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
bountiful country with a world-class economy and state-of-the-art conveniences within the reach of most every family. Unemployment rates are low; birth rates are high. Our satisfaction index is among the highest in the world. Militarily, our army is second ...
Fighting the Insurgents' War in Afghanistan
smallwarsjournal.com - 1/11/2012 11:59:05 PM
In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There the eponymous heroine is transported through a mirror to an unfamiliar world. Surveying the country on the other ... found fraud and corruption reaching comparable levels of concern ...
The curse of small families
Macleans.ca - 9/3/2013 3:55:23 PM
The media are full of stories about the surge in the numbers of the elderly within the next 20 years, while governments have ... The whole thing is a story: This plant came from an uncle’s grave, this one was a gift from an aunt.”
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
3 (Bloomberg) -- In Tunisia, the young people who helped bring down a dictator are called hittistes -- French-Arabic slang for those who lean ... Spaniards call them mileuristas, meaning they earn no more than 1,000 euros a month. In the U.S., they ...
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
It owns factories, construction companies, wholesale and retail marketing agencies, and other key enterprises; operates ships and banks; encompasses over 80 per cent of agriculture and is the proprietor of 16 per cent of all Israel's industry.
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.