2 Tajik Military Recruiters Killed in Dushanbe
By Catherine Putz
Details are scarce, though some have linked the attack to the country's conscription drive.
In Turkmenistan, Border Woes Trump Education
By Bradley Jardine
Ashgabat has decided to solve its manpower problem by cutting off study abroad for Turkmen students.
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Force Pains: There’s a Way Out
By J. Michael Cole
Taiwan's politics are proving ruinous for the country's national defense. Here's what needs to be done.
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Military
By Shang-su Wu
Taiwan’s military transformation from conscription to an all-volunteer system will not go well.