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In The News, 4 August 2020
Modern Deterrence
But even if there is a revival of national service, virtually no country today needs tens of thousands of new conscripts in its armed forces every year. (That’s why Norway, Sweden, and Lithuania, as well as Denmark, operate Ivy League-style competitive selection processes.) Israel, with its near-universal mandatory military service for all Israelis, is an exception.

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Elisabeth Braw
Senior Research Fellow, Modern Deterrence Project

Elisabeth Braw directs RUSI's Modern Deterrence project, which focuses on how governments, business and civil society can work... read more