Monthly Archive: October, 2017

International Aid is assisting Sunni Islamism and Year Zero: Government to the Taliban

International Aid is assisting Sunni Islamism and Year Zero: Government to the Taliban Ramazan Khalidov, Michiyo Tanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Once more many nations will pledge major financial support… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Power of Mount Fuji

Japanese Art and Power of Mount Fuji 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… Continue reading

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 20 By: Nicholas A. Heras The Jamestown Foundation In late September, the military leader of Sudan’s Rapid… Continue reading

Japanese Megabanks threaten major job losses based on changing times and profitability

Japanese Megabanks threaten major job losses based on changing times and profitability Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Megabanks in Japan are threatening major job losses over respective periods of… Continue reading

Japanese Art and the portrayal of modernity through the prism of Yokohama-e

Japanese Art and the portrayal of modernity through the prism of Yokohama-e Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Utagawa Sadahide (Gountei Sadahide) lived to see the first years of Japanese modernization… Continue reading

PM of Spain calls regional election on December 21 after Catalan leader removed under Article 155

PM of Spain calls regional election on December 21 after Catalan leader removed under Article 155 Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Spain at a moment of… Continue reading

Narcotics, Sharia, and Shadow of NATO: Drugs Crisis in Iran emanating from Afghanistan

Narcotics, Sharia, and Shadow of NATO: Drugs Crisis in Iran emanating from Afghanistan Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Islamic Revolution in Shia Iran was meant to… Continue reading

China, India, and Russia support Myanmar’s struggle against Islamic terrorism and path to stability

China, India, and Russia support Myanmar’s struggle against Islamic terrorism and path to stability Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The powerful nations of China, India, and the Russian Federation… Continue reading

Japanese Artist inspired by L.S. Lowry: Japanese context of Northern England

Japanese Artist inspired by L.S. Lowry: Japanese context of Northern England Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, is deeply moved by the art of L.S. Lowry (original… Continue reading

Sentenced to Death for Drinking Water and Blasphemy in Pakistan: Asia Bibi and Persecution

Sentenced to Death for Drinking Water and Blasphemy in Pakistan: Asia Bibi and Persecution Amina Qamar, Takeshi Hasegawa, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The brave Christian lady called Asia Bibi (Aasiya… Continue reading

Japan, South Korea, and the United States aim to show unity towards North Korea

Japan, South Korea, and the United States aim to show unity towards North Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Defense Ministers of America, Japan, and South Korea all… Continue reading

PM Shinzo Abe claims a fresh mandate: LDP and junior partner Komeito utilize weak opposition

PM Shinzo Abe claims a fresh mandate: LDP and junior partner Komeito utilize weak opposition Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of the ruling Liberal Democratic… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the Kami of Shinto: Mountains in Blue

Art of Japan and the Kami of Shinto: Mountains in Blue Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The modern Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, hails from northern Japan. In this article, the focus is… Continue reading

Chinese and Indian Competition in Space Heats Up

Chinese and Indian Competition in Space Heats Up Publication: China Brief By: Sudha Ramachandran The Jamestown Foundation On May 5, India began a new diplomatic push in South Asia by launching the “South… Continue reading

Mosques attacked by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Islamist hypocrisy and Myanmar

Mosques attacked by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Islamist hypocrisy and Myanmar  Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists have once more slaughtered Shia Muslims in Afghanistan after one brutal… Continue reading

Prime Minister Abe of Japan in confident mood prior to the Election

Prime Minister Abe of Japan in confident mood prior to the Election Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Unlike the leader of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, it appears that… Continue reading

Shintoism and Japanese Poetry: Arakida Moritake (1473-1549)

Shintoism and Japanese Poetry: Arakida Moritake (1473-1549) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The poetry of Arakida Moritake (1473-1549) was inspired by the flows of the past, the reality of nature, and the… Continue reading

Christians abandoned in Nigeria: Endless Massacres by the Muslim Fulani

Christians abandoned in Nigeria: Endless Massacres by the Muslim Fulani Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Nigeria needed the support of regional nations in order to tackle… Continue reading

Poetry – The Toad Fears the Death Knell of Europe

Poetry – The Toad Fears the Death Knell of Europe Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The toad did not fear death On the contrary, the fear was not resting on his native… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist terrorist attack kills at least 230 people in Somalia

Sunni Islamist terrorist attack kills at least 230 people in Somalia Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamic terrorists targeting the capital of this nation have killed at least… Continue reading

Abe no Nakamaro (698-770) and Japan Poetry: Influence of the Middle Kingdom

Abe no Nakamaro (698-770) and Japan Poetry: Influence of the Middle Kingdom Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese scholar and poet, Abe no Nakamaro (698-770), resided in the world of the… Continue reading

British and Islamic collusion in the Chittagong Hill Tracts against Buddhism: Myanmar and Hinduism

British and Islamic collusion in the Chittagong Hill Tracts against Buddhism: Myanmar and Hinduism Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The reality of the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh where… Continue reading

Hindu Organizations in Myanmar condemn ARSA Terrorism and International Media Coverage

Hindu Organizations in Myanmar condemn ARSA Terrorism and International Media Coverage Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Important Hindu organizations in Myanmar have condemned the Islamist terrorist organization… Continue reading

Armenia Amends New Military Doctrine in Standoff With Azerbaijan Over Karabakh

Armenia Amends New Military Doctrine in Standoff With Azerbaijan Over Karabakh Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Eduard Abrahamyan The Jamestown Foundation At the Armenian diaspora’s Sixth Pan-Armenian Forum, held on September 18¬–20, Armenian… Continue reading

Japanese Female Literature: Trials and Tribulations of Michitsuna no Haha 935-995

Japanese Female Literature: Trials and Tribulations of Michitsuna no Haha 935-995 Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese female writer (diarist) and waka poet Michitsuna no Haha (Michitsuna’s mother) was born in… Continue reading

Poetry – Saffron Robes in Myanmar seek to escape the reality of history!

Poetry – Saffron Robes in Myanmar seek to escape the reality of history! Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Buddha walked and gently guided from afar Then the sword of jihad cut… Continue reading

Russian Federation accuses America of assisting ISIS movements entering Syria

Russian Federation accuses America of assisting ISIS movements entering Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is accusing America of reducing its air strikes on ISIS (Islamic… Continue reading

Merkel in Germany is still putting mass immigration before Germans: Election meant?

Merkel in Germany is still putting mass immigration before Germans: Election meant? Helmet Joachim Schmidt, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The recent election in Germany witnessed a result that… Continue reading

France will not recognize Catalonia if a Unilateral Declaration from Spain is declared

France will not recognize Catalonia if a Unilateral Declaration from Spain is declared Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times France is stepping up its closeness to Spain by stating that… Continue reading

Buddhist Art, Sesshū Tōyō, and entrapment of time: Is Huike paying respect to Bodhidharma?

Buddhist Art, Sesshū Tōyō, and entrapment of time: Is Huike paying respect to Bodhidharma? Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist, Sesshū Tōyō (1420-1506), never questioned the Buddhist faith but in… Continue reading

Pneumonic Plague is stalking Madagascar with 33 deaths since August

Pneumonic Plague is stalking Madagascar with 33 deaths since August Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The deadly pneumonic plague is stalking several cities in Madagascar, far from the usual… Continue reading

Apple and the CIA: MacBooks and iPhones infiltrated but Duplicity or Sincerity?

Apple and the CIA: MacBooks and iPhones infiltrated but Duplicity or Sincerity? Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is reported by WikiLeaks that the CIA has infiltrated products by… Continue reading