draft, military: see conscription; selective service.
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The Poverty Draft: Do Military Recruiters Disproportionately Target Communities of Color and the Poor? (Sojourners Magazine)
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Dismissing the Draft: Germany Debates Its Military Future. (World in Review) (Harvard International Review)
Germany may end draft as it modernizes its military; This week's announcement could lead to the loss of a valuable source of cheap labor: conscientious objectors.(WORLD) (The Christian Science Monitor)
Who's there? Selective service.(Draft)(conscientious objection to military service) (Sojourners Magazine)
Feeling a Draft? the Question of Reviving Military Conscription in the U.S. Recently Made a Fleeting Reappearance in the American National Debate, with Curiously Little Reaction (The American Conservative)
Rough waters. (China and South Korea are both critical of Japan's draft proposal to alter its military defense treaty with the U.S.)(Brief Article) (The Economist (US))
Vast Majority of Americans Opposed to Reinstituting Military Draft; Fewer than one in five favor return to the draft.(Survey) (Gallup Poll News Service)
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