Arete 9.2.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security

Helicopter embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln crashes into the Pacific, Navy Times
Will the Taliban regime survive? Brookings
Norway sets timeline to deploy sub-hunting aircraft in the Arctic, Defense News
FN Announces Key Upgrades to Proven FN SCAR Semi-automatic Line-up, Soldier Systems
Understanding Russian Grand Strategy, RAND
The CIA Is Better Than the U.S. Military at Creating Foreign Armies, Foreign Policy
Okla. congressman threatened embassy staff as he tried to enter Afghanistan, officials say, Washington Post
America Isn’t Exceptional Anymore, Foreign Policy
Are frosty relations between Turkey and Armenia thawing?, Al Jazerra
The Real Saigon Analogy | The Taliban Are Back. Now What? | Afghanistan Was Lost Long Ago, and more, Homeland Security Newswire
US approves $258 million arms sale to South Korea, Defense News
The Evolving Geography of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base, War on the Rocks
A former Marine was pulled over for following a truck too closely. Police took nearly $87,000 of his cash., Washington Post
Can Biden Give Zelensky What He Wants?, Foreign Policy
After Afghanistan, Could Russia Misjudge America?, RAND
US commits to $60 million in aid to Ukraine before WH visit, Defense News
Nigerian air force Super Tucanos ready to fight against ISIS, with US Air Force training, Defense News
Marine relieved for viral video now says he’s resigning his commission, Marine Corps Times
Russian special forces enter Syrian hotspot near Israel’s border, PreavdaReport

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Marine killed in Afghanistan was son of two Calif. deputies, Police One
NYPD Issuing Its Recruits Pistols with Lighter Trigger Pull, Police Mag
Firefighter killed while working on Oregon fire identified, Wildfire Today
Hundreds mourn N.Y. state trooper who drowned in lake, Police One
The good enough doctrine: Learning to live with terrorism,Brookings
Off-Duty NYPD Officers Shoot Suspect, Father of Gunman Picks Up Gun Fires at Officers, Police Mag
3 reasons this sheriff’s department bought new earpieces for every deputy, Police One
Fla. FF rescues goat from 30-foot sinkhole, FireRescue1
FBI Releases 2020 Hate Crime Statistics, Homeland Security Newswire
San Diego mayor eyes more restrictions on police use of military equipment, Police Daily
Firefighter dies at brush fire in Spokane County, Washington, Wildfire Today
US has hunted 50 Russians down and does not intend to stop, PravdaReport
9/11, 20 years later: Legacies and lessons, Brookings
FL Corrections Officer Killed in Firearms Training Accident, Police Mag

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

A Real-Time Fuel Gauge for Endurance Athletes, Outside
This new ARSOF gym is better than most Division I football facilities, Marine Corps times
‘Beyond Human‘: The Drive Required to Make Triathlon’s Most Exciting New Event, Outside
Moderate-vigorous physical activity is the most efficient at improving fitness, Science Daily
Czech Runner Dies from Falling During UTMB’s TDS Race in Chamonix, Outside
Wide Awake at 3 A.M.? Readers Offer Advice on Insomnia, NY Times
Opinion: It’s easy to judge the unvaccinated. As a doctor, I see a better alternative, STAT
How to Recover After Divorce, WebMD

Mountain / Outside Adventure

The Best Coolers of 2021, Gearjunkie
Take a sneak peek at the new 2022 lineup from Fischer Skis, Freeskier
Elk Tags in New Mexico – There Must Be A Better Way, BHA
New Executive Order in Nevada Prioritizes Migration Corridor Conservation, TRCP
Video: Giant Halibut Charges Spearfisherman, Meateater
Ultra Runners Smash 2 Speed Records and 5 More Can’t-Miss Stories This Week, Gearjunkie
‘Largest Expansion of Fishing & Hunting’: Interior Dept. Opens 2.1 Million Acres of New Public Land, Gearjunkie
IKON Pass Adds Kitzbühel, Dolomiti Superski To Extend Reach Through Europe, Unofficial Network
How to Choose the Rifle Bipod: Everything to Consider Before Putting Your Order In, HL News
California Has Closed All Its National Forests to Preserve Fire Resources, Adventure Journal
Our Favorite Two-Person Tents for Every Adventure, Outside
The Gear That Won the Leadville Trail 100 Run, Gearjunkie
The Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking and Car Camping, Wirecutter
Well, This is a Cycling Film Masterpiece, Adventure Journal
Mental Toughness with Fieldcraft Survival, Eastmans
Athlete sponsorship programs are broken. Here’s how we can fix them., Outside Business
Are You Gravel-Curious? Here’s How to Choose a Bike., Outside
Juho Knuuttila, Misha Mishin climb Storskiva on Lofoten’s Moskensøya Island in Norway, Planet Mountain
Magic On The Rock | The Alpinist #Shorts, Red Bull
Kelsey Boyer, Founder of Save A Brain, is Bringing Awareness to an “Invisible Injury”, Snowboard Magazine

Interesting

New Research Helps Explain a Sudden Population Crash for Rare Whales, NY Times
Some Jerk In Richmond Is Slashing Tires, But Only On Subarus, Japolnik
Ford Can’t Build Broncos Fast Enough, Decides To Stop Online Reservations, Japolnik
How to Adopt a Stoic View for the Modern World, ITS Tactical

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