Category Archive: Geopolitics

Power Flows Downstream: Sino-Vietnamese Relations and the Lancang-Mekong River

Power Flows Downstream: Sino-Vietnamese Relations and the Lancang-Mekong River Publication: China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 14 By: Emily Walz The Jamestown Foundation China’s international rivers are becoming a focal point for contests over… Continue reading

Confusion abounds in Zimbabwe: Military Coup or preventing the planned takeover by Grace Mugabe?

Confusion abounds in Zimbabwe: Military Coup or preventing the planned takeover by Grace Mugabe? Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Zimbabwe remains tense after the military stepped in and seized… Continue reading

Myanmar Army is protecting Buddhists, Hindus, and Tribal groups from ARSA Terrorists: The Tripartite

Myanmar Army is protecting Buddhists, Hindus, and Tribal groups from ARSA Terrorists: The Tripartite Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Myanmar are risking everything in order… Continue reading

Migrant Crisis in Italy via Libya: NGOs, Smugglers, and Arab Slavery of Black Africans

Migrant Crisis in Italy via Libya: NGOs, Smugglers, and Arab Slavery of Black Africans Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Carmelo Zuccaro, an Italian prosecutor, claims to have major evidence… Continue reading

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Inciting sectarian strife against Egypt’s Coptic Christians is not a novelty. Islamist… Continue reading

President Trump tells APEC that the United States will no longer tolerate “Chronic trade abuses”

President Trump tells APEC that the United States will no longer tolerate “Chronic trade abuses” Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America said that his nation… Continue reading

Dangerous times in Myanmar for Buddhists, Hindus, and Tribal people in Rakhine

Dangerous times in Myanmar for Buddhists, Hindus, and Tribal people in Rakhine Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar faces untold pressure to accept Bengali Muslims back… Continue reading

Tigers in the Haze: Chinese Troops on the Border with North Korea in the “April Crisis”

Tigers in the Haze: Chinese Troops on the Border with North Korea in the “April Crisis” Publication: China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 13 By: Adam Cathcart The Jamestown Foundation While China is frequently… Continue reading

President Trump of America reminds Japan that he is irked by Trade Issues

President Trump of America reminds Japan that he is irked by Trade Issues Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The meeting between President Donald Trump of America and Prime Minister… Continue reading

Re-Alignment of China and Japan: Rich Cultural, Historical, and Religious Legacy

Re-Alignment of China and Japan: Rich Cultural, Historical, and Religious Legacy Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The ancient Middle Kingdom of China impacted greatly on the culture of… Continue reading

Saudi-led coalition kills many people at a market in Yemen: Sunni Muslim outcry?

Saudi-led coalition kills many people at a market in Yemen: Sunni Muslim outcry? Boutros Hussein, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another day in Yemen and yet another brutal Saudi-led… Continue reading

Buddhists, Hindus, and Tribal people can’t trust ARSA and Bengali Muslim objectives in Myanmar

Buddhists, Hindus, and Tribal people can’t trust ARSA and Bengali Muslim objectives in Myanmar Murad Makhmudov, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Islamic terrorists belonging to the Arakan Rohingya Salvation… Continue reading

International Aid is assisting Sunni Islamism and Year Zero: Government to the Taliban

International Aid is assisting Sunni Islamism and Year Zero: Government to the Taliban Ramazan Khalidov, Michiyo Tanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Once more many nations will pledge major financial support… Continue reading

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 20 By: Nicholas A. Heras The Jamestown Foundation In late September, the military leader of Sudan’s Rapid… Continue reading

Japanese Megabanks threaten major job losses based on changing times and profitability

Japanese Megabanks threaten major job losses based on changing times and profitability Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Megabanks in Japan are threatening major job losses over respective periods of… Continue reading

PM of Spain calls regional election on December 21 after Catalan leader removed under Article 155

PM of Spain calls regional election on December 21 after Catalan leader removed under Article 155 Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Spain at a moment of… Continue reading

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

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

China, India, and Russia support Myanmar’s struggle against Islamic terrorism and path to stability

China, India, and Russia support Myanmar’s struggle against Islamic terrorism and path to stability Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The powerful nations of China, India, and the Russian Federation… Continue reading

Sentenced to Death for Drinking Water and Blasphemy in Pakistan: Asia Bibi and Persecution

Sentenced to Death for Drinking Water and Blasphemy in Pakistan: Asia Bibi and Persecution Amina Qamar, Takeshi Hasegawa, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The brave Christian lady called Asia Bibi (Aasiya… Continue reading

Japan, South Korea, and the United States aim to show unity towards North Korea

Japan, South Korea, and the United States aim to show unity towards North Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Defense Ministers of America, Japan, and South Korea all… Continue reading

PM Shinzo Abe claims a fresh mandate: LDP and junior partner Komeito utilize weak opposition

PM Shinzo Abe claims a fresh mandate: LDP and junior partner Komeito utilize weak opposition Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of the ruling Liberal Democratic… Continue reading

Chinese and Indian Competition in Space Heats Up

Chinese and Indian Competition in Space Heats Up Publication: China Brief By: Sudha Ramachandran The Jamestown Foundation On May 5, India began a new diplomatic push in South Asia by launching the “South… Continue reading

Mosques attacked by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Islamist hypocrisy and Myanmar

Mosques attacked by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Islamist hypocrisy and Myanmar  Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists have once more slaughtered Shia Muslims in Afghanistan after one brutal… Continue reading

Prime Minister Abe of Japan in confident mood prior to the Election

Prime Minister Abe of Japan in confident mood prior to the Election Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Unlike the leader of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, it appears that… Continue reading

Christians abandoned in Nigeria: Endless Massacres by the Muslim Fulani

Christians abandoned in Nigeria: Endless Massacres by the Muslim Fulani Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Nigeria needed the support of regional nations in order to tackle… Continue reading

Poetry – The Toad Fears the Death Knell of Europe

Poetry – The Toad Fears the Death Knell of Europe Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The toad did not fear death On the contrary, the fear was not resting on his native… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist terrorist attack kills at least 230 people in Somalia

Sunni Islamist terrorist attack kills at least 230 people in Somalia Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamic terrorists targeting the capital of this nation have killed at least… Continue reading

Abe no Nakamaro (698-770) and Japan Poetry: Influence of the Middle Kingdom

Abe no Nakamaro (698-770) and Japan Poetry: Influence of the Middle Kingdom Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese scholar and poet, Abe no Nakamaro (698-770), resided in the world of the… Continue reading

British and Islamic collusion in the Chittagong Hill Tracts against Buddhism: Myanmar and Hinduism

British and Islamic collusion in the Chittagong Hill Tracts against Buddhism: Myanmar and Hinduism Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The reality of the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh where… Continue reading

Hindu Organizations in Myanmar condemn ARSA Terrorism and International Media Coverage

Hindu Organizations in Myanmar condemn ARSA Terrorism and International Media Coverage Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Important Hindu organizations in Myanmar have condemned the Islamist terrorist organization… Continue reading

Armenia Amends New Military Doctrine in Standoff With Azerbaijan Over Karabakh

Armenia Amends New Military Doctrine in Standoff With Azerbaijan Over Karabakh Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Eduard Abrahamyan The Jamestown Foundation At the Armenian diaspora’s Sixth Pan-Armenian Forum, held on September 18¬–20, Armenian… Continue reading

Poetry – Saffron Robes in Myanmar seek to escape the reality of history!

Poetry – Saffron Robes in Myanmar seek to escape the reality of history! Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Buddha walked and gently guided from afar Then the sword of jihad cut… Continue reading