Arete 7.13.17

Ex-CIA contractor says Pakistan’s leaders helped him escape murder charges, Intel News
Islamic State fights the Taliban, Afghan government-backed locals in Tora Bora Mountains, Long War Journal
Qassem Soleimani boasts of Tehran’s expanded footprint throughout Middle East, Long War Journal
China’s First Overseas Military Base, The Atlantic
Israel’s Forthcoming Security Dilemma, War on the Rocks
Events that led to arrest of Army soldier on terrorism charges, Military Times

Homeland Security/Terrorism
The Ugly Aftermath of a Cyberattack, NY Times
Syrian war monitor reports death of ISIS leader but U.S. can’t confirm, In Homeland Security
US-Mexico Border Tunnels Evolve to Defy Security Measures, In Homeland Security
Communication in times of crisis, Homeland Security Newswire
Predicting Natural Disasters, Homeland Security News Wire

First Responder
Report: Police pursuits are causing unnecessary deaths and injuries, Police One
Becoming a Cop . . . It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, Law Enforcement Today
Characterising resource use and potential inefficiencies during large-fire suppression in the western US, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Ohio Sheriff Refuses to Equip Deputies with Narcan, Police Mag
The 9 Most Dangerous Things Firefighters Do, Backstep Firefighter

Creative Camping: Where To Sleep When There’s Not A Site, Gear Junkie
Rural Indonesia Is the Next Great Climber’s Paradise, Outside Magazine
Serious WTF: 25 years of Matchstick Productions’ best ski crashes, Freeskier
(Video) Kiteboarder Hits Humpback Whale, The Adventure Blog
Climbing Trip Tune-Up with Neil Gresham, Training Beta

The Complete History of the AR-15, SWJ
The Case for Size-Specific Mountain Bikes, Outside Magazine
U.S. Marshals Service – Expired Body Armor, Inconsistent Training Raises Risks For Marshals, Soldier Systems
27 Eastern Mountain Sports stores slated to close,
Army looks to replace the Squad Automatic Weapon, Army Times

This Is Your Brain on Exercise, Outside Magazine
Chest Strap Vs Wristband Heart Rate Monitors Breaking Muscle
No Sugar Or No Fat? No Thanks, Breaking Muscle
Coconut Oil: Health Food or Heart Killer? T-Nation
Can poor sleep lead to Alzheimer’s?
After Knee Surgery, Try Anti-Gravity Treadmill, Science Daily
Combating Chronic Kidney Disease With Exercise, Science Daily

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