It is more than 30 years since the Eastern Bloc collapsed. Many Eastern European states, namely the post-Soviet republics, largely decided to suspend national drafts and conscription. The aim was… Continue reading "Eastern Europe’s Conscription Problem Is Getting Worse – Here Is Why"
With Seoul lying just 35 miles south of Kim Jong Un’s “Hermit Kingdom”, defense is a primary concern for the South Korean government. Thus, even after the end of military… Continue reading "South Korea Implements Relaxation of Mandatory Military Service Policy"