Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:33 (GMT+7)

Strategic mistakes made by the U.S. and NATO during the war in Afghanistan

Strategic mistakes made by the U.S. and NATO during the war in Afghanistan

Sunday, September 12, 2021, 09:11 (GMT+7)
In spite of the fact that America and a number of NATO member states always had absolute superiority in terms of personnel and equipment, they failed to gain victory in a war which had been thought to happen “one-way” only in Afghanistan. According to many analysts around the world, the U.S. and NATO made a lot of strategic mistakes during the war in this South Asian country

Trajectory of U.S.-Russian relations and implications for regional security

Trajectory of U.S.-Russian relations and implications for regional security

Friday, August 20, 2021, 14:51 (GMT+7)
A more stable relationship between U.S. and Russia will enable U.S. and its NATO allies to be partly in control of security challenges in Europe while helping U.S. to avoid confronting both China and Russia at the same time – an unexpected scenario in the Indo-Pacific region for U.S. when it is devoting every effort to cope with threats from China.

Fragile peace and stability in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO troops

Fragile peace and stability in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO troops

Friday, August 13, 2021, 14:47 (GMT+7)
After 20 years of the “global war on terror” in Afghanistan, the U.S. and NATO will have withdrawn all of their troops from this country by the 11th of September, 2021. However, the public is wondering whether the withdrawal will bring peace and stability to Afghanistan or not

Hybrid warfare and its implications for defence policy

Hybrid warfare and its implications for defence policy

Thursday, June 24, 2021, 07:55 (GMT+7)
New conditions with the strong development of science, especially military science, have given rise to a number of new types of war, including hybrid warfare. In order to successfully deal with this type of war, it is necessary to promote research to accurately identify and promptly make sound decisions to protect the national interests.

A look back on the world’s political - military situation in the first two decades of the 21st century

A look back on the world’s political - military situation in the first two decades of the 21st century

Monday, May 31, 2021, 09:11 (GMT+7)
Despite any development in the world’s political-military situation, Viet Nam will remain steadfastness in its foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation, and development as well as the diplomatic guidelines on diversifying and multilateralising its external relations in order to protect national interests based on the basic principles of the UN Charter and international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

Pacific Deterrence Initiative and implications for regional security

Pacific Deterrence Initiative and implications for regional security

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 10:07 (GMT+7)
According to the Pentagon, what has been proposed in the PDI is not totally new but the collection of the content within a policy will enable the US to foster necessary military deterrence against increasingly diversified, complex, unforeseeable security threats, especially those arising from a more and more assertive China.

Ups and downs of the New START Treaty

Ups and downs of the New START Treaty

Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 16:31 (GMT+7)
The New START Treaty marks an important milestone in the control of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the world and is the first agreement on reduction of nuclear weapons in the post-Cold War era. Moreover, the signing of the New START Treaty has helped two countries to build strategic trust in a key issue, which paves the way for further reduction of nuclear weapons in the future.

Ten world defence and military events in 2020

Ten world defence and military events in 2020

Wednesday, January 06, 2021, 14:13 (GMT+7)
As far as national defence and military is concerned, the Covid-19 pandemic has made a negative, direct, comprehensive impact on military operations as well as the maintenance and enhancement of operational capacity of militaries worldwide. Militaries must undertake any necessary measures, including large-scale distancing regulations, military personnel movement and travel restrictions, change in training methods, delay or cancellation of recruitment and large-scale exercises to prevent and respond to Covid-19 pandemic.

A snapshot of the world politics in 2020

A snapshot of the world politics in 2020

Thursday, December 24, 2020, 09:47 (GMT+7)
The COVID-19 pandemic also reveals major weaknesses of the capitalist economic system in the West, especially in the United States. It is thought after the collapse of the Soviet Union and socialist system, capitalism would be the “Golden Rule” for the rest of the world. However, this assertion has been questioned about its possibility right in the West

Post-Islamic State Era terrorist threats

Post-Islamic State Era terrorist threats

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 07:22 (GMT+7)
Besides searching for new areas of operations, it has also changed its ways of recruitment, ways and means of conducting the attacks. While the attacks with guns, knives, transport vehicles and hot weapons are still carried out effectively, they have also begun to deploy low altitude missiles, tanks and amoured vehicles, or even drones for their attacks. Previous primary targets of attacks, e.g. airports, metro stations, now have been changed to crowds, such as: carnivals, cultural and artistic events which are prone to large casualties.

Party chief’s speech at CPC and World Political Parties Summit
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong led a high-ranking delegation of the CPV to attend and deliver a speech at the Communist Party of China (CPC) and World Political Parties Summit which was held in the form of videoconference on July 6