Arete 9.23.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security

Sudan gov’t says order restored after ‘failed’ coup: Live News, Al Jazerra
Moscow Hesitated in Poland—Will It in Belarus?, RAND
Milley denies wrongdoing amid calls for his resignation over details in new book, Military Times
The decline in defense purchasing power and the transformation of the Pentagon into a social program, AAI
America’s New Anti-China Alliance, Defense One
France’s Emmanuel Macron heckled asking Algerian veterans for forgiveness, BBC
Russia and Belarus Are Using Migrants as a Weapon Against the EU, Foreign Policy
When America’s All-Volunteer Force Loses a War, War on the Rocks
Djokovic pictured with ex-commander of feared paramilitary unit, Al Jazerra
Five of the New B-21 Raider Bombers in Production, Real Clear Defense
Air Force general to review errant Kabul drone strike, make recommendations for discipline, Military Times
Chinese construction giant Evergrande could collapse in one of history’s largest defaults, Axios
U.S. Generals Planning for a Space War They See As All but Inevitable, Real Clear Defense
“Making the Taliban Great Again” billboards showing President Biden appear in Pennsylvania, War is Boring
Why Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India attempted mass suicide, Al Jazerra
Can the SR-72 Live Up to the SR-71’s Legacy?, Real Clear Defense
Generals Should Not Have to Break the Rules to Prevent Nuclear War, Defense One
The future of special operations may look a lot different than the GWOT aesthetic we’ve come to know, Military Times
Russia behind Litvinenko murder, rules European rights court, BBC
AFSOC plans to demo amphibious MC-130J by end of next year, commander says, Defense News
This Marine officer wants to charge a general with ‘dereliction of duty’ over Afghanistan. (He can’t), Task & Purpose
US Space Force Releases Enlisted Rank Insignia, Soldier Systems

First Responder / Homeland Security / Wildland Fire

Hundreds Gather To Thank Firefighters In South Lake Tahoe, Unofficial Networks
WATCH: Two Florida Deputies Ambushed, Ending In a Deadly Shootout, Tactical Life
Miami Chief Acevedo Under Fire from City Council, Police Mag
Houston officer dead, another hurt while serving warrant, Police 1
Why 20 years of firefighting may be enough for me, FR1
‘Broken’: New report on Worcester FD highlights dysfunctional communication as a key element in LODDs, FR1
Ford’s electric Mustang heads to Michigan State Police test, Police 1
75 dogs killed in Texas pet resort fire, FR1
Drone bound for prison drops illicit package at school instead, Va. cops say, Police 1
New Chicago Police Contract Includes 20% Pay Raises Over 8 Years, Police Mag
Who has said, “we can’t fight fires on the cheap”?, Wildfire Today
The Toxic Job of Being a Hero, Men’s Health

Fitness / Health / Nutrition

Apple Watch 7 Launched: Complete New Features & Tech Details, DC Rainmaker
Is Seltzer Water Just as Healthy as Flat Water?, NY Times
The Workout That Gives Colts RB Jonathan Taylor His Explosive Power, Men’s Journal
Face masks do not increase body temperature during exercise in the heat, according to new study, Science Daily
What Actually Counts as Olympic Weightlifting, Men’s Health
Effects of Exercise Structure and Modality on Physiological and Perceptual Responses to Exercise, JSCR
Does Vitamin B6 Need a Warning Label?, WebMD
The Best Gear at Overland Expo Mountain West, from Tool Rolls to Shower Wipes, Outside
This New Breathable Hard Shell Is Also the Most Waterproof, Outside
Researchers call for a focus on fitness over weight loss for obesity-related health conditions, Science Daily
I Got a ‘Mild’ Breakthrough Case. Here’s What I Wish I’d Known., Men’s Health
The Seductive Appeal of Adidas’s “Illegal” Running Shoe , Outside
Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity,
Impact of Spotter Sex on One Repetition Maximum Bench Press Performance, JSCR
A Urologist Explains Whether Your Penis Actually Shrinks as You Age, Men’s Health
Scott Gottlieb: Trump’s shadow FDA commissioner during Covid-19?, STAT
90% of Women Appear Misinformed About Mammograms ,
Where Did It All Go So Wrong for Juul?, NY Times

Mountain / Outside Adventure

Let There Be Light: Lumens Matter, but So Does Design, Gear Junkie
The 10 Best Ski Brands of 2021, Gear Junkie
Freeride World Tour announces 2022 schedule and all-new location, Freeskier
Life Lived Wild, Patagonia
Wild Rides: Inside the 2022 Gear Guide, BC Mag
The North Face Introduces New “Advanced Mountain Kit” Layering System, Unofficial Networks
Addicted to Gear? Backcountry Launches Loyalty Rewards to Fuel Your Fix, GearJunkie
The Cresset and the Light: The Many Futures of Alpinism, Alpinist
100 Peaks In 50 Days, Adventure Journal
Why Climb Without a Rope?, Arcteryx
What Happens When You Fall Off a Mountain, Outside
Big Alaskan lines are WITHIN REACH in new Peter Ostroski film, Freeskier
Death on a Medium-High Mountain, Outside
The 10 Best Ski Brands of 2021, GearJunkie
Guides Just Had Their Worst Season Ever in the Cascades, Outside
America’s 27-Year Losing Streak in Men’s Mountain Bike Racing Just Ended, Outside
Your Fate Hurtles Down at You, Adventure Journal
Climbing on the Global Stage with Alannah Yip, REI
Hybrid wholesale B2B sales models are here to stay—at least for a while, Outside Business
Where Did All The Mule Deer Go?, Eastmans
MTB Trail Builders vs. Trail Poachers Planet Earth Style, Unofficial Networks
11 Times Polartec Revolutionized How We Dress, Outside Business


Elon Musk’s Spacefaring Civilization is a Pipe Dream, Pravda Report
What’s Apple’s iPhone Camera Strategy, Anyway?, Wired
2022 Toyota Tundra: America Finally Gets a ‘Land Cruiser’ Pickup, GearJunkie
Bronco Raptor? Ford’s Ordering System Leaks Clues, GearJunkie
The Racist History of Gun Control, Recoil
The Best of Clean Everything (So Far), Wirecutter
Stop Using So Much Dish Soap (And Other Portion Size Advice), Wirecutter
Lobsterwoman Gone Viral Is 101-Year-Old Seagoing Badass, Adventure Journal
2022 Toyota Tundra Takes Shots at Chevy, Ford, Ram Pickups, Men’s Health
How Humans Lost Their Tails, NY Times
Alabama’s Deaths Outpace Births for First Time in History, WebMD
Breaking: European Parliament votes to phase out animal testing and research, The Humane World

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