They don't need any draft.
They can just keep it a choice, and if you do not choose to participate, just tax you into oblivion until you do serve.
"The law is reason, free from passion."
"And in the end, we were all just humans, drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness."
If that's part of the social contract then absolutely they do. If you choose to be part of a culture where that's the expectation then you also opt in to follow the rules and laws of that nation. I'm continually surprised at people who can't get that through their heads.
Fiddling While Rome Burns
Carthago Delenda Est
"I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."
Nope, conscription is wrong. I'd think it permissible if the country was being invaded, but for an offensive war it shouldn't happen.
"To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by rights to hand down to them."~ Theodore Roosevelt (Message to Congress, Dec. 3, 1907)
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"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"
Cicero Marcus Tullius