Category Archive: Balkans

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

Turkey under Erdogan: Tens of Thousands Arrested but Turkey still not Expelled from NATO

Turkey under Erdogan: Tens of Thousands Arrested but Turkey still not Expelled from NATO Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey is witnessing the relentless imprisonment of Kurdish political… 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

Austria Focuses on Visegrad Logic to Protect European Borders: EU and Turkey

Austria Focuses on Visegrad Logic to Protect European Borders: EU and Turkey Salma Zribi, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Austria is preparing to protect Europe in line with the… Continue reading

Turkey Mocks Iraq and Sends Troops to the Border: Weakness of NATO and Obama

Turkey Mocks Iraq and Sends Troops to the Border: Weakness of NATO and Obama Nuray Lydia Oglu, Michiyo Tanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey is… Continue reading

Turkey and Russia Work on Normalizing Relations, Sign Agreement on Scaled-Back Turkish Stream Pipeline

Turkey and Russia Work on Normalizing Relations, Sign Agreement on Scaled-Back Turkish Stream Pipeline Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Orhan Gafarli The Jamestown Foundation Earlier this month, Turkey hosted the 23rd World Energy… Continue reading

Turkey says Russian Federation Notified Syria Prior to Entering: Ankara to Restore Ties?

Turkey says Russian Federation Notified Syria Prior to Entering: Ankara to Restore Ties? Nuray Lydia Oglu, Takeshi Hasegawa, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim, claims… Continue reading

NATO Turkey is Killing the Kurds Directly in Syria: Obama is the new Arthur Zimmermann

NATO Turkey is Killing the Kurds Directly in Syria: Obama is the new Arthur Zimmermann Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The one consistent theme of President Obama’s leadership in… Continue reading

Erdogan-Gulen Power Struggle Divides European Turks

Erdogan-Gulen Power Struggle Divides European Turks IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism On the night of July 15, members of the Turkish military stormed the state-run TRT news agency in Ankara and forced… Continue reading

Attack on Gülen Movement Increasingly a Cornerstone of Turkey’s Foreign Policy in the Balkans

Attack on Gülen Movement Increasingly a Cornerstone of Turkey’s Foreign Policy in the Balkans Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Ebi Spahiu The Jamestown Foundation The recent coup attempt in Turkey (July 15–16) and… Continue reading

Homosexual Raped and Brutally Murdered in Turkey: PC Liberal Betrayal of Real Refugees

Homosexual Raped and Brutally Murdered in Turkey: PC Liberal Betrayal of Real Refugees Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Chancellor Merkel of Germany is creating a… Continue reading

The Struggle with Islamic State that Turkey Hoped to Avoid

The Struggle with Islamic State that Turkey Hoped to Avoid Contributors: Nigar Goksel, Berkay Mandiraci, and Ekaterina Sokirianskaia International Crisis Group Turkey has blamed the so-called Islamic State (IS) for the triple suicide… Continue reading

Circassians Divided Over Turkish Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath

Circassians Divided Over Turkish Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath Publication: North Caucasus By: Valery Dzutsati The Jamestown Foundation Many from Turkey’s North Caucasian diaspora supported President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during the failed July… Continue reading

President Erdogan of Turkey Declares a State of Emergency

President Erdogan of Turkey Declares a State of Emergency Salma Zribi, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey announced a three-month state of emergency, in… Continue reading

Turkey under Despotic President Erdogan: Coup Plotters Rushed on Fear of Immediate Arrests

Turkey under Despotic President Erdogan: Coup Plotters Rushed on Fear of Immediate Arrests Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The botched coup against President Erdogan appears to… Continue reading

Military Coup in Turkey: President Erdogan and Divided Nation

Military Coup in Turkey: President Erdogan and Divided Nation Nuray Lydia Oglu, Takeshi Hasegawa, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Erdogan of Turkey is hiding behind security officials while a minor… Continue reading

Will Turkey’s New Diplomatic Push Reduce Its American MB Support?

Will Turkey’s New Diplomatic Push Reduce Its American MB Support? by Abha Shankar IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Turkey is mending fences with Egypt and cutting back its support for the Muslim… Continue reading

Russia and Turkey Mend Fences as US-Russian Relations Nosedive

Russia and Turkey Mend Fences as US-Russian Relations Nosedive Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Reports emerged in Moscow and Ankara, on June 24, that Turkish President Recep Tayyip… Continue reading

Islamist Terrorist Attack hits Turkey: Many Killed after Ataturk International Airport Attack

Islamist Terrorist Attack hits Turkey: Many Killed after Ataturk International Airport Attack Nuray Lydia Oglu, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorists have killed at least 36 people… Continue reading

Erdogan Expands His Assault on Journalists Beyond Turkish Borders

Erdogan Expands His Assault on Journalists Beyond Turkish Borders IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Ebru Umar was angry. A Dutch journalist of Turkish heritage, she has been known to take that anger… Continue reading

Russia must warn Turkey over Armenia and Azerbaijan tensions: Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis

Russia must warn Turkey over Armenia and Azerbaijan tensions: Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis Ramazan Khalidov, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation must warn Turkey about embroiling itself in the… Continue reading

Turkey Endangered by Erdogan and Davutoglu: EU and US Rebuke Turkey over Zaman Newspaper

Turkey Endangered by Erdogan and Davutoglu: EU and US Rebuke Turkey over Zaman Newspaper Nuray Lydia Oglu, Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Erdogan and Prime Minister Davutoglu are… Continue reading

Austria now Following the Example of Hungary: Merkel, Migrants and Genuine Refugees

Austria now Following the Example of Hungary: Merkel, Migrants and Genuine Refugees Helmet Joachim Schmidt, Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Chancellor Merkel of Germany gave more than a wink… Continue reading

The Battle for the Euphrates: Turkey’s Response to Kurdish Expansion

The Battle for the Euphrates: Turkey’s Response to Kurdish Expansion Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume By: Wladimir van Wilgenburg The Jamestown Foundation In an unexpected move on December 26, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF),… Continue reading