Arete 9.10.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Trump planning to withdraw more US troops from Iraq, Air Force Times
The Gulf War 30 Years Later: Successes, Failures, and Blind Spots, War on the Rocks
China looking to double nuclear stockpile in next decade, Pentagon says, War is Boring
India joins US, Russia, China hypersonic Missile club, War is Boring
Navy calls off search for US sailor reported overboard in Arabian Sea, Stars and Stripes
Army Unveils Hacker HQ For Offensive Cyber, Info War, Breaking Defense
B-52s train with African air forces, plan maritime exercise with the carrier Teddy Roosevelt, Air Force Times

 

Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Dallas Police Chief resigns after department criticized for stopping violent anarchists in the city, Law Enforcement Today
Police Humor in Tough Times: One Cop’s Mission to Deliver Laughs to First Responders, POLICE Magazine
Firefighters from Canada arrive in the US, Wildfire Today
Helicopters evacuate dozens trapped, injured by fast-moving Calif. wildfire, FireRescue1 Daily News
Eight National Forests Close Due to Fire Danger in California, Backpacker
15 firefighters on Dolan Fire became entrapped by the fire and deployed fire shelters, Wildfire Today
How We Saved Our Neighborhood from a Wildfire, Outside Magazine

 

Mountain

The 2020 Antarctic Season is Cancelled, The Adventure Blog
Everest: Start to Summit in Three Minutes, American Alpine Institute
A Very Informal Interview With New American Alpine Club CEO Mitsu Iwasaki, semi-rad.com
Backpacking for Beginners – 6 Tips for Better Trips, Therm-a-Rest Blog
How to Pack for a 25-mile, Self-Supported, Overnight, Inner Tube Adventure, The Outbound Collective
5 of the Most Breathtaking Runs in Crater Lake National Park, Men’s Journal
Snow Falls in the Rockies Days After 100-Degree Heat, Because 2020, POWDER Magazine

 

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Eat Like a Trail Runner: Pre-Run Nutrition, Osprey Packs
Acid Reflux, Heartburn, and GERD: Symptoms, Causes and Remedies, Mark’s Daily Apple
Adapt Workout Goals to Chronic Pain and Injury, Breaking Muscle
Red hot meat: The wrong recipe for heart disease, Science Daily
Coronavirus on Surfaces: What’s the Real Risk? WebMB Health
Eating to Block Lead Absorption, NutritionFacts.org
Can Hydration Be As Simple As Listening To Our Bodies? Breaking Muscle

 

Interesting

When These Sea Anemones Eat, It Goes Straight to Their Arms, NYT
Study: Face Shields Not a Good Mask Substitute, WebMD Health
The World’s Best Job? A Skiing Mary Poppins in Aspen, Colorado will Receive a 6-figure Salary, Unofficial Networks
Bike Shops Packed? Here’s How to Repair Your Own Bike, The Outbound Collective
The Oxford University AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine trial has been paused – should we be worried? The Guardian
California Businesses Leave The State By The Thousands, Hoover Institution
Skeletal study suggests at least 11 fish species are capable of walking, Science Daily

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