Saturday, January 16, 2021, 18:13 (GMT+7)

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.

Turkey’s calculations make waves in the Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey's calculations make waves in the Eastern Mediterranean

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 14:46 (GMT+7)
Not accepting the fact, at the end of 2019, Turkey signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to delimit maritime zones between the two sides, paving the way for oil and gas exploration activities later. The incident will not be worth discussing if the boundary corridor established by these two countries is not close to Crete Island under Greek sovereignty. Greek leaders said that the Libyan and Turkish agreements violated international law, ignoring the presence of the island of Crete.

Covid-19: A test for EU unity

Covid-19: A test for EU unity

Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 07:49 (GMT+7)
Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated some negative trends, which had battered the continent over the past decade. It forces EU’s governments to cope with challenges they have strived to ignore for a long time. It is the lack of instruments to make collective response to crises.

"Latin America Spring" - its causes and implications

“Latin America Spring” - its causes and implications

Saturday, August 01, 2020, 11:54 (GMT+7)
Political and social instabilities are overshadowing Brazil, Argentina, Honduras, El Salvador, Ecuador, Colombia and many other countries, presenting those states with a large number of difficulties and thorny issues. Many politicians across the globe believe that the Western Hemisphere is undergoing the worst political “earthquake” of ever and they call it “Latin America Spring”

The competition between the United States and China - a new kind of Cold War

The competition between the United States and China - a new kind of Cold War

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 16:32 (GMT+7)
After the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the U.S. had been considered the world's unique superpower. However, that did not last long as America’s position was challenged by China - a major opponent. China's strong rise has led the U.S. to implement many measures of containment. Therefore, many strategists believe that the U.S. and China could enter a new Cold War

New political upheavals in the Europe

New political upheavals in the Europe

Monday, September 30, 2019, 06:59 (GMT+7)
In 2019, the European Union (EU) held elections that would play a decisive role in this bloc’s future when the regional and global politics were experiencing major, complex transformations. Those included the election to the European Parliament and the elections of key positions, such as European Commission (EC) President, European Central Bank President, and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Socio-political unrest in Iran: A view from the angle of "Arab Spring"

Socio-political unrest in Iran: A view from the angle of “Arab Spring”

Monday, March 26, 2018, 09:30 (GMT+7)
Recently, protests against Iranian government suddenly broke out. This represents the biggest political challenge to the Tehran administration since 2009. International public opinion is wondering about the true nature of these Arab Spring- style demonstrations.

New development in the war against IS in Syria

New development in the war against IS in Syria

Saturday, December 05, 2015, 11:04 (GMT+7)
Recently, when the war against IS in Syria conducted by international alliance headed by the US has not brought about the expected results, prolonging the conflict, Russia has decided to engage by launching air strikes. Russia’s involvement has resulted in a new development in the region.

Islamic State’s influence on regional and world security

Islamic State’s influence on regional and world security

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 08:39 (GMT+7)
Though the anti-IS military operation of the international coalition led by the US has been implemented proactively and extensively in Iraq and Syria, the aim of destroying IS in short time seems to be impossible. According to international analysts, IS still exists and continues to be a serious threat to peace and stability in the Middle East and the world as whole

Yemeni civil war – another bad consequence of "Arab Spring"

Yemeni civil war – another bad consequence of “Arab Spring”

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 09:32 (GMT+7)
Nearly 5 years ago, socio-political changes in the Middle East and Northern Africa region led to the “Arab Spring”. However, rather than a blossom spring, it turned out to be a comprehensively political and socio-economic crisis in the region. Recently, the Yemeni civil war broke out representing another bad consequence of the “Arab Spring”.

75 years Vietnam National Assembly accompanies the nation
To date, 75 years after the first General Election, the National Assembly of Vietnam, as the highest representative body of the people, the highest body of state power of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, has always upheld its extremely important role in the cause of national liberation, renovation, national construction and defence, and international integration. The development and maturity of the National Assembly of Vietnam has always been associated with the national revolution process under the leadership of the Party.