Arete 2.17.22

Military

The US is not Ready for a Peer to Peer Fight in Europe, Small Wars Journal
USS Sioux City Commanding Officer Relieved, USNI News
The Quantum Future of Naval Warfare, Proceedings
For the first time, Black Hawk helicopter flies without anyone aboard, Army Times
Advising everywhere: Army SFABs go smaller, farther, Army Times
Col. Owen Ray may lose SF tab, lawyer doxxed prosecutor’s kids ahead of trial, Army Times
Special Forces colonel arrested in 2020 for domestic violence could have his tab revoked, Task & Purpose
USCG touts Polar Star investments as service underscores need for Polar Security Cutters, Janes
Taiwan: China’s Gray Zone Doctrine in Action, Small Wars Journal
The Marines likely won’t gender-integrate boot camp at the platoon level, Marine Corps Times
Where US troops are deployed in Europe amid Russia standoff, The Hill
Lateral entry Marines will still go to officer candidate school, Marine Corps Times
Capt. Crozier, hero to his Teddy Roosevelt sailors and then fired, set to retire, Navy Times
We salute the Navy commander who dresses up like famous wrestlers to present awards to sailors, Task & Purpose
A Brief Look at Chinese Cyberwarfare, Small Wars Journal
Air Force commando course to be overseen by someone who hasn’t gone through its, Task & Purpose
The so-called Ukraine crisis and the hysterical West, Pravda Report
The Army has spent years developing a high-tech solution to gloves, Task & Purpose
Politics and pressure are sabotaging women in special operations, Task & Purpose
When the Butcher’s Bill Lies, Modern War Institute
These are the dumbest rules in the US military, Task & Purpose
ISIS has been defeated twice over. Let’s come home, Task & Purpose
The Weak Link in the Air Force Is Me, War on the Rocks

National Security / Foreign Policy

Enemies of My Enemy, Foreign Policy
US requests extradition of former Honduran president Hernandez, Al Jazerra
Is the United States Trying to Fight and Win Nuclear Wars? Hudson Institute
A World Away From Ukraine, Russia Is Courting Latin America, NY Times
It took Russia three hours to force US submarine out of territorial waters, Pravda Report
Should NATO Close Its Doors?, RAND
The American public deserves to know what US troops are doing in Europe, Task & Purpose
Navy engineer pleads guilty in submarine spy case, The Hill
US approves $100-million arms sale to Taiwan, War is Boring
As Finland Watches: From Alignment to Alliance?, War on the Rocks
The Origin of America’s Security Obligations to Ukraine, Sandboxx news

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

C.I.A. Is Collecting in Bulk Certain Data Affecting Americans, NY Times
Russia gives indirect support to Western far-right groups: US intelligence report, Intelnews.org
Not a Suicide Pact: Urgent Strategic Recommendations for Reducing Domestic Terrorism in the United States, Texas National Security Review
China Suspected of Targeting U.S. Organizations with Cyberattacks, Homeland Security Newswire
CLOSE CALL FOR BROCKTON, MASS FIREFIGHTERS BATTLING TRUCK FIRE (VIDEO), FF Close Calls
Detroit (MI) Firefighters Accused of Drinking on Duty, Suspended from Department, Firefighter Nation
Brinkley (AK) Grain Bin Accident Kills Man, Five-Hour Rescue Attempt, Firefighternation
7 Chicago FFs injured at house fireFireRescue1
Wyoming Highway Patrol struggles to recruit, retain staff, Police1
Rapid response: How would you have handled the tactical decisions facing the ambushed Phoenix officers?, Police1
Coal underground may have been burning for 150 years near where the Marshall Fire started northwest of Denver Wildifire Today

Citing hostile work environment, firefighters resign from county fire crew in Colorado, Wildfire Today

 

Mountain / Outside

Garmin Instinct 2/2S/Solar In-Depth Review, DC Rainmaker
Want to Shop Sustainably? Look for These Certifications., Outside
Man Accidentally Shoots Brother in Bear Encounter, Then Kills Himself, Meateater
After 100 Workouts on Tonal, I’m Never Going to a Gym Again, Outside
The King of Tents: How Jake Lah’s Influence Touches Every Corner of the Tent Industry, Outside
Patagonia, REI, The North Face Among Top Brands Boycotting Outdoor Retailer Move to Utah, GearJunkie
Climbing Sabotage? Grease Smeared on Moab Boulder Holds, GearJunkie
‘30-Day Survival Challenge’: Canadian YouTuber Charged With Violating National Park Act, GearJunkie
‘Dogmen’ Celebrates Brotherhood, Tradition of Southern Dog Handlers, GearJunkie
How to Watch the Alex Lowe Documentary ‘Torn’ Online, Outside
Fly Fishing Rod Weight, Action, and Flex Explained, Meateater
A Beginner’s Guide to Suffering, Alpinist
Tom Wallisch is in vintage form as he rips through spring time hot laps in Park City, Freeskier
​Skier Dies In GTNP’s Apocalypse Couloir, TGR
A Word …, Patagonia
2021 Hunting Season – My Biggest Lessons Learned, Dialed In Hunter

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

What Would It Take for Peloton to Keep Being Peloton? Gear Latest
Mucus (Snot, Phlegm) Color, Function, Coughing, and More, WebMD
How Light Affects Your Sleep, Wirecutter
The Commentary on Mikaela Shiffrin’s Performance Has Turned Toxic, Outside
Women Surfers Can Finally Compete at Pipeline Pro, Outside
The Right Way to Squat (And Solve The “Butt Wink” Issue), Born Fitness
7 Tips for Getting Pregnant Faster, WebMD
Calorie restriction trial reveals key factors in extending human health, Science Daily
Changing your diet could add up to a decade to life expectancy, study finds, Science Daily
Here’s What Fraysexual Means, and How to Tell if It Applies to You, Men’s Health
‘Working From Home’ Has Taken Over My Life. How Do I Get It Back?, Men’s Health
20 Years and 20 Observations, StrongFirst
Why Covid-19 vaccines are a freaking miracle, STAT
Do Keto. Not Forever., T-Nation
Finland Leaves It Up to People to Test and Isolate on Their Own, Bloomberg

 

Interesting

Advancing the world of atoms: My long-read Q&A with Ramez Naam and Christie Iacomini, American. Enterprise Institute
A Plague of Phony Experts and Elites, The Spectator World
John McWhorter’s Very Different ‘Critical Race Theory’, Planned Man
Are You Being Tracked by an AirTag? Here’s How to Check, Gear Latest
How to Buy and Sell NFTs (If You Must), Gear Latest
2024 Ram 1500 Electric Truck Teased, GearJunkie
6 Signs that Your Gun Rights Group is a Scam, Recoil
€270,000 Worth of Shimano Bike Parts Stolen in Dramatic Heist, Adventure Journal
The 40 Most Expensive Restaurants In America, Men’s Health

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