Arete 9.20.23

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy

Who will be the president’s top military adviser after Gen. Milley retires? Task & Purpose
Marine dies during live-fire infantry training at Camp Pendleton, Task & Purpose
Military secrets leaked on ‘War Thunder’ forums yet again, Task & Purpose
US resumes some drone operations in Niger for force protection, Task & Purpose
Air Force to Miss Recruiting Goals for First Time in More Than 2 Decades,
Air Force Says It Remains Confident in Osprey Aircraft Despite Recent Deadly Mishaps,
Army Temporarily Suspends Reenlistment Bonuses for Soldiers After Hitting High Retention Rates,
A Saudi-Israeli deal is not happening just yet. But there are other ways to expand the Abraham Accords., Atlantic Council
DoD On Track To Build 100,000 155mm Artillery Rounds Per Month By 2025, LaPlante Says, Defense Daily
4th Fleet Starts Using 10 Saildrone USVs In Long-Term Operation Test, Defense Daily
Navies face ‘dreadnought moment’ as Ukraine destroys more Russian warships, British admiral says, Defense One
U.S. Imposes Landmark Sanctions on Turkey, Foreign Policy
It’s Hungary’s Turn to Undermine Sweden’s NATO Accession, Foreign Policy
Why Clashes in Northern Syria Threaten U.S. Strategy in the Region, Foreign Policy
On eve of 9/11 Anniversary, U.S. officials continue to downplay Al Qaeda’s presence in Afghanistan, Long War Journal
Delta Force operator who got away with killing fellow soldier likely killed by man tied to cocaine trafficking but feds are holding details,
Crenshaw: Threats to Mexican drug cartels are ‘psychological warfare’, Morning Defense
The Sleeper Has Awakened: Six Key Takeaways From the Rollout of North Korea’s “Tactical Nuclear Attack Submarine”, Real Clear Defense
Why Is the French President Visiting Bangladesh?, The Geopolitics
Navy Expanding ‘Cold Spray’ Welding Alternative in Fleet Repair, USNI
American Grand Strategy, Realism, and the Russo-Ukraine War, HSN
Veterans Don’t Support Extremist Groups Any More Than the Public Does, RAND
DSEI 23 – Beretta Debuts New Assault Rifle Platform, Soldier Systems

Ukraine, Russia



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

Mountain / Outside

THE STORY OF G-SHOCK, Bless This Stuff
Are Energy Chews Actually Better Endurance Fuel Than Gummy Bears? Outside
Should You Be Using Shorter Crank Arms on Your Mountain Bike? Outside
The Mackall Trail Shoe is Purpose-built for Rucking, WERD
A Grand Canyon Hiker Died While Attempting a Rim-to-Rim Trek, Outside
REI SoHo Workers Claim ‘Retaliatory’ Pay Cuts, Walk Out in Protest Gear Junkie
Confessions of PCT Thru-Hikers, Outside
American Caver Mark Dickey Calls His Rescue a “Crazy Adventure”, Outside
Rachel’s Body Tension Drills, Climb Strong
Interview: Katie Lamb on “Scaling” ‘Box Therapy’ (V16), Climbing
Arsenic Anywhere Presents “With The Right Girls” (WTRG), Freeskier
A Voyage to Valle Nevado, Chile, Freeskier
Jakob Schubert Livestreams ‘Project Big’ Attempts, Gripped
My Draws Were Stolen, Climbing
Via Bolago established on Quarto Campanile degli Armi in Brenta Dolomites, Planet Mountain
The Journey Continues, Outside
Winter Park Introduces Early Up Add-On For Easy First Track Access On Powder Days, Unofficial Networks
Pain VS Performance…A Discussion With Professional Ski Boot-Fitters, Unofficial Networks
The Physics Behind Snow Guns Explained, Unofficial Networks
Training for Rock Climbing, Uphill Athlete
Training For Trail Running: Nutrition Advice with RD Rebecca Dent, Uphill Athlete
What is the Best Climbing Harness?, Weigh My Rack
Tiny Trout, Gray’s Sporting Goods
Montana Hunter Mauled by Grizzly, Fights Back As Jaw Is Ripped Off and Chest Scratched Open, Wide Open Spaces
In wealthy Colorado ski towns, teens are building tiny homes for teachers who can’t afford a place to live, Business Insider

Health / Fitness / Nutrition


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