Japanese Art and Ito Shinsui: A Lasting Legacy

Japanese Art and Ito Shinsui: A Lasting Legacy Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) is a notable twentieth-century artist from the land of the rising sun. This applies… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists Slaughter 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt on the Eve of Ramadan

Sunni Islamists Slaughter 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt on the Eve of Ramadan Boutros Hussein, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists in Egypt have butchered Coptic Christians on… Continue reading

When Political Correctness in America Places Girls in Harm’s Way

When Political Correctness Places Girls in Harm’s Way by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Jada was looking forward to high school in her New Jersey hometown when… Continue reading

Lee Rigby, al-Liby, and Manchester Connection: Murkiness of MI5 and MI6 in Relation to Sunni Islamists

Lee Rigby, al-Liby, and Manchester Connection: Murkiness of MI5 and MI6 in Relation to Sunni Islamists Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The security services in the United Kingdom (MI5… Continue reading

Mount Fuji by Contemporary Japanese Artist

Mount Fuji by Contemporary Japanese Artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Mount Fuji in Japan means many things to different individuals because of the symbolic importance of this highly impressive and unique… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist Terrorist Kills 22 in Manchester: Same Force Butchers in Europe

Sunni Islamist Terrorist Kills 22 in Manchester: Same Force Butchers in Europe Murad Makhmudov, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamic terrorism can now include Manchester to its latest… Continue reading

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last week’s (May 10) visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Washington to meet with… Continue reading

Trump in the House of Anti-Christian and anti-Shia Saudi Arabia blames Iran

Trump in the House of Anti-Christian and anti-Shia Saudi Arabia blames Iran Boutros Hussein, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is bowing down to the… Continue reading

Adorable Japanese Landscapes by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Adorable Japanese Landscapes by Utagawa Kuniyoshi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Kuniyoshi is among the crème de la crème of ukiyo-e artists because his artwork remains powerful in modern times.  Kuniyoshi,… Continue reading

Japan Buddhist Poet of the Rinzai School and Impact of China: Sesson Yūbai (1290-1346)

Japan Buddhist Poet of the Rinzai School and Impact of China: Sesson Yūbai (1290-1346) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sesson Yūbai (1290-1346) became a notable literati Zen Buddhist monk of the Rinzai… Continue reading

Islamist Who Lobbied Congress Lauds Muslim Brotherhood Luminary

Islamist Who Lobbied Congress Lauds Brotherhood Luminary by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism One of the Muslim Brotherhood supporters who recently tried to lobby Congress to cut off aid to Egypt’s military… Continue reading

Cholera Hits Yemen: Reality of the Saudi Arabia led bombing Campaign and Western Indifference

Cholera Hits Yemen: Reality of the Saudi Arabia led bombing Campaign and Western Indifference Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Cholera is now stalking the people of Yemen based on… Continue reading

Japanese and British Art: Sendai to Northern English Cities

Japanese and British Art: Sendai to Northern English Cities Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) and Sawako Utsumi come from two very different cultures that have been shaped by the… Continue reading

More Brutal Rape Cases in India Reported

More Brutal Rape Cases in India Reported Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Rape is an international problem and is dependent on laws that should protect society from the ills… Continue reading

Blocked Transition: Corruption and Regionalism in Tunisia

Blocked Transition: Corruption and Regionalism in Tunisia International Crisis Group   Executive Summary The political consensus in place since the late-2014 parliamentary and presidential elections has stabilised Tunisian politics but is beginning to… Continue reading

Animation of Japan and Timeless Classic: Princess Mononoke

Animation of Japan and Timeless Classic: Princess Mononoke Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese anime film Princess Mononoke is a timeless classic. Indeed, aspects of the Muromachi period… Continue reading

Adorable Japanese Art by Eishōsai Chōki: Radiant Beauty of Females

Adorable Japanese Art by Eishōsai Chōki: Radiant Beauty of Females Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Edo Period in Japan enabled a plethora of Japanese woodblock artists to materialize. Astonishingly, in comparison… Continue reading

President Trump and ousted FBI Chief Comey: Competing Forces and Repercussions

President Trump and ousted FBI Chief Comey: Competing Forces and Repercussions Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The continuing rift between the administration of President Donald Trump and the ousted… Continue reading

Political Indoctrination in Chinese Colleges

Political Indoctrination in Chinese Colleges Publication: China Brief By: Zi Yang The Jamestown Foundation In a system where ministers are incentivized to report only good news, China’s Minister of Education public censure of… Continue reading

Japanese High Culture and Tea Ceremony: Historical to Formal Settings

Japanese High Culture and Tea Ceremony: Historical to Formal Settings James Jomo, Kanako Itamae, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese green tea ceremony was first documented in the ninth century… Continue reading

Moon Jae-in to become President of South Korea: Economic Issues and North Korea

Moon Jae-in to become President of South Korea: Economic Issues and North Korea Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The presidential election in South Korea witnessed no drama because like… Continue reading

The Art of Japan and the Exile of a Buddhist Holy Man

The Art of Japan and the Exile of a Buddhist Holy Man Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Nichiren (1222-1282) was born during a very unstable period in Japan because of internal political… Continue reading

FBI to Hack any Computer by Utilizing Rule 41: Fear of Manipulation and Areas of Understanding

FBI to Hack any Computer by Utilizing Rule 41: Fear of Manipulation and Areas of Understanding Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The speed of technology is never ending and… Continue reading

Elitist Macron Wins in France but Division Awaits: Obama to Trump and Macron to?

Elitist Macron Wins in France but Division Awaits: Obama to Trump and Macron to? Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The political elites and globalists are celebrating victory in France… Continue reading

Afghanistan and Failed States Sum Up Obama’s Legacy: Russian Federation and Tajikistan

Afghanistan and Failed States Sum Up Obama’s Legacy: Russian Federation and Tajikistan Ramazan Khalidov, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The former President Barack Obama of America talked like… Continue reading

Japanese Artist Shiba Kōkan (1747-1818) and Impact of Dutch and European Art

Japanese Artist Shiba Kōkan (1747-1818) and Impact of Dutch and European Art Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The Japanese artist Shiba Kōkan is a fascinating artist and individual of high intellect.… Continue reading

Philippines Choose Chinese Investment Over Territorial Defense

Philippines Choose Chinese Investment Over Territorial Defense Publication: China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 6 By: Peter Wood The Jamestown Foundation In early April, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made waves by promising to improve… Continue reading

Homage to the Dutch Artist Aert Van Der Neer by Modern Japanese Artist

Homage to the Dutch Artist Aert Van Der Neer by Modern Japanese Artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Aert van der Neer (1603-1677) belongs to the Dutch Golden Age of… Continue reading

Venezuela Crisis is Out of Control: Cycle of Violence will lead to more Tears

Venezuela Crisis is Out of Control: Cycle of Violence will lead to more Tears Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The original hope installed under Hugo Chavez who focused on… Continue reading

Japan and Immigration Card: European Wasteland and Indigenous Marginalization of the Working Class

Japan and Immigration Card: European Wasteland and Indigenous Marginalization of the Working Class Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is highlighting the reality that political elites… Continue reading

Tensho Shubun and Japanese Art: High Culture of China and Zen Buddhist Priest

Tensho Shubun and Japanese Art: High Culture of China and Zen Buddhist Priest Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Middle Kingdom of China impacted greatly on Japanese high culture and this enabled… Continue reading

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Half of the prominent jihadists profiled in a new study by The Centre on Religion… Continue reading