Definition: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually map
The Qatar-Nepal Remittance Corridor
Issuu - 8/8/2010 11:54:12 PM
This report identifies challenges in the migration process from Nepal to Qatar (related to high migration costs and their financing) and constraints in the remittance transfer process from Qatar to Nepal, which together limit the development and poverty ...
Thailand-Foreign Relations, 1977-83
Mongabay - 12/9/2010 11:58:39 PM
Trade agreements and a transit accord were signed with Laos in 1978. In September of that year, Pham Van Dong, premier of Vietnam, visited Bangkok and gave assurances that his government would not support a communist insurgency within Thailand. Troubles on ...
Old Age Tsunami
The Wall Street Journal - 11/14/2005 11:56:16 PM
Russia: The demographic outlook for this country may seem to read like a tale that is ordinarily European: While total population falls, median age rises well above the 40-year mark ... generation, significant parts of India would be reaching the threshold ...
Global trade growth forecast raised to 4.7 for 2014 WTO
MENAFN - 4/14/2014 10:33:39 AM
(MENAFN - AFP) Global commerce is set to grow by 4.7 percent this year, the World Trade Organization said on Monday, as a recovery in rich economies is expected to help balance out risks in developing nations. The WTO previously had forecast that trade ...
Sweden softwood log imports at 10-year high
MENAFN - 4/14/2014 10:33:39 AM
compared to 1.4 million cubic meters the year before and only 709,900 cubic meters in 2011. Although Sweden has forests covering more than two-thirds of the country, it is the fourth largest importer of logs in the world. The imports volume has been ...
World War II: The Good War Gone Bad
Truth Out - 8/8/2012 11:53:25 PM
In the world war to defeat fascism and that ended the Holocaust, the Allies committed a legion of militarily unnecessary and criminal ... It doesn't come in a day, or a month, or a year, or in a single campaign. But it comes. Footnotes: 1.
New Technologies Redraw the World’s Energy Picture
New York Times - 10/25/2011 11:58:32 PM
Shale gas production in the United States is more than five times as great now as in 2006, and the country ... year. Nevertheless, gas shale drilling appears likely to continue at a fast pace in the most important gas-producing states. The rest of the ...
The Return of Geopolitics
Foreign Affairs - 4/21/2014 4:01:47 PM
So far, the year 2014 ... on ones of world order and global governance: trade liberalization, nuclear nonproliferation, human rights, the rule of law, climate change, and so on. Indeed, since the end of the Cold War, the most important objective of U.S ...
The world's best brand
CNN Money - 11/21/2012 3:29:30 PM
It has got the most powerful brand in the world. It sells for an extremely moderate price. It's universally liked -- the per capita consumption goes up almost every year in almost every country ... that big corporations in the information age may have ...
The advantages of a large and growing population
Inquirer - 6/15/2012 11:28:34 AM
In fact, Nobel laureate and famous commentator Paul Krugman attributed practically all the success of these NICs to the significant increase in the supply of their manpower (and capital ... percentage to climb. Last year its revenue rose 13% in developing ...
Who Really Controls The World?
Mathaba News Network - 12/23/2011 12:11:28 PM
Professor Carroll Quigley wrote: The powers of financial capitalism had another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands to be able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy ...
Myanmar — The country formerly known as Burma remains an exotic destination
Deseret News - 2/5/2005 11:54:16 PM
The form of Buddhism, still practiced by 80 percent of the country, combines an emphasis on reaching ... part of the year. After every rainy season, the gold-leafing must be repaired. But none of the glittering, golden shrines is more important than ...
The Wild Web of China: Sex and Drugs, Not Reform
New York Times - 3/7/2006 11:58:15 PM
SHANGHAI, March 7 — By some estimates, there are more than 30,000 people patrolling the Web in China, helping to form one of the world's far-reaching Internet filtering ... second only to the United States. Last year, online revenue — which the ...
The families war leaves behind
The Seattle Times - 3/3/2007 11:59:37 PM
Interviews with a dozen widows across the country ... a year, not six months. Among the Fort Hood families benefiting from such changes are the widow and four children of Maj. William F. Hecker III, who was killed in January 2006 just six weeks after ...
Tom Brokaw: Honor, duty defined 'The Greatest Generation'
today.com - 5/18/2004 8:37:56 PM
World War I was over, America's industrial might was coming of age with the rise of the ... In this riotous year the British prime minister, Neville Chamberlain, believed he had saved his country with a pact negotiated with Hitler at Munich.