Arete 9.24.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy

Space Force Creation Warrants Revisiting Defense Unification, War on the Rocks
Official: Pentagon has started ‘prudent planning’ for full Afghanistan withdrawal by May, The Hill
House passes bill to clear path for Army Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe to receive posthumous Medal of Honor, Stars and Stripes
Cyber Attack Most Likely Space Threat: Maj. Gen. Whiting, Breaking Defense
California Marine unit set to receive first amphibious combat vehicle, Defense News
Marine Corps’ Builds New Littoral Regiment, Eye On Fake Chinese Islands, Breaking Defense
Army Equipping Tactical, Combat Vehicles with Electric Engines, RealClearDefense


Wildland Fire / Law Enforcement

Chief Randy Bruegman tackles critical issues facing the future of the fire service, FireRescue1 Daily News
Researchers: Smoke from Calif. wildfires may have killed 1K+ people, FireRescue1 Daily News
How the new fire smart radio by Motorola Solutions helps protect your focus when it matters most, FireRescue1 Daily News
Pa. mayor to sign bill restricting facial recognition software by police, Police1 Daily News
NYPD Officer Charged with Spying for China, POLICE Magazine
Seattle City Council overrides mayor’s veto of policing cuts, Police1 Daily News
Chicago PD Adding Officers to Anti-Violence Unit, POLICE Magazine



Lessons Learned From The Colorado Trail, The Outbound Collective
Mountaineering Legend Ang Rita Sherpa Has Passed Away, The Adventure Blog
Video: Why Kilimanjaro’s Glaciers Are Melting, Red Bull
I Tried to Climb the Largest Sand Dune in North America, Outside Magazine
Wondering how COVID will affect the ski season? Look to the Southern Hemisphere, Freeskier
Iceberg Rolls Over While Two Climbers Are Scaling It, Adventure Journal
Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl Break Speed Record on Odyssee, the Eiger’s Most Difficult Route, Climbing Magazine


Fitness / Health / Nutrition

The Sweat Science Fall Book List, Outside Magazine
Vitamin C for Male Infertility and Lead Poisoning?
This Is Your Heart on Endurance Sports, Men’s Journal
How (and Why) to Run a Virtual Race, Outside Magazine
Time-restricted feeding improves health without altering the body’s core clock, Science Daily
Beyond Pumpkin Spice: The Benefits of Cinnamon for Blood Sugar, Infections, and More, Mark’s Daily Apple


What My Sled Dogs Taught Me About Planning for the Unknown, NYT
Johnson & Johnson Begins Phase 3 Trial of Covid-19 Vaccine, NYT
Bob Gore, inventor of Gore-Tex, has passed away at 83, SNEWS
China doubled its air bases, air defenses, and heliports near the border with India, War is Boring
Pentagon redirected pandemic funds to defense contractors, The Hill
Unemployment Improving Fast – Unlike After Great Recession, RealClearPolicy

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