Arete 8.11.22


Navy Aircraft Carrier USS George Washington Will Soon Have F-35s, 19FortyFive
Could the U.S. Marine Corps Become Irrelevant?19FortyFive
Sina reveals what makes Russian Su-35 fighter invincible, Pravda Report
Russia demands US nuclear weapons in Europe be removed, Pravda Report
Healthy Worry About Healthy Civil-Military Relations, War on the Rocks

National Security / Foreign Policy

‘Blood, body parts, screams’: Gaza reels after Israeli strikes, Al Jazerra
Amid hiring boom, defense firms say labor shortage is dragging them down, Defense News
Xi’s Great Leap Backward, Foreign Policy
What’s New About the New Authoritarianism?, Foreign Policy
Global Experts Decode the Taiwan Strait Crisis, Hudson Institute
China conducts largest air breach of median line to date, Janes
IDF Targeted Operation Eliminates Palestinian Islamic Jihad Commander, Long War Journal
What if China recognises Crimea? Beijing unwilling to talk to Ukraine, Pravda Report
China’s Gambit in the Pacific, RAND
In Moldova, the Ukraine war is causing historical fears to ‘rise to the surface and burst’, VoxEurope
Could U.S. Weapons Assistance to Ukraine Lead to Russian Escalation?, RAND
Apple reportedly tells suppliers to avoid ‘Made in Taiwan’ labels on shipments to China, Engadget
Fast facts about Americans’ views of China-Taiwan tensions, The Guardian
Here’s what Sweden and Finland will bring to NATO, Popular Mechanics

First Responder / Law Enforcement / Wildland Fire/ Homeland Security

‘Blood, body parts, screams’: Gaza reels after Israeli strikes, Al Jazerra
Hawaii couple alleged to be Russian spies using fake names held without bail,
How Have Attitudes Towards U.S. Immigration Changed?, Homeland Security Newsletter
17 Firefighters Missing in Cuban Oil Storage Depot Fire that Killed 1 and Injured 121, FF Nation
Firefighter Loses 10 Relatives in PA House Fire, Including 3 Children, FF Nation
House passes measure to improve U.S. wildland firefighters’ pay, benefits, FR1
D.C. special police officer shot, killed during training session at library, Police 1
After racist text, Ala. town fires police chief, disbands PD, Police 1
Ex-officer sentenced for failing to intervene in rough arrest of woman with dementia Police 1
SUV drives into N.M. parade, injuring 15, including 2 officers, Police 1
A brief look at large wildfires in the United States this week, Wildfire Today

Mountain / Outside

Video: Short Film Addresses the Conundrum of High-Fence Hunting, GearJunkie
Is This the Ultimate Mountain Biking Van?, GearJunkie
Colorado’s Fourteeners Saw a Decline in Hiker Traffic in 2021, Outside
Two Climbers Just Completed One of the Hardest Alpine Ascents of the Year, Outside
The Best Wilderness Survival Strategies, Based on 103 Successful Rescue Stories, Outside
Vanlife Is Dead and This Trend Is Replacing it (Camping), Adventure Journal
A new variation to Camp 2 and a speed ascent on Nanga Parbat, Alpinist
It’s Getting Hot in Here: What wildfires and record temperatures mean for skiers and riders, BC Mag
K2 welcomes Delilah Cupp to the team, Freeskier
10 Life Lessons, 10 Years After an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike, Osprey
How Our Favorite Brands Are Saving the World, Outside
How Vista Outdoor’s Latest Additions Bolster the Company’s Next Chapter, Outside Business
Rock climbing on Ireland’s Gola Island, Planet Mountain
Health Tips for Those Participating in Extreme Sports, TGR
You’ll Need a Reservation to Ski at These 4 Ikon Pass Resorts This Year, Outside
Vail Town Council Blocks Permits For Vail Resorts Employee Housing Expansion, Unofficial Networks


Health / Fitness / Nutrition

Campfire S’mores Are Great. Kitchen S’mores Are Even Better., Wirecutter
How to Make 5 Nutritious, Delicious DIY Trail Snacks, The Manual
Tia-Clair Toomey, Justin Medeiros Win 2022 CrossFit Games, Breaking Muscle
An Unconventional Training Idea for Older Women, Outside
The Biggest Wellness Myths, Outside
Just 2 Minutes of Walking After a Meal Is Surprisingly Good for You, NY Times
Metcon for Muscle, T-Nation
Haven’t Had COVID Yet? Wanna Bet? WebMD


This Bike Company Launched a Black Reparations Program. Then the Lawyers Called., Outside Is Exposing How Greedy Car Dealerships Really Are – Here’s How (and Why), The Manual
Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams Unveils New Shaved Head Transformation, Men’s Health
Americans support incentives for electric vehicles but are divided over buying one themselves, The Guardian
Bezos Didn’t Even Need to Dismantle Bridge to Move Yacht, Jalopnik

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