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of the people and to ensure the existence and smooth development of society (Bebler et al., 1999). Perception of threats is crucial since threats generate the functions of the two most important actors of the security system – the police and the armed forces. Traditionally, the police are expected to play the central role in policing that has a narrow law enforcement and crime control or crime repression focus (Greene, 2000). Police are therefore traditionally responsible for public order and safety...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Joining the Armed Forces

Advantages and Disadvantages of Joining the Armed Forces The Modernization of the Military The military of today is in no way like that of a century, or even three decades ago. The threats to the national environment have been greatly exacerbated by the heightening of the “war on terror” and international situation as a result thereof. The armed forces are seeking to adapt to the growing trends of globalization, challenges to national sovereignty, the relocation of political authority to transnational...

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The Reliable Reserve Force Augmenting the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Regular Force

The Reliable Reserve Force Augmenting the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Regular Force Republic Act 7077, otherwise known as “Citizen Armed Force or Armed Forces of the Philippines Reservist Act”, was enacted in 27 June 1991 prompting the organization and development of the Reserve Force. Under this act, the Reserve Component, is mandated to provide the base for the expansion of the AFP Regular Force in the events of war, invasion or rebellion; to assist in relief and rescue during disasters...

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Armed Forces

Niccolo Ortega English 12/02/12 Armed Forces Any of you like partying? Having the time of your life using drugs and alcohol? If so then the military is not for you. On a serious note, do you ever wonder what you would do after college? Even with a college degree? We are all aware of the shortage of jobs and now-a-days college degree aren’t enough. Well in the military, entering with a college degree gives you a higher rank. Being in the military also gives you good pay, good benefits and a...

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Armed and Underage

Vincenzo Celauro Reading 6 11/03/10 Report about the article „Armed & Underage“ In the article “Armed & Underage”, Jeffrey Gettleman writes about innocent children that are forced to serve as soldiers involuntarily. A group against the use of children soldiers defines a child soldier as “anyone under the age of 18 who is a member of government armed forces or any other armed group”. At first the author presents why and how children are used as soldiers. The problem is that parents often...

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international law of armed conflict

Answers Question 1: rationale behind regulation of armed conflict Question 2: Briefly outline fundamental principles governing conduct of warfare on land. Principle of Military Necessity That principle which justifies those measures not forbidden by international law which are indispensable for securing the complete submission of the enemy as soon as possible. This principle limits those measures not forbidden by international law to legitimate military objectives whose engagement offers...

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Philippine Military and Police Force Today

Philippine Military and Police Force Today Mendoza, A. Pol sci 11 MHG. October 2013. Corruption, inefficiency and politicization are the common characters of the Philippine military and police in status quo. The emerging issues and concerns regarding the military and police are what make them be labelled as weak, corrupt, and insensitive by Filipinos. Soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have been demoralised and have done inefficient work on establishing peace and order as...

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The Australian Imperial force

Despite the fact that the Australian Imperial force in the First World War ought to have a reputation as successful fighting force, it displayed the worst disciplinary record away from the frontline when the compared with other authority forces and other British army. This paper will examine the relationship between the AIF indiscipline and the advantaged position they held of being the sole force impervious to the death penalty, with an exception of insubordination, disloyal activities, and absconding...

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The Importance of Following Orders

The importance of following orders in a time of war. 1. Team member 2. Discipline 3. Causalities Conclusion: Following Orders in the Armed Services in a Time of War By: Pv2 Beasley Imagine being in an authoritative position in a war. Sounds cool right? Now imagine if your subordinates didn’t follow the orders you put out to them...

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Notes on Child Soldiers

any kind of regular or irregular armed force or armed group in any capacity, including but not limited to cooks, porters, messengers, and those accompanying such groups, other than purely as family members." By casting the net wide, this definition challenges the predominant narrow conceptualization of child soldiers and takes into account less visible roles, often played by girls and young women. In order to adequately 'see' both girls and boys in fighting forces, we need to sharpen our insight...

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