Arete 8.30.18


Venezuela’s Refugee Exodus is the Biggest Crisis in the Hemisphere, Small Wars Journal
Germany’s Navy Is a Total Embarrassment, The National Interest
China Rises, America Falters, and Geoeconomics Rears Its Head, War on the Rocks
Military Boot Maker Sentenced for Selling Chinese Boots as USA-Made, Tactical Life
Is the U.S. Prepping to Airstrike Iran?, The National Interest
F-35: A Mistake or Super Weapon?, The National Interest
Outsourcing the Afghan War, Real Clear Defense
A Test for Privatization in Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal
How Macedonia Could Push NATO into a War, The National Interest
How to Make Japan’s Military Great Again, The National Interest


First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Do American Cops Take a Beating in the Press?, LE Today
Pennsylvania Town Considers Dissolving Police Force,
Flight attendant mistakes air marshal for passenger with gun, Police One
Are American cops really all that ‘militarized’?, Police One
Open Letter to the NFL, LE Today
Burning Man organizers want end to stops of festival-goers, Police One
Retired police officer describes how he survived fire tornado at Carr Fire, Wildfire Today
K9 handler accepts punishment after police service dog dies from heat, LE Today



When Bad Things Happen in the Wilderness, Outside
Check Out “My Epic: The Podcast”, Outdoor Research
Cross-Country Mountain Bikes Are Getting Way Better, Outside
Should Bowhunter Education Be Required?,
Everything You Need to Know About Hunting with Horses, Outdoor Life
Video: Dani Arnold Free Solos 1,200-Meter Grandes Jorasses in 2:04, Climbing Magazine
The Best New Adventure Books for Fall, Outside
Chris Sharma: A Lifetime of Climbing, Climbing Magazine
The passing of two legends: Tom Frost and Jeff Lowe, Alpinist
New Survey Finds Nearly One-Third of Respondents Have Experienced Sexual Harassment or Assault While Climbing, REI Co-Op Journal
Safe Outside: The Facts About Sexual Harassment and Assault in the Climbing Community, Climbing Magazine
MSR PocketRocket 2 Mini Stove Kit Review, Backpacking Light


Fitness / Nutrition

Found: A destructive mechanism that blocks the brain from knowing when to stop eating, Science Daily
Juice Cleanses Aren’t Healthy After All, Outside
Dry-Land Resistance Training Practices of Elite Swimming Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research
Diets, Belly Fat, and the Nutrition Nabobs, Breaking Muscle
Physical Fitness Predictors of a Warrior Task Simulation Test, Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research
How Heat Therapy Could Boost Your Performance, Outside
Maybe Your Sleep Problem Isn’t a Problem, NY Times
Bacon Pancakes, Mark’s Daily Apple
How sleep loss may contribute to adverse weight gain, Science Daily
How Running Kept Me Overweight, Breaking Muscle



Brutal Reality of Swimming Around Scotland. | Ross Edgley’s Great British Swim: E13, RedBull TV
Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year, WebMD
Thousands of Amazon workers receive food stamps. Now Bernie Sanders wants Amazon to pay up., Washington Post
Blockchain: Why U.S Technological and Financial Dominance is at Stake, the National Interest
Dartmouth misconduct case highlights the mistreatment of junior scientists, Science Daily
Ten Years at Burning Man, In Photographs, Wired Magazine
Stop Sending Money on Venmo. There Are Better Alternatives, Wired
Researchers replicate just 13 of 21 social science experiments published in top journals, Washington Post

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