Arete 8.18.22

Military

5 Worst U.S. Military Guns Ever to Fire a Shot,19FortyFive
Everything we know Gen. Milley has told the Jan. 6 panel, Air Force Times
Air Force bomb disposal tech charged in April insider attack in Syria, Air Force Times
Army officer’s assault suit against police can proceed to trial, Army Times
Scandals in US adviser brigade alarm leaders behind closed doors, Army Times
Unmanned program could suffer if Congress blocks F-22 retirements, Hunter says, Defense News
US Coast Guard cutter tests lethal capabilities at RIMPAC, Defense News
As Ukraine highlights value of killer drones, Marine Corps wants more, Defense News
US Military ‘Furiously’ Rewriting Nuclear Deterrence to Address Russia and China, STRATCOM Chief Says, Defense One
Russia Can Still Be Defeated, but Time Is Running Out, Hudson Institute
US Army outfitting Infantry Squad Vehicle with 20 kW laser, DE M-SHORAD deliveries forthcoming, Janes
Did Milley cross a civ-mil line?, Morning Defense
With New Weaponry, Ukraine Is Subtly Shifting Its War Strategy, NY Times
The Case for Cautious Optimism in Ukraine, RAND
Hypothetical Scenarios of U.S.-China Conflict, RAND
The Man in the High Castle: Alternate Reality Lessons for Modern Warfighters, Small Wars Journal
A Red Army of Private Ryans: What Wargaming Says about Chinese Willingness to Strike First and Stay Long, Small Wars Journal
FBI attacker was a Navy, National Guard veteran, Task & Purpose
What’s the best piece of advice you ever got in the military?, Task & Purpose
Military life summed up in one photo: The exhaustion, the futility, the police calling, Task & Purpose
New Predator film ‘Prey’ shows why insurgencies are so hard to beat, Task & Purpose
Army begins testing drone tanks, hopes AI will allow one soldier to operate multiple tanks at once, War is Boring
Send NATO Troops to Help Stabilize Bosnia and Herzegovina, War the Rocks

National Security / Foreign Policy

‘I’ll be sacrificed’: The lost and sold daughters of Afghanistan, Al Jazerra
Sri Lanka says controversial Chinese ship can dock in its port, Al Jazerra
Iran, Lebanon reaction to Salman Rushdie attack, Al Jazerra
Will an Attack on Crimea Change the Course of the Ukraine War? Foreign Policy
The United States Is Deeply Invested in the South China Sea, Foreign Policy
What Does China Want? Foreign Policy
The new BBB: Bernie’s Brazil Bill, Morning Defense
How Frustration Over TikTok Has Mounted in Washington, NY Times
Russia and China may form military alliance to counter Western aggression, Pravda Report
Russia will face serious sanctions as USA will not recognise Donbass referendum, Pravda Report
German Chancellor Scholz speaks about visa bans for all Russians, Pravda Report
Everything You Wanted to Know About History and Foreign Policy (But Were Afraid to Ask), War on the Rocks

First Responder / Law Enforcement / Wildland Fire/ Homeland Security

FDNY FIREFIGHTER SERIOUSLY INJURED FIGHTING STATEN ISLAND FIRE – NEW YORK, FF Close Calls
Two Killed, 17 Injured as Man Rampages Through Benefit for Firefighter’s Family in PA, FF Nation
Six Teenagers Shot in Raleigh (NC) Nightclub, FF Nation
Kobe Bryant Invasion of Privacy Trial Begins with Testimony from People Who Saw Crash Scene Pics, FF Nation
Colo. firefighter, 27, dies after being struck by falling tree at Ore. blaze, FR1
Commission drops Milwaukee Fire Department citizenship requirement, FR1
Report: Firefighters who responded to fatal Baltimore fire were not alerted to home’s history, FR1
Ohio PD: Officers no longer need to cover up their tattoos, Police 1
Employee retention: Preventing a “great resignation” in your agency, Police 1
Firearm-detecting K-9 to patrol Fla. county schools, Police 1
Idaho PD lowers educational requirements to become a police officer, Police 1
Officer, 25, saves two lives during separate calls in 1 shift, Police 1
Workload, low morale pushing 1 in 5 officers to retire or leave Calif. PD, Police 1
Wildfire acres burned to date in United States (outside Alaska) is lower than average, Wildfire Today
Applications being accepted for Women In Fire, Wildfire Today
Researchers find that nearly half of lightning down strikes in California occur with little or no rain, Wildfire Today

Mountain / Outside

‘Orogenesis’ Promises Longest MTB Trail on Earth, GearJunkie
History Channel Show Asks: Can Hunting Coexist With Wildlife Conservation? GearJunkie
‘Real Gem’ or Dirty Pile? Ondra Gets a 5.14d First Ascent in the ‘Leaky Cave’, GearJunkie
Kristin Harila, Sherpas Need 3 Peaks in 3 Months to Beat Nims’ Record, GearJunkie
What Protects Better: Sunscreen or Protective Clothing? Best Outdoor Gear Reviews
I Finally Found Merino Shirts I Can Run in When It’s Hot and Humid, Best Outdoor Gear Reviews
All the Gear Josh Perry Used to Nab the Unsupported FKT on the PCT, Best Outdoor Gear Reviews
The Art of Uphill Skiing, BC Ski Touring Blog
Weighted Uphill Training for Ski Touring: How To, When To, Why To (or not to…), BC Ski Touring Blog
Totally Deep Podcast: Time Dilation with Dynafit’s Bene Böhm, BC Ski Touring Blog
Josh Perry Just Set a Stunning New FKT on the PCT, Outside
Summer Read: My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dream Job, Outside
Lush Forests and Endless Trails Make the Pacific Northwest a Mountain Biker’s Dream, Outside
The New HBO Documentary Series ‘Edge of Earth’ Sparked a Climbing Controversy, Outside
Ridin’ Bikes, Fixin’ Cars, Runnin’ Fencelines, Adventure Journal
10 Colleges That Are a Great Fit for Outdoor Enthusiasts, Osprey
Cool Stuff That Caught Our Eye at The Big Gear Show, Outside
Watch Stefano Ghisolfi attempt Ratstaman Vibrations at Céüse, Planet Mountain
5 Things You Should Do to Get into Extreme Sports, TGR
Ultralight Foolishness, Patagonia
Point Break Medicine, Point Break Medicine
CEO of National Ski Patrol Resigns After Contentious Thirteen Months, Unofficial Networks

 

Health / Fitness / Nutrition

How He Deadlifts 3X His Bodyweight! (THE PLAN), Athena X
Watch Nick Walker Absolutely Handle 200 Pound Dumbbells for a Set of 10 on the Incline Press, Breaking Muscle
NFL Legend Shannon Sharpe Coasts Through a 365-Pound Bench Press at 54-Years-Old, Breaking Muscle
Vegetarian women are at a higher risk of hip fracture, Science Daily
A Simple Mobility Routine for Happy Joints, Outside
Breakfast Foods for Weight Loss, Healthline
How Eating Only Between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Can Help With Weight Loss and Blood Pressure, Healthline
Reliability and Validity of a Method for the Assessment of Sport Rock Climbers’ Isometric Finger Strength, JSCR
How to Disconnect From Social Media in an Overwhelmingly Digital World, Men’s Journal
Which Diet Works Even Better the Longer You Do It?, Nutrition Facts.org
The “Optimal Diet” Is Put to the Test, NutritionFacts.org
When You’re Ready for Change: You Need to Believe in Your Future Self, Tiny Buddha
An Unconventional Training Idea for Female Masters Triathletes, Triathlete
Science Shows You Can Go Farther and Faster with Music, Triathlete

Interesting

Unpacking Humans, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and the Metaverse, AEI
The End of Manual Transmission, The Atlantic
How the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Works, Homeland Security Newswire
Ruggable’s Washable Rugs: Why We Love Them (but Also Hate Them Sometimes), Wirecutter
Could the EV boom run out of juice before it gets started?, Economist
Apple reportedly tried to partner with Facebook to get a cut of its revenue, Engadget
Lawsuit Accuses Mark Cuban, Voyager Digital Of Defrauding Cryptocurrency Investors, Forbes
Huckberry Book Club: Epic Fantasy Series, Huckberry
Buying a Home Is Less Affordable Now Than in Decades, WSJ

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