Arete 9.29.22


Putin Won’t Let His Forces Retreat from Parts of Ukraine, 19FortyFive
China Could Decide Now Is the Time for War with America, 19FortyFive
What Would Iran Do If Israel Attacked Their Nuclear Facilities?, 19FortyFive
US warns of consequences if Russia uses nuclear weapons, Al Jazerra
Russia vows “full protection” to territories annexed from Ukraine, Axios
Putin’s War, and His Rule, Are In Trouble, Defense One
The Army Brief: Missed recruiting goals; Weapons request; Maintenance chatrooms; and more…, Defense One
USAF Puts HARMs on MiG-29s, Cruise Missiles on C-130s, Cargo in B-52s, Defense One
Let’s Get to the End of This War, Hudson Inst.
U.S. ambassador: Finland and Sweden in NATO by Christmas, Morning Defense
Biden’s ‘no’ on Russia terrorism label picks Congress fight, Morning Defense
WWIII in the making right now as Russia readies something big, Pravda Report
Dmitry Medvedev: ‘Hypersonic arms will reach targets in US and EU faster’, Pravda Report
How Ukraine is using resistance warfare developed by the US to fight back against Russia, Small Wars Journal
Political candidate accused of stolen valor claims his deployments are ‘classified’, Task & Purpose
Separatists in four Ukrainian regions to vote on joining Russia, War is Boring
Defeat China’s Navy, Defeat China’s War Plan, War on the Rocks
Almost Half Million Dutch Soldiers To Wear Camouflage Fabric Developed In The UK, Soldier Systems
Army Considering New Capabilities for Infantry Including Precision Grenadier System, Medium Machine Gun & Mortar for Airborne Units, Soldier Systems

National Defense, Foreign Policy

Uganda’s Ebola caseload rises to 16 as outbreak spreads, Al jazerra
Is Italy Seeing the Rise of a New Fascism?, Foreign Policy
‘Untethered’ Air Force general: ‘When you kill your enemy, every part of your life is better’, Task & Purpose
Brazil’s China-Heavy Election, The Diplomat
In Estonia, rampant Russophobia puts democracy to the test, VoxEurope
An Overview of Strategy Down Under, War on the Rocks
Getting Serious About the Threat of High Altitude Nuclear Detonation, Homeland Security Newswire
RAND Experts React to Putin’s Latest Threatening Rhetoric, RAND
Should Greenland and Denmark Become Part of NORAD?, RAND
North Korea Promises a Nuclear Strike If Attacked, Popular Mechanics


First Responder / Law Enforcement / Wildland Fire/ Homeland Security

Tip by Belgian spy agency helped US foil Islamic State plot to kill George Bush,
Five Facts on Border Security, No Labels
Violent Extremist Music Prevalent on Spotify, While Platform Largely Declines to Act, Homeland Security Newswire
Alvin (TX) Volunteer Firefighter Dies in Line of Duty After House Fire, Firefighter Nation
Second (FL) Keys Helicopter Ambulance Crew Member Arrested in Stolen Drug Case, FirefighterNation
Walmart Claims Fire Departments Made Huge IN Warehouse Fire Worse; Lawsuit Threatened, Firefighter Nation
Newark (NJ) Shuffles Firefighter Staffing After Firehouse Drug Overdose Death, Firefighter Nation
Photos: San Francisco firefighter faces disciplinary action over ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ shirt, FireRescue1
Wildland firefighter dies while assigned to Idaho’s Moose Fire, FireRescue1
Collective action for managing wildfire risk across boundaries in forest and range landscapes: lessons from case studies in the western United States, International Journal of Wildland Fire
Nephew of man killed by deputy pens heartfelt letter to officer, Police 1
Judge rules vax mandate can’t justify firing, putting on leave NYPD union members, Police 1
S.C. officer dies after suffering medical emergency during SWAT training, Police 1
Suspects arrested after smashing storefront, stealing $5M worth of jewelry, Police 1
NBC News: smokejumper seriously injured on the job, diagnosed with cancer, Wildfire Today
US Forest Service to resume prescribed fires, Wildfire Today
U.S. Department of Energy Selects ZEV OZ9 Combat X Pistol, Tactical Gun Life



Mountain / Outside

Gear Bargains: Save on Tents, Hammocks, Camping Tables, and More, GearJunkie
100-Year-Old Mountaineering Boot Brand Launches Casual Hiking, Everyday Footwear, GearJunkie
Arc’teryx Pledges $5M to Boost Climbing Gyms, Diversity, GearJunkie
GORE-TEX Reveals New ePE Membrane: Patagonia, Arc’teryx & More Buy In, GearJunkie
The Art of the ‘Shakedown Hike’: How to Vet Gear Before the Big Trip, GearJunkie
Climber Executes Confident Free Solo on Frightening Dolomite Rock, GearJunkie
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Altra Running Shoes, Outside
Hyperlite Mountain Gear’s Packable 40-Degree Quilt, Werd
La Sportiva Vanguard Ski Boot Review: A Second Look, BC Ski Touring Blog
How Many Holes can you Drill in a Ski?, BC Ski Touring Blog
Why Does the Catholic Church Oppose Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon Gondola?, Outside
Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad – 9/22/22, AAI
Text Message From Anywhere! Review: ZOLEO Satellite Communicator, Eastman s
How Much Better Can Mountain Bikes Get?, Outside


Health / Fitness / Nutrition

Apple Watch Ultra In-Depth Review: It’s a Start!, DC Rainmaker
The Illusion of Progress in Sports Technology, Outside
The Surprising Link Between Bedtime and Dementia, Guardian
20 Ways to Melt Your Gut and Shed Weight, Men’s Health
Biden Says the Pandemic Is Over. But at Least 400 People Are Dying Daily., NY Times
High-fat diets trigger inflammatory immune cell generation in bone, Science Daily
Stunning Scenes From 4th Annual Odyssey Orcas Island,
Which Hoka Carbon Plated Shoe is the Best?,
The New Drop Sets for Size & Strength, T-Nation
Beta-Alanine: Creatine’s Longer-Lasting Cousin, T-Nation
The Rep Zone Method, T-Nation
The Best Crossfit Equipment for Your 2022 Home Gym, SI
How A Mom of Four and Full-Time Math Teacher Qualified For Kona, Triathlete
What if You Could Get the Benefits of Exercise Without Working Out? WebMD
Once-Hot Fake Meat Sees Sales Slide on Price and Being Too ‘Woke’, Bloomberg



Over 1 Million Teslas Recalled, AP
San Francisco’s Slide, City Journal
The 20 Best Books of All Time Every Man Must Read, WERD
The British pound just plunged to an all-time low against the US dollar. Here’s what happened, and what it means., Business Insider
Why Wall Street is snapping up family homes, Economist
Brett Favre’s SiriusXM Show Suspended Whilst Proceedings Continue In Welfare Fraud Case, Forbes
Six recent discoveries that change how we think about human origins, Popular Mechanics

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