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, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, is more concerned about the plight of Christians and other religious minorities, rather than the so-called democratic West. Indeed,…

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 apply to the stunning art they produced and the richness of Paris which influenced both artists. They both also studied at the Ecole…

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, of the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 over Donetsk oblast, western commentators broke into chorus that the catastrophe would be a…

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 on religious freedom, gender equality, protecting little girls from pedophile marriages and supporting the rights of women; then Saudi Arabia would rightly…

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 in Syria are highlighting the ultra-reactionary reality that exists wherever jihadists are based because of sinister forces throughout the Gulf region. In…

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 fashion scene of Tokyo. Internationally, Tokyo is one of the most vibrant fashion scenes on this planet because of the fantastic diversity…

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 week in the ravages of a chaotic world unleashed by powerful Gulf and Western powers. Turkey and Pakistan are equally responsible in…

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 in 1924. The impression of Paris and the French cultural scene must have enchanted Oka Shikanosuke during this period of his life…

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 the Russian president Vladimir Putin, having learned what happened in Libya and having experienced his own battle with Chechen insurgents, in the…

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 buzzing Tokyo. Shinjuku is awash with amazing department stores that cater for fashion, lifestyle, cosmetics and an array of other products. This…

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 geographic integrity of Syria. Of course, this reality is based on the changing sands throughout the region. After all, sectarianism and Takfiri…

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 Japan. Equally important is the power of history, religion and culture in Wakayama because you have many national and regional treasures which…

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 and the United Kingdom run deep and this applies to the CIA, ISI and MI6 respectively. These intelligence units, which switch terrorism…

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 late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. In each image you will find nothing revolutionary nor will you find a “hidden mystery.”…

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 the Ukraine alongside pro-European Union (EU) democrats in this nation seek to join the EU. After all, the EU is blighted by…

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 the Japanese political storm” in Okinawa. Indeed, while great emphasis is being put on America, it is clear that the finger should…