Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 20:49 (GMT+7)

On the neutrality of Switzerland

On the neutrality of Switzerland

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 22:41 (GMT+7)
Some small countries in Europe, such as: Austria, Sweden, Finland, etc. have applied neutrality policy to stay away from binding alliances, and not to be drawn into fierce wars among major powers throughout history, especially the two World Wars. Apart from these countries, Switzerland is considered one of the best examples of neutrality, which prevents them from being dragged into conflicts in Europe for a long time.

A full-blown crisis in Libya

A full-blown crisis in Libya

Friday, May 27, 2022, 08:02 (GMT+7)
After over 10 years of regime change, deep division, factions in the armed forces, police, the state institutions etc. have become an ingrained disease of this North African country. It might take ages for this economic potential country to heal the consequences of the “Arab Spring” and establish peace and stability.

Forecasting the World Order in the Post-Covid-19 Era

Forecasting the World Order in the Post-Covid-19 Era

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 09:38 (GMT+7)
Breaking out at the end of 2019, the Covid-19 pandemic is still complicated and shows no sign of ending. Its overwhelming impact has fundamentally changed the world economic, political, social, security situations and promoted the formation of a new world order

Military Region 5’s armed forces promote their core role in responding to "dual challenge"

Military Region 5’s armed forces promote their core role in responding to “dual challenge”

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 10:16 (GMT+7)
Being fully aware of their function and task, the Military Region 5’s armed forces have been encouraging their core role in proactively, effectively, opportunely responding to the “dual challenge.” That is also the study and following of Ho Chi Minh’s ideology, ethics and lifestyle within the Military Region’s armed forces as a great spiritual motivation for cadres and soldiers to surmount all difficulties and successfully fulfil their mission. The National Defence Journal would like to introduce a series of articles entitled: Military Region 5’s armed forces promote their core role in responding to “dual challenge,” co-authored by Hong Lam, Thien To, and Duc Thinh

Rejecting achievements of the August Revolution of 1945: An increasingly old-fashioned allegation

Rejecting achievements of the August Revolution of 1945: An increasingly old-fashioned allegation

Saturday, September 11, 2021, 15:50 (GMT+7)
Fruits of the August Revolution of 1945 not only resulted from utmost efforts of our people and Party but were also recognised by the international community and even governments of our former foes. Still, there are old-fashioned allegations denying our achievements

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.

A forecast about the U.S. security and defence policy for the Indo-Pacific region

A forecast about the U.S. security and defence policy for the Indo-Pacific region

Tuesday, March 02, 2021, 07:32 (GMT+7)
When Washington enhanced its strategy to compete with Beijing and gather forces in the region, allies and partners of the U.S. adopted many policies to facilitate America’s strategy. It is clear for us to see that when China pressurised Australia regarding COVID-19, this country clearly expressed its support for the U.S. policy to build a rules-based order and flatly refused to use the 5G technology developed by China

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

Issues on banning nuclear weapons and preventing radiation and nuclear incidents

Issues on banning nuclear weapons and preventing radiation and nuclear incidents

Monday, December 21, 2020, 09:06 (GMT+7)
At present, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), or the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, is still functioned; however, there remains the danger of nuclear weapons and nuclear, radiation incidents not only in wars but also in the development of each nation, including Viet Nam. Therefore, it is important to find solutions to actively prevent and cope with nuclear weapons and effectively respond to radiation and nuclear incidents

Promoting Vietnam – Laos special tie to new heights
Throughout the 60 years of glorious history, Vietnam and Laos have always been proud of their special relationship as comrades and brothers. This long-standing and pure relationship between the two Parties and countries becomes exemplary and “second to none”.