Arete 8.20.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

IBCS: Army Missile Defense Passes Most Complex Test Yet, Breaking Defense
Federal appeals court: Male-only draft is constitutional, Navy Times
US Air Force may have accidentally revealed interest in hypersonic nuke, Air Force Times
‘Desert One’ documentary chronicles challenges, lessons of Operation Eagle Claw, Marine Corps Times
The Pentagon can now buy US-made small drones from these five companies, Defense News
Six Scenarios for Military Intervention After January 20, Defense One
Pompeo inks deal to support more American troops in Poland, Defense News

 

Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Top Homeland Security Officials Are Serving Illegally, G.A.O. Says, Homeland Security Department
Could 2020 Spawn ’70s-Style Radicals and Violence? The RAND Blog
In North Korea, The U.S. Could Take the Lead, The RAND Blog
How a virtual world can improve police training and public perception, Police1
Ford Introduces New F-150 Special Service Vehicle, with Hybrid Engine Option, POLICE Magazine
Firefighting helicopter crashes in Calif., killing pilot and sparking new wildfire, FireRescue1 Daily News
Boston first responders to get 150K medical gowns through manufacturer partnership, FireRescue1 Daily News
How the Halligan tool changed the firefighting game, FireRescue1 Daily News

 

Mountain

How an At-Home Rock Climbing Hangboard Can Improve Your Climbing, Men’s Journal
A Guide to Section Hiking, Term-a-Rest Blog
You’ve Probably Been Seriously Underestimating Stand Up Paddle Boards, The Outbound Collective
Nepal Delays Opening to International Travelers, Fall Climbing Season in Doubt, The Adventure Blog
Benjamin Alexander Hopes to Be Jamaica’s First Olympic Alpine Skier, POWDER Magazine
New rock climb on Rienzwand in Rienztal, Dolomites, Planetmountain.com
Hiker Survives 14 Days Stranded in Santa Fe National Forest, Backpacker

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Actually Do Anything? Outside Magazine
Luke Bryan on Staying Fit Over 40 and Completing His First Century Ride, Men’s Journal
High intensity physical activity in early life could lead to stronger bones in adulthood, Science Daily
How the Pandemic Running Boom Affects Pro Athletes Outside Magazine
What Explains the Egg-Cancer Connection, NutritionFacts
Better Health With 3 Mobility Routines for Impingement Problems, Breaking Muscle
Road vs. Trail: Which Running Style is Right for You? Osprey Packs

 

Interesting

Autopsies Show Microplastics in Major Human Organs, WebMD
A Major Environmental Law Just Changed. Here’s What You Need to Know. REI Co-op Journal
Researchers find lost interview of MI6 officer who helped plan 1953 coup in Iran, intelNews.org

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