Arete 2.24.24

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

Russian pilot who hijacked Mi-8 for Ukraine found dead in Spain, Pravda Report
SpaceX Forges Closer Ties With U.S. Spy and Military Agencies, WSJ
The Air Force’s First Female Enlisted Leader Broke the ‘Brass Ceiling.’ Here’s Her View on Retirement.,
Children collect spilled flour from the ground after Gaza aid chaos, Al Jazeera
Sex Offenses for 3 Senior Army Officers End with Plea Deals and Reprimands,
Lighter, More Protection: Army Next-Gen Helmet Now Fielded to 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers,
Dispatch from Munich: The lessons of appeasement for US lawmakers withholding support for Ukraine, Atlantic Council
Russian nuclear anti-satellite weapons would require a firm US response, not hysteria, Atlantic Council
Kroenig interviewed in La Stampa on why NATO allies should increase defense spending, Atlantic Council
Navy envisions ‘hundreds of thousands’ of drones in the Pacific to deter China, Defense One
Air Force weighs future of Osprey as months-long grounding continues, Defense One
Specter of Another War in Europe Hangs Over Munich, Foreign Policy
Vote against Palestinian statehood canceled after opposition from Right,
Biden’s options to prevent ‘catastrophic’ Rafah invasion, Morning Defense
US won’t punish Israel for Rafah op that doesn’t protect civilians, Morning Defense
Navy Lifts Ban on Sailors Putting Hands in Pockets, Rolls Out Various New Uniform Changes,
Navy Fires Commander of USS Howard — Just 6 Months After Relieving Predecessor for Soft Grounding,
A World Without NATO, RCD
To Defend Taiwan, the U.S. Navy Must Retake the Ocean High Ground, RCD
Russia Designates U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham as ‘Terrorist’, Moscow Times
How Many Sentinel Missiles Does the United States Need?, WOTR
Is Israel Losing Sight of Its Long Game?, RAND

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

Mountain / Outside

After ‘A Very Long Fight,’ Retiree Reels in Record Rainbow Trout for Maryland, GearJunkie
Ski the Space Between Matter: Arc’teryx ‘Aether 5’ Film Blurs Reality and the Ethereal, GearJunkie
Iconic Bad Boy of Climbing Set for Silver Screen, Ethan Hawke and Daniel Radcliffe to Star, GearJunkie
A Pullover Hardshell for Spring Tours? Trew’s Le Skieur Anorak, BC Ski Touring Blog
Pioneering Skier Kasha Rigby Dies in Kosovo Avalanche, Outside
Did Surfline Revolutionize the Sport or Kill a Part of Its Renegade Soul?, Outside
45 Seconds of Terror at Palisades Tahoe, Outside
Watch: Energy Systems, Climb Strong
After Facing Criticism, IFSC Introduces Unprecedented Policy to Combat Eating Disorders , Climbing
Meet the Young Ice Climber Putting The US Team on the Map, Climbing
Freeride World Tour ’24 Kicking Horse Stop Two Recap, Freeskier
Adrià Millan Pla Scores $10K From GoPro’s Line of the Winter, Freeskier
Top Climbers Head to Quebec for Classic Ice, Gripped
Deep Water Soloing on a Rugged Coastline, Gripped
Invitation to a New Climber, Arcteryx
Can Strength Training Protect You from Running Injuries?, Outside
That ’70s Guy, Outside
This Fully Non-Profit Ski Hill Restored My Faith In The Ski Community, UN
Hiker Stalked By Mountain Lion in Sonoma County, California, UN
NASA-Developed Aerogel Insulation Could Revolutionize Winter Jackets, UN
VIDEO: Jackson Hole Local Sends Massive Cliff, UN
Watch: Men Save Elk From Avalacnhe Burial, UN

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

What’s fuelling the deadly cholera outbreak in Southern Africa?, Al Jazeera
I Tested Dozens of Running Shorts. The Best to Buy Now Start at Just $40, Men’s Journal
A Physical Therapist Shares His Methods for Fixing Tight Hip Flexors, Muscle & Fitness
A Look at the 5:2 Diet and the Fasting-Mimicking Diet
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Severe Frostbite: What Is Aurlumyn?, GearJunkie
GearJunkie’s Best Shoes & Gear From The Running Event for the 2024 Season, GearJunkie
75 Hard Has a Cultish Following. Is It Worth All the Effort?, NY Times
The 2 Most Common Relationship Problems, Psychology Today
How Will Weight Loss Drugs Affect Obesity Stigma?, Psychology Today
Training for HYROX, Training Peaks


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