The development trend of Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles

The development trend of Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles

Friday, April 22, 2022, 15:15 (GMT+7)
In recent years, the world has witnessed a robust development of unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs). They have come under different types, multi-roles and been effectively exploited in military conflicts. This is a landmark development, changing the characteristics of war both in terms of military strategy, combat doctrine and combat operations

Global security viewed from the Munich Security Conference of 2022

Global security viewed from the Munich Security Conference of 2022

Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 22:47 (GMT+7)
The Munich Security Conference is one of the world’s leading security forums debating international political issues on the balance of power in international relations and the consolidation of the global legal system and the world order. This year’s Conference welcomed the participation of more than 30 heads of states or governments, about 100 ministers and senior officials, and many experts in foreign, security, defence, and economic policies, including highest-ranking officials of important international organisations

AUKUS - the beginning of geopolitical changes in the Indo-Pacific region

AUKUS - the beginning of geopolitical changes in the Indo-Pacific region

Friday, January 21, 2022, 09:32 (GMT+7)
Amid the increasingly competitive race in the Indo-Pacific region, in September 2021, the US, the UK, and Australia suddenly made an official announcement about launching a trilateral security partnership, also known as AUKUS. This move is considered as the beginning of a strategic change of the US and signals upcoming geopolitical changes in this region

10 notable military-defence events of the world in 2021

10 notable military-defence events of the world in 2021

Thursday, January 06, 2022, 10:19 (GMT+7)
In 2021, the world situation continued to witness both negative and positive developments. COVID-19 pandemic, strategic competition, trade war, conflicts, subversion, and disputes over sovereignty and territories were extremely intense and negatively impacted on the world’s economy and social life. The following are 10 notable military-defence events selected and introduced by National Defence Journal

The world’s major military and political shifts in 2021

The world's major military and political shifts in 2021

Monday, December 27, 2021, 10:08 (GMT+7)
U.S military policy under Biden’s administration is shaped and implemented basing on the “Interim National Security Strategic Guidance” released on 3 March, 2021 which predicted that US is confronting changes in world power balance with growing competition from China and Russia who are pursuing their influences on regional and international scales

Development of space weapons and risk of a space arms race

Development of space weapons and risk of a space arms race

Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 06:48 (GMT+7)
During the Cold War, the U.S. conducted a research program to develop ground-based anti-satellite (ASAT) ballistic missiles with nuclear and conventional warheads. In fact, it has successfully tested the RIM-161 Standard Missile, capable of directly attacking low-earth orbit satellites. Currently, the U.S. is also testing missiles launched from a reusable X-37 space plane for destroying targets on earth

"Asian NATO" and its implications for ASEAN

“Asian NATO” and its implications for ASEAN

Monday, October 25, 2021, 09:23 (GMT+7)
In spite of the fact that the Quad is currently just a cooperative mechanism between the countries sharing common viewpoints and interests in the Indo-Pacific Region, it is probable that in the future this organisation will become a military alliance like a NATO in Asia - in other words, “Asian NATO”

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

It is impossible to distort or deny the stature, meaning and value of the Victory Day, April 30, 1975
At 11:30 a.m. on April 30, 1975, the flag of the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam fluttered on the roof of the Independence Palace, marking a sacred moment for the Vietnamese people, gloriously ending the resistance war against the US for national salvation which lasted for 21 years (1954 - 1975). Since then, April 30 has become the official holiday of the Vietnamese people, named the Victory Day, or the Reunification Day