According to the second Article of The United Nations Charter of 1945, all UN members are to abstain from posing a threat or using force that would infringe on the political and territorial integrity of member states, as the intergovernmental organization was founded on the principle of equal sovereignty of all of its members.
Could the U.S. Implement Mandatory Military Service? Part II
In our previous piece, which touches on the possibility of military conscription in the U.S., I discussed the implementation of this policy as well as the philosophical flaws with it. However, the previous installation only scratched the surface of the issues with this policy. This article will address the effect of conscription on U.S. foreign policy and the issues related to the qualifications of those enlisted involuntarily.
Addressing the Potential Power Vacuum of US Withdrawal
Interventionist policy has deep roots in U.S. history. From the struggle to limit the expansion of communism in the 1900s to the several operations conducted by US military forces on foreign soil, the United States is notoriously known to intervene in other countries in order to fulfil certain agenda that benefits its national interests.