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

On the operational tactics of stealth aircraft in a war to protect the Fatherland

On the operational tactics of stealth aircraft in a war to protect the Fatherland

Saturday, November 30, 2019, 13:05 (GMT+7)
In a war to protect the Fatherland (if happened), the enemy is likely to use high-tech weapons, including stealth aircraft to conduct air strikes. Therefore, it is necessary to study and thoroughly understand the characteristics, features and tactics of this type of aircraft as an important basis for determining the combat tactics of the Air Defence - Air Force to defeat the enemy’s invasion

The issue of chemical weapons in Syria and international opinion

The issue of chemical weapons in Syria and international opinion

Monday, June 18, 2018, 09:46 (GMT+7)
The war in Syria has lasted for more than seven years with various subjective and objective causes and reasons from both outside and inside. Among them, chemical weapons are considered as one of the important and sensitive aspects. This problem has been becoming a target as well as an excuse for parties’ involvement and major powers’ intervention in Syria. This is a very complicated matter; therefore, it is not easy to properly and fully understand the nature of it

The Air Defense Campaign late 1972 – a unique feat of Vietnam air defense strategy

The Air Defense Campaign late 1972 – a unique feat of Vietnam air defense strategy

Tuesday, December 26, 2017, 08:33 (GMT+7)
45 years ago, in late 1972, under the leadership of Vietnam Communist Party, our military and people came out victorious after conducting an air defense campaign against U.S. Air Force’s Operation Linebacker II, created the miracle of “Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu in the air.” There were many factors led to this victory, but the most significant among them was our creative and unique air defense strategy

Division No. 361 promotes its tradition, increases the quality of training and combat readiness for firmly safeguarding Hanoi capital city’s sky

Division No. 361 promotes its tradition, increases the quality of training and combat readiness for firmly safeguarding Hanoi capital city’s sky

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 15:15 (GMT+7)
45 years ago, in late December, 1972, under the leadership of the Party, northern armed forces and people, with Air Defence-Air Force Service as the core, launched the Air Defence Campaign to defeat the American B52 strategic air strike on Hanoi, Hai Phong, and some other northern provinces. As part of the Air Defence-Air Force Service, Division No. 361 - Hanoi Air Defence Unit (hereafter the Division) was designated to be a key force in direct charge of shooting down B52 aircraft and safeguarding Hanoi Capital City

People’s Public Security Forces in cooperation with other forces ensured political security and social stability during Air Defence Operation late 1972

People’s Public Security Forces in cooperation with other forces ensured political security and social stability during Air Defence Operation late 1972

Monday, December 18, 2017, 13:33 (GMT+7)
In the Air Defence Operation in late December 1972, People’s Public Security Forces, in close cooperation with other forces, ensured local security and stability as well as safety of our Party’s and Government’s organizations as well as life and properties of people, contributing to the overall victory of the Operation

Upholding "Ha Noi - Dien Bien Phu in the air" Victory in the current cause of defending the Homeland

Upholding “Ha Noi - Dien Bien Phu in the air” Victory in the current cause of defending the Homeland

Sunday, December 17, 2017, 17:03 (GMT+7)
Over the course of the great national anti-American resistance war, under the leadership of the Party and beloved Uncle Ho, our armed forces and people launched significant battles and gained huge victories, thereby creating a turning point in the resistance war, placing the enemy at a strategic disadvantage and inflicting a complete defeat on them, as evidenced by the Air Defence Campaign in late December, 1972 intended to defeat the B52 strategic air strike on Ha Noi, Hai Phong, and some other northern provinces by the American imperialists

Strengthening people’s air-defence posture in key air-defence areas

Strengthening people’s air-defence posture in key air-defence areas

Monday, September 18, 2017, 09:54 (GMT+7)
Studies of recent local wars show that air strike has been the main mode of operation used by many countries to sap strength and combat morale of a country to quickly attain the goal of war. To safeguard the Homeland in the new condition, it is necessary to take synchronous measures against air attacks, including strengthened people’s air-defence posture

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.

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”.

National Assembly commences ninth session
Deputies will also deliberate and vote on some important drafts such as the resolution on the law and ordinance making programme for 2021, adjustments to the law and ordinance making programme for 2020, resolutions ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA)
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