IDF facing shortage of new soldiers
In light of the anticipated shortfall of soldiers in key combat and other units - and as the Tal Law exempting the ultra-Orthodox from military service faces its expiration - this is the time for the IDF to reorganize army service across the board.
[*******#353434][FONT=Verdana]By Amos Harel
Beginning this year, and for the next three years, the number of inductees to the Israel Defense Forces is expected to drop substantially. During a period of highly complex security-related developments (even if they will not necessarily lead to a war), and amid a sharp dispute over the size of the defense budget, the IDF will have to cope with a new type of problem: of fewer young Israelis for the conscript army.
[/FONT][/COLOR][*******#353434][FONT=Verdana]For a few years now, and even without taking into consideration the (legal) draft evasion of the ultra-Orthodox population, the IDF's personnel experts have been predicting a shortfall of a few thousand soldiers in key posts - both in the front ranks of the combat forces and in other crucial units.[/FONT][/COLOR][*******#353434][FONT=Verdana]
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Shortage of new soldiers? Isn't Israel one of "western" states where population growth is positive due to birth-rate and not to immigration?
It seems like a double post from this thread : http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums...ltra-Orthodox)
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