Arete 7.30.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Marines to Test Exoskeleton Suit That Can Do the Work of Up to 10 Troops, In Homeland Security
The U.S. Military Won’t Return to Business as Usual After the Pandemic, War on the Rocks
U.S. to bring 6,400 troops home from Germany, move others elsewhere in Europe, War is Boring
Meet the ‘Smuzzle,’ the Army’s new hybrid suppressor that reduces sound, recoil and flash, Air Force Time
GOP coronavirus bill includes at least $7 billion for weapons programs, Defense News
Who is to Blame for the US Military’s Technology Problem? Modern War Institute
Space Force Rockets Toward Milestones, Defense.gov

 

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

The Coronavirus Puts a Spotlight on a National Security Supply Crisis, The RAND Blog
How to Hide from a Drone – the Subtle Art of “Ghosting” in the Age of Surveillance, Homeland Security Newswire
In latest message to US, Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during exercise targeting mock carrier, Defense News
7 keys to successfully policing a potentially unruly crowd, Police 1 Daily News
Chicago Deputy Chief Dies from Apparent Suicide in Station, POLICE Magazine
A Look at Both Sides of Portland Riots, POLICE Magazine
Mass. officials double down on FF order to remove ‘thin blue line’ flags, FireRescue 1 Daily News
5 academies aspiring firefighters should check out, FireRescue 1 Daily News

 

Mountain

Utah Paralympic Snowboarder Defies All Odds, Unofficial Networks
US Army Engineers Approve Bitterly Controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska, Adventure Journal
Astonishing First Ski Descent of K2 Gets Full-Length Documentary, POWDER Magazine
The US House of Representatives passes the Great American Outdoors Act, The Outbound Collective
How to Stay Comfortable in the Backcountry – 5 Tips, Therm-a-Rest
The ‘World’s Largest Ski Show’ to Go Virtual this October, POWDER Magazine
The Complete Pulley Injury Rehab Program for Climbers, Climbing Magazine
The Perfect Kit: Mountain Biking REI Co-op Journal
NEWS: St Bernard Dog Rescued on Scafell Pike, UK Climbing

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Is Your Blood Sugar Undermining Your Workouts? NYT
How to Prevent Knee Injuries While Hiking, According to an Expert, Men’s Journal
‘Amazing, Isn’t It?’ Long-Sought Blood Test for Alzheimer’s in Reach, NYT
Pizza study shows body copes surprisingly well with one-off calorie indulgence, Science Daily
Are the BPA-Free Plastics Like Tritan Safe? NutritionFacts.org
Have We Been Thinking About Pain All Wrong? Outside Magazine
Exercise can slow or prevent vision loss, study finds, Science Daily

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

A look at the Americans who believe there is some truth to the conspiracy theory that COVID-19 was planned, Fact Tank
What Do Teachers Want to See in Automated Writing Evaluation Systems? The RAND Blog
Fact Check: How Violent Are the Portland Protests? Homeland Security Department
The Environmental Costs of China’s Maritime Ambition, The Diplomat
Extinction: Quarter of UK mammals ‘under threat, BBC News

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