Arete 1.13.24

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

Brazil thwarted a coup attempt. Here are our lessons for the world., Washington Post
Armed gang storms Ecuador TV studio after state of emergency declared, Al Jazeera
Russian FSB Officers Arrested for $55Mln Bribes – TASS, Moscow Times
The Politics of North Korea’s ICBM Program, RAND
Entry of Middle Eastern Nations Into BRICS+: Important Economic and Geopolitical Takeaways, The Geopolitics
At least nine Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza, military says, War is Boring
Ukraine, Gaza, and the U.S. Army’s Counterinsurgency Legacy, Homeland Security Newswire
U.S. Soldier Conquers French Desert Commando Course, Soldier Systems
Putin is starting 2024 from a position of strength, Al Jazeera
Chinese military scientists bring energy shield from science fiction to life to defend against enemy radiation: paper, South China Morning Post
Army Opens New Warrant Officer Recruiting Roles as It Struggles to Fill the Ranks,
Exhausted, on the Defensive and at ‘Hell’s Gate’ in Ukraine, NY Times
Women held captive by Hamas identified as Israeli soldiers who made TikTok video while serving, War is Boring
Prince Harry removed from military academy publication after bragging about his body count in Afghanistan,
Kurdish-Iranian woman whipped 74 times for not wearing hijab,
Indian Navy Retakes Merchant Ship From Armed Hijackers in the Arabian Sea, USNI
US Fighter Jets to Fly over Bosnia in a Sign of Support to the Country as Serbs Call for Secession,
There Is a Lot More Egypt Could Do for Gaza, Foreign Policy
Is Israel Winning the War on the Tunnels in Gaza?, Foreign Policy
The Trouble with a Cease-Fire, RAND
German Musings About a European Nuclear Deterrent, Real Clear Defense
Remaking Mistakes in Gaza, War on the Rocks
Is America the “New” Great Britain?, Real Clear Defense
Lloyd Austin hospitalised for infection after prostate cancer surgery, Al Jazeera
Cutting Army Special Operations Will Erode the Military’s Ability to Influence the Modern Battlefield, War on the Rocks
5th SFG (A) Engineer Course Looks to Cut Cost, Familiarize Force, Soldier Systems

First Responder / Law Enforcement / Wildland Fire/ Homeland Security, Wilderness Professional

Mountain / Outside

The 8 Most Jaw-Dropping Scenic Roads in the U.S., Outside
WATCH: New Alta Documentary Is Arguably The Best Ski Film Of This Winter, Unofficial Networks
What You Need to Know About USA Climbing’s Transgender Athlete Participation Policy, Climbing
This Ski Town Is the Heart of a Winter Paradise, Outside
The 5 best mountain biking YouTube channels (and why we like them), The Manual
The Best New Waders and Wading Boots for Fly Fishers, Wide Open Spaces
What I Learned My First Time Ice Fishing in Alaska, Outdoor Hub
Savage Launches 110 Ultralite Elite Rifles, Outdoor Hub
An Ode to My Waders, Gray’s Sporting Journal
A Climber We Lost: Nadya Oleneva, Climbing
The Definitive Ranking of the Best and Worst Snow Conditions, Outside
Ohio Hunter’s Record-Breaking Buck Under Investigation, Wide Open Spaces
Avian Flu Killed a Polar Bear In Alaska, Wide Open Spaces
How Do You ‘Backcountry Responsibly’? TGR Explores Reducing Risk Out of Bounds in New Film, Gearjunkie
‘The Blondes’ Aren’t Your Typical Ski Crew — And They Like It That Way, Gearjunkie
A Celebration of the Adventure Lifestyle, Outside
How, Where, and Why to Sell Your Old Ski Gear, Backcountry Ski Touring Blog
The iPhone SOS App Saved My Thru-Hike—and Possibly My Life, Outside
5 Must-Ride Mountain Bike-Trail Systems in Arkansas, Outside
Editors’ Choice Apparel Reviews, Backcountry Magazine
Skinning and Skiing in Northern New Mexico at the Resort the Abruzzo Family Literally Built by Hand, Freeskier
Skiing the Deepest Powder of 2023 With Matchstick Productions, Freeskier
Who Is in the 5.15c Club? A 2024 Update, Gripped
How Little Strength Training Can You Get Away With?, Outside
Records on the Pacific Crest Trail and Across the U.S. Earn FKT of the Year, Outside
Climbing Through Fear with Nina Williams, REI
Snowboarder Caught In Inbounds Avalanche @ Blackcomb Mountain, Unofficial Networks
VIDEO: Skiers Nearly Hit By Avalanche While Ascending Couloir, Unofficial Networks
7 Ways to Boost Your Energy Without Caffeine, Men’s Health
The Untold Origin Story of Splitboarding, Unofficial Networks
A Complete Guide to Ice Augers, an Essential Ice Fishing Tool, Wide Open Spaces

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

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