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Abstract Details

 
AUTHOR NAME
 
Family Name:
Makela
 
First Name:
Juha Pekka
 
ABSTRACT OF PAPER
 
Title of Paper:
Re-thinking the Gulf Security: Does a Compulsory Military Service System Fit for the GCC-states?
 
Paper Proposal Text :
The paper challenges the current Gulf security architecture of " security outsourcing". It studies new avenues and explores a compulsory military service system as a new option. What are the pros and cons of the national military service, and what are its impacts on social cohesion and national identity?
In addition the paper presents the Finnish model of the military service and elaborates its suitability for the GCC-member states.
 
 
 

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