Arete 2.3.22

Military

US service member injured, French soldier killed in Mali attack, Air Force Times
Colonel’s ‘threatening’ comments cast doubt on fair trial, claim Raiders, corpsman charged with manslaughter, Army Times
US Navy adopts new strategy prioritizing ‘the building blocks’ of unmanned tech, Defense News
Did McDonalds just release a Marine Corps Burger?, Marine Corps Times
Navy says the leaked images of the F-35 crash into the South China Sea are real, Navy Times
Pentagon Processes on Civilian Casualties Inconsistent, in Need of Reform, RAND
Pentagon Names Army Units Tapped for Possible European Deployment, Defense One
Army touts TikTok-ing first sergeant as ‘future of Army leadership’, Task & Purpose
Hands-on with the Barrett MRAD, the US military’s favorite new sniper rifle, Task & Purpose
Seymour Johnson F-15Es arrive in Baltics for NATO air policing mission, AF Times
Butchering pigs, foraging water and fuel ― the future of Marine logistics, MC Times
Cyberattack Targets Belarus’ Rail Network to Slow Russian Forces, The War Zone
Air Force general openly shares his mental health appointment: ‘Warrior heart. No stigma’, Task & Purpose
Gamer Gun: The Iconic H&K G36, War is Boring
The Pentagon Is in Desperate Need of an Intervention From the Top, War on the Rocks

National Security / Foreign Policy

Ukraine accuses US of hurting economy by stoking panic over war, Al Jazerra
Russia can now attack Ukraine with ‘very little warning,’ Pentagon leaders warn, Defense News
Russia Is Teaching a Master Class in ‘Decision-Centric’ Warfare, Defense One
Xi Jinping Is Watching His Back, Foreign Policy
Why Russia and China Build Up Iran, Hudson Institute
Why ‘imminent’ pisses Zelenskyy off, Morning Defense
Russia has no plans to invade Ukraine. Ukraine expects 45 aircraft with US arms, Pravda Report
Full-scale war in Ukraine is not inevitable. We journalists must stop suggesting the contrary, VoxEurop
Putin’s Wager in Russia’s Standoff with the West, War on the Rocks
Taiwan Is Not Ukraine: Stop Linking Their Fates Together, War on the Rocks
Geography is Destiny: Ukraine’s Options Are Limited, HSN
Jerusalem: Israel forces Palestinians to self-demolish own homes Al Jazerra
Will digital currencies and fintech shape the financial system of tomorrow?, AEI
Ukraine Urges the West To Chill Out, Foreign Policy
Should the U.S. rattle Putin’s cage?, Morning Defense
Russia to arm herself to the teeth with most advanced arms systems in 2022, Pravda Report
Has the Kremlin Taken Too Much Risk?, RAND
Will Russian Aggression Revive the Monroe Doctrine?, National Interest
Putin’s NATO Power Play Stirs Disquiet Among Russia’s Security Elite, The Strategist
When Will Australia Confront Corruption?, The Diplomat
The Difference Between Ukraine and Taiwan, The Diplomat

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

F.B.I. Secretly Bought Israeli Spyware and Explored Hacking U.S. Phones, NY Times
Whitmer Kidnapping Plot Looks an Awful Lot Like Entrapment, Reason
No Water, No Problem, Eh? Crew at Canadian Ski Resort Turns to Snowblower to Fight Fire, FireFighterNation
Manhunt in Baltimore; $30,000 Reward Offered for Person of Interest in Killer Fire, FFN
Wash. FD station struck by gunfire in apparent drive-by shooting, FireRescue1
Podcast: The Next 9/11 Will be a Cyberattack, Edge
RESPONDING CALIFORNIA ENGINE COMPANY STRUCK BY GUN FIRE, FireFighter Close Calls
Firefighter Shot Responding to Fire in Stockton (CA), FFN
Reward Grows to $100,000 for Person of Interest in Fire that Killed Three Baltimore Firefighters, FFN
Former Ohio FF pleads guilty to charges linked to death of FF-medic, FR1
An analytical model for predicting the flame length of fire lines and tree crown scorching, International Journal of Wildland Fire
The left demanded police body cams. USDOJ data shows they’ve had no impact on (already rare) use of force., LE Today
The economic advantages of electric vehicles, Police 1
Actress who called it ‘ridiculous’ to close streets for slain NYPD officer’s funeral is fired, Police 1
Growing body of research points to reproductive health problems for female firefighters, Wildfire Today
San Jose to Require Insurance and Annual Fees for Gun Owners, Recoil

Mountain / Outside

How Air Force police get giant moose out of traffic in Alaska, Task & Purpose
Hiker Falls 700 Feet To Death While Taking Selfie, Outside
Suunto Sold To New Owners (Again), DC Rainmaker
You Don’t Need a Fat Bike to Ride in Winter. Try These Five Gear Upgrades Instead., Outside
You Don’t Need a Fat Bike to Ride in Winter. Try These Five Gear Upgrades Instead., Outside
So You Want a Bike That Can Do It All?, Outside
How to (Ethically) Get Rid of Your Unwanted Stuff, Gear Latest
Breaking: Avalanche on Cerro Torre Strikes One of the World’s Best Climbers, GearJunkie
Future Gear: 2022 Innovation Awards From Outdoor Retailer, Gearjunkie
Future Gear: 2022 Innovation Awards From Outdoor Retailer, GearJunkie
Bio Architects Designed TOPOL 27 To Be A Fully-Furnished Prefab Cabin, Men’s Gear
Good News: Western Monarchs Are Rebounding Big Time, Adventure Journal
The Surfboard Is a Piece of Art, Adventure Journal
Why I’m Giving Up Trail Runners for Hiking Boots, Adventure Journal
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 1/27/22, AAI
Hunter Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Shooting Of Colorado Bowhunter, Eastmans
Vail Offering Discounted Season Passes For Stevens Pass After This Season’s “Challenges”, Unofficial Networks
Tips For Using Ice Tool Tethers, Outdoor Research
How to Become a Wildlife Biologist, Meateater
Two Texas Counties Set to Open Feral Hog Bounty Program, Wide Open Spaces

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

The Rise, Fall and Curious Revival of Vaseline, Bloomberg
Reverse Lunges vs. Forward Lunges, Athlean-x
How to Train for Your First Ultra over 50K, Outside
Should you train when you’re sick? , Born Fitness
This Kettlebell Grip Cue May Change Your Training for the Better, Breaking Muscle
5 Exercises to Help Athletes (Possibly) Prevent Injury, Breaking Muscle
Sock Doc 16: Your Immune System Part 3 – Role of Mental Stress, Supporting The Immune System For Vaccines, Boosters and Your Body, Athletes Who Get Sick A Lot, and More, Endurance Planet
Curtailed sleep may alter how intense exercise stresses the heart, Science Daily
Previously unknown aspects of running shoe design uncovered, Science Daily
Late-life exercise shows rejuvenating effects on cellular level, Science Daily
Supplement appears to boost muscle, mitochondria health, Science Daily
How Sara Vaughn Went from a Miler to an Elite Marathoner in Three Months, Outside
My Eating Disorder Diagnosis Revealed How I Was Self-Harming With Exercise, Mens Health
7 High-Protein Breakfasts That Actually Keep You Full, Men’s Health
Do Any Benefits of Alcohol Outweigh the Risks?, NutritionFacts.org
Research Spotlight: Walking away from an early grave, Stronger by Science
Does Diet Coke Help with Fat Loss?, T-Nation
Reach Your Full Potential: Build Work Capacity, T-Nation
Better Help: Affordable Online Therapy, Anywhere in the World, Tiny Buddha
The Science Behind Building an Aerobic Base, TrainingPeaks
Three New Mobility Tools Every Endurance Athlete Needs, Training Peaks
What Our Editors Used and Loved in January, Triathlete

Interesting

Why Neil Young’s Spotify standoff matters to the music industry, Axios
CAKE WORK ELECTRIC BIKES, Bless This Stuff
The Spirit Of Innovation Becomes The World’s Fastest All-Electric Vehicle, GearHungry
Our Favorite Things From Costco, Wirecutter
Snowplow Damages 40 vehicles, Injures 12 After Throwing Debris Into Oncoming Traffic, Unofficial Networks
Don’t Miss These Four Films About Activism, Sierra Magazine
Purpose and the employee, Economist
California governor details $10 billion plan to boost electric vehicle adoption, Endgadget
Critical Race Theory Is Dividing Democrats—and Rallying Republicans, Manhattan Inst.

 

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