Arete 11.22.23

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

Marine veteran killed in Ukraine was attacking a Russian infantry fighting vehicle, Task & Purpose
Amid recruiting woes, Army sent letters to soldiers separated for vaccine refusal, Task & Purpose
No, Gen Z has not embraced Osama bin Laden, Task & Purpose
75th Ranger combat camera releases video on Afghan withdrawal, Task & Purpose
Marine recruit almost shot a perfect marksmanship score at boot camp, Task & Purpose
Boeing Announces It Has Completed R&D Phase for Grey Wolf, Defense Daily
Missile-defense platform shows warming relations between Japan, S. Korea, Defense One
The West Should Give Up the Battle of Narratives, Foreign Policy
Argentina Elects a New “Anarcho-Capitalist” President, foreign Policy
WATCH: IDF’s first mixed-gender battalion operates in the heart of Gaza,
Family of USAF officer says she was raped and the Air Force ignored it,
Defense contractor accused of bribing Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command engineer with Super Bowl, World Series tickets,
Why bin Laden’s letter went viral on social media, Morning Defense
‘We’re already in a wider war’, Morning Defense
On national security, Biden is losing to Trump, Morning Defense
White House walks back McGurk’s aid-for-hostages link, Morning Defense
Russia does not accept Finland’s accusations in border crossing issues, Pravda Report
Is Our Trade Policy Undermining National Security?, Real Clear Defense
AUKUS Plan B: Delivering Greater Military Power Faster – The B-21 Raider, Real Clear Defense
Armies in Retreat: Chaos, Cohesion, and Consequences, Real Clear Defense
Russia Holds Naval Drills With India in Bay of Bengal, Moscow Times
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Sailing Just Outside Persian Gulf, Ford Strike Group Nearing 200 Days Deployed, USNI
Americans pledge their support of Osama Bin Laden’s 9/11 attacks in new viral trend, War is Boring
The controversy over TikTok and Osama bin Laden’s “Letter to America,” explained, Vox
U.S. Special Operations and the Shadowy Promise of Irregular Campaigns, WOTR
Japan Re-evaluates Regional Threats, WOTR

Israel/Gaza/Middle East

‘A genocidal war’: Surgeon says Israel strategically destroying Gaza health, Al Jazeera
Where Is the West’s Moral Courage on Israel?, Foreign Policy
The Future of Hamas Passes Through Tehran, Foreign Policy
Analysis: Israel’s misjudgment of Hamas caused the October 7 intelligence failure,
Advocates for Israeli hostages warn of abuse, endangerment of infants, children, teen hostages,
Israel’s political identity crisis: Right divided, left reevaluating,
US says hostage deal close; cabinet meets family reps,
Israel to build thousands more homes in northern Druze settlement,
IDF’s secret Unit 504 – How is it different from Mossad, Shin Bet?
Jordanian coffee shop sells ‘Holocaust’ drink with burning ‘Jewish marshmallows’,
Hamas terrorists took hostages into Gaza hospital, Shifa cameras prove,
Houthis say they’ll continue attacks until ‘demise of Israel’,
WATCH: IDF’s first mixed-gender battalion operates in the heart of Gaza,
Iraq parliament speaker accused of ‘normalization’ with Israel,
Israel faces winter storm, Houthi threats, Long War Journal
Hip-hop war anthem reaches number one in Israel, The Times of Israel
Several IDF deaths in Gaza ground offensive were the result of friendly fire, Times of Israel
Cpt. Or Moses, 22: Helped repel terrorist invasion of Zikim Base, Times of Israel
IDF releases footage of weapons it says were found in Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital, War is Boring
Pentagon fails its financial audit for the sixth straight year, War is Boring
United Nations warns civilians in Gaza face the prospect of starvation, War is Boring
Inside Hamas’s sprawling financial empire, Economist

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

House Officials Concerned About Manpower Shortages Hampering Coast Guard Operations, Defense Daily
Two Years with America’s Elite Wildland Firefighters, NY Times
All courage is not physical, American Police Beat Magazine
Four things you need to know to control escalation, APBM
Oregon cities and law enforcement push for recriminalization of drug possession amid overdose crisis, APBM
The police officer shortage, APBM
Training Tip: Forcible Entry in Tight Quarters Fire Engineering
Mayday, IN Firefighter Rescued After Fall Through Floor, Fire Engineering
Thousands Gather to Mourn Fallen Chicago Firefighter Andrew Price, Fire Engineering
Deadly NJ Ship Fire Prompts Calls for Action and Creation of Training Facility, Fire Engineering
Nevada Settles Suit with Inmate Firefighters, Fire Law Blog
Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Foundation Banned From Fundraising, FFN
The Dangers of After-Market Police Accessories: How Can You Avoid Them?, Force Science
Roof collapse traps D.C. firefighters during church fire, FR1
‘I saw a dead man come back to life’: S.C. sheriff talks about deputy who survived gunshot wound to head, Police1
Video: Ga. officer pulls driver from burning car after pursuit, Police1
Friendly conversation doesn’t create custodial interrogation, Police1
Pre-colonial frequency RxFire needed to save Western forests, study confirms, Wildfire Today
RxFire workforce expands under new FS agreement with Nature Conservancy, Wildfire Today
How teachers would handle student violence against educators, ScienceDaily
Ford Is Killing The Explorer Hybrid Because Cops Are Buying All Of Them, Jalopnik

Mountain / Outside

Zombie Deer in Yellowstone: Chronic Wasting Disease Reaches Park, GearJunkie
‘Great Wall of China’: Dirtbag Climbers Crush 9,000-Foot Traverse in Hilarious Buddy Film, GearJunkie
Head-Turning Crag Pack? Indeed. The Arc’teryx Konseal 40 Gets Comments, GearJunkie
Garmin Launches First ‘Infinite Battery’ Handheld GPS Device,GearJunkie
16-Year-Old Kai Jones Racks Up More Ski Accolades, and Then Breaks Both Legs, Gearjunkie
How to Layer For Everyday Life, Outside
Give the Gift of Never Being Cold Again, Outside
We Asked a Real Horseman to Ranch-Test the Crocs Cowboy Boots, Outside
The Grippiest Trail Shoe You’ve Never Heard Of, Outside
The Best Chainsaw, Wirecutter
Off-Road Rescues in Colorado Are Getting Out of Hand, Outside
A Hiker Is Lucky to Be Alive After Getting Stranded on a Colorado Peak Without a Jacket, Outside
A Hiker and a Terrier Climbed a Peak. The Dog Came Home 72 Days Later., Outside
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 11/16/2023, AAI
Editors’ Choice Ski Boot Reviews, BC Mag
Russian Expedition Director Gets 4 Years in Prison for Negligence that Led to 9 Deaths, Climbing
Injuries and Medical Advice: Finger Injuries on a Hangboard, Climbing
Weekend Whipper: This Belayer Was a Sitting Duck, Climbing
An Incomplete List of Alex Honnold’s Less Famous Badassery, Climbing
Does Climbing Need Gatekeeping to Save Itself?, Climbing
The 10 Best Gifts for Skiers Under $100, Freeskier
Freeride World Tour announces Wildcard Riders for 2023, Freeskier
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is the Top Spot for Testing Your Skills, Freeskier
4 Sun Valley Entrepreneurs That Live and Work in Ketchum Full-Time, Freeskier
Everywhere You Can Ski This Thanksgiving Day, Freeskier
Two Must-Watch Netflix Adventure Docs, Gripped
Four New El Capitan Speed Records in 2023, Gripped
Build Strength-Endurance with Hangboard Repeaters – Here’s How, Gripped
New 5.15b Sport Route Climbed in the U.S.A., Gripped
Old School Powder Skiing, Off-Piste Mag
7 Steps to Find the Best Black Friday Flight Deals, Outside
Why Do We Keep Buying New Stuff?, Patagonia
New Zealand’s Whakaari/White Island case will change the country’s adventure industry, Outdoor Journal
How Stiff Should My Skis Be?, UN
This Is Not Considered A Grizzly Bear Charge in Alaska., UN
WATCH: Skier Jumps Over Huge Mount Baker Road Gap, UN
“Wydaho” Ski Season Is Underway, UN
This Jackson Hole Employee Is Truly Inspirational, UN
1980s Montana Was The Wild West of Downhill Skiing, UN
Reality TV Star Accused of Poaching Sues Wyoming Game and Fish, Wide Open Spaces

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

COROS Pace 3 In-Depth Review: The Best Bang for The Buck?, DC Rainmaker
3 Crucial Factors in Fitness Training and Recovery,
These Inexpensive Earbuds Made Me Actually Like Going to the Gym, Wirecutter
All My Houseguests Ask Me About My Towels, Wirecutter
Best Wrist Wraps for Powerlifting, CrossFit, Bench Pressing, and More (2023), Breaking Muscle
Larry Wheels Gained 53 Pounds in 5 Days After Finishing Second at 2023 Amateur Olympia, Breaking Muscle
Poor work performance among Japanese employees strongly associated with insufficient sleep, Science Daily
People with obesity burn less energy during day, Science Daily
Exercise Is Still Important for Weight Loss While Taking Drugs Like Ozempic, Healthline
The 2024 Men’s Health Tech Awards, Men’s Health
Best Garmin Watch Black Friday Sales: Up to 43% Off Fitness Watches, Men’s Health
Our New 15-Minute Mobility Program Is the Key to Your Fitness, Men’s Health
Under Armour Champions Team Sports Stars by Revolutionising Athlete Rituals, Men’s Health
Research Reveals How Diet Cooldrinks Can Affect Your Metabolism, Men’s Health
Braun Electric Shavers. Fresh Line-Up, for a Smooth and Clean Facial Shave, Men’s Health
Three Essential Health Checks for Men, Men’s Health
Can You Lose Weight with Pills? ,
The Quiet Revolution in the Science of Womanhood, Psychology Today
US men die 6 years before women, as life expectancy gap widens, Science Daily
The World’s Hardest Sit-Up, T-Nation
How to Program Strength Training: An Endurance Coach’s Guide, Training Peaks
New Study Examines How Running Shoes Can Improve (or Worsen) Biomechanics, Triathlete
This Season’s Flu Shot Is Shaping Up to Be Very Effective, WebMD
Why Am I Always So Tired?, WebMD
Six Books That Might Change How You Think About Mental Illness, The Atlantic

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