Category Archive: Asia

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China and the Russian Federation are increasingly concerned by the… Continue reading

Myanmar anti-Buddhist Propaganda in Full Flow: Media, Syria, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Myanmar anti-Buddhist Propaganda in Full Flow: Media, Syria, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The irony couldn’t be more ironic based on the reality of… Continue reading

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Northern Japan is now a growing part of… Continue reading

Anti-Myanmar Agenda and Hypocrisy of Malaysia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Anti-Myanmar Agenda and Hypocrisy of Malaysia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Salma Zribi, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is widely known that Gulf petrodollars from Saudi Arabia… Continue reading

U.S. Nuclear Weapons could be deployed in Japan claims Former Secretary-General Ishiba

U.S. Nuclear Weapons could be deployed in Japan claims Former Secretary-General Ishiba Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The highly respected former Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and… Continue reading

Al-Qaeda’s Quiet Resurgence in India

Al-Qaeda’s Quiet Resurgence in India Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Animesh Roul The Jamestown Foundation Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the official South Asian branch of the transnational al-Qaeda network, has spread its… Continue reading

Al-Qaeda to reciprocate the Mass Media: Afghanistan to Bosnia to Libya to Syria to Myanmar

Al-Qaeda to reciprocate the Mass Media: Afghanistan to Bosnia to Libya to Syria to Myanmar Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mass media corporations throughout the Northern Hemisphere and… Continue reading

Hindus and the Buddhist Mro Tribe are fleeing ARSA Islamists in Myanmar: Eye of Yazidis

Hindus and the Buddhist Mro Tribe are fleeing ARSA Islamists in Myanmar: Eye of Yazidis Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mass media is adept at mass generalizations and… Continue reading

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation warned ominously that a… Continue reading

Trump and Mattis not on the same Hymn Sheet over North Korea: South Korea and Japan

Trump and Mattis not on the same Hymn Sheet over North Korea: South Korea and Japan Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that North Korea is intent on… Continue reading

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times North Korea was rebuked rapidly by America, Japan, and… Continue reading

Hindus killed in Myanmar after ARSA attack: Army evacuates 4,000 Buddhists and Hindus

Hindus killed in Myanmar after ARSA attack: Army evacuates 4,000 Buddhists and Hindus Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Myanmar have evacuated approximately 4,000… Continue reading

Disruption Under the Radar: Chinese Advances in Quantum Sensing

Disruption Under the Radar: Chinese Advances in Quantum Sensing Publication: China Brief By: Elsa Kania, Stephen Armitage The Jamestown Foundation   This piece builds upon prior research and analysis on Chinese advances in… Continue reading

Shia Muslims Killed in brutal Mosque attack by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan

Shia Muslims Killed in brutal Mosque attack by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Shia of Afghanistan faces a fresh wave of Sunni Islamist hatred… Continue reading

500 Killed in Deadly Floods that have hit South Asia: Bangladesh, India, and Nepal affected

500 Killed in Deadly Floods that have hit South Asia: Bangladesh, India, and Nepal affected Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to media reports, approximately 500 people have perished… Continue reading

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea warns against unilateral action against North Korea

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea warns against unilateral action against North Korea Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Moon Jae-in of South Korea is making it known that… Continue reading

Malaysia Kills a Talking Point (Atheists and Secularists Under Threat)

Malaysia Kills a Talking Point IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism In trying to cast their faith as tolerant and accepting of others, many Muslims like to point to the Quran’s verse 2:256:… Continue reading

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasingly worried by rhetoric… Continue reading

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China, Japan, the Russian Federation, and South Korea need… Continue reading

The United States is open to North Korea turning the corner: Tillerson and President Moon

The United States is open to North Korea turning the corner: Tillerson and President Moon Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Rex Tillerson, the United States Secretary of State, is… Continue reading

Shia Civilians including Women and Children are butchered by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Taliban and ISIS

Shia Civilians including Women and Children are butchered by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Taliban and ISIS Jibril Khoury, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist Takfiri forces have butchered… Continue reading

Sophisticated Australian Airplane Bombing Plot a Warning To the West

Sophisticated Australian Airplane Bombing Plot a Warning To the West by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Australia’s arrest Saturday of four men suspected of plotting a terrorist… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists butcher the Shia inside a Mosque in Afghanistan: Massacre in Herat

Sunni Islamists butcher the Shia inside a Mosque in Afghanistan: Massacre in Herat Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In countless nations, various Sunni Islamist Takfiri terrorist groups are butchering… Continue reading

56 Killed by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Terrorists hit Kabul and Lahore

56 Killed by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Terrorists hit Kabul and Lahore Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan and Pakistan have butchered more than… Continue reading

North Korea should Open Up to the New Leader of South Korea: Military Talks Proposed

North Korea should Open Up to the New Leader of South Korea: Military Talks Proposed  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The new leader of South Korea, President Moon Jae-in,… Continue reading

Jaish al-Adl’s Reemergence Threatens Iran-Pakistan Relations

Jaish al-Adl’s Reemergence Threatens Iran-Pakistan Relations Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Farhan Zahid The Jamestown Foundation Pakistan’s tense relations with its neighbor Iran were further impacted on April 27 when militants from Jaish al-Adl… Continue reading

Swarms at War: Chinese Advances in Swarm Intelligence

Swarms at War: Chinese Advances in Swarm Intelligence Publication: China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 9 By: Elsa Kania The Jamestown Foundation The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) anticipates that future warfare will be… Continue reading

Japan and the European Union sign biggest Open Economic Area in the World: America and Trump

Japan and the European Union sign biggest Open Economic Area in the World: America and Trump Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) and Japan have agreed… Continue reading

Uzbekistan Alters Its Vision for Afghanistan

Uzbekistan Alters Its Vision for Afghanistan Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Fozil Mashrab The Jamestown Foundation After the change of leadership in Uzbekistan, it has been widely acknowledged that the country’s new president,… Continue reading

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

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

Recent Developments in the Chinese Army’s Helicopter Force

Recent Developments in the Chinese Army’s Helicopter Force Publication: China Brief By: Dennis J. Blasko The Jamestown Foundation In November 2016, Chinese internet sources showed photos of a ceremony in the (former) 13th… Continue reading

Buddhism, Japanese Art, and the Middle Kingdom (China): Rich Legacy of Tensho Shubun

Buddhism, Japanese Art, and the Middle Kingdom (China): Rich Legacy of Tensho Shubun Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Tensho Shubun was deeply influenced by landscape artists from the Middle… Continue reading