French President Emmanuel Macron is seriously considering bringing back military conscription. While the U.S. hasn't had mandatory military service since 1973, some think that it has many positive aspects.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter’s decision to open combat jobs to women caused a lot of controversy among the veterans community and the public at large. Whatever the merits of that decision, the controversy over it hadn’t even subsided before another one started. Now that women were going to be allowed into all direct combat roles, people started to call for them to be included in Selective Service registration.