35. Argentine Republic
Argentina has the second strongest military force in South America after Brazil. Its branches include the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force, just like in most countries of the world. However, Argentina also has two special security forces – the Naval Prefecture, who protect the maritime territory and rivers, and the National Gendarmerie, who guard the national borders as well as places of strategic importance. Conscription of Argentina was canceled in 1994 and is carried out on a voluntary basis now. At the same time, the parliament has the right to declare conscription if necessary. The army underwent the last transformation in the 60s.
Don’t even think about going to the restroom…
After the wedding ceremony is over, the 72-hour law starts to work for the Bornean bride and groom – both newlyweds are not allowed to go to the restroom for three days. Their relatives “take care” of them by giving young people little food and water as well as watching their every step to prevent any cheating.
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Successful People Consider A Chance Of Failure
Before starting something new, successful people evaluate the risks and possible outcomes. This allows them to make smart decisions and prepare for the negative results. Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, had a contingency plan in case the launch of his rocket failed.
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The Malaysian Armed Forces take the 5th position in the list of the strongest armies in Southeast Asia and the 34th place among the world’s military strengths. The country is now implementing the modernization program, called the Future Soldier System. Under this program, they plan to provide all their soldiers with the latest equipment for protection from a potential enemy as well as new military vehicle. Yet, this process is going to be slow due to the budget restrictions. An interesting fact is that the Malaysian Army inherited its 17 levels rank structure from the British Army.