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
U.S. army officer who helped liberate 2500 Jews…including five living in Sydney
J Wire - 7/26/2016 1:28:23 AM
A U.S. officer who helped liberate 2,500 Jews during the Holocaust has died at the age of 99…and other news items ... in 2009 to care of the children of her country’s ambassador to Israel. The 27-year-old runner recently gained Israeli citizenship ...
Octagon Pension Services is helping Kenyans to prepare for retirement
worldfinance.com - 7/18/2016 4:11:11 PM
The country ... market across the world. Furthermore, individual pension schemes have shown potential for growth in Kenya in the last four years. The sector’s asset base has grown by 150 percent over the past four years, reaching $200m after registering ...
AMISOM stay should not be time bound – Somali foreign minister
Midnimo - 7/23/2016 6:32:35 AM
Militarily, we have defeated ... I talk to that our fish is dying of old age. So, come and fish. We can be trading partners for vegetables and fruits and all that. Somalia used to be the leading country in the European market before the collapse of banana ...
D.L. Hughley speaks out about recent police shootings
FOX News - 7/12/2016 11:56:25 PM
Just a short while ago, President Obama finish meeting with law enforcement, elected officials and some Black Lives Matter activists from across the country. In a get- together ... was -- he had a firearm and he was reaching for his wallet.
Why Singapore’s kids are so good at maths
Financial Times - 7/22/2016 9:47:03 AM
The cheerful, slightly built 13-year-old is a pupil at Admiralty ... and boasts one of the most admired education systems in the world. In a league table based on test scores from 76 countries published by the OECD in May last year, Singapore came first ...
Fromelles and Pozieres: ‘In Australia they will be proud of this’
The Australian - 7/20/2016 2:32:46 AM
We were 4.5 million people in 1914, overwhelmingly supportive of the ‘mother country’ in the ‘Great War’. One million men were of an age that could volunteer ... a better world. Hope is sustained most by reaching out in support of one another ...
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 10:33:07 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 ...
Transcript: Read the Full Text of the Primetime Republican Debate
Time - 8/11/2015 4:23:04 PM
This is the most generous country in the world when it comes to immigration. There are a million people a year ... age you’re talking about here. What I’d like to see is a private system without the artificial lines around every state. I have a big ...
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 Folly of World War IV: Wars Are Never Quick, Cheap or Easy
Moyers & Company - 12/4/2015 7:50:17 PM
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 US military action. Effective prosecution of World War IV, in other words ...
World War II: The Good War Gone Bad
Truth Out - 8/9/2012 11:34:55 AM
In the world war to defeat fascism and that ended the Holocaust, the Allies committed a legion of militarily unnecessary and criminal ... (2) In showcasing the atom bomb by dropping it on a country in the process of negotiating a truce, the United States ...
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.
Should military training be mandatory?
The Tribune India - 12/7/2014 12:04:49 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 ...
New Technologies Redraw the World’s Energy Picture
New York Times - 10/25/2011 11:29:54 PM
Israel’s swing of fate is just one of many big energy surprises developing as a new ... the seventh-largest oil or gas find in the world this year. While many countries stand to benefit from the new energy resources, the United States may have the ...