Why Indonesian army stopped ‘virginity tests’ on female recruits

Human rights groups welcomed Indonesia's decision to stop abusive “virginity tests” on female army recruits seven years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity. Indonesian soldiers at a military parade Army Chief of Staff Gen. Andika Perkasa said the army will no longer subject women to invasive tests in which the … Continue reading Why Indonesian army stopped ‘virginity tests’ on female recruits

3.5 million North Koreans enlist to fight against the United States

In the event of an unavoidable nuclear war between the United States and DPRK, a large number of volunteers who wish to join Kim Jong Un's army are reported to be over 3.5 million. Military strategists say a Donald Trump versus Kim Jong Un war would be a "total mismatch," but the teeming volunteers who … Continue reading 3.5 million North Koreans enlist to fight against the United States

Reuters: Erdogan Wants Army Under President’s Control After Coup.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants the armed forces and national intelligence agency brought under the control of the presidency, a parliamentary official said on Thursday, part of a major overhaul of the military after a failed coup, according to Reuters. Erdogan's comments came after a five-hour meeting of Turkey's Supreme Military Council (YAS) – chaired by … Continue reading Reuters: Erdogan Wants Army Under President’s Control After Coup.

Nigerian Militants Claim The President Faces A Military Coup.

The Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) issued a statement on Wednesday claiming that some of the top members of Nigeria’s military had approached the group and asked them to continue its attacks on oil installations. The JNDLF said that the officers in question wanted to use the attacks as justification to overthrow President Muhammadu … Continue reading Nigerian Militants Claim The President Faces A Military Coup.