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
Singapore is a first-world country with third-world death care services: Funeral director
Channel News Asia - 11/19/2015 10:13:56 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 ...
No Regrets Despite Many Concerns – Champika
The Sunday Leader - 11/22/2015 3:29:31 AM
The General Secretary of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) and Minister of Megapolis, Patali Champika Ranawaka, looking back after a year of pledging ... be implemented and the country would be brought to a position where the world would accept us, and ...
More Than 21 Years Later, Washington Faces Another Problem From Hell
Foreign Policy - 11/12/2015 11:58:17 PM
Rwanda’s genocide still stands more than two decades later as the starkest symbol of the great powers’ unwillingness to confront mass slaughter in the modern age ... members of the country’s Tutsi minority. It’s a potentially big test for U.S ...
Paris attacks may lead to US military anti-IS escalation
KX News - 11/12/2015 11:58:17 PM
"This is that time, and NATO should respond militarily against the Islamic State with vigor. Obama began U.S. bombing in Iraq and Syria, along with the deployment of military advisers to Iraq, more than a year ... among 20 countries to reach an agreement ...
No deal with Islamic State: Malcolm Turnbull
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 11/20/2015 1:58:50 AM
Formal negotiations for that are set to commence in the new year ... stone-age' fanatics of the Taliban. In Syria, while the international coalition (US, Australia, France, and 20 other countries) may yet be able to eliminate IS militarily - which few ...
Beyond the county: Suicide vest gives link to suspect in Paris attacks, Arizona looks to spend more on border security
The Union - 11/24/2015 4:31:34 AM
Michel cited a “serious and imminent” threat,” to the city, which houses the headquarters of the European Union and NATO, and said the rest of the country ... of his age, Diaz faces up to life in prison if convicted. Twenty-nine-year-old Officer ...
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 ...
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 ...
Belgium police arrest 16 people in operations against terror suspects as officers hunt Paris gunman - live
Daily Telegraph - 11/23/2015 6:55:55 AM
If we are too timid to see Isil as an enemy, will we do anything against anyone militarily ever again? Are we really happy to leave the world’s trouble-spots ... for allegedly helping the 26-year-old return to the country after the attacks.
World War II: The Good War Gone Bad
Truth Out - 8/9/2012 11:34:55 AM
Yet, even that one was contaminated by war culture on the "good" side. In the world war to defeat fascism and that ended the Holocaust, the Allies committed a legion of militarily unnecessary ... bomb by dropping it on a country in the process of ...
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 ...
Spain country factbook
Expatica - 5/10/2011 8:55:24 AM
Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country ... Manpower reaching militarily significant age ...
Germany's Responsibility to Europe
Forex Street - 11/16/2015 12:01:53 AM
German attitudes toward fiscal responsibility, for better or worse, shaped responses to the European debt crisis and fashioned the spending restraints on numerous countries. The reach ... age group. The small increase in household formation among 25-34 ...
Transcript: The 2012 VP Debate
Washington Post - 10/11/2012 11:56:15 PM
This is the world’s largest sponsor of -- of terrorism. They’ve dedicated themselves... RYAN: ... to wiping an entire country ... the retirement age over time. BIDEN: Martha... RYAN: It wouldn’t get to the age of 70 until the year 2103 according ...
Which country can claim to be the World's oldest democracy?
The Guardian - 11/25/2015 3:04:29 AM
The problem became even more compounded and utterly ironic when "Republicans" like Ronald Reagan started forcing laws like 21-year-old drinking age ... it's a country inside of Italy. It's hard to miss, but it's the oldest Democracy in the World.