Arete 12.29.22


Military Body Composition Standards and Physical Performance: Historical Perspectives and Future Directions, JSCR
Russia’s Brutal War in Ukraine Casts a Shadow over Korea, 1945
China’s Fault: Japan Is Planning a Massive Military Buildup, 1945
West Point Moves to Vanquish Confederate Symbols from Campus,
US Congress approves fund for 11 ships including 3 destroyers & 2 submarines, World Defense News
This is the very specific criteria for joining the French Foreign Legion, We are the Mighty
The Risks of Nuclear Proliferation in Asia, War on the Rocks
Russian multi-millionaire, critic of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, dies after allegedly falling from hotel window, War is Boring
Cheap Russian Drones Keep Annihilating Ukrainian Fighter Jets, Real Clear Defense
This Brigade Was Key in Ukraine Rapidly Expanding Its Military, Forbes
An Endgame in Ukraine: American Strategic Options, Real Clear Defense
Responding to a Russian Attack on NATO During the Ukraine War, RAND
In Major Step, Space Force Takes Over All Military Satellite Communications,
Navy Seal Team Commander Found Dead in California Home,
Navy Halts Up or Out Rules in Bid to Keep Ranks Filled,
Why Germans Have Learned the Wrong Lessons From History, Foreign Policy
How Ukraine’s 1st Tank Brigade Fought A Russian Force Ten Times Its Size—And Won, Forbes
Russian Jamming Fails To Stop More Drone Attacks, Forbes
The Ukrainian Army’s Jaeger Brigades Are Its Middleweight Forest Troops, Forbes

National Defense, Foreign Policy

Far more Americans see U.S. influence on the world stage getting weaker than stronger, Pew Research
The Brutal Alternate World in Which the U.S. Abandoned Ukraine, The Atlantic
“I felt like I was choking”: Florida officer exposed to fentanyl during traffic stop receives three doses of Narcan, Police Beat
NYPD cops transfer to small Connecticut force for higher pay and better quality of life, Police Beat
China’s Growing Role in the Arctic, RAND
New Zealand Is Done with Speaking Softly to China, RAND
Slovakia risks becoming another Hungary-style EU spoiler. How should the West respond?, Atlantic Council
Will Putin force Belarus to join the Russian invasion of Ukraine?, Atlantic Council
Taiwan extends mandatory military service amid China tension, War is Boring
German gas lobby fuels climate fears and hooks the country for decades, Vox Europe
Russia to Ban Oil Exports to Countries With Price Cap, Moscow Times
Troops Are Getting Cyber Training and Then Rapidly Leaving the Military, Report Finds,
How Would a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan Play Out?, Foreign Policy

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

Washington State Power-Station Attacks Are Latest Assault on Grid, Bloomberg
White House condemns Texas governor after migrants were dropped off outside Kamala Harris’ house: ‘Abbott abandoned children on the side of the road in below freezing temperatures’, Business Insider
The I.C.U. Nurse: A Symbol of Endurance, NY Times
Fire and Rescue NSW teams up with the Sharks, Press Release
North Haven (CT) Firefighter Dies Battling House Fire, FFN
Two Firefighters Hurt in CA Fire that Burns Three Homes, Destroys Three-Story Under Construction, FFN
Buffalo (NY) Fire Trucks Stuck, Abandoned as Blizzard Paralyzes Region; EMS Response Suspended, FFN
Boise (ID) Fire Department Sued for Rescuing Man but Not Getting Name of the Person Who Hit Him, FFN
Relationships between building features and wildfire damage in California, USA and Pedrógão Grande, Portugal, IJWF
2022 in review: The top police news of the year, Police1
Florida Deputy Murdered On Christmas Eve While Responding To Standoff, Police Tribune
Judge dismisses lawsuit over Oregon’s new heat and smoke rules, Wildfire Today
U.S. Saw Increase in Domestic Terror Threats in 2022, HSN
The Demon River, Real Clear Policy

Mountain / Outside

Pat, Gray’s Sporting Journal
Alex Honnold Is a Sneaky Fast Trail Runner. Here’s How It Impacts His Climbing., Outside
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 12/22/22, AAI
The Dangers of Tree-Wells, AAI
Gear of the Year: All the Best Outdoor Products From 2022, GearJunkie
Why I’m Obsessed With Backpacking Tarps , Outside
Stop Hating on Cotton, Outside
Travelling in Avalanche Terrain During Extremely Cold Weather, BC Ski Touring Blog
Overhunting Mule Deer, Wide Open Spaces

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

10 ways to make money by selling your body to science, Business Insider
The Medicines That You Shouldn’t Mix With Alcohol, Real Clear Science
A drug for Alzheimer’s disease that seems to work, Economist
Dumbbell vs. Barbell Bench Press: Choose the Right Upper-Body Builder, Breaking Muscle
Understanding the ‘eating just one potato chip is impossible’ gene, Science Daily
Physical fitness a demographic watershed Science Daily
Exercise is medicine for cancer and every dose counts — even in late stages in the disease, Science Daily
What a Nutcracker Ballet Dancer Eats in a Day, Outside
Effects of Nitrate Supplementation on Muscle Strength and Mass: A Systematic Review, JSCR
What Does It Take to Complete the Cape Epic?, JSCR
Ankle Proprioception in Male and Female Surfers and the Implications of Motor Experience and Lower-Body Strength, JSCR
Validation of the Polar Team Pro System for Sprint Speed With Ice Hockey Players, JSCR
Male-Female Differences in Push-up Test Performance at Various Cadences, JSCR
Loosen Your Neck & Shoulders With This 7-Day Mobility Challenge, Men’s Health
The Benefits of Taking a 30-Day Break From Alcohol, Men’s Journal
The Top 7 Best Supplements For Muscle Growth Proven To Work!, Muscle & Fitness
Are Energy Drinks Risky?,
What Is the Best Food for Labor and Delivery?.
7 Women on Egg Freezing: Hope, Regret, Uncertainty, NY Times
Egg Freezing: What to Know About the Process, Risks and Cost, NY Times
New Report Exposes CDC Failures, Real Clear Health
Artificial DNA kills cancer, Science Daily
The Fasted Cardio Folly, T-Nation
Coffee Is Out. Beet Mochas, Golden Milk Smoothies, and Cherry Mint Brews Are In., Triathlete
Another Big Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy in 2021, WebMD
Astounding Data Stream Hack Gets UCI World Championship Qualifier Banned, DC Rainmaker


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