Arete 7.18.19

Military / National Security / Foreign Relations

Fixing Light Reconnaissance Formations, Small War Journal
US has three options to subdue Iran, Pravda Report
No Manhatten Projects for Urban Operations, Small War Journal
Estonian defense policy official on alliance relations and Russian stability, Defense News
Options for U.S. Use of Private Military and Security Companies, Small Wars Journal
Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein, Small Wars Journal
Recorded drug deaths in Scotland highest in EU, BBC
As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend, NY Times
Countering Missiles with Missiles: U.S. Military Posture After the INF Treaty, War on the Rocks
Krekar convicted, arrested in Oslo, NewsinEng.com
Ukraine’s Unsung Heroes: 3 Tech NGOs Leading A Democratic Revival, Forbes.com
Russia Is Perfecting the Art of Crushing Uprisings Against Authoritarian Regimes, Small Wars Journal
Terrorists Look to Drones and Driverless Cars to Avoid Martyrdom, Small Wars Journal
American Commandos Gear Up for New Shadow War With Russia, NY Times

 

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

Inside Trump’s Border Wars, NY Times
Police: Flushing drugs could create ‘meth-gators’, Police One
LODD: WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST KILLED DURING PRESCRIBED BURN, Firefighter Close Calls
2 suspects evading police drown in swollen creek, Police One
They want to make the Blue Lives Matter flag a symbol of racism. We won’t let them., LE Today
4 FDNY FIREFIGHTERS AT FIRE IN “DA BRONX”, Firefighter Close Calls
What to Expect from Wildfire Season This Year and in the Future, Homeland Security Newswire
Training to shoot from and through vehicles, Police One
Wildfire on Maui causes evacuations, burns 10,000 acres, Wildfire Today
Body Camera Video Shows South Carolina Sheriff’s Deputy Revive Unresponsive Baby, Officer.com

 

Mountain

REI, Media Giant? ‘Uncommon Path’ Magazine Launches Co-op Into New Role, Gearjunkie
Outside Names 54 Classic Adventure Books We All Need to Own, Outside
Why Some People Obsessively Hunt Elk Antlers, Outside
Double Standards: Our Conflicted Notions About Chipping—by the Numbers, Climbing Magazine
How GPS Devices Use Satellites and Atomic Clocks To Establish Locations, Unofficial Networks
The 12 Best Places to Live in 2019, Outside

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

The Best Electric Toothbrush, The Best Electric Toothbrush
How to Talk Yourself Into Better Endurance, Outside
Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits, NY Times
Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, ’13 Reasons Why’, Reuters
Lessons from Columbine: Testing “Run, Hide, Fight” Approach to Active Shooter Situations, Homeland Security Newswire
How Hawaii Trains Its Lifeguards, Outside
Extreme heat is changing sports, from the Olympics to local races, Jamestown Times
Genetic study reveals metabolic origins of anorexia, Science Daily
Too Much Social Media a Depression Risk for Teens, WebMD
A Transgender Female Lifter Won Gold at the 2019 Pacific Games, and There Was Controversy, Muscle & Fitness
New contraceptive vaginal ring prevents pregnancy for a year, gives women more control, Reuters

 

Interesting

A Closer Look at How Religious Restrictions Have Risen Around the World, Pew Research Center
About one-in-five adult Twitter users in the U.S. follow Trump, Pew Research Center

Bitcoin And Crypto Suddenly Branded A ‘National Security Issue’, Forbes.com
How to Buy and Import a Rig, Outside
Fossil Fuels Are Far Less Efficient Than Previously Thought, Bloomberg
‘Fishyleaks’ website hopes to land those guilty of overfishing, The Guardian
Shell’s boss delivers some hard truths on oil and climate change, The Economist
10 Reasons Meetings Are Killing Your Business, Forbes
Stunning Apple Leaks Confirm Disappointing New iPhone, Forbes

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