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Stories with subject: Conscription
  • Ultra-Orthodox Jews clash with Israeli police 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:01 pm
  • JERUSALEM - Israeli police say hundreds of ultra-Orthodox protesters have clashed with police in a demonstration against military conscription.

  • Ukraine crisis prompts security rethink in Europe 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 12:41 pm
  • STOCKHOLM - After the Cold War, Sweden refocused its national security strategy to give more weight to deployments in faraway conflict zones and even non-military challenges like climate change. Critics who dwelled on a Russian threat were dismissed as dinosaurs.