Arete 9.6.18


Mattis Supports Saudi War in Yemen, Rejects Privatizing Afghan Fight, Small Wars Journal
The Future of Terrorism: The Practitioners’ View, Small Wars Journal
Analysis: Losing a War, Long War Journal
US Still Lacks a Coherent Afghanistan Strategy, In Homeland Security
Army Futures Command: $100M, 500 Staff, & Access To Top Leaders, Breaking Defense
Russian Performance in the Russo-Georgian War Revisited, Real Clear Defense
Taking Stock of a Shifting World Order, RAND Corp.
Yes, the Russian Military Stole A Bunch Of Marine Corps Humvees, Task & Purpose
Microwave Weapons Are Prime Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers, NY Times
Is the US presence in Afghanistan permanent?, Defense News
‘Time for This War in Afghanistan to End,’ Says Departing U.S. Commander, Small Wars Journal


Homeland Security / First Responder / Wildland Fire

We Demand That Cops Be Warriors, LE Today
TSA Might Take Away Passenger Screenings From More Than 150 Airports, In Homeland Security
Wilder wildfires ahead?, Science Daily
Operation Throat Punch Is the Greatest Trolling of Sex Traffickers by Combat Veterans Ever, LE Today
Ohio Officer Forced to Shoot K-9 Partner During Attack in Training, LE Today
Study showed over a season smokejumpers lost muscle mass and at times had impaired reaction time, Wildfire Today



Black Diamond Orders Walmart to Cease and Desist, Outside
Farmers Almanac’s 2018 – 2019 Winter Weather Forecast / Prediction, Unofficial Networks
Update on the Top Satellite Messengers and Locator Beacons by OutdoorGearLab, Outdoor Gear Lab
2019 Editors’ Choice Awards: All-Mountain Skis, Backcountry Magazine
Are 8-Person Ski Lifts The Future?, Unofficial Networks
Quiz: The Exciting and Mysterious History Of Gaiters, Backpacker
Adam Ondra: The Road to Tokyo, Climbing Magazine
Best Climbing Belay Device Review Update by OutdoorGearLab, Outdoor Gear Lab


Fitness / Nutrition

Pre Workout Snacks We Depend On, Outside
9 Stretches to Relieve Lower Back Pain, Outside
Low carbohydrate diets are unsafe and should be avoided, study suggests, Science Daily
More accurate measure of body fat developed, Science Daily
Changes in breakfast and dinner timings can reduce body fat, Science Daily
These Are the Best Times To Eat To Shed Body Fat, New Study Says, Men’s Journal
Everything Men Need to Know About Beating Cancer, Men’s Journal
Eating in 10-hour window can override disease-causing genetic defects, nurture health, Science Daily
5 Alternative Energy Snacks to Boost Your Workouts, Muscle & Fitness
Body Transformation Programs Are a Sham, Breaking Muscle
The Next Big Thing in Fitness? Sleep., Gear Patrol



These Companies Really, Really, Really Want to Freeze Your Eggs, NY Times
STD cases in U.S. hit record highs as officials warn about resistant gonorrhea, STAT
Scientists identify a new kind of human brain cell, Science Daily
Weed Beer is Near, and It’s Going to Get Weird, Marketwatch
With Trump in the White House, Gun Sales Lag, Wall Street Journal
New Zealand Town May Ban Cats to Protect Other Species, NY Times
Six Leadership Fallacies, Small Wars Journal
Olympics chief rules out violent e-sports, The Verge
Suicide by opioid: New research suggests overdoses should be classified as self-harm, Salon
The New Old Age: A Debate Over ‘Rational Suicide’, NY Times
Body temperature regulation: How fever comes, Science Daily
A new way to remove ice buildup without power or chemicals, Science Daily
More Women Turn to Marijuana for Morning Sickness, NY Times
Cold climates contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals, Science Daily
The 20 Best Selling Cars and Trucks in America This Year, Gear Patrol
Where Should You Buy Appliances?, NY Times


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