Entries written by Amanda Cawston

Not your Father’s Draft: Critiques of Progressive Conscription

By Amanda Cawston

“Regementets Dag 2014” Håkan Dahlström. Used under: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

In March 2017, the Swedish government voted to reinstate compulsory military service, or conscription. After suspending the program in 2010, dwindling recruitment combined with a perceived increase in regional threats to security has led the country to reimpose mandatory service.

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Published 8th December 2017