Post-Islamic State Era terrorist threats

Post-Islamic State Era terrorist threats

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 07:22 (GMT+7)
Besides searching for new areas of operations, it has also changed its ways of recruitment, ways and means of conducting the attacks. While the attacks with guns, knives, transport vehicles and hot weapons are still carried out effectively, they have also begun to deploy low altitude missiles, tanks and amoured vehicles, or even drones for their attacks. Previous primary targets of attacks, e.g. airports, metro stations, now have been changed to crowds, such as: carnivals, cultural and artistic events which are prone to large casualties.

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

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.

Complicated calculations in the US - Iran stand-off

Complicated calculations in the US - Iran stand-off

Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 19:13 (GMT+7)
Stemming from historical issues, particularly the US’ recent revocation from the Iran Nuclear Pact and new sanctions, the US and Iran entered a new confrontation. Their own calculations have pushed their relations to the climax of tension with the possibility of a military conflict.

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

Socio-political unrest in Iran: A view from the angle of "Arab Spring"

Socio-political unrest in Iran: A view from the angle of “Arab Spring”

Monday, March 26, 2018, 09:30 (GMT+7)
Recently, protests against Iranian government suddenly broke out. This represents the biggest political challenge to the Tehran administration since 2009. International public opinion is wondering about the true nature of these Arab Spring- style demonstrations.

Top 10 defence and military events over the world in 2017

Top 10 defence and military events over the world in 2017

Monday, January 08, 2018, 08:45 (GMT+7)
Generally, the trend of peace, cooperation and development dominated 2017. However, a lot of events did and are going to happen, making tremendous effects on different states, regions and the world at different levels. Basing on our studies, National Defence Journal has taken out “Top 10 defence and military events over the world in 2017”

The world’s political and military situation in 2016

The world’s political and military situation in 2016

Monday, January 09, 2017, 15:45 (GMT+7)
Dialogue and cooperation for peace, stability and development continue to be the main trend. However, differences, military conflicts, and armed races have been severe, complicated and unpredictable. Thus, the world’s political and military picture in 2016 is mixed with various tones

The world’s 10 most notable defence and security events in 2015

The world’s 10 most notable defence and security events in 2015

Monday, January 25, 2016, 16:03 (GMT+7)
Over the past 1 year, despite constant air raids conducted by US-led alliance, IS has still survived and continued its crime, even exporting terrorism to many other places in the world, from Africa, Europe, America to the Southeast Asia, threatening the world security

The world’s political and military picture in 2015

The world’s political and military picture in 2015

Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 18:12 (GMT+7)
The world’s politics and military in 2015 is the mixture of “dark” and “light” tones. There is a breakthrough in strengthening cooperation and lessening confrontation. However, the increase in race and religious conflicts, terrorism, territorial disputes over seas and islands has still caused chaos in many regions

New Prime Minister takes oath of office
The new leader said he is deeply aware of the important role and position of the Government and its operations in building and developing the nation and in safeguarding its independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity for the goal of wealthy people and a strong, democratic, fair, and civilised nation