters
Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi drone targeting Jizan airport, Al Jazeera
German Greens leap in EU vote, eyes now on France, Reuters
Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit – early results of the EU election, Reuters
Taliban, Russia Demand Foreign Troops Leave Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal
Germany’s Political Establishment Looks Fragile After E.U. Vote, NY Times
U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal, Reuters
What Colombia Can Teach Us About Afghanistan, The Diplomat
US-Iran confrontation scenarios, Janes 360
Aussie navy pilots hit by Chinese lasers, Navy Times
The Russian Nuclear Threat, Real Clear Defense
Poland formally requests F-35A combat aircraft, Janes 360


Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

DNA Test Reveals THIRD of Migrants Fake Relationship with Kids, Real Clear Policy
Man sentenced in deadly ‘swatting’ case may have charges dropped, Police One
10 Chicago Police Officers Injured in Multiple Vehicle Crash,



‘It Was Like a Zoo’: Death on an Unruly, Overcrowded Everest, NY Times
Best Wild Game Meat to Eat, Bowhunting Blog
Earn Your Interns, Backcountry Magazine
Australia’s Ski Season Kicks Off Friday (May 31), Unofficial Networks
Climbers, We are the First Responders, REI Co-Op Journal
Big City Mountaineers, Arcteryx


Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Don’t Think Too Hard About Your Foot Strike, Outside
How to Run On Your Vacation, REI Co-Op Journal
What Food and Nutrition Will Look Like in 50 Years, Outside
Energy drink consumption rising in the U.S., Reuters
Resistance and Adaptation: Is Your Environment Weakening You?, Breaking Muscle
The Best Exercises for Knee Pain, Livestrong
Likelihood of Injury and Medical Care Between CrossFit and Traditional Weightlifting Participants, Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine
Disabled Afghanistan veteran sets Guinness World Record for deadlift, Marine Corps Times
Doping Soldiers So They Fight Better – Is It Ethical?, Defense One
The Best Instant Coffees for Every Taste, Outside
What Is Alkaline Water and Should You Drink It?, Outside
An Athlete’s Guide to Aging Gracefully, Outside



The Life of a Bonefish Guide, Outside
When a Fatal Grizzly Mauling Goes Viral, Outside
The Guru Building Custom Adventure Trucks, Outside
Liberals Are At War With Science In The Transgender Athlete Controversy, The Daily Caller
The EU Election’s ‘Green Wave’ Is Set To Transform Energy Policy,
The State Of 3D Printing, 2019,
Your Uber ride could get 80% cheaper over the next decade (UBER, LYFT), Business Insider
All the Ways Google Tracks You—And How to Stop It, Wired
Did The Internet Kill The ‘Romance’ Of Travel?, Forbes
Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and 21 other tech moguls who never graduated college, Business Insider
Australia to achieve 50% renewables by 2030 without government intervention, analysis finds, The Guardian
This is What Millions of Butterflies Sounds Like, Adventure Journal

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