Category Archive: Europe

Japanese Art and the Real Eternity’s Gate of Yuzo Saeki in the Mirror of Van Gogh

Japanese Art and the Real Eternity’s Gate of Yuzo Saeki in the Mirror of Van Gogh Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Shortly before Van Gogh died he painted “At Eternity’s Gate” in… Continue reading

Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Evolving Implicit Rivalry Over Nakhchivan

Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Evolving Implicit Rivalry Over Nakhchivan By: Eduard Abrahamyan The Jamestown Foundation The unprecedented escalation of violence, in April 2016, on the Line of Contact in the breakaway region of Karabakh… Continue reading

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation under President Vladimir Putin is increasingly disillusioned by the posturing… Continue reading

Moscow Considers Trump Too Weak to Be Useful

Moscow Considers Trump Too Weak to Be Useful Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor  By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation The US House of Representatives has with an overwhelming majority passed a bill reinforcing sanctions… Continue reading

European Art: Paul Gauguin and L.S. Lowry

European Art: Paul Gauguin and L.S. Lowry Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) became one of the greatest artists in Britain during the twentieth century despite facing many obstacles related… Continue reading

Hungary Defends Poland against EU Inquisition: Orban says, “Will Europe be inhabited by Europeans?”

Hungary Defends Poland against EU Inquisition: Orban says, “Will Europe be inhabited by Europeans?” Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Victor Orban of Hungary hit out at the… Continue reading

Contemporary Japanese Artist and Utrillo: Fresh Eyes of Notre-Dame de Clignantcourt

Contemporary Japanese Artist and Utrillo: Fresh Eyes of Notre-Dame de Clignantcourt Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Notre-Dame de Clignantcourt in the life of Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955) wasn’t a particular historical and famous… Continue reading

President Macron of France Impresses President Trump of America in Paris: European Breathing Space

President Macron of France Impresses President Trump of America in Paris: European Breathing Space Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Emmanuel Macron of France turned on the style and… 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

Japanese Financial Institutions are boosting Frankfurt over London: Daiwa, Nomura, and SMFG

Japanese Financial Institutions are boosting Frankfurt over London: Daiwa, Nomura, and SMFG Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The political situation in the United Kingdom (UK) remains unclear with regards… Continue reading

Germany to Silence Diverse Opinions by Holding Social Media to Ransom: Merkel, GDR, and Sharia

Germany to Silence Diverse Opinions by Holding Social Media to Ransom: Merkel, GDR, and Sharia Helmut Joachim Schmidt, Amina Qamar, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mirror of the German Democratic… Continue reading

Uganda needs Support from ongoing South Sudan Refugee Crisis: The United Kingdom and Church of England

Uganda needs Support from ongoing South Sudan Refugee Crisis: The United Kingdom and Church of England Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The ongoing crisis in South Sudan is witnessing… 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

Austria and Germany irked by new US Senate sanctions bill on the Russian Federation

Austria and Germany irked by new US Senate sanctions bill on the Russian Federation  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nations of Austria and Germany are irked by proposals… Continue reading

Grenfell Tower Blaze in London kills at least 12 People

Grenfell Tower Blaze in London kills at least 12 People Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Devastation struck west London after a brutal fire blaze hit Grenfell Tower in North… Continue reading

The United Kingdom and Brexit: President Macron of France says, “The door remains open”

The United Kingdom and Brexit: President Macron of France says, “The door remains open”  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The new leader of France, President Emmanuel Macron, is making… Continue reading

U.K. Election Result highlights a Complex Picture: Terrible Night for PM May and SNP

U.K. Election Result highlights a Complex Picture: Terrible Night for PM May and SNP Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The general election in the United Kingdom witnessed two strong… 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

Sunni Islamists Kill again in the United Kingdom: 7 Die in London Terrorist Attack

Sunni Islamists Kill again in the United Kingdom: 7 Die in London Terrorist Attack Nuray Lydia Oglu, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorists have killed at least… Continue reading

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan?

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan? Galina Zobova, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is… Continue reading

U.K. to Hide Terror Funding Inquiry that Hints at Saudi Arabia: Prime Minister May or Tim Farron?

U.K. to Hide Terror Funding Inquiry that Hints at Saudi Arabia: Prime Minister May or Tim Farron? Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Liberal Democrats agreed to a trade-off… Continue reading

Armenia and India Build Strategic Relationship

Armenia and India Build Strategic Relationship Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Eduard Abrahamyan The Jamestown Foundation With Azerbaijan and Pakistan currently pursuing a strategic partnership (see EDM, September 28, 2016; December 15, 2016),… Continue reading

Remembering Beslan and the Targeting of Children: Caucasus Jihadists are Still Killing

Remembering Beslan and the Targeting of Children: Caucasus Jihadists are Still Killing Ramzan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times On the morning of September 1, 2004, all seemed normal in Beslan… Continue reading

Lee Rigby, al-Liby, and Manchester Connection: Murkiness of MI5 and MI6 in Relation to Sunni Islamists

Lee Rigby, al-Liby, and Manchester Connection: Murkiness of MI5 and MI6 in Relation to Sunni Islamists Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The security services in the United Kingdom (MI5… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist Terrorist Kills 22 in Manchester: Same Force Butchers in Europe

Sunni Islamist Terrorist Kills 22 in Manchester: Same Force Butchers in Europe Murad Makhmudov, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamic terrorism can now include Manchester to its latest… Continue reading

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies

Putin Defends Trump and Ridicules His Enemies Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last week’s (May 10) visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to Washington to meet with… Continue reading

Japanese and British Art: Sendai to Northern English Cities

Japanese and British Art: Sendai to Northern English Cities Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) and Sawako Utsumi come from two very different cultures that have been shaped by the… Continue reading

Elitist Macron Wins in France but Division Awaits: Obama to Trump and Macron to?

Elitist Macron Wins in France but Division Awaits: Obama to Trump and Macron to? Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The political elites and globalists are celebrating victory in France… Continue reading

Homage to the Dutch Artist Aert Van Der Neer by Modern Japanese Artist

Homage to the Dutch Artist Aert Van Der Neer by Modern Japanese Artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Aert van der Neer (1603-1677) belongs to the Dutch Golden Age of… Continue reading

Elitist Macron of France threatens Visegrad nations: He warns Poland but what about Crime and Terrorism?

Elitist Macron of France threatens Visegrad nations: He warns Poland but what about Crime and Terrorism? Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Emmanuel Macron, the French globalist from a traditional… Continue reading

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Japan called for the need to… 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