|Rank||Country||Manpower fit for military service|
|25||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||10,168,258|
|68||United Arab Emirates||2,229,366|
|106||Papua New Guinea||1,130,951|
|116||Bosnia and Herzegovina||968,242|
|132||Central African Republic||655,875|
|138||Congo, Republic of the||577,944|
|153||Trinidad and Tobago||269,824|
|185||Sao Tome and Principe||27,310|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||22,875|
|188||Micronesia, Federated States of||22,008|
|195||Antigua and Barbuda||17,676|
|198||Isle of Man||15,206|
|203||Turks and Caicos Islands||11,842|
|205||Saint Kitts and Nevis||10,742|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||8,793|
|211||British Virgin Islands||6,057|
|216||Wallis and Futuna||3,376|
|224||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||1,064|
Definition: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Manpower fit for military service map
The Case for the Draft
US News and World Report - 2/11/2016 3:36:39 PM
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Why Nigeria can’t probe ex-service chiefs — ARMY
Ghana Web - 2/11/2016 7:22:44 AM
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Why Is My Kindergartner Being Groomed for the Military at School?
Truth Out - 2/3/2016 11:52:54 PM
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Stretched by its fight against Taliban, Afghan army raises recruitment age
Washington Post - 2/4/2016 2:40:32 PM
“There was concern among our international friends, and also among Afghans, that we would not be able fulfill recruitment ... as if the Afghan military will have one of the world’s least restrictive age requirements for military service.
It's time to abolish the Selective Service and end the draft
Denver Post - 2/12/2016 12:04:53 AM
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Grant Shapps: Homes fit for today’s heroes
Conservative Home - 2/9/2016 10:59:51 AM
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Top military brass say women should have to register for the draft
Statesman - 2/3/2016 1:48:37 AM
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Republican Debate: Military Draft Raised - "Not an Issue" they said.
Daily Kos - 2/9/2016 1:12:52 AM
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DoD’s next challenge: managing the fall of our military welfare state
Fabius Maximus - 2/7/2016 3:34:14 PM
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Women pilots of World War II deserve to be laid to rest at Arlington
Chicago Tribune - 2/5/2016 5:16:49 PM
Here's a World War II ... surviving Women Airforce Service Pilots dwindles to its last 100 or fewer. The issue is whether to grant departed WASPs the honor of having their ashes laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with military honors.
Should companies pay for women to freeze their eggs?
World Economic Forum - 2/5/2016 3:29:27 PM
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Mormon presence in Turkey and neighboring countries
Turkish Weekly - 2/12/2016 10:27:40 AM
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Ted Cruz fiercely opposes drafting women. Here's why his supporters love him for it.
The Week Magazine - 2/12/2016 11:03:27 AM
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Pakistan Defence - 2/5/2016 9:27:22 PM
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The Huffington Post - 2/12/2016 5:01:22 PM
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