Arete 5.9.19

MIlitary / Foreign Policy

At least 8 dead as cops raid Rio slum amid sharp rise in killings by police, Reuters
US warns Beijing’s Arctic activity risks creating ‘new South China Sea’, The Guardian
Islamic State releases photos from DRC, Long War Journal
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration? The Diplomat
Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan’s AKP, Reuters
Pompeo: Russia is “aggressive” in Arctic, China’s work there also needs watching, Reuters
North Carolina Raider theft rings: Marines stole tactical gear, vehicle parts, flashbang grenades, and pawned off some of the loot, Marine Corps Times
Air Force F-35s used in combat for the first time, Defense News
How Dangerous Are U.S.-Iran Tensions?, Foreign Policy
Marine colonel commanding cyber operations group fired following drunk driving arrest, Marine Corps Times
Drones Becoming Frightening Weapon of Choice for Terrorists, In Homeland Security
With Little Fanfare, Japan Just Changed the Way It Uses Its Military, Rand Corp

 

First Responder / Homeland Security

Common Sense Solutions to the Border Crisis, Rand Corp
Chiefs, what is your fire department culture?, Firerescue 1
Police Station in France Closed Due to Flea Infestation, Police One
FDNY names first female EMS chief, Firerescue 1
Mass. city fire-EMS department buys ballistics gear, Firerescue 1
Does policing change the personalities of those who become cops?, LE Today
Three officers killed since Wednesday – what is happening in America?, LE Today
“Hands Up” Act would punish cops for shooting “unarmed” people, LE Today
The Medics Keeping Ultrarunners Alive, Outside
Here’s all the important stuff Google announced at I/O 2019, Endgadget

 

Mountain

4 Best Satellite Messengers in 2019 (Iridium, Tracking Devices, Garmin), Gear Latest
5 Pairs of Alpine Touring Bindings, Compared, REI Co-op
American Ski Resorts Top 59 Million Skier Visits in 2018/19 Season | 4th Best Winter Ever! Unofficial Networks
6 Mountain Bikes We Loved from Our 2019 Bike Test, Outside
The Instagram Account Calling Out Harassers in Climbing, Outside
A Look Into The Future of Ski Lifts [Video], Unofficial Networks
Most Popular Mountain Bike Trails in the US and Canada, State-by-State | According To Singletracks.com, Unofficial Networks
Where Can I Ride My Electric Mountain Bike?, REI Co-Op
Testing the Best Backcountry Communication Devices, Outside

 

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

Running World Record: Jim Walmsley Sets Fastest 50-Mile Time, Gearjunkie
The Keto Conundrum, Outside
Workout & Chill, NY Times
Study pulls back curtain on contracts between Coca-Cola and the researchers it funds, STAT
What are Electrolytes, and Do I Need Sports Drinks to Replenish Them?, Muscle & Fitness
CBD For Performance: What We Know So Far, Mark’s Daily Apple
New Research Questions the Validity of Fitness Influencers’ Weight-Loss Advice, Muscle & Fitness
Why Some Runners Are Addicted to Buying Running Shoes, Runners World
Which is more important: exercise or sleep?, Sydney Morning Herald
Fatigue: It’s Just an Emotion, Breaking Muscle
Vaping companies facing European opposition to higher nicotine level, Reuters
Here’s Why The Latest Fad of Drinking a Morning ‘Salt Juice’ Is Not That Smart, Science Alert
Does exercise fight depression for women as well as it does for men?, Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Interesting

Former executives at France Télécom go on trial over staff suicides, The Guardian
In year of record midterm turnout, women continued to vote at higher rates than men, Pew Research Center
The New Ford Ranger Was Outsold By The Notably Ancient Nissan Frontier, Gear Patrol
WATCH: Absolute Precision Required For This Waterfall Cliff Jump, Unofficial Networks
Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys, Science Daily
The perils of a leader who is too extroverted, Science Daily

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