Arete 12.22.22


How Ukraine Used Old Soviet Drones To Strike Bombers Deep Inside Russia, 1945
Putin’s Next Giant Ukraine Problem: ‘Fragile Morale’, 1945
Commander of Air Force’s Mississippi Training Wing Removed,
F-16 Improperly Intercepted a Civilian Aircraft Before Crashing in Louisiana, New Report Says,
Have Soldiers Forgotten How to Use a Map and Compass?,
Veteran Lied About Having a Disorder to Scam the VA Out of Over $500,000, Feds Say,
Ukraine’s Super-Upgraded M-55S Tanks Have Equipped A New Kind Of Brigade, Forbes
U.S. kills Islamic State officials during raid in Syria, Long War Journal
Navy to Name Amphibious Assault Ship After Battle of Fallujah, Among the Deadliest of the Iraq War,
UK Moves to Eliminate Some Liquid and Laptop Airport Security Rules, NY Times
Russian Defence Ministry reports destruction of rocket and artillery ammo depot in Ukraine, Pravda Report
USA’s Patriot systems in Ukraine will take the world straight to WWIII, Pravda Report
The American Conservative: USA ready to give up on Crimea and Donbass, Pravda Report
Russia’s Failure in Ukraine Proves Europe Can Defend Itself, RC Defense
Beyond Next Steps in the War in Ukraine: Strategic Upheaval and U.S. Interests, Second Line of Defense
The Army is testing out slightly less miserable CBRN gear, Task & Purpose
One Dead and Several Injured in Strikes on Russia’s Belgorod Region, Moscow Times
5 Graphs Analyzing 10,000 Russian Soldiers Confirmed Killed in Ukraine, Moscow Times
Investigation launched into claim British SAS troops killed 54 civilians in Afghanistan, War is Boring
How a British special forces raid went wrong, and a young family paid the price, BBC
Is China Planning to Attack Taiwan? A Careful Consideration of Available Evidence Says No, War on the Rocks
Ukrainian ingenuity is ushering in a new form of warfare at sea, Economist

National Defense, Foreign Policy

What does Japan’s military expansion mean for the region?, Al Jazerra
Vladimir Putin’s failing invasion is fueling the rise of Russia’s far right, Atlantic Council
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Ban TikTok, Citing National Security, Defense One
Airstrike On Syria-Iraq Border Demonstrates Long Reach Of Israeli Airpower, Forbes
How Greenland’s Mineral Wealth Made It a Geopolitical Battleground, Foreign Policy
The Best Books We Read in 2022, Foreign Policy
Tooze on the ‘Dramatic Reconceptualization’ of Europe, Foreign Policy
The Best Path To Peace Is Not Talks With Putin, But Helping Ukraine To Win This War, Hoover
Iranian riots: Going behind the veil of Western propaganda, Pravda Report
China’s Trickle-Down Supply Chain: From Intelligent Electric Vehicles to Robots, The Diplomat
Japan’s Major Turning Point on Defense Policy, The Diplomat
Will the Pentagon Ever Get Serious About the Size of China’s Nuclear Force?, RC Defense
The West Has Lost Its Political Credibility: The Emergence of a Multipolar World Order, The Geopolitics
Injuries reported after Indian and Chinese troops clash at border, War is Boring
Ronald Reagan’s Lessons for the China Challenge, Real Clear Politics

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

A Way Forward for Police Recruiting, RAND
Mass Resignations Empty (FL) Island Fire Department; Chief and 40 Firefighters Quit, FFN
Miami (FL) Firefighter Who Punched Spitting Patient Calls It Quits, FFN
22 dramatic, wild and heartwarming firefighter news and rescues from 2022, FR1
Force Science Validates Legacy Research Findings, Force Science
New consent decree report criticizes Chicago PD’s staff retention efforts, Police1
NYPD no longer permitted to prolong traffic stops to check for warrants, Police1
Firefighters Asked for Special Backpacks. Mystery Ranch Delivered., Outside
This Climber Led a Daring Rescue of a BASE Jumper Stranded High on a Cliff, Outside
Decision-making autonomy key for tactical operators, Police News
Biden’s Border Crisis Is Even Worse Than Predicted, Real Clear Politics

Mountain / Outside

The Ice Beard Returneth: Surfing Lake Superior in Winter, GearJunkie
Jason Momoa & Chris Sharma: Watch ‘The Climb’ Reality TV Trailer, GearJunkie
Bentonville Named Official Base of the US National Mountain Bike Team, GearJunkie
‘In Your Dreams’: A Female-Focused Freestyling Ski Film, GearJunkie
Tested: 5 of the Best New Trail Bikes for 2023, Outside
Page Turners: Eight Backcountry Books To Add to Your Collection, BC Magazine
“The Grand Traverse” Short Film Celebrates an Iconic Colorado Ski Race, BC Magazine
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort ushers in a new era with upgraded Thunder Lift, Freeskier
Flex Luthor: Where Climbing is Still Wild, La Sportive
A Man Fell to His Death on a Group Hike in Arkansas. The Tour Guide Was Found Guilty., Outside
Jackson Hole’s Aerial Tram Operation is No Joke, TGR
Running the Coast, Patagonia
The Money Motive, Patagonia
WATCH: The Most Brutally Honest (And Funniest) Ski Film Of The Year, Unofficial Networks
The Charpoua Way, Patagonia
Is Alex Hall The Most Versatile Skier In The World? (New Video Part), Unofficial networks
Every Subaru Owner Ever (Hilarious), Unofficial Networks
Alta Ski Area Has Already Passed 200 Inches Of Snow This Season, Unofficial Networks
Laird Hamilton Keeps Shredding—and Stays Shredded—at Age 58, Muscle & Fitness

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

New California Law Will Cripple Its $20 Billion Fast-Food Industry, Hoover Inst.
You probably believe this myth about apples (but we’ve got the truth), The Manual
Adidas Ultraboost 22 Running Shoe Review — How Does the Style Icon Actually Run?, REI
Plant-Based Nutrition for Running—How I Fuel My Runs, REI
Weightlifter Karlos Nasar (89KG) Captures World Record with 220-Kilogram Clean & Jerk, Breaking Muscle
Eat This Breakfast to Lose Weight Right Now, Men’s Health
Best Weight-Loss Diets of 2022, Ranked, Men’s Journal
The Top 5 Best Joint Supplements For Pain, Mobility & Health, Muscle & Fitness
From the World Cup to the Olympics, sports medicine is racing to improve how injuries are treated, STAT
Arm Training Perfected, T-Nation
Is That Guy on Steroids? How to Know, T-Nation
How the Norwegian Training Method Powers World Champion Triathletes, Training Peaks
Should You Wear a Weight Vest While Running?, Triathlete
Triathlete’s 2023 Guide to the Best 70.3 and Half-Iron Races in the U.S.A., Triathlete
How Much Memory Loss Is Normal With Aging?, Real Clear Science


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