Monday, January 18, 2021, 16:32 (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.

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

Nagorno - Karabakh, an unending conflict

Nagorno - Karabakh, an unending conflict

Friday, December 11, 2020, 08:35 (GMT+7)
The complexity of geographical disputes and the overlapping relations make the Nagorno-Karabakh issue beyond the scope of a local conflict. Several external factors directly relating to the war are turning Nagorno-Karabakh into a node in international competition.

Israel and UAE peace agreement and impacts on the political and security landscape in the Middle East

Israel and UAE peace agreement and impacts on the political and security landscape in the Middle East

Monday, November 16, 2020, 09:53 (GMT+7)
The peace agreement will create a legal premise for the two countries to officially establish relations and cooperation in the fields of economics, trade and services, especially taking advantage of each other's strengths and advantages to serve economic development of each country.

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.

Strategic competition between Russia and the U.S. in the Middle East

Strategic competition between Russia and the U.S. in the Middle East

Friday, May 22, 2020, 07:44 (GMT+7)
In 2015, experts across the globe raised a lot of questions about Russia’s decision on military intervention in Syria. However, in 2019 and especially in the beginning of 2020, the effectiveness of that decision has been proved and Russia’s status in the Middle East has been increasingly raised. That has posed a considerable challenge to the U.S. in the strategic competition in this region

The battlefield of Idlib - the ending of the "mini world war" in Syria

The battlefield of Idlib - the ending of the “mini world war” in Syria

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 14:44 (GMT+7)
Since the end of 2019, with the comprehensive support from Russia and Iran, the Syrian Armed Forces have launched a military campaign to liberate Iblib and annihilate the remnants of terrorist organisations right at their ultimate base. This campaign is of paramount importance to the fate of Syria and the global war on terror

The U.S. Greater Middle East Strategy and its implications

The U.S. Greater Middle East Strategy and its implications

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 07:11 (GMT+7)
In the national history of America, from the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower (the Cold War) until now, Washington has kept implementing a Strategy for the Greater Middle East in order to comprehensively control this important region. The Strategy has been making impacts on peace, security, and stability of the region and the world as well

NATO – 70 years of existence and recent divergence

NATO – 70 years of existence and recent divergence

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 21:52 (GMT+7)
Due to the concern about instabilities in the Trans-Atlantic relations, European Union, including some key members of NATO, is thinking about building a self-reliant and independent defence to reduce their dependence on the U.S security umbrella.

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

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.