Category Archive: Balkans

Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values

Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Extraditing dissident Islamist cleric Fethullah Gulen to Turkey would be a betrayal of American values and should be… Continue reading

Intrigues in Kosovo aimed at inciting Serbia hints Russia: Orthodox Christians in chains

Intrigues in Kosovo aimed at inciting Serbia hints Russia: Orthodox Christians in chains Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The one binding reality of the foreign policy objectives of America… Continue reading

Turkey Experts Worry Erdogan Might Use Al-Qaeda Against Kurds

Turkey Experts Worry Erdogan Might Use AQ Against Kurds by John Rossomando  Investigative Project on Terrorism Although Turkey and Russia agreed last month to “withdraw” all jihadist groups from Syria’s Idlib Province, a… Continue reading

Khashoggi and press freedom in Turkey: Muslim Brotherhood narrative aimed at Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi and press freedom in Turkey: Muslim Brotherhood narrative aimed at Saudi Arabia Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Allegedly, Jamal Khashoggi in his last column focused extensively on the need for press… Continue reading

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is a supporter… Continue reading

The Uncertain Road Ahead for Macedonia

The Uncertain Road Ahead for Macedonia Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Margarita Assenova The Jamestown Foundation The vast majority of voters who took part in Macedonia’s referendum on September 30 supported changing the… Continue reading

Trump to enact more measures against Turkey for holding “our wonderful Christian pastor”

Trump to enact more measures against Turkey for holding “our wonderful Christian pastor” Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is warning President… Continue reading

US Tariffs and political pressure is tipping the Turkish lira over the edge in Turkey

US Tariffs and political pressure is tipping the Turkish lira over the edge in Turkey Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey… Continue reading

Trump administration warns NATO Turkey to end its persecution of a Christian pastor

Trump administration warns NATO Turkey to end its persecution of a Christian pastor Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and other powerful members of his… Continue reading

President Erdogan of Turkey is sullying NATO: Endless arrests to power concentration

President Erdogan of Turkey is sullying NATO: Endless arrests to power concentration Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Turkey in recent years is witnessing the relentless… Continue reading

Returning IS Fighters in the Balkans: Beyond the Immediate Security Threat

Returning IS Fighters in the Balkans: Beyond the Immediate Security Threat Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Ebi Spahiu The Jamestown Foundation Over the years, the nations of the Western Balkans have seen about 1,000… Continue reading

Government-Tied Turkish Organizations Support Global Jihadists and Islamists

IPT Exclusive: Government-Tied Turkish Organizations Support Global Jihadists and Islamists by Abha Shankar IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Turkish organizations with close ties to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration are partnering with,… Continue reading

Proposed Anti-Tank Missile Sale to Turkey, Qatar Raises Concern

Proposed Anti-Tank Missile Sale to Turkey, Qatar Raises Concern by John Rossomando   Investigative Project on Terrorism Advanced anti-tank missiles that Raytheon and Lockheed Martin plan to sell to Turkey and Qatar could… Continue reading

The U.S. is abandoning the Kurds in Afrin while seeking to defend Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta

The U.S. is abandoning the Kurds in Afrin while seeking to defend Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times NATO Turkey is using Islamist Takfiris and… Continue reading

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia says Turkey is part of the “triangle of evil”

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia says Turkey is part of the “triangle of evil” Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sweeping changes are on the way in Saudi Arabia under… Continue reading

Islamists Endorse Deadly Turkish Assault on Kurds

Islamists Endorse Deadly Turkish Assault on Kurds by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A full-fledged military assault on a predominantly Muslim community typically sparks a global wave of… Continue reading

NATO Turkey is allegedly recruiting ISIS members to kill Kurds in Syria: Afrin crisis

NATO Turkey is allegedly recruiting ISIS members to kill Kurds in Syria: Afrin crisis Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to The Independent media group, and other sources, NATO… Continue reading

President Erdogan of Turkey and the passive nature of NATO towards endless arrests

President Erdogan of Turkey and the passive nature of NATO towards endless arrests Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey is witnessing the relentless imprisonment of Kurdish political activists,… Continue reading

America and Russia need to warn Turkey to stop its ambition against the Kurds in Syria

America and Russia need to warn Turkey to stop its ambition against the Kurds in Syria Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If nations give President Erdogan… Continue reading

Turkey launches airstrikes against the Kurds: friend and foe are bleeding Syria

Turkey launches airstrikes against the Kurds: friend and foe are bleeding Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times NATO Turkey is launching a military push against the United States backed… Continue reading

President Vucic of Serbia says the murder of a Serbian politician in Kosovo was an act of terrorism

President Vucic of Serbia says the murder of a Serbian politician in Kosovo was an act of terrorism Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The embattled Orthodox Christian Serbs of… Continue reading

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in a strategic visit to Serbia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in a strategic visit to Serbia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan arrived in Serbia during his European… Continue reading

Kosovo Serbs need a fair ICJ decision to break the Kosovo Diktat: Pointer of Burkina Faso and Niger

Kosovo Serbs need a fair ICJ decision to break the Kosovo Diktat: Pointer of Burkina Faso and Niger Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Burkina Faso and Niger – a… Continue reading

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack?

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Since Moscow’s military intervention in the Syrian civil war… Continue reading

A Typical Day in NATO Turkey under Erdogan: 1,000 Arrested in Fresh Purge

A Typical Day in NATO Turkey under Erdogan: 1,000 Arrested in Fresh Purge Nuray Lydia Oglu, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey under President Tayyip Erdogan is turning into… Continue reading

How Erdogan’s Victory Might Be Europe’s Defeat

How Erdogan’s Victory Might Be Europe’s Defeat by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Over lunch in Istanbul last week, a friend and I spoke about the upcoming… Continue reading

Erdogan Critics Beware: Turkey Probably is Watching

Erdogan Critics Beware: Turkey Probably is Watching IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism For some Americans, concerns about Russian spying and interference in its elections are growing, with new reports emerging nearly every… Continue reading

Protests in Romania Grow based on Leftist Government Seeking to Free Corrupt Officials

Protests in Romania Grow based on Leftist Government Seeking to Free Corrupt Officials Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu of Romania is under pressure because vast… Continue reading

Serbia warns Albanians of re-entering Kosovo: Intrigues of Obama against Russia

Serbia warns Albanians of re-entering Kosovo: Intrigues of Obama against Russia Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) and NATO share a theme in Europe and this… Continue reading

Russia and Iran should demand Turkey to leave Syria: Erdogan the Megalomaniac

Russia and Iran should demand Turkey to leave Syria: Erdogan the Megalomaniac Nuray Lydia Oglu, Michiyo Tanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation needs to… Continue reading

Turkey Seeks to Sanction the Rape of Children based on Marriage: AKP and Sunni Islamization

Turkey Seeks to Sanction the Rape of Children based on Marriage: AKP and Sunni Islamization Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey once more seeks to turn the clock… Continue reading

Elections in Bulgaria and Moldova witness Favorable Leaders Elected towards Russia

Elections in Bulgaria and Moldova witness Favorable Leaders Elected towards Russia Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Presidential elections in Bulgaria and Moldova witnesses favorable results for the Russian Federation… Continue reading