Category Archive: Geopolitics

President Trump of America and Prime Minister Abe of Japan to hold a summit next week in New York

President Trump of America and Prime Minister Abe of Japan to hold a summit next week in New York Noriko Watanabe and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and… Continue reading

US and Japan trade talks set back after fresh tariffs imposed on China: Beijing today, Tokyo tomorrow?

US and Japan trade talks set back after fresh tariffs imposed on China: Beijing today, Tokyo tomorrow? Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Important trade talks between America and Japan… Continue reading

Ex-Spy Slams Brennan’s ‘Freedom of Speech’ Hypocrisy

Ex-Spy Slams Brennan’s ‘Freedom of Speech’ Hypocrisy by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Former CIA Director John Brennan wants Americans to view him as a victim of President Trump’s alleged… Continue reading

America and the Philippines are bracing for potent storms that threaten many

America and the Philippines are bracing for potent storms that threaten many Chika Mori and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times America and the Philippines are bracing for major storms that threaten to unleash… Continue reading

Putin of Russia suggests the signing of a peace treaty with Abe of Japan

Putin of Russia suggests the signing of a peace treaty with Abe of Japan Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation hinted strongly to Japan that both nations… Continue reading

Death toll reaches 39 after the 6.7 Earthquake hit Hokkaido: 1 person still missing

Death toll reaches 39 after the 6.7 Earthquake hit Hokkaido: 1 person still missing  Chika Mori and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times   The death toll from the deadly 6.7 magnitude earthquake in… Continue reading

Moscow Prepares Vostok 2018 as Sino-Russian Strategic Exercise

Moscow Prepares Vostok 2018 as Sino-Russian Strategic Exercise Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Roger McDermott The Jamestown Foundation The culmination of the combat training year in Russia’s Armed Forces results in an annual… Continue reading

Shia Muslims burn down Iran Consulate based on rebuking outside influence: Muqtada al-Sadr

Shia Muslims burn down Iran Consulate based on rebuking outside influence: Muqtada al-Sadr Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Iranian consulate was set alight in the overwhelmingly Shia city… Continue reading

The UK abandons religious minorities: Sunni Islamists butcher in Syria but mainly Sunni Muslims let in

The UK abandons religious minorities: Sunni Islamists butcher in Syria but mainly Sunni Muslims let in Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Alawites, Christians, and Yazidis have no majority… Continue reading

The Taliban Takes on Islamic State: Insurgents Vie for Control of Northern Afghanistan

The Taliban Takes on Islamic State: Insurgents Vie for Control of Northern Afghanistan Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 16 Issue: 16 By: Waliullah Rahmani The Jamestown Foundation Fierce fighting between the Taliban and Islamic… Continue reading

OIC and Western powers are inciting against Myanmar in order to distract their evil crimes against Yemen

OIC and Western powers are inciting against Myanmar in order to distract their evil crimes against Yemen Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and… Continue reading

Xi’s Grip Loosens Amid Trade War Policy Paralysis

Xi’s Grip Loosens Amid Trade War Policy Paralysis By: Willy Wo-Lap Lam The Jamestown Foundation A spate of unusual reports in Hong Kong and overseas Chinese-language media lend credence to the idea that,… Continue reading

Japan needs to listen to the people of Okinawa: U.S. base and Central Government threat

Japan needs to listen to the people of Okinawa: U.S. base and Central Government threat Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The majority of the United States military bases in… Continue reading

Japan’s Foreign Policy: China and Russia are essential because no warrior Benkei in sight

Japan’s Foreign Policy: China and Russia are essential because no warrior Benkei in sight Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Since the post-World War Two period, it is abundantly obvious that America predominates… Continue reading

Russian Federation increases its military power on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles

Russian Federation increases its military power on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasing its military hardware in Crimea based… 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

Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan butcher many in a mainly Shia part of Kabul: Islamophobia?

Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan butcher many in a mainly Shia part of Kabul: Islamophobia? Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The politically correct and the Islamist agenda are equally served… Continue reading

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Current Crisis and Future Directions

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Current Crisis and Future Directions Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Alison Pargeter The Jamestown Foundation   In July 2018, the Congressional Subcommittee on National Security held a hearing to… Continue reading

Millions of Japanese Children face Poverty: Yet, Japan supports $1 Billion for International Children

Millions of Japanese Children face Poverty: Yet, Japan supports $1 Billion for International Children Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan pledged $1 billion dollars to support… Continue reading

Syria appeals to Western Nations to lift sanctions and help the nation to stabilize

Syria appeals to Western Nations to lift sanctions and help the nation to stabilize Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The brutal conflict in Syria supported by Sunni Muslim led… Continue reading

Arab League and Palestinian cause on the ashes of killing each other and persecuting non-Arabs

Arab League and Palestinian cause on the ashes of killing each other and persecuting non-Arabs Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Arab League, an organization based on the Arab… 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

Sunni Muslim led Saudi alliance kills many children on a bus in Yemen: Hypocrisy of OIC

Sunni Muslim led Saudi alliance kills many children on a bus in Yemen: Hypocrisy of OIC Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Sunni Muslim alliance led by Saudi Arabia… Continue reading

Returning Uighur Fighters and China’s National Security Dilemma

Returning Uighur Fighters and China’s National Security Dilemma Publication: China Brief V By: Joseph Hope The Jamestown Foundation In early 2017, CCP Secretary General President Xi Jinping announced his desire to build a… Continue reading

Fresh hope in South Sudan after agreement on power-sharing between Kiir and Machar

Fresh hope in South Sudan after agreement on power-sharing between Kiir and Machar  Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The people of South Sudan deserve real hope after suffering at… Continue reading

Sharia Islamic law and female dress code: Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the dark shadow

Sharia Islamic law and female dress code: Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the dark shadow Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Iran and leading Shia Muslim clerics should… Continue reading

Japan continues to support the efforts of Iran to implement the nuclear deal: US and Japan

Japan continues to support the efforts of Iran to implement the nuclear deal: US and Japan Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan reiterated its support of… Continue reading

Islamization and Bengali Muslim migration: Indigenous of Assam, the Chittagong Hill Tracts, and Rakhine

Islamization and Bengali Muslim migration: Indigenous of Assam, the Chittagong Hill Tracts, and Rakhine Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The international media is negating the serious issue of Bengali… Continue reading

Myanmar is hoping to attract more tourists from China, Japan, and South Korea: Eco-tourism

Myanmar is hoping to attract more tourists from China, Japan, and South Korea: Eco-tourism Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar is hoping to increase the numbers… Continue reading

Russia Makes Further Gains in Syria After Helsinki

Russia Makes Further Gains in Syria After Helsinki Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation In the past several days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the first deputy defense… 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