Arete 9.23.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security Sudan gov’t says order restored after ‘failed’ coup: Live News, Al Jazerra Moscow Hesitated in Poland—Will It in Belarus?, RAND Milley denies wrongdoing amid calls for his resignation over details in new book, Military Times The decline in defense purchasing power and the transformation of the Pentagon into a social program, AAI […]

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Introducing Prep Strength

  By Rob Shaul I began volunteer-coaching prep-strength (high school) athletes here in Wyoming several years ago – both at the local high school gym, and in my Wyoming Facility. In addition, over the years multiple MTI community members have asked for general fitness and sport-specific programming for their high-school-aged children. Today we’re announcing the […]

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Arete 9.16.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security Losing Small Wars:  Why US Military Culture Leads to Defeat, Small Wars Journal Top US Democrat calls out Saudi over alleged aid worker torture, Al Jazerra After 9/11, the U.S. Got Almost Everything Wrong, Defense One Navy Movement Near Taiwan Causing More US-China Tension, Edge Army Chief Calls for Afghanistan Review: ‘Let the […]

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Q&A 9.9.21

QUESTION Sir, our SWAT selection is 16 weeks out. I’ve been following the gun maker series, do you have any further recommendations? ANSWER What I’d recommend: Weeks.      Plan 1-4            Weeks 1-3, then week 7 of the SWAT Selection Training Plan – Don’t do the whole plan, just weeks 1-3, […]

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Arete 9.9.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security Noncombatant Evacuation Operation – Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal Reinforcing U.S. Deterrence in the Indo-Pacific After the Fall of Afghanistan, RAND The Army wants you to get smart on China’s military structure and tactics, Air Force Times Six Palestinians escape from high-security prison in Israel, Al Jazerra China sends several nuclear bomber aircraft to […]

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Arete 9.2.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security Helicopter embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln crashes into the Pacific, Navy Times Will the Taliban regime survive? Brookings Norway sets timeline to deploy sub-hunting aircraft in the Arctic, Defense News FN Announces Key Upgrades to Proven FN SCAR Semi-automatic Line-up, Soldier Systems Understanding Russian Grand Strategy, RAND The CIA Is Better Than the U.S. […]

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