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Sweden brings back military conscription

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posted on Mar, 9 2017 @ 12:05 AM
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Citing nervousness over Russia's aggressive behavior, Sweden is going to start drafting new soldiers.
Not that we need to bring back the draft here in the USA, but could you imagine the protests if Trump decided to do something like this?
I think it would cause some people to destroy some cities instead of just burning the flag and smashing some windows.
It could be something that would help some kids though, get them off the streets, away from gangs and things like that.




Like the United States, Sweden has, since 2010, relied on volunteers for military service. But of late, it has been unable to fill its quota, prompting its defense ministry to re-introduce the draft. Of the estimated 13,000 Swedes born in 1999, about 4,000 will be selected to serve for up to a year.




Swedish officials make no bones about the reason for the change. Russia’s annexation of the Crimea in 2014 set off jitters around the world. Sweden, which is just across the Baltic Sea from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, is concerned that Russia may have designs on those three countries, which were once part of the former Soviet Union.


www.foxnews.com...




posted on Mar, 9 2017 @ 12:10 AM
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a reply to: RazorV66

Isn't Sweden dominated by the Regressive Left?

How would they react to this?



posted on Mar, 9 2017 @ 12:12 AM
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Or is the reason for more military and security now something else? Like the Swedish police's inability to protect its citizens from crime and the lawless areas of their country where fire trucks and ambulances have to be bulletproof. a reply to: RazorV66


edit on 9-3-2017 by DonInHtown because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 9 2017 @ 12:13 AM
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originally posted by: starwarsisreal
a reply to: RazorV66

Isn't Sweden dominated by the Regressive Left?

How would they react to this?


The story says there hasn't been any large scale protests after the decision was made.



posted on Mar, 9 2017 @ 12:14 AM
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originally posted by: DonInHtown
Or is the reason for more military and security now something else? Like the Swedish police's inability to protect its citizens from crime and the lawless areas of their country where fire trucks and ambulances have to be bulletproof. a reply to: RazorV66



I thought the same thing while I was reading the story.



posted on Mar, 9 2017 @ 02:52 AM
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