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
Anti-Interventionism and Its Discontents
Antiwar - 8/12/2014 10:48:49 AM
Authors Sebastian Payne and Robert Costa say the Big Halt is "evident on the ... rebels and this led directly to that country becoming "a jihadist wonderland." As he writes: "In Syria, Obama’s plan just one year ago – and apparently Secretary of ...
100 years later, soldier's story shows tragedy of World War I, The Great War
FOX News - 6/14/2014 8:52:41 AM
For Kaylene Biggs, misty-eyed after finally facing the grave of her great-grandfather in the small cemetery, the war's far-reaching ... make the world "safe for democracy." U.S. troops did not arrive in strength in Europe until the following year.
GOOOOOOOOAAALL!! 10 things the World Cup revealed about insurance
Property Casualty 360 - 7/30/2014 7:46:48 PM
I don’t often write about sports because I’m not a particularly big sports ... insurance world, especially of its distribution system. The average age of the insurance professional today is around 56, and the average increases by a year every year ...
Old Age Tsunami
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 ...
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 ...
Lessons from Megijima: What Can the Loss of Culture Teach Us About Urban Nature?
Sustainable Cities Collective - 8/26/2014 11:53:57 PM
Indeed it sees its share of all of this in waves throughout the year. In the past ... operation of any significant scale, and even then, much of his harvest goes to feed his extended family, who are spread throughout the country. “It is not about money ...
North Korea Is Angry with America, Again! Why Has Washington Kept South Korea as a Welfare Dependent?
CATO Institute - 8/3/2014 11:59:45 PM
Unfortunately for the DPRK, the U.S. is the leading permanent member and Seoul is a rotating member this year, so no action is expected ... his nation’s nuclear program: “No country in the world has been living like the DPRK, under serious threats ...
Charles Krauthammer: ‘America Always Comes Back’
Jewish Press - 9/10/2014 1:06:14 PM
Krauthammer:The important thing about the endgame is to make sure that Hamas reaps nothing. Ultimately Hamas is an obstacle to peace. There are two ways to get rid of it. One is militarily with ... two thousand-year-old anti-Semitism disguised as anti ...
The world’s best brand
FORTUNE - 11/21/2012 4:33:55 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 ...
Reaching for the cloud: India's SaaS Journey
ZDNet - 12/11/2013 4:46:47 AM
Perhaps no other country is in the vortex of so many revolutions ... struck between customization and standardization. It is important, said Padmanabhan, to also understand savings over a five-year period so one can incorporate true data migration and ...
Kim Jong Un’s New Year Address
Weekly Blitz - 1/1/2014 4:07:34 AM
We should usher in a new heyday of construction this year. Construction is an important front for solidifying the foundations of a thriving country and creating bases for the people’s happy life. The construction sector should set up world-class ...
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.
What Happens in Syria Doesn't Stay in Syria
The Huffington Post - 3/13/2014 11:28:54 PM
"Syria is now the biggest humanitarian and peace and security crisis facing the world, with violence reaching unthinkable levels," UN Secretary ... chemical weapons after it released poison gas last year. However, this too has lagged behind schedule.
The advantages of a large and growing population
Inquirer - 6/15/2012 11:28:34 AM
They are Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, together with South Asia’s largest country, India. These countries cannot afford to squander their demographic dividend. Governor Tetangco adds a new dimension to the advantages of the demographic ...