Arete 9.20.18


Japanese destroyer shoots down ballistic missile off Hawaii, Defense News
Tactical Products Group Executives Indicted by Department of Justice for Providing Faulty Armor, Swapping Tags, Soldier Systems
Afghanistan Peace Talks Stick on U.S. Bases: United States Wants 2, Taliban None, Small Wars Journal
From ‘Mad Dog’ to ‘Moderate Dog’: Mattis-Trump tensions grow, Defense News
Stop Fighting a War Against a Tactic, Small Wars Journal
Modernization or death: Heed history’s lessons on the F-35, Defense News
Al Qaeda is very much alive, and widely misunderstood, Long War Journal
The Presence of Lethal U.S. Drones in Niger is Expanding, Council on Foreign Relations
Podcast: The Spear – A Platoon Leader’s First Combat Missions, Modern War Institute
The New Age of Autonomous Jet Fighters, Real Clear Defense
War Crimes in Yemen, The Cipher Brief
Disarming an Atomic Bomb Is the Worst Job in the World, War Is Boring
Politics Could Scuttle America’s New Icebreakers, War Is Boring
WOTR Podcast: Training the Military for the Next War, War on the Rocks
Success in the Shadows: Operation Enduring Freedom–Philippines and the Global War on Terror, 2002–2015, Small Wars Journal
Ending the ‘Long War’, The Hill
Air Force calls for 74 more squadrons to prepare for possibility of war against major power, Defense News
SIG SAUER Releases M17 Video Series, “The Chosen One”, Soldier Systems


Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

Shots fired toward firefighters in Washington state, Wilfire Today
US sees Russian weapon behind US diplomats’ mystery ailments, say officials,
Did Hunters Open Fire On Firefighters? [UPDATE], Unofficial Networks
Idaho inmate accused of rape at a fire in Utah, Wildfire Today
4 key lessons from the Las Vegas shooting response, Police One
Indiana Police Officer Dies Following Foot Pursuit,
ISIS Attacks in West Drop Sharply, but Threat Remains High, NY Times
Third Chicago Police Officer Takes Own Life in Two Months,
Facts on U.S. Immigrants: Interactive charts and detailed tables, Pew Research Center
How do we police the homeless? Police One
Keep Your Private Life Private,
NC School to Deploy Automated Shooter Detection and Response System, POLICEMagazine
Most Western Europeans favor at least some restrictions on Muslim women’s religious clothing, Pew Research Center
Firefighters in British Columbia battle with fire tornado, Wildfire Today
Prosecutor: Border Patrol Agent Charged With Murdering 4, Homeland Security News



Maker of Salomon, Atomic Skis Receives Major Buyout Offer from Chinese Firm, Unofficial Networks
Kuiu Founder Dead by Suicide, Sports Illustrated
The Winter Wildlands Alliance releases trailer for the Backcountry Film Festival’s 14th year, Backcountry Magazine
4 Secrets for Bowhunting Big Mule Deer Bucks from Chuck Adams,
How Ski Movies Are Really Made, REI Co-Op
California May Get A New Epic Trail System Hundreds of Miles Long, Adventure Journal
Oregon Hiker Dead in Suspected Cougar Attack, Backpacker
Results: 2018 IFSC Climbing World Championships, Climbing Magazine
Here’s $500 to put toward the ski trip of your dreams, Freeskier
Mountain Biking 101 – How to get started, Gear Institute
3 Ski Vacations For Under $500, Unofficial Networks
The Complete Peakbagging Packing List, Backpacker


Fitness / Nutrition

Even High-Fat Dairy Might Be Good for You, WebMD
Seven U.S. states now have adult obesity rates of 35 percent or higher, Science Daily
Walking Might Be the Best Exercise There Is, Outside Magazine
5 Explosive Moves for a Better Warmup, Muscle & Fitness
How to Strengthen Your Ankles and Run Faster, Outside
The 5 Best Stretches for People Who Sit All Day Long, Men’s Journal
Preventing Injury: A Chiropractor’s Perspective, Breaking Muscle
The Best Mood-Boosting, Muscle-Building Foods For All-Day Energy, Men’s Health
Why We Should Root for Kipchoge in Berlin, Outside Magazine
Setting an FKT on the Grand Teton, Outside Magazine
Best sources of Vitamin A, The World’s Healthiest Foods
The Rise of Virtual Fitness, Gear Patrol
The Best Apps to Breathe New Life into Your Fitness Routine, Gear Patrol



Test Your Knowledge of Foreign Policy With New Quizzes From CFR, Council of Foreign Relations
Swedish election highlights decline of center-left parties across Western Europe, Pew Research
Africa is the Fastest Urbanizing Place on the Planet, Council on Foreign Relations
Prenatal exposure to cannabis impacts sociability of male offspring only, Science Daily
Future of nuclear energy, Science Daily
Seemingly overnight, the oceans are exploding with tropical cyclone activity, Washington Post
Outside the Box: What this early retiree would tell his 23-year-old self about money and life, Marketwatch
Why Some Parents Turn Boys’ Names Into Girls’ Names, The Atlantic
What to Do When Your Bad at Money, NY Times
Why we say “OK”, Vox
Tennis umpires are reportedly considering a boycott of Serena Williams matches unless she apologises for calling Carlos Ramos a ‘liar’ and a ‘thief’, Business Insider
The First Flying Car Review, Wall Street Journal
What Does a 2-Year-Old Know? You May Be Surprised, WebMD
The Best Hose Nozzle, NY Times
Volkswagen Beetle, Symbol of ’60s Counterculture, Will Be Discontinued Again, NY Times
Snakeless in Ireland: Blame Ice Age, Not St. Patrick, National Geographic News
5 facts about Americans and video games. Pew Research Center / UPDATED REFERENCE: 149 Video Game Statistics (2023),
Scientists determine four personality types based on new data, Science Daily
The Best Toolbox, NY Times
The 25 Best Kitchen Tools You Can Buy for Less Than $25, Gear Patrol

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