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 Turkey is recruiting ISIS (Islamic State – IS) sectarian terrorists and other Takfiri Islamists to kill Kurds in Northern Syria. This relates…

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, arrests of supporters of Fethullah Gülen, and anyone not towing the Islamist-leaning government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Yet, despite month after…

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 of Turkey “an inch” then he will “take a mile.” Hence, President Trump of America needs to warn a fellow NATO member…

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 Kurds in Northern Syria. In other words, two major NATO powers are on opposite sides in the intrigues against Syria – and…

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 Kosovo (Kosovo and Metohija) are in shock after the assassination of Oliver Ivanovic. Hence, the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, will visit…

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 model for the Serbs of Kosovo? The two West African nations of Burkina Faso and Niger both fully endorsed the border decision…

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 began in September 2015, a key element of Russian logistical support for its forces has been a maritime supply route deployed from…

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 Turkish referendum. “Many European Turks are likely to vote ‘yes,’” I cautioned my friend, whom I knew was planning to vote ‘no,’…

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 day. But in Europe, officials are fighting off an even greater incursion from another country, which is now spying even on civilians:…

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 numbers of Romanians believe that the leftist government is favoring corrupt officials over the masses. Grindeanu, the Social Democratic Party (PSD), supported…

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 applies to tolerating the cleansing of Orthodox Christians in Northern Cyprus and the Serbian Jerusalem of Kosovo – just like the same…

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 focus on the ulterior motives of President Erdogan of Turkey in relation to Syria. In recent months the Russian Federation and Turkey…

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 because both respective candidates seek better relations with Moscow. Of course, voters in Bulgaria and Moldova have responded to internal events –…

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 Visegrad Group (V4 – Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia) that seeks earnestly to protect European civilization and values. It is abundantly…

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 once more involved in brinkmanship and increasing regional tensions. Internationally, the attention is on the utter barbarity of ISIS (Islamic State –…

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 Congress in Istanbul. The theme of the Congress, held on October 9–13, was “Embracing New Frontiers.” The participants—who included 3 presidents, 56…

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 categorically that political elites in Ankara notified the Russian Federation prior to the armed forces of Turkey entering Syria. In turn, the…

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 the Middle East and North Africa is to sow the seeds of chaos and mass instability. This reality is visible to an…

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 an anchorwoman to read a statement calling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a “traitor.” Within moments, tanks began to drive menacingly through the…

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 the government’s domestic response have occupied a great deal of media attention over the past several weeks. But the broader geopolitical implications…

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 great deal of pain internally for indigenous Germans, and externally for genuine refugees who can’t compete based on economics, mass Sunni Muslim…

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 15 coup. At least some North Caucasians, however, have doubts about extending their support to the Turkish president. The Circassian activists are…

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 be based on bringing plans forward because of knowing about imminent arrests. According to internal sources in Turkey, at least 300 prominent…

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 Erdoğan wrote his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, a letter apparently apologizing for the loss of a Russian Su-24 bomber and the death…

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 after a brutal attack against Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. The final death figure may increase because at least 130 people remain…