In this March 22, 2013 photo, young men pass a military recruitment center using "Transformer" robots to attract young Taiwanese to volunteer in Taipei, Taiwan. A Taiwanese plan to end mandatory military service and shift to an all-volunteer force is running into a problem: Not enough volunteers. Such forces are generally considered superior to conscripted ones, because those serving want to be there. Recruitment is proving difficult in a prosperous society that offers young people alternatives and doesn't glorify military service. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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In this March 22, 2013 photo, young men pass a military recruitment center using "Transformer" robots to attract young Taiwanese to volunteer in Taipei, Taiwan. A Taiwanese plan to end mandatory military service and shift to an all-volunteer force is running into a problem: Not enough volunteers. Such forces are generally considered superior to conscripted ones, because those serving want to be there. Recruitment is proving difficult in a prosperous society that offers young people alternatives and doesn't glorify military service.  (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
In this March 22, 2013 photo, young men pass a military recruitment center using "Transformer" robots to attract young Taiwanese to volunteer in Taipei, Taiwan. A Taiwanese plan to end mandatory military service and shift to an all-volunteer force is running into a problem: Not enough volunteers. Such forces are generally considered superior to conscripted ones, because those serving want to be there. Recruitment is proving difficult in a prosperous society that offers young people alternatives and doesn't glorify military service. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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