Anti-Russia Kishida: Only Japan in Asia walked out of APEC

Anti-Russia Kishida: Only Japan in Asia walked out of APEC Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Japan shamed itself again under Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. He is the most ardent anti-Russia zealot to rule Japan in recent history. After all, if Kishida was concerned about nations invading others, how can…

Libya tensions and the legacy of America and the UK: Failed states (EU and Japan)

Libya tensions and the legacy of America and the UK: Failed states (EU and Japan) Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) and Japan never imposed sanctions on America and other European nations involved with the destabilization of Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, and countless brutal deeds – from…

Anti-Russia Kishida visits Vietnam: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Agent Orange by the US

Anti-Russia Kishida visits Vietnam: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Agent Orange by the US Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan is the most anti-Russia leader in living memory. Hence, during his recent – and ongoing – trips abroad, he can’t wait to ply the anti-Russia angle at the…

India is steadfast to Russia: America, the EU, Japan, and the UK

India is steadfast to Russia: America, the EU, Japan, and the UK Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times India remains steadfast to the Russian Federation despite the efforts of America, the European Union, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Hence, like the vast majority of nations in Africa, Asia, and South America…

Japan and Fukushima: Pacific water concern to releasing contaminated water into the sea

Japan and Fukushima: Pacific water concern to releasing contaminated water into the sea Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced at the Fourth Asia-Pacific Water Summit that Japan would help to solve water-related issues that blight the region. However, the same Kishida is fine with releasing radioactive water from…

America threatens Solomon Islands: Biden admin and Japan

America threatens Solomon Islands: Biden admin and Japan Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Solomon Islands is an independent nation. However, the behavior of America is extremely hostile and threatens consequences concerning strengthening ties between China and the Solomon Islands. Therefore, the same President Joe Biden administration that lambasted the Russian…

Shia educational facilities attacked in Kabul by terrorists

Shia educational facilities attacked in Kabul by terrorists Noriko Watanabe and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times Two attacks against educational facilities hit the mainly Shia Hazara area located in Western Kabul. The latest terrorist attack bears the hallmarks of ISIS (Islamist State – ISIS-K). NATO powers – ostensibly with America taking the senior role – were…

Philippines storm Megi and the high death toll

Philippines storm Megi and the high death toll Kanako Mita and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times Storm Megi hadn’t been predicted to be life-threatening to any serious degree. Hence, local authorities in the Philippines are in shock concerning areas hit hard by constant flooding and landslides. Therefore, regional authorities and rescue workers are searching for…

U.S. and Japan in naval exercises near Korean Peninsula: Japan Nationalism

U.S. and Japan in naval exercises near Korean Peninsula: Japan Nationalism Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times America and Japan are holding naval exercises for the first time since 2017 concerning the environs of the Korean Peninsula. North Korea is bound to deem this negatively. However, despite North Korea being opposed: for America…

US seeks to bully India: Russia and New Democratic Order (EU and Japan)

US seeks to bully India: Russia and New Democratic Order (EU and Japan) Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The colonial-minded nations of the United States and the United Kingdom – similar to the European Union (EU) – seek to bully and coerce independent nations. Hence, from Hungary (EU) to India,…

Anti-Russia Kishida of Japan and Ukraine refugee stunt: Asian refugees?

Anti-Russia Kishida of Japan and Ukraine refugee stunt: Asian refugees? Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Millions of people in various parts of Asia are internally displaced. However, as usual, Japan isn’t known for providing them with full refugee status and eventual citizenship. Yet, anti-Russia Prime Minister Fumio Kishida – seeking to…

America claims national interests in military sales to Taiwan: China and Russia

America claims national interests in military sales to Taiwan: China and Russia Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Joe Biden of America can’t stop destabilizing and meddling in the national security of other nations. Thus every continent has been deemed the backyard of America. This is despite the shambles of the…

Japan novelist and Haruo Umezaki: Sakurajima and nationalism under PM Kishida

Japan novelist and Haruo Umezaki: Sakurajima and nationalism under PM Kishida Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Japanese novelist Haruo Umezaki (1915-1965) belongs to the Taisho (1912-1926) and the Showa (1926-1989) periods of Japanese history. However, like his war novella titled Sakurajima, it is the Meiji Period (1868-1912) that shaped Japan and set off future convulsions.…

Australia upset by the Solomon Islands and China: America, Japan, and hypocrisy

Australia upset by the Solomon Islands and China: America, Japan, and hypocrisy Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare of the Solomon Islands signed a new security pact with China. According to Sogavare, the agreement is in the national interest of the Solomon Islands and will cement the continuing…

OPEC, Russia, and Quad: Gulf powers and India ignore America, Japan, and the UK

OPEC, Russia, and Quad: Gulf powers and India ignore America, Japan, and the UK Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The OPEC+ group of nations has no intentions of taking a stance against the Russian Federation concerning the conflict in Ukraine. America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and several European Union nations tried…

Iraq and NATO convulsions: Christians, LGBT, Yazidis, and failed state

Iraq and NATO convulsions: Christians, LGBT, Yazidis, and failed state Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Western media (on the whole) with Japan jumping on the anti-Russia bandwagon, under Prime Minister Fumio Kishida – is providing the simple “heroic” versus “demonic” narrative once more. Hence, Ukraine bombing the Donbas region (Russians and Russian speakers) since 2014 –…

Kishida in Hiroshima (irony) and anti-China and anti-RussiaWest Papua to Yemen

Kishida in Hiroshima (irony) and anti-China and anti-Russia: West Papua to Yemen Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Unbelievably, given the linkage of America with dropping nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida continued with his anti-Russian Federation and anti-China rhetoric in the environs of Hiroshima. Like the last administration…

Japan art and Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924): Anti-China and modern nationalism 

Japan art and Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924): Anti-China and modern nationalism  Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Japanese artist Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924) witnessed unimaginable changes throughout his life. He was born during the Edo Period, which began in 1603. However, this period of Japanese history was eclipsed by the modernization processes of the Meiji Era (1868-1912) –…

North Korea weapons program: Japan and its anti-China and anti-Russia stance

North Korea weapons program: Japan and its anti-China and anti-Russia stance Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is increasingly adopting anti-China and anti-Russian Federation policies. Concerning North Korea, little changes because Japan and North Korea haven’t trusted each other since the founding of North Korea in 1948. Therefore, the…

Anti-Russia Kishida fails to alter independent India: Japan and nuclear hypocrisy 

Anti-Russia Kishida fails to alter independent India: Japan and nuclear hypocrisy  Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Anti-Russian Federation rhetoric was stated by the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, in India. Hence, showing disrespect for India’s close relationship with the Russian Federation – Japan was reminded, diplomatically, that India’s main…

North Korea weapons program: New ICBM tested and Japan

North Korea weapons program: New ICBM tested and Japan Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times North Korea is focused heavily on building its military capability. Hence, the hope of a possible deal with America – that was on the agenda under the former leader Donald Trump after initial animosity – seems…

South Korea elects a new leader: America hopes Yoon will be a stooge like Kishida 

South Korea elects a new leader: America hopes Yoon will be a stooge like Kishida  Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The people of South Korea voted for a new leader from the conservative camp. Hence, the new leader in waiting, Yoon Suk-yeol, promises to be a hawk concerning the interests of South…

Indonesia and extrajudicial killings in West Papua: Japan not so concerned

Indonesia and extrajudicial killings in West Papua: Japan not so concerned Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The endless Javanization and altering the ethnic and religious dynamics of West Papau is never-ending. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan is obsessed with human rights providing it concerns traces of anti-China and anti-Russian Federation…

India reminds Japan that Asian independence exists: Quads and Russia

India reminds Japan that Asian independence exists: Quads and Russia Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of India remained steadfast against Australia, America, and Japan by refusing to condemn the Russian Federation during the recent Quad meeting. Indeed, despite China and the Russian Federation having cordial relations, the Russian Federation…

Russia: EU, Japan, G-7, and NATO jingoism 

Brazil to Mexico say no to sanctions on Russia: EU, Japan, G-7, and NATO jingoism  Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Jingoism is in full flow in America, Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, and the United Kingdom among the ruling elites. This jingoism and alleged “global anti-Russian Federation reality”isn’t holding…

Japan and South Korea follow America like usual over Russia: Kosovo

Japan and South Korea follow America like usual over Russia: Kosovo Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japan and South Korea look set to follow the anti-Russian Federation line by imposing sanctions concerning events between this nation and Ukraine. In truth, they usually rubber-stamp America’s countless wars – from Vietnam to Iraq.…

France and US military sales to Indonesia: West Papua and Christians 

France and US military sales to Indonesia: West Papua and Christians Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  America and France – similar to other democratic nations – are quick to condemn China concerning human rights. However, human rights are selective depending on the economic and geopolitical angle. Hence, irrespective of whether democratic…