Arete 9.21.17

Reflections on Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal
McMaster on North Korea: ‘There Is a Military Option’, Defense Tech
Marines want integrated suppressors, Marine Corps Times
Russia May Send 100K Troops to NATO’s Borders, Defense Tech
US has launched ‘more than 100 strikes against AQAP’ so far this year, Long War Journal

Homeland Security/Terrorism
Terrorism in the smartphone era, 16 years after 9/11, Brookings Institute
Rethinking political Islam, Brookings Institute
DHS funds national consortium to develop better methods for fighting criminal activity, Homeland Security Newswire
Border Security Is Tougher Than Ever, DHS Report Finds, In Homeland Security
No internet? No problem: Improving communications during natural disasters, Homeland Security Newswire

The Country’s Most Beautiful Mountaineering Route, Outside Magazine
Painter Rachel Pohl Talks Balancing Reality and the Conceptual in the Mountains, Backcountry Magazine
Volcano Voyage: Skiing the PNW’s most recognizable peaks, Free Skier
Life Lessons from the World’s Most Extreme Cyclists, Outside Magazine
The Best Job Hunting Website for Skiers, Powder

First Responder
House Approves Firefighter Cancer Registry Act, Firefighter Close Calls
Colorado Springs Police Looking for ‘The Mad Pooper’, Law Enforcement Today
Virginia State Police Launches Abbreviated Academy Program,
Boots on The Ground, Eyes in The Sky,
Rain and snow affect some fires in the Northwest — but not all, Wildfire Today

To Get an Early Look at Next Year’s Ski Gear, Head to Chile, Wired
Meet The Adventure-Ready 4×4 Winnebago Sprinter, Gear Junkie
Honnold, Chin…Maggie Rogers? TNF Releases Jacket With Musical Experience, Gear Junkie
A Climbing Editor on the World’s Best Climbing Gear, Outside Magazine
The ADV80: The Pinnacle Bruiser of Custom Land Cruisers, Tactical-Life

Tricks from 9 Pro Athletes for Eating Well on the Road, Outside Magazine
9 Factors That Influence Testosterone Levels, Mark’s Daily Apple
Why Age Is Only A Number, Breaking Muscle
Lighters Days vs. Complete Rest, Ross Training
Get Up, Stand Up! NY Times
Gut Bacteria May Play a Role in Weight Loss, NY Times
Is This the Hardest Race In the World? Men’s Journal

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