Arete 9.7.17

The Baldwin Articles – Leadership and Volunteers vs Conscripts, Soldier Systems
A Funeral of 2 Friends: C.I.A. Deaths Rise in Secret Afghan War, NY Times
ISIS After The Caliphate, Small Wars Journal
US troops in Syria battle anti-Assad rebels once funded by the CIA, Intel News
Anatomy of a Taliban ambush, Long War Journal

Homeland Security/Terrorism
Democracy and Terrorism, Brookings Institute
The Terrorist Diaspora, its Returnees, and Disrupting the Rise of Homegrown Violent Extremists, Small Wars Journal
In Texas Flooding, FEMA Asks ‘All Citizens to Get Involved’ to Help, NY Times
Challenges of recruiting and retaining a Cybersecurity Workforce, Homeland Security Committee

AT Crushed: ‘Stringbean’ Sets Fastest Speed Record, Gear Junkie
48 Skiers Who Shaped Our Sport, Powder
Hamstring Injuries in Climbers, Training Beta
The Worlds Hardest Endurance Race, Outside Magazine
Hunters, the Surprising Saviors of Our Public Lands, Outside Magazine

First Responder
War Stories, Law Enforcement Today
Female deputy district attorney badly beaten before closing arguments in gang murder trial, Law Enforcement Today
Resilience Defined, Police Mag
Dozens of wildfires very active in Montana and Idaho

First Look: Patagonia ‘New’ Micro Puff Hoody, Gear Junkie
Seven Day-Hiking Essentials, Outside Magazine
7 Important Weapons Used By the United States in the Vietnam War, Small Wars Journal
Black Diamond Rope Review, Training Beta
How to Choose a Sleeping Bag, American Alpine Institute

How We Learn, Breaking Muscle
The Perils And Pitfalls Of Fitness Absolutes, Breaking Muscle
What I Learned from Sweet Spot Training Outside Magazine
Special Bacteria May Aid Athletic Performance, Science Daily
Power Training – Still Keeping It Simple, Ross Training

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