Arete 7.9.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

New Shaw Air Force Base leader talks readiness amid pandemic, Air Force Times
US Navy deploys 2 carrier groups to South China Sea, War is Boring
Strengthening Maritime Capability, RealClearDefense
Army on path to use space sensors to help guns on the ground see farther, Defense News
Strategy is a Journey: Thoughts on Strategy and Stability in an Evolving World, Small Wars Journal
Military Experience Inspires Harvard Nanofiber Body Armor Research, RealClearDefense
Trump nominates 4 Air Force generals for new commands including NORTHCOM, Air Force Academy, Defense News
Germany spent over $1B to cover costs linked to US troops, Military Times

 

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

China Becoming Concern for U.S. Commanders in Europe, U.S. Navy News
The Next American Terrorist, The Cipher Brief
The Message in Russia’s New Nuclear Weapons Strategy: Don’t Mess With Us, but Let’s Talk, Hudson Institute
Protecting Undersea Cables Must Be Made a National Security Priority, Hudson Institute
‘WE’RE ALREADY OVERTAXED AS A SYSTEM’, Firefighter Close Calls
Wildland firefighters’ invisible injuries can be life-threatening, Wildfire Today
AOC: $1 billion budget cut to NYPD not enough; ‘Defund the police means defund the police’ Law Enforcement Today
It’s a felony to assault a police officer. Virginia lawmakers are trying to change that – and much more. Law Enforcement Today

 

Mountain

Carbon Dioxide Poisoning in the Mountains, American Alpine Institute
Here’s how to (safely) enjoy summer activities at resorts across America, FREESKIER
21 Perfect Solo Hikes to Get Away From Everyone, Backpacker
When Alpinists Go Rogue, Outside Magazine
How to Survive a Treestand Accident, Bowhunting Blog
The Best Multisport Gear for Big Adventure Days, Powder Magazine
Detours Worth Taking along Your Drive to the Yukon or Alaska, The Outbound Collective
4 Ways to Make Your Bouldering Sessions More Deliberate, Training Beta

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

How to Set Up Your Training Intensity Zones, Uphill Athlete
Use Your Brain to Get Flexible Fast, Breaking Muscle
People with high cholesterol should eliminate carbs, not saturated fat, study suggests, Science Daily
Epigenetics, or What I Mean by “Reprogram Your Genes” Mark’s Daily Apple
These 19 Vegetables Are Surprising Sources of Protein, Men’s Health
The Best Exercises to Activate Muscles, According to Physical Therapists, Men’s Journal
The Benefits of Heat Training, Reconsidered, Outside Magazine

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