Arete 3.25.23



Amid Pentagon Focus On China, Indo-Pacific Command Says It Has $3.5B Budget Shortfall, Defense One
AUKUS Gets Awkward Down Under, Foreign Policy
What Taiwan’s Dominance in Semiconductor Production Means for the U.S., RAND
Beyond the First Battle: Winning the Long War Over Taiwan, Real Clear Defense
Navy denies claim that China drove off US destroyer, War is Boring

National Defense, Foreign Policy

Swiss Neutrality Makes No Sense Anymore, Foreign Policy
What Made in America Means for the World, Foreign Policy
Iran’s Nuclear Weapons: It’s Time To Be Concerned, HSN
How the Iraq war changed top Biden officials, Morning Defense
Washington’s Dangerous Unseriousness, Real Clear Defense
Strategic Amnesia: The U.S. Army’s Stubborn Rush to Its Next War, The Bridge
Thinking Big with Small Drones: An Allied Approach to Swarming, War on the Rocks
Iran Could Make Fuel for Nuclear Bomb in Less Than 2 Weeks: Gen. Milley, HSN
Should Mexico’s Drug Cartels Be Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations?. RAND

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

Changing Faces of Immigrants Crossing through Ciudad Juárez and into the United States: Reflections on Migrants, Culture, and Crime, Small Wars Journal
Realism and stress inoculation in training, American Police Beat
Oregon law enforcement and retailers seek to combat organized shoplifting with legislation and anti-theft operations, APB
Avoiding conflict and escalation, APB
Board Upholds AL Firefighter Suspensions in Mandatory Overtime Case, Fire Engineering
Cincinnati (OH) Fire Chief Out; ‘Boys Club Culture’ Cited in Firing, Firefighter Nation
Va. fire truck crash with 3 other vehicles leaves 8 injured, FireRescue1
Wildfire aerial thermal image segmentation using unsupervised methods: a multilayer level set approach, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Police sue rap artist Afroman over loss of reputation after music video shows home raid, Police1
Wash. bill would remove English language requirement for city firefighters, police, Police1
Chief Demands Review After Los Angeles DA’s Office Refuses To Charge Armed Suspect Accused Of Threatening High School, Police Tribune
2023 Alaska outlook – dry again in Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Wildfire Today
The Secret Service’s Day of Reckoning Approaches, The Atlantic

Mountain / Outside

‘Race To Survive: Alaska’ Boasts Toughest Adventure Race for $500K, GearJunkie
‘Beastmaking’ Hangboard Tutorial With Climbing Badass Alex Megos, GearJunkie
Iconic Paddling Race Returns to Hawaii’s ‘Channel of Bones’, Gearjunkie
Poles You’ll Never Need to Adjust: Folkrm Wyeast Backcountry Ski Pole Review, GearJunkie
These Electric Snowbikes Are a Great Alternative to Snowmobiles, Outside
8 Signs It Might Be Time For New Skis, Outside
Speed Skiing World Record Broken @ 158.76mph, UN
Brent Barghahn climbs one of North America’s hardest cracks | Stingray 5.13d, Joshua Tree, La Sportive
Guidebooks Are Still a Problem, Climbing
Mastery: watch Aidan Roberts pushing the limits of bouldering, Planet Mountain
Steve McClure, 52, Repeats Runout 5.14 Trad Route, Gripped
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 3/23/23, AAI
Atomic (Climbing) Habits, Climb Strong
Colorado Changing Non-resident License Allocation, Eastmans
[Q&A] Getting real with Caite Zeliff, Freeskier
Alex Megos on His Historic 5.14d Onsight, Gripped Mag.
Here’s Where We’ll Be Skiing in Late Spring—and Maybe Even Into Summer, Outside
There is Nothing Finer than Antelope Hunting., Outdoor Hub
How I Made Deer Hunting Fun Again, Meateater

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

5 Best Sex Toy Deals: Vibrators, Harnesses, and More, Gear Latest
I Completely Swear by This 3-Move Core-Strengthening Sequence, Outside
Powerlifter Inderraj Singh Dhillon (120KG) Deadlifts 385.5 Kilograms (849.8 Pounds) For British Powerlifting Record, Breaking Muscle
Excess calories during development alters the brain and spurs adult overeating, Science Daily
Is Your Hormonal Birth Control Affecting Your Athletic Performance?, Outside
The Science of Grit, Outside
3 Rotator Cuff Exercises That Can Help Prevent Injury, Outside
15 Best Creatine for Men 2023: Muscle Growth, Energy & More, Muscle & Fitness
Adam Melonas Explains Why He Thinks He’s Created the Perfect Fuel, M&F
Should You Get Another Covid Booster?, NY Times
There Is No Epidemic of Autism, STAT
Sweets change our brain, Science Daily
The Dazzlingly Incompetent’s Guide to Fueling,
The Most Arm Growth in the Least Amount of Time, T-Nation
The Truth About Soy, T-Nation
How To Understand Human Efficiency and Its Impact on Triathlon Achievement, Training Peaks
The Best Hand Position For Swimming, Triathlete
A Mom Debunks the Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic’, Real Clear Science
The Most Important Benefit of Weight Lifting Isn’t Bigger Muscles, Real Clear Science
Evidence is growing that playing contact sports can lead to long-term brain injuries, Economist
Drugs and alcohol do not make you more creative, research finds, The Guardian
Why Kids Aren’t Falling in Love With Reading, The Atlantic
Marriage Isn’t Hard Work; It’s Serious Play, The Atlantic


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