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
World War II: The Good War Gone Bad
truth-out.org - 8/8/2012 11:53:25 PM
Like all predecessor defense policies since World War II, its raison d'etre is maintaining American global ... Only one war in my lifetime - the Second World War - has retained any vestige of moral core. Yet, even that one was contaminated by war culture ...
New Technologies Redraw the World’s Energy Picture
New York Times - 10/25/2011 11:58:32 PM
Israel’s swing of fate is just one of many big energy surprises ... although so far there seems to be more gas than oil. Argentina also looks promising for oil and gas, with American companies including Apache, Exxon Mobil and EOG Resources ...
The world's best brand
CNN - 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 ... big corporations in the information age ...
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 ... generation, significant parts of India would be reaching the ...
Who Really Controls The World?
Mathaba News Network - 12/23/2011 12:11:28 PM
Churchill is also said to have remarked about the Elite: “They have transported Lenin in a sealed truck like a plague bacillus from ... The Four Horsemen of Banking (Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo) own the Four Horsemen ...
Kim Jong Un’s New Year Address
weeklyblitz.net - 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 ...
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.
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 ...
The families war leaves behind
seattletimes.com - 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 ...
Myanmar — The country formerly known as Burma remains an exotic destination
Deseret News - 2/5/2005 11:54:16 PM
YANGON, Myanmar — When I told people I was going to Myanmar, the first question I got was: Where is that? And the second was: Why? The first one was easy. Better known by its old name ... I had heard it was a beautiful country, with interesting ...
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 ...
Patriot Post - 11/4/2013 2:34:42 PM
The first of 78 million baby boomers began reaching ... year span of the baby boom. The baby boom became a veritable “pig in the python” as it has moved through the various life stages of society to the present. When the firstborn boomers reached ...
Vo Nguyen Giap, renowned Vietnamese general, dies in Hanoi
Washington Post - 10/3/2013 11:55:12 PM
With the Vietnamese Communist leader ... French and the Japanese, who had occupied Vietnam after France fell to Nazi Germany early in World War II. Also to be eliminated were the Vietnamese “jackals” who collaborated with the enemy. During ...
Labor's Role in Newly Developing Countries
foreignaffairs.com - 10/15/2013 11:55:17 PM
THE struggle for economic improvement and political freedom in which enormous sections of the world are now engaged may well be the most far-reaching ... year when union leaders--many of whom are among the most important political figures of their country ...
Will a Shortage of Qualified Labor Derail the Brazilian Economy?
knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu - 1/2/2012 11:55:26 PM
For nearly a year, a proposed National Education ... a qualified labor force becomes more significant, so, too, will the efforts to find and create it. As Civita says, “If I could be anywhere in the world at age 27, I would be in Brazil.”