Wednesday, December 08, 2021, 07:06 (GMT+7)

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After 20 years of the “global war on terror” in Afghanistan, the U.S. and NATO will have withdrawn all of their troops from this country by the 11th of September, 2021.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

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.

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.

The impacts made by the strategic competition between the U.S. and China on Southeast Asian countries

The impacts made by the strategic competition between the U.S. and China on Southeast Asian countries

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 13:43 (GMT+7)
Since Donald Trump took office in early 2017, the relationship between the U.S. and China has entered an intensive, comprehensive strategic competition that has been even called the “second Cold War.” This new development has impacted on the entire political and security situation of the world, particularly the Southeast Asia which has been the centrepiece of the competition between major powers

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 operation "Peace Spring" - its cause and aftermath

The operation "Peace Spring" - its cause and aftermath

Friday, December 27, 2019, 13:43 (GMT+7)
On October 9, 2019, Turkish troops cooperated with the self-proclaimed Syrian National Army in launching the "Peace Spring" on a large scale, with the participation of the air, artillery, missile and "special task" forces targeting the Kurdish-led areas in Northern Syria. With the absolute superiority in combat ability and especially their cutting-edge weapons systems and equipment, the Turkish army annihilated hundreds of Kurdish fighters in a short time, occupied many strategic cities and arterial roads in Northern Syria

Tensions in South Asia

Tensions in South Asia

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 22:26 (GMT+7)
On February 14th 2019, the attack staged by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist group on Kashmir under India’s control provoked a series of military retaliations against each other between the two nuclear-weapon countries. It is believed that if not being opportunely relieved, tensions between the two sides will possibly lead to flashpoints across South Asia

10 notable defence-military events around the globe in 2018

10 notable defence-military events around the globe in 2018

Saturday, January 05, 2019, 06:55 (GMT+7)
In 2018, the world witnessed historic dialogues and intense strategic competition between major powers. To depict the world in 2018, the National Defence Journal would like to introduce 10 notable defence-military events

A snapshot of the world’s political-military situation in 2018

A snapshot of the world’s political-military situation in 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018, 07:11 (GMT+7)
The world in 2018 has witnessed many major events reflecting the state of instability, insecurity and inconstancy due to the global rapid, complex and unpredictable changes, in which the strategic competition between America, China, and Russia has acted as the deciding factor in the global political and military situation

Northeast Asia’s complexion after the US-North Korean Summit

Northeast Asia’s complexion after the US-North Korean Summit

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 07:55 (GMT+7)
After the US-North Korean Summit held on June 12th, 2018 in Singapore, the relations between these two countries have basically been transformed from “confrontation” into “dialogue”. Although the deal between America and North Korea is rather vague and has yet to be put into effect, it has considerably impacted on the region’s complexion and attracted public attention

Russian October Revolution of 1917 - a revolution that knows how to protect itself
Russian October Revolution is one of the greatest and most profound revolutions in the history as it knows how to protect itself and acts as a lodestar for the liberation of the human race from oppression and exploitation. Thanks to Russian October Revolution, the Communist Party of Vietnam has led our people to the victories in the August Revolution of 1945, in the defence of our revolutionary fruits, and in today’s Homeland construction and protection