Arete 1.27.24

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

What’s Behind the Surge in Attacks by Yemen’s Houthis, RAND
British military takes out moving drone with a laser, Task & Purpose
Tens of thousands protest in Germany against the far-right, Al Jazeera
Why a Brics plus Belt and Road Initiative is what the world needs South China Morning Post
Iran vows revenge on Israel for strike that kills 5 guards in Damascus,
IDF commanders said to believe quashing Hamas, returning hostages alive incompatible, The Times of Israel
Germany’s New Plans for Transforming Its Defence and Foreign Policy Are Bold. They Are Also Running Into Familiar Problems, RAND
A lost flashlight caused $4 million in damage inside an F-35 engine, T&P
The Navy relieved 16 commanding officers in 2023, T&P
Former Army captain charged with shooting two women on his front lawn, T&P
Navy fires captain of guided missile submarine after DUI arrest, T&P
Bradley Fighting Vehicles are taking out modern tanks in Ukraine, T&P
Advanced weapons sent to Ukraine are not tracked correctly, T&P
Air Force General Charged with Sexual Assault Requests Retirement Instead of Facing Court-Martial,
Expect a Chinese show of force against Taiwan soon, says INDOPACOM head, Defense Daily
Navy Seeks Info On Ship-Based Counter-UAS, Defense Daily
How China is winning the Middle East, Defense One
USS Georgia Submarine Commander Arrested in Georgia and Relieved of Duty Due to ‘Loss of Confidence’,
Russian billionaire predicts major economic problems because of growing US national debt, Pravda Report
NATO admiral calls on members to get ready for war with Russia, Pravda Report
David Frum and the Axis of Errors, Real Clear Defense
Recent Developments in Russian Nuclear Forces, Real Clear Defense
U.S. Military Academies Focus on Oaths and Loyalty to Constitution As Political Divisions Intensify, Real Clear Defense
Guyana Turns to U.S. To Defend Against Venezuelan Aggression, Real Clear Defense
America Will Have to Heavily Arm NATO’s Six Frontline States If Ukraine Falters—Especially Finland, Real Clear Defense
The Myth of an Apolitical Military: A Call to Action, Real Clear Defense
Two Missing Navy SEALs Helped Interdict Ship Transporting Weapons to Houthis, USNI
New Zealand’s New PM Isn’t Going Back to Old Ways on China, RAND
The U.S. Must Close the Long-Distance Power Transmission Gap with China, RAND
Magpul Introduces Metal Magazines, Solidier Systems

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

Mountain / Outside

Instructors At Aspen Skiing Co. Are On The Hunt For “Underground Ski Instructors”, Unofficial Networks
Just How Hard Is Navigating Sobriety in a Ski Town?, Outside
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 1/18/24, AAI
The Deadliest Winter: A Look Back at the 2020/21 Season, BC Mag
Optimizing First Gear: Training The Alactic Energy System, Climb Strong
Weekend Whipper: Ice Dagger Snaps With Climber On It, Climbing
Chasing a 45″ Arctic Storm to the Legendary Grand Targhee Resort, Freeskier
Is Skiing Art? Check out Abstract, Off Piste Mag
The 2024 Scarpa Maestrale AT Ski Boot, Off Piste Mag

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

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