Arete 12.13.23

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

UN secretary-general invokes Article 99 on Gaza, Al Jazeera
Xinjiang: US adds more Chinese officials and companies to sanctions list, South China Morning Post (SCMP)
Pentagon Abortion, Transgender Policies Safe, But Diversity Programs Take a Hit in Compromise Defense Bill,
Der Spiegel: Unfortunately, Putin was right, Pravda Report
Israel continues to pound Gaza as it warns war could continue for ‘months’, Al Jazeera
Deepest lab on Earth: China launches mega facility more than 2,000m below ground in search of dark matter, SCMP
Do American boots have the guts to attack Moscow? The answer is obvious, Pravda Report
Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after cross-border attack kills Israeli civilian, Al Jazeera
Widows of Marines lost in 2022 Osprey crash release video calling for answers, Task & Purpose (T&P)
Medvedev: Real confrontation between Russia and NATO has never been so close, Pravda Report
Wing commander relieved over Teixeira classified document leak, T&P
The Air Force is offering up to $600,000 in bonuses to keep pilots, T&P
Air Force shares details on eight airmen killed in CV-22 Osprey crash, T&P
Navy fires recruiting district commanding officer, T&P
Navy XO guilty of keeping classified docs, images of abuse, T&P
Army employee indicted for stealing $100 million from military youth program, T&P
US conducted 40 missions against ISIS in November amid rising attacks, T&P
Army fires top prosecutor for military sexual assault cases, T&P
A Gigantic New ICBM Will Take US Nuclear Missiles Out of the Cold War-Era But Add 21st-Century Risks,
US Military Grounds Entire Fleet of Osprey Aircraft Following a Deadly Crash off the Coast of Japan,
Latest Osprey Grounding Comes After String of Deadly Mishaps and Mysterious Mechanical Issue,
Israel’s war on Gaza means Arab normalisation is ‘off the table’: Experts, Al Jazeera
Gaza’s al-Fukhari is dangerously overcrowded as Israel pushes people south, Al Jazeera
Congress Tells Army to Set Higher Fitness Standards for Combat Arms Soldiers,
While the West dithers, the future of the world is being decided in Ukraine, Atlantic Council
Northrop Grumman Develops, Tests New Solid Motor In Less Than A Year, Defense Daily
USAF cracks down on ‘need to know’ violations in wake of Discord leaks, Defense One
Israel’s cabinet agrees to continue ban on Palestinian workers,
Israel solidifies gains in Gaza, threats grow in north, Long War Journal
Veterans monument robbed at a cemetery in Portland,
Who Are the Houthis and Why Hasn’t the US Retaliated for Their Attacks on Ships in the Middle East?,
Ukraine as part of Russia: The only guarantee that excludes civil war forever, Pravda Report
China’s Global Energy Interconnection, RAND
Putin Unveils 2 New Nuclear Submarines, Mosow Times
7 soldiers killed, pushing Gaza ground op toll to 104; fighting rages in Khan Younis, The Times of Israel
Top EU diplomat: Gaza destruction proportionally ‘even greater’ than in WWII Germany, The Times of Israel
Chinese Ships Ram Philippine Vessels, Hits Crews with Water Cannons in Series of South China Sea Incidents, USNI
Ukrainian intelligence posts video of hitman taking out politician who defected to Russia, War is Boring
Military captain is the alleged boss of cartel flooding the US with drugs, War is Boring
Large-Scale Combat Operations Will Bring New Medical Ethics Challenges, WOTR
After Israel Defeats Hamas, the United States Should Recognize Palestine, WOTR
Next Generation Squad Weapons Tested by Ft Campbell Infantry, Rangers, Soldier Systems
A startup called Anduril has unveiled a reusable missile, Economist

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

Terrorists Are Using Consumer Drones | Rising Foreign Terror Threats in U.S. | Wargames and AI: A Dangerous Mix, and more, HSN
Tragedy strikes as two Nevada state troopers killed in Las Vegas hit-and-run incident, APBM
Lawsuit claims excessive overtime led to tragic shooting of L.A. County Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer, APBM
Connecticut State Police troopers praised for daring bridge rescue, APBM
High-speed chase in Houston claims bystander’s life, APBM
Five Steps to Creating a Culture of Firefighter Fitness, Fire Engineering
Enhancing Fireground Effectiveness Amid Staffing Challenges, Fire Engineering
Perspectives on Leadership: Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention, Fire Engineering
Firefighter, Woman Sue Cleveland (OH) over Physical Fitness Test, Fire Engineering
Suspended Buffalo (NY) Fire Department Clerk Resigns After Being Paid to Not Work for Seven Years, Fire Engineering
Woman Charged with Attempted Arson of Martin Luther King Jr. Birthplace in Atlanta, Fire Engineering
House Votes to Censure Representative for Pulling Fire Alarm in Capitol Office Building, Fire Engineering
Women Claim Cleveland Fire Department’s Hiring Process is Discriminatory, Fire Law Blog
Accelerated Heart Rates and Elite Performance, Force Science
Occupational and environmental factors influencing morale of United States federal wildland firefighters, IJWF
Nashville officers return to duty after inconclusive school shooter journal leak investigation, Police1

Mountain / Outside

Most Bike Reviews Are Useless. Here’s How to Parse the Noise., Outside
A Highly Subjective List of the 10 Most Beautiful Outdoor Products of the Last Decade, Outside
This Super Steel Is Revolutionizing Knives. Is it Worth The Price?, Outside
Gifts for Backcountry Skiers, BC Ski Touring Blog
Three Americans Just Solved the Hardest Puzzle in the Himalayas, Outside
Cold-Water Swimming Is for More than Just Wim Hof Worshippers and Huberman Bros, Outside
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 12/7/ 2023, AAI
Snowboard Movies Aren’t Dead: The Triumphant Return of Mike Hatchett, BC Mag
Experienced Guide Dies on Cerro Marmolejo, Leaving Behind a Final Goodbye to His Wife and Son, Climbing
Will Gadd Climbs New Ice Routes in Africa, Gripped
Seven Sends of Dreamcatcher in Squamish, Gripped
Mari Salvesen Climbs Monster 5.14b Roof Crack in Utah, Gripped
Michaela Kiersch Sends V13 in a Single Session, Gripped
Like a Lead Balloon: 30 Hours at the Leadville 100, La Sportiva
Sacred Line, Arcteryx
Mountain Towns With Cabins You Can Actually Afford to Buy, Outside
Skier Suffers Life-Threatening Leg Injury After Triggering Avalanche On Mt. Washington, UN
“Left, Right” Full Length Snowboard Film Dedicated To Turning, UN
Chris Rasman Blows Minds In The British Columbia Backcountry, UN
“The Pow Was Just Kapowblosh” Utah Snowboarder’s Epic Interview, UN
VIDEO: Switch Skiing Speed World Record Stands @ 86.13 mph, UN
A Love Letter to Jackson Hole, UN
How to Clean A Climbing Rope, WeightMyRack
Kittredge, Gray’s Sporting Journal
Fishing the Panama City Beach County Pier in October – Part 1, Outdoor Hub
Study Shows Wolves Hunt Marine Mammals on Alaskan Coast, Meat Eater

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

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