Sunni Islamists in mosque attack in Afghanistan: Imam killed

Sunni Islamists in mosque attack in Afghanistan: Imam killed Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another brutal Sunni Islamist terrorist attack killed at least 12 people inside a mosque in Afghanistan. Of course, violence in recent decades in Afghanistan is nothing new. However, it highlights the fear that persists in Afghanistan because…

Israel and Hamas: The Middle East under Biden following the chaotic footsteps of Obama

Israel and Hamas: The Middle East under Biden following the chaotic footsteps of Obama Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The latest crisis between the government of Israel and Palestinians is following a similar pattern that befell the Middle East during the Barack Obama period. Under the Obama administration, of which the…

Tokyo Olympics: 11,000 Covid deaths, Osaka crisis, but vaccines for athletes

Tokyo Olympics: 11,000 Covid deaths, Osaka crisis, but vaccines for athletes Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The priorities of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are summed up well by athletes being given vaccination priority despite the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis in Japan.…

Unpopular Tokyo Olympics: Japan Covid-19 serious cases hit a new high

Unpopular Tokyo Olympics: Japan Covid-19 serious cases hit a new high Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics remain unpopular despite the starting date getting nearer. Hence, irrespective of what Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) desire, the opposite remains. The…