Monthly Archive: July, 2014

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Warned Christians about the Dangers of Gulf and Western Meddling

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Warned Christians about the Dangers of Gulf and Western Meddling Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is ironic that Hezbollah (Hizbullah) in Lebanon under His Eminence,… Continue reading

Japan Tourism and Kurobe Lake: Beautiful Toyama

Japan Tourism and Kurobe Lake: Beautiful Toyama Hiroshi Saito and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News Japan is blessed (http://www.alpen-route.com/english/) with so many amazing places to visit that tourists are literary spoilt for choice.… Continue reading

Yokoyama Taikan and Art of Japan during a Complex Period

Yokoyama Taikan and Art of Japan during a Complex Period Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yokoyama Taikan (1868-1958) was born in the prefecture of Ibaraki but he moved to Tokyo in 1878.… Continue reading

Art, the Paris connection and Impressionism: Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji

Art, the Paris connection and Impressionism: Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji were both born in the nineteenth century and their common factors… Continue reading

After MH17, the Real Problem Remains War in Eastern Ukraine

After MH17, the Real Problem Remains War in Eastern Ukraine James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU AIU American Institute in Ukraine Washington must stop insisting on a military solution Within hours, perhaps minutes,… Continue reading

Saudi Arabia should be Snubbed by UN based on Child Marriage, Religious Persecution, Terrorism and Female Rights

Saudi Arabia should be Snubbed by UN based on Child Marriage, Religious Persecution, Terrorism and Female Rights Murad Makhmudov and Boutros Hussein Modern Tokyo Times If the United Nations had any principles based… Continue reading

Japan Art and Yuzo Saeki: Death and Isolation in a Distant Land

Japanese Art and Yuzo Saeki: Death and Isolation in a Distant Land Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The artist Yuzo Saeki gave much to the Japanese art world despite dying at the… Continue reading

Jihadist Sectarians are Poodles for Gulf Elites and Pakistan: Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Terrorism

Jihadist Sectarians are Poodles for Gulf Elites and Pakistan: Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Terrorism Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Al-Qaeda affiliates and a plethora of Sunni Islamic jihadist movements… Continue reading

Japan Art and Edgar Degas: Fusion of Ideas

Japan Art and Edgar Degas: Fusion of Ideas Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese ukiyo-e inspired many artists in distant lands and Edgar Degas was one of the many international artists who… Continue reading

Modern Tokyo News and Fashion: Adorable Style Arena Website

Modern Tokyo News and Fashion: Adorable Style Arena Website Michel Lebon and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News The website called Style Arena (http://www.style-arena.jp) is awash with the latest fashion styles which are impacting on the… Continue reading

Syria is not going to Sacrifice its Independence to a Foreign and Terrorist Diktat

Syria is not going to Sacrifice its Independence to a Foreign and Terrorist Diktat Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is worth recalling that this week is a normal… Continue reading

Henri Rousseau and Oka Shikanosuke: France, Influence and Similarity

Henri Rousseau and Oka Shikanosuke: France, Influence and Similarity Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Oka Shikanosuke (1898-1978) took a familiar path for many Japanese artists in this period by moving to France… Continue reading

US-Saudi Rift: Divorce Good for American Taxpayers and Christians

US-Saudi Rift: Divorce Good for American Taxpayers and Christians Vojin Joksimovich, PhD Modern Tokyo Times This is Part III of my essay on Obama’s War with Assad. In Part II I asserted that… Continue reading

Tokyo Beauty at Keio Department Store in Shinjuku: Esthederm and Exqusite Skin Care

Tokyo Beauty and Esthederm: Cosmetics and Skin Care at Keio Department Store in Shinjuku Tomoko Hara and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Keio Department Store in Shinjuku is located in the heart of… Continue reading

US is losing Jordan to the reality of Syria under President Bashar al-Assad

US is losing Jordan to the reality of Syria under President Bashar al-Assad Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Jordan is finally waking up to the reality of supporting the… Continue reading

Guatemala, Rios Montt and Genocide: CIA and US should also be on Trial

Guatemala, Rios Montt and Genocide: CIA and US should also be on Trial Pierre Leblanc and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Guatemalan justice system sentenced Efrain Rios Montt of crimes against… Continue reading

Japanese Tourism in Stunning Koyasan in Wakayama: Kukai and Shingon Buddhism

Japanese Tourism in Stunning Koyasan in Wakayama: Kukai and Shingon Buddhism Olivier LeCourt and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Wakayama prefecture in Japan is blessed with stunning scenery throughout this adorable part of… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion and Lifestyle: Ueno and Cultural Vibes

Tokyo Fashion and Lifestyle: Ueno and Cultural Vibes Hiroshi Saito and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo News The Ueno district in Tokyo is extremely diverse because aspects of “Old Tokyo” still survive alongside modernity… Continue reading

NSA Industrial Espionage and Snowden: Constitution, Power Concentration and Rand Paul

NSA Industrial Espionage and Snowden: Constitution, Power Concentration and Rand Paul Helmet Joachim Schmidt, Toshiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Edward Snowden is many things to different people but unlike… Continue reading

Syria and the Reality of the CIA, MI6 and Gulf Petrodollars: From Afghanistan to Bosnia

Syria and the Reality of the CIA, MI6 and Gulf Petrodollars: From Afghanistan to Bosnia Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The role of the secret services of America, Pakistan… Continue reading

Japanese Women and Photography in Old Japan by Ogawa Kazumasa

Japanese Women and Photography in Old Japan by Ogawa Kazumasa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo News The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa in this article is based on images of Japanese ladies in the… Continue reading

EU and Anti Russia: Mass Unemployment, Huge Debt and Corruption but Ukraine Opposition Ignores

EU and Anti Russia: Mass Unemployment, Huge Debt and Corruption but Ukraine Opposition Ignores Olivier LeCourt and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times It is rather ironic that many undemocratic and nationalist forces in… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Folklore: Ghost of Koheiji by Konishi Hirosada and Evil Aku

Art of Japan and Folklore: Ghost of Koheiji by Konishi Hirosada and Evil Akuba Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The power of the Shinto faith runs deep throughout the fabric of Japanese… Continue reading

Afghanistan: G7 Nations and Others are Financing Year Zero

Afghanistan: G7 Nations and Others are Financing Year Zero Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times America, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and a host of other nations, keep on providing… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Pierre Bonnard: Thought Patterns of Bonnard

Art of Japan and Pierre Bonnard: Thought Patterns of Bonnard Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Pierre Bonnard was born in 1867 in France which was one year before the Meiji Restoration in… Continue reading

US Ambassador caught in the “Eye of the Japanese Political Storm” in Okinawa

US Ambassador caught in the “Eye of the Japanese Political Storm” in Okinawa  Michiyo Tanabe and Helmet Joachim Schmidt  Modern Tokyo Times The American ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, entered the “eye of… Continue reading

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Fashion in Aoyama

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Fashion in Aoyama Sarah Deschamps and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News Aoyama fashion is famous in Tokyo because you have so many exquisite boutiques in this very exclusive area. … Continue reading

Iraq is Paying A Heavy Price for the Destabilization of Syria: UN and Silence

Iraq is Paying A Heavy Price for the Destabilization of Syria: UN and Silence  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The intrigues of major NATO and Gulf powers have collectively… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Humanity Crushed by Reality

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Humanity Crushed by Reality Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nation states you have elites which control and often abuse power based on “special interests”… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion and lifestyle in Daikanyama and Ebisu

Tokyo Fashion and lifestyle in Daikanyama and Ebisu Kanako Itamae and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times Daikanyama and Ebisu in Tokyo are notable for fashion and the lifestyle angle is richly appealing because… Continue reading

Mozambique and the need for Frelimo and Renamo to solve the growing crisis

Mozambique and the need for Frelimo and Renamo to solve the growing crisis Joachim de Villiers and Jay Doggett Modern Tokyo Times Mozambique is once more facing difficult times because the Frelimo government… Continue reading

Tensho Shubun, China and Japanese Art: 15th Century Zen Buddhist Priest

Tensho Shubun, China and Japanese Art: 15th Century Zen Buddhist Priest Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Tensho Shubun was an important figure in Japanese art in the 15th century because several of… Continue reading