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
In Plain Language: The Jewish fantasy league
The Jerusalem Post - 10/16/2013 11:54:06 PM
For the uninitiated, this means that I “own” an American football team of my choosing and I compete against 10 other ... Couple this with quick and easy conversions – conversion by correspondence being just one no-muss, no-fuss technique – and ...
Fighting the Insurgents' War in Afghanistan
smallwarsjournal.com - 1/11/2012 11:59:05 PM
Taxation was a symbiotic relationship between the government and the governed, an economic contract. To mould in the Western image ... In this atmosphere, advocates of remedial or novel approaches to war-fighting gained prominence; Donald Vandergriff ...
The curse of small families
Macleans.ca - 9/3/2013 3:55:23 PM
More than half the world’s population—now lives in societies where the fertility rate has ... by raising the risk that they face of not being able to find a job or becoming unemployed soon after, stagnating wages, allowing housing prices to rise ...
Labor's Role in Newly Developing Countries
foreignaffairs.com - 10/15/2013 11:55:17 PM
In a significant ... reaching directly from Cairo to the workers of other Arab countries. In the Sudan, an agricultural country almost one-third the size of the United States, the transport and communication system is of vital importance. After World ...
Educated Jobless Youth Drive Gap Between World's Young, Old
Bloomberg - 2/3/2011 4:51:20 AM
Joerres, chief executive officer of Manpower ... at the World Economic Forum in Davos, said Blackstone “started getting focused on this area when it became clear that [government efforts] were not in our judgment going to lead to significant declines ...
Hopes for the Obama Presidency
The Wall Street Journal - 1/20/2009 11:58:32 PM
Here are a few steps I hope Mr. Obama will take: Reverse our deepening economic inequality by using this country's still immense wealth to assure that all Americans have the health care, housing and education they need; re-engage the world with ...
Wonkbook: Are we going to war in Syria?
Washington Post - 8/30/2013 11:49:36 AM
"Having assumed for months that the United States was unlikely to intervene militarily in Syria ... The rest of the country not so much. "More than one in four Texans under the age of 65 lacks health insurance, more than any other state ...
Israel without Ideology (Fortune, 1952)
CNN - 3/24/2013 2:58:10 PM
Even militarily ... to the age of forty-nine give her a reservoir of mobilizable manpower up to 50 per cent of the male population plus a percentage of women. There is also a permanent nucleus of trained, mechanized professionals. In World ...
10 Conservative Principles for Cybersecurity Policy
heritage.org - 1/9/2011 11:57:40 PM
Abstract: In the age of the Internet, which now determines daily life ... physical effects in the real world is significant. 2. Cyberspace Is Everywhere. The Department of Homeland Security has identified 18 sectors of the economy as the nation ...
Fewer Americans Say U.S. Is No. 1 Military Power
Gallup - 3/11/2012 11:59:30 PM
PRINCETON, NJ -- A slim majority of Americans (54%) say the United States is the No. 1 military power in the world ... there are significant gender and educational differences. Men are much more likely than women to say the U.S. is No. 1 militarily ...
Debt as a security concern
blogs.spectator.co.uk - 5/19/2011 7:50:26 PM
In a unusually economics-orientated speech, Fox laid out his theory about deficits and military power: “As a result of the First World War in the 1920s and ... was a response to the decline in the country’s relative economic strength.
The Long War: Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and more ahead
Global Research - 5/21/2009 11:58:12 PM
Youngsters born and raised today will reach middle age. Unborn generations will bear ... article in the Wall Street Journal, “Indian Country.” Kaplan is obsessed with the anarchy loosed on the world by post-colonial, tribal-based societies, and ...
In Iraq, Water and Oil Do Mix
Counter Punch - 5/15/2003 11:59:19 PM
Conspicuously missing from the ubiquitous Iraq war critique was the subtle agenda of water rights in the parched Middle East region. Of all the reasons for invading Iraq, securing water rights was never mentioned because it implicates too many countries ...
Shifts And Faultlines In The World Economy And Great Power Rivalry
countercurrents - 8/3/2008 11:59:43 PM
No potential challengers to U.S. imperialism are seeking to go toe-to-toe with the U.S. militarily ... bloc in 1989-91 represented the most significant change in inter-imperialist relations since the end of World War 2. The creation of a new, more ...
If Nukes Are So Useless, Why Are Iran, North Korea, China and Russia Building Them So Fast?
gatestoneinstitute.org - 1/29/2013 7:55:26 AM
The "Global Zero" campaign to "zero out" all nuclear weapons is pressuring the US to set an example for the rest of the world to follow, by dramatically cutting its nuclear forces even further to a level not seen since the dawn of the nuclear age 60 years ago.