Vietnam’s Outgoing Envoy to India Shared Some Insight Into His Country’s Multipolar Strategy

Vietnam’s Outgoing Envoy to India Shared Some Insight Into His Country’s Multipolar Strategy

Vietnamese-Indian relations remain an important axis of South-South cooperation that deserves to be followed more closely by intrepid observers going forward since these two states are crucial regional nodes of the emerging new Non-Aligned Movement (“Neo-NAM”) that’ll come to play a greater role in the future. Vietnam doesn’t usually come to mind right away when…

Is Vietnamese-Israeli Defense Cooperation Facing Problems?

Is Vietnamese-Israeli Defense Cooperation Facing Problems?

On July 12, Israel and Vietnam marked the 29th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations and emphasized in official statements that there is great potential for the further development of economic and diplomatic cooperation that could bring significant benefits to both sides. Vietnam, as you know, is a member of the Association of Southeast…

The Russian Spy Chief’s Interview Adds Credence to Moscow’s Balancing Intentions

The Russian Spy Chief’s Interview Adds Credence to Moscow’s Balancing Intentions

TASS reported on some key excerpts from his latest media appearance where he not only denied that his country has any “main adversaries” like during the Soviet era, but also proposed more cooperation and even a partnership with the CIA in order to fight terrorism and work more closely together on other issues of shared…

US vs. China: Where does Vietnam Stand?

US vs. China: Where does Vietnam Stand?

As tensions continue to mount between Washington and Beijing, examples continue to abound comparing and contrasting the approaches used by both global powers regarding foreign policy. Another recent example on stark display is the US and China’s respective approaches to Vietnam – a nation both countries have had rocky and even hostile relations with in…

Russia Must Urgently Prioritize Formulating an Official Indo-Pacific Policy

Russia Must Urgently Prioritize Formulating an Official Indo-Pacific Policy

The Indo-Pacific is rapidly becoming the convergence point of many of the world’s geostrategic processes, but Russia has yet to formulate an official policy towards this vast space, which places it at a disadvantage vis-a-vis its Great Power peers. The Indo-Pacific is among the top buzzwords in the foreign policy community nowadays because this vast…

Washington Tries to Make Others to Pay the Price for its Own Military Adventures
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Washington Tries to Make Others to Pay the Price for its Own Military Adventures

After the tragedy of the Vietnam war and a defeat in Iraq, now Afghanistan is demonstrating us that the US is actually incapable of winning wars. As a matter of fact, every instance of US military aggression was triggered by the unparalleled self-confidence of American authorities, who were confident that they had the necessary military…