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, 2014See also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually map
Jobs abroad for a better life
The Daily Star - 2/5/2016 8:08:37 PM
The flow of such migration has become increasingly substantial over time—with, of course, a good degree of fluctuation from year to year ... find employment in a large number of countries of the world, a few countries in the Middle East (e.g., Saudi ...
Zika virus: WHO declares global public health emergency, says causal link to brain defects ‘strongly suspected’
Washington Post - 2/1/2016 4:52:56 PM
The WHO has estimated that the virus will reach most of the hemisphere and infect up to 4 million people by ... childbearing age who will be worrying about the virus and its potential harm. Some of these countries have had among the world’s higher ...
A World Without the UN?
Yale Global Online - 3/13/2005 11:54:31 PM
The first question that must be posed is whether a system of collective responsibility to pursue peace and security still makes equal sense for the strong and the weak countries of the world ... is whether the nearly 60-year-old United Nations can be ...
Beyond ISIS: The Folly of World War IV
The Huffington Post - 12/3/2015 9:35:51 AM
Assume that the hawks get their way -- that the United States does whatever it takes militarily to ... one or more of those countries could also become the scene of significant U.S. military action. Effective prosecution of World War IV, in other words ...
Should military training be mandatory?
The Tribune India - 12/6/2014 8:12:46 PM
Annually, 1.2 crore males and 1 crore females attain militarily significant age ... manpower in case of a war and to make up for force deficiencies in the standing forces during peace time. There are a large number of countries, mostly the Third World ...
Who Really Controls the World?
Global Research - 4/25/2015 11:53:16 PM
Professor Carroll Quigley wrote: The powers of financial capitalism had another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system ... of power of countries like the US, UK, etc. This training would begin at a young age in general.
The New York Times
New York Times - 1/26/2008 11:55:59 PM
What other superpower grows by an average of one country per year, with others ... up for grabs to any of the Big Three, and increasingly to all of them at the same time. Second-world states won’t be subdued: in the age of network power, they won ...
See How the One-Child Policy Changed China
National Geographic - 11/13/2015 2:31:35 PM
China's decision to lift its one-child policy next year ... world population by 2100. Countries including the U.S., Canada, Chile, Brazil, Russia, and Australia will likely reach a point where a quarter or more of their populations are above the age ...
Singapore is a first-world country with third-world death care services: Funeral director
Channel News Asia - 11/19/2015 7:36:27 AM
One of his aims was to encourage people to join the funeral services industry as professionals, amid a severe manpower shortage ... before reaching the funeral home. This brings no dignity. It's sad that in a first-world country, we have third-world ...
The 1996 Republican Party Platform
CNN - 11/7/1994 11:55:10 PM
We walk with him now as he joins one more battle, every bit as crucial for our country's future as was the crusade in which he served. Just when America should be leading the world ... big-government regulation. This micromanagement of the Information Age ...
Which country can claim to be the World's oldest democracy?
The Guardian - 2/4/2016 12:14:23 AM
What's really funny is that the question posed was 'Which country can claim to be the World's oldest democracy?' No mention of continuous ... Ronald Reagan started forcing laws like 21-year-old drinking age on the States by withholding Federal Interstate ...
Arms Control in the Information Age
U.S. Department of State - 3/30/2012 4:20:19 PM
As you all probably know, we have just passed the one year anniversary ... the world as we know it. While I may still be figuring out how to use my Ipad, I know it too. That is why I have been talking about arms control in the information age at ...
The Mediterranean Migration Crisis
Foreign Policy Journal - 5/19/2015 12:04:46 PM
 There have also been significant numbers of Somali, Afghan, and Sudanese migrants. Irregular migrants crossing the Mediterranean originate from many different countries throughout ... significantly reduced manpower, reach and scope of operations.
GOP rivals mock Trump, try to make the most of his absence
KX News - 1/26/2016 11:55:14 PM
Broadening his point, he said, "We have to stick up for ourselves as people and we have to stick up for our country ... the man reaching into his jacket before he fell into the snow. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket. For the world's ...