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

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

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After 20 years of the “global war on terror” in Afghanistan, the U.S. and NATO will have withdrawn all of their troops from this country by the 11th of September, 2021.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

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

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

A chance of peace for Afghanistan

A chance of peace for Afghanistan

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 08:12 (GMT+7)
The nearly-2-decade war in Afghanistan represented not only a “nightmare” for the U.S but also a regional and world “flashpoint”. U.S, Taliban and other stakeholders can’t solve the conflict in Afghanistan by military measures but peaceful means.

Some predictions of the world military and political situations in 2020

Some predictions of the world military and political situations in 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 08:14 (GMT+7)
Continuing the transitional period from a unipolar to multipolar world, in 2020 the world military and political situations are anticipated to be characterized by strategic rivalry among Major Powers in the global hot spots.

The world’s political and military situation in 2017

The world’s political and military situation in 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017, 08:34 (GMT+7)
In the past year, besides bright tones, the world’s political and military complexion has still witnessed complex and unpredictable developments. Major powers have adjusted their strategy and competed for one another fiercely. The U.S is faced with a turning-point choice which will have a multidimensional impact on the global situation

President Ho Chi Minh with Vietnam revolutionary press
President Ho Chi Minh’s journalistic views and career are very valuable guidelines for the development of the Vietnamese press today, especially when the country is developing the socialist-oriented market economy and undergoing globalisation and international integration.