December 23, 2022
The Domestic Political Optics of Vietnam’s International Defense Expo
By Le Ngoc Thao Nguyen and Nguyen The Phuong
The well-attended December 8-10 event was part of a broader public relations strategy designed to capture the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese public.
February 22, 2021
Vietnam Appoints Military Officer as Propaganda Chief
By Sebastian Strangio
Nguyen Trong Nghia previously oversaw the creation of a 10,000-strong army cyber unit to combat anti-government sentiment online.
November 25, 2020
Understanding Vietnam’s Military Modernization Efforts
By Bich Tran
The country's armed forces have come a long way since the years following the Vietnam War.
August 29, 2020
Evolution of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Control Over the Military
By Bich T. Tran
Over the last three decades, the CPV has gradually institutionalized its control over the armed forces.