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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Arete 8.26.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security Army Conducts Live Fire Test of Its First Iron Dome Defense Battery, Real Clear Defense Afghanistan: Irish citizens wait for rescue mission, BBC First commercial rocket due to be launched from Australia later in 2021, The Guardian When U.S. Needs Backup, This Is Who They Call: FAST Marines, Sandbox China Honing Ballistic Missile […]

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Tools for Resilience

By Rob Shaul Professionally, my own greatest tests of resilience have come from starting small businesses and nonprofits. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20% of U.S. small businesses fail within the first year. By the end of their fifth year, roughly 50% have faltered. After 10 years, only around a third […]

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Q&A 8.19.21

QUESTION I am about to complete the Atalanta program and have completed all the heroic programs. What should I go to next, looking at other programs it seems like I won’t progress as well when it comes to a base fitness program. I will complete the big game hunting program before my guide season begins but […]

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Arete 8.19.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security Why did the Afghan army disintegrate so quickly?, Al Jazeera Afghanistan Veterans Struggling With News of Taliban Takeover, Defense One France suspends military co-operation with Ethiopia, Janes Dozens killed in Niger village attack, Al Jazerrra China Won’t Repeat America’s Mistakes in Afghanistan, Foreign Policy The new US Air Force secretary wants to ‘scare China’, […]

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