Arete 5.20.23

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

How Good Are Ukraine’s Air Defense Systems?, RCD
Former Green Beret killed by Russian artillery barrage in Ukraine, Task & Purpose
Russia just lost four aircraft inside its own territory, Task & Purpose
‘Pro-Russian neutrality’: How Ukraine sees China’s emerging role, Al Jazerra
How One Millennial Ukrainian Is Defeating Russians: Viral Videos, Collaboration, and Lots of Drones, Defense One
Russia Hits Immobile And Predictable M-777, AHS Krab, And M-109 Howitzers Hard, Forbes
Russia Defends Finnish Embassy Bank Account Freeze, Moscow Times
US rejects Moscow’s report of destroying a Patriot air defense system in Ukraine, War is Boring
Ukraine shoots down six hypersonic missiles during the night, War is Boring
Armed with Storm Shadow, Ukraine could ‘starve’ Russian front lines of logistics, leadership, Breaking Defense
Ukraine intelligence chief says Kyiv wants a demilitarized border zone up to 60 miles inside Russia to prevent future conflicts, Business Insider


China’s Caribbean Sea, RCD
Princeton Visiting Professor Calls on the U.S. To Engage China or Risk War, RCD
Time for the Quad To Bare Its Teeth on Regional Security, RCD
As the U.S. Attends the G7, China Hosts a Summit of Its Own, NY Times
LEADERSHIP: Ukraine War Lessons for China, Strategy Page

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

A middle path to curb fentanyl, Morning Defense
“Nothing short of heroic”: Dallas police corporal and his K-9 partner wounded in dramatic encounter with shooting suspect, APBM
A legacy of “service and sacrifice”: NYPD detective dies after spending three decades in coma, APBM
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Announces March 2023 Officers of the Month, APBM
Four Teens Killed in Multiple Vehicle Pileup in IL, Fire Engineering
Man Charged in New Zealand Hostel Fire That Killed at Least Six, Fire Engineering
Flashover Life and Death Decisions on the Fireground, Fire Engineering
Seattle Firefighters Among 10 Injured After Exposure to Respiratory Irritant, Fire Engineering
CA Bee Swarm Sends Two People to Hospital, Fire Engineering
Fire Official Accidentally Runs Over Corpse During Response to GA Biker Club Gunfight, Fire Engineering
YCMTSU Oregon Prompts Two Federal Lawsuits, Fire Law Blog
Suit Claims Failure to Take Spinal Precautions Resulted in Quadriplegia, Fire Law Blog
San Francisco FFs, medics rescue man underwater for 50 min., FR1
LODD report: Maine fire capt. died saving firefighter trapped in apartment fire, FR1
A review of patrol techniques to reduce serious injury and fatality crashes, Police 1
‘True heroism:’ 9 LEOs honored with Medal of Valor awards, Police1
How behavioral threat assessment concepts can benefit criminal investigations, Police1
Oregon trains National Guard crew, Wildfire Today

Mountain / Outside

Overlanding Is Car Camping: Fight Me, GearJunkie
Site-Wide Knife Sale at Blade HQ: Save Over 50% on CRKT, Kershaw, Gerber, and More, GearJunkie
SOF Week 23 – Mystery Ranch Cold Weather Packs, Soldier Systems
There Was a Summit Bonanza on Mount Everest This Week, Outside
There’s a Report of Stolen Climbing Gear on Mount Everest, Outside
Q&A: Garrett McNamara Wanted ‘100 Foot Wave’ to Put Story Ahead of Surfing, Outside
One Killed, Another Rescued in Utah’s Big Cottonwood Canyon, Climbing
Parkour is Not Climbing, End of Story, Climbing
6 Things Every Climber Should Do Before They Die, Climbing
Route Setters: Don’t Miss the Next Setter Summit and CBJ Grip Showcase!, Climbing Business
[Destination] A kayak-to-ski mission into the heart of Norway’s fjords, Freeskier
Famous Polish Climber Dies in Swiss Alps, Gripped
What the Heck Does ‘2T3z 9 12’ Mean? Boulder World Cup Scoring Explained, Gripped
Allison Vest Sends Two V13s in a Day, Gripped
Squamish Night Climbing is a Thing, Gripped
No Problem, Adam Ondra Downclimbs a 5.14c, Gripped
Nepali sherpa scales summit of Mount Everest for record 27th time, Reuters
What It Feels Like to Surf the Same Wave for Five Minutes, Outside
Jirishanca, Patagonia
Cédric Lachat frees Fantasia to climb his first 9b, Planetmountain
Olympic Snowboarder Admits To Intentionally Crashing Plane For Youtube Views, Outside
This Mountain Biker Crashed Off 30ft Cliff During Competition, Dusted Himself Off & Finished Run, UN
Professional Ski Boot-Fitters Discuss Pain VS Performance, UN
VIDEO: Hilarious Look At The Current State of Climbing Gyms, UN
German Wildlife Filmmaker Left Bloodied & Injured After Brutal Bear Attack, UN
VIDEO: Hawaiian Fisherman Kicks Tiger Shark In The Head After It Attacks His Kayak UN
What’s in Sean McColl’s Pack?, Weigh My Rack
I walked the 650km Australian Alps walking track at 19, alone. Nothing was as I expected | Ya Reeves, The Guardian
Sport Fishermen Get Jail Time for Cheating in Tournament, Men’s Journal

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

Seven Great Running Shoes for $120 or Less, Outside
Progressing and Regressing Exercises – Strength Training for Climbers, Climb Strong
The ultimate guide to disposing of cooking oil the right way, The Manual
Test Your Mobility/Strength Against The Women of The US Ski Team, UN
7 Creatine Benefits Supported by a Mountain of Research, Breaking Muscle
10 Amazing and Evidence-Supported Health Benefits of Running, Outside
The Outside Guide to FKTs, Outside
“Capacity Training” Is the Key to Long-Term Running Endurance, Outside
Should I worry about how long I spend sitting down?, The Guardian
Switching to Mediterranean-Style Diet May Equal Taking 4,000 More Steps, Healthline
These Are the Healthiest Diets in the World, According to Experts, Men’s Health
The Healthiest Oatmeal You Can Buy, According to a Dietician, Men’s Journal
Only One Woman Made the Highest-Paid Athletes List of 2023, Men’s Journal
Small Midwestern City Named the Best Place to Live in U.S., Men’s Journal
How Much Does it Cost to Compete in Women’s Bodybuilding?j, M&F
What Is the Best Way to Cook Vegetables?,
U.S. Recorded Nearly 110,000 Overdose Deaths in 2022, NY Times
Numbers Are In on How Biden Is Skewing Science Wokeward, Real Clear Health
Don’t Use Sugar Substitutes for Weight Loss, CNN
U.S. Depression Rates Surge, NY Post
The Risks, Harms, and Science of Sugar and Endurance Athletes, Slowtwitch
The Insidious Formula for Fat Gain, T-Nation
Is MIPS Worth It? A Craniofacial Trauma Surgeon Weighs In on Bike Helmets, Triathlete
A Universal Flu Vaccine Is Getting Closer to Reality, Gizmodo
A Longer Life Often Means a Worse Death, Real Clear Science


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