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26 May 2014
Army | Coup | Defence | Democracy | Military | Political legitimacy | Politics | Thailand | Government | Leadership | Voting
Coups are a regular occurrence around the world. The most recent happened in May 2014 when the Thai army overthrew the government of Yingluck Shinawatra. From...
4 Dec 2013
Africa | Army | Coup | Defence | Democracy | Egypt | Muslim Brotherhood | Politics | Leadership | Middle East | Voting | International
On the 30th June 2012, Egypt welcomed its first democratically elected government and first elected President; Mohamed Morsi. Their election was the result of...
25 Jul 2012
Army | Combat | Defence | Defence | Female | Feminism | Gender | gender | Military | Politics | Soldiers | Troops | Women | War/peace | Society
Should women be allowed to serve in combat roles in the armed forces? Combat roles are usually defined as “roles whose primary duty is to close with and...
18 Feb 2012
Army | collective defence | Cooperation | Defence | Defence | EUROPEAN UNION | NATO | Politics | Government | Europe | International
In recent years, there has been much discussion regarding the concept of a European Defence Force (sometimes referred to as the “Euro Corps” or EDF). Such a...
26 Jan 2012
Army | Defence | International Cooperation | peacekeeping | Politics | United Nations | United Nations Security Council | World Government | Global | War/peace | International
A standing army is a permanent military force, entirely under the command of a single authority. This is almost always a national government, although in the...
26 Jan 2012
Armed Forces | Army | Career | Children | Defence | Education General | Military | Politics | School | Physical Education | Minorities | University | War/peace | Education
Military recruitment has diversified in recent years to include the use of schools as a platform for the armed services to present to school children on future...
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