Arete 8.22.19

Military / Foreign Affairs

Italy government crisis: Fate of coalition to be decided as PM faces removal, BBC

Army study recommends more sleep for recruits at basic, which drill sergeants will absolutely not disregard or anything, Task & Purpose
US progresses F-16 sale to Taiwan, Janes 360
Navy in the process of developing an unmanned “Ghost Fleet”, War is Boring
Army announces more deployments, sending two brigades to Afghanistan & Europe, War is Boring
A Guide to Becoming an Admiral in the Russian Navy, War on the Rocks
US Southern Command head focused on ‘day after’ in Venezuela, Stars & Stripes
The US Just Launched a Long-Outlawed Missile. Welcome to the Post-INF World, Defense One
Syria Changed the Iranian Way of War, Rand Corp
Millions more will be soon be allowed to shop on military bases. But some veterans wonder how they’ll get access., Marine Corps Times
Trade Dependence and Politicization: Lessons From the Japan-Korea Conflict, The Diplomat
The US Army Is Struggling to Staff Its Cyber Units: GAO, Defense One
Japan Officially Selects F-35B for Its STOVL Fighter, The Diplomat
Russia’s New Arms Give the U.S. Room for Pause, Real Clear Defense
Why Vanguard Bank and Why Now? Explaining Chinese Behavior in the South China Sea, Rand Corp
It Matters If Americans Call Afghanistan a Defeat, The Atlantic

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Spain’s Worst Fire This Year Engulfs 25,000 Acres on a Canary Island, NY Times
California adopts country’s strictest law to curb police killings, The Guardian
French Police Suicide Rate Climbs, French Govt Is Flummoxed, In Homeland Security
What the data says about gun deaths in the U.S., Pew Research Center
Cops: We can’t fix everything. We have limits. Now it’s time for the public to step up., LE Today
California Police Deploy Knightscope Robot to Monitor Public Areas, Officer.com
New rules require Phoenix cops to report every time they point their firearm at someone, LE Today
8 firefighters, 2 residents hospitalized after garage fire spreads into Pa. home, Fire Rescue 1
Missouri Youth Football Team Choose “Thin Blue Line” Uniforms, Police One
The True Story of the Pulaski Fire Tool, Wildfire Today
Oops: Fake cop pulls over unmarked van full of real detectives, LE Today
AG Barr: “We Must Have Zero Tolerance for Resisting Police”, Police Mag
Spending on illicit drugs in US nears $150 billion annually, Science Daily

Mountain

New Regulations Could Limit the Number Of Climbers On Everest, Unofficial Networks
Seven Ways to Explore Patagonia, Outbound Collective
Hoka One One’s New Hikers Helped This Foot Pain Sufferer Enjoy Trails Again, Adventure Journal
Industry Buzz: Everest rules, Jeremy Renner, POW, OutsidePR, deadly rockfall, and more, SNEWS
The Nine Circles of Hiker Hell, Outside
prAna Offers $100K to Quit Your Day Job and Chase Your Dream, SNEWS
In The Land of Happiness, There Should Be No Tears, Arcteryx
Best Rain Jackets for 2019, Outdoor Gear Lab
The Burrito Manifesto, Freeskier

Fitness / Nutrition / Health

The rise of digital fitness: can the new wave of high-intensity home workouts replace the gym?, The Guardian
Form Swim Goggles Review: Fitness Tracking at the Pool, Gear Latest
Garmin 45: Dollar-For-Dollar This Is the Best Garmin GPS Watch For Runners, Gear Institute
Is It More Important to Run Faster or Run Longer?, Outside
Tired of Feeling Tired? Boost Your Brain Power With This All-in-One Brain Training Bundle, Futureism
Japanese Weightlifter Eishiro ‘The Tank’ Murakami Lives Up to His Nickname, Muscle & Fitness
Children Make You Happier — Once They’ve Left Home, WebMD
The Keto Diet Is Popular, but Is It Good for You?, NY Times
Regular Exercising Improves the Quality of Your Sleep In More Ways Than You Think, Science Times
Need a mental break? Avoid your cellphone, Science Daily
Kevin Hart Reminds Us that You Don’t Need a Gym to Stay Fit, Muscle & Fitness

Interesting

Amazon under fire for new packaging that cannot be recycled, The Guardian
How Life Became an Endless, Terrible Competition, Real Clear Politics
A Guide to Not Killing or Mutilating Artificial Intelligence Research, Homeland Security Newswire
RAND’s Summer Reading List for Congress, Rand Corp
Why You Should Never Borrow Someone Else’s Charging Cable, In Homeland Security
FedEx’s visionary founder is a disrupter at risk of disruption, The Economist
CAKE ‘Kalk&’: E-Moto Brand Launches 1st Street-Legal Model, Gear Patrol
Pirates, Slavers and Poachers: Violence on the High Seas, NY Times

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