Category Archive: Geopolitics

Canada is Funding and Supporting Terrorism Front Groups with Taxpayers’ Money

Canada is Funding and Supporting Terrorism Front Groups with Taxpayers’ Money by Tom Quiggin Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism The government of Canada plans to funnel $23 million into a… Continue reading

Japan and EU trade deal is a sign that both entities oppose protectionism and Trump’s America First

Japan and EU trade deal is a sign that both entities oppose protectionism and Trump’s America First Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The signed economic agreement between Japan and… Continue reading

President Putin of Russia is optimistic after meeting President Trump of America in Helsinki

President Putin of Russia is optimistic after meeting President Trump of America in Helsinki Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation is optimistic of… Continue reading

President Xi Jinping of China and power concentration: the legacy of Deng Xiaoping is being threatened

President Xi Jinping of China and power concentration: the legacy of Deng Xiaoping is being threatened Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Deng Xiaoping radically altered China from a tainted… Continue reading

President Erdogan of Turkey is sullying NATO: Endless arrests to power concentration

President Erdogan of Turkey is sullying NATO: Endless arrests to power concentration Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Turkey in recent years is witnessing the relentless… Continue reading

China’s Intensifying Pressure Campaign against Taiwan

China’s Intensifying Pressure Campaign against Taiwan Publication: China Brief By: Russell Hsiao The Jamestown Foundation China has significantly ramped up pressure on Taiwan since Tsai Ing-wen was democratically-elected as the country’s president in… Continue reading

Japan floods and landslides have killed at least 50 people with Hiroshima and Ehime being hard hit

Japan floods and landslides have killed at least 50 people with Hiroshima and Ehime being hard hit Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times At least 50 people have perished after… Continue reading

Execution of 7 Aum Shinrikyo members in the Tokyo Sarin attack is bringing Heisei Era to a close

Execution of 7 Aum Shinrikyo members in the Tokyo Sarin attack is bringing Heisei Era to a close Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The reverberations in Japan of an… Continue reading

India deemed the most dangerous for women according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation

India deemed the most dangerous for women according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the country of India is… Continue reading

Myanmar and the anti-Buddhist media agenda: Aung San Suu Kyi and path of stability

Myanmar and the anti-Buddhist media agenda: Aung San Suu Kyi and path of stability Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The situation in Myanmar remains critical in 2018 because ethnic,… Continue reading

Austria takes over the EU Council Presidency: Vienna and Visegrad need to protect the gates

Austria takes over the EU Council Presidency: Vienna and Visegrad need to protect the gates Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria needs to steady the… Continue reading

Fugitive Bangladeshi Militants Bring Jamaat ul Mujahideen to India

Fugitive Bangladeshi Militants Bring Jamaat ul Mujahideen to India Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 16 Issue: 13 By: Animesh Roul The Jamestown Foundation A failed bomb plot that appeared to target the Tibetan Buddhist… Continue reading

America deems Ireland to be on par with poorer nations in terms of allowing Trafficking

America deems Ireland to be on par with poorer nations in terms of allowing Trafficking Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The United States State Department has put on notice… Continue reading

Myanmar is deemed guilty for protecting various ethnic and religious groups in Rakhine

Myanmar is deemed guilty for protecting various ethnic and religious groups in Rakhine Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Internationally, you have ongoing bloodshed and persecution in Afghanistan, Central African… Continue reading

Nations and charities should be heavily fined for encouraging migration to the EU: OIC and refugees

Nations and charities should be heavily fined for encouraging migration to the EU: OIC and refugees Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) needs to consider indigenous… Continue reading

The Horrors of Honor Violence: Terrorism At Home

The Horrors of Honor Violence: Terrorism At Home by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism She was a 15-year-old student at San Antonio’s Taft High School with a… Continue reading

Cyber Defense and Mossad: Israel and Libertad

Cyber Defense and Mossad: Israel and Libertad Murad Makhumdov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Mossad, one of the most famous international spy agencies in the world, is focused on state of… Continue reading

Visegrad nations and Austria call for a stronger border defense to defend the EU

Visegrad nations and Austria call for a stronger border defense to defend the EU Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Visegrad bloc consisting of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland,… Continue reading

President Trump threatens further tariffs on China: Trade war in the offing

President Trump threatens further tariffs on China: Trade war in the offing Chika Mori and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Political elites in China seem to be waking up to the possibility of… Continue reading

Refugees from Burundi and DRC face a bleak future in Tanzania: Factors are complex

Refugees from Burundi and DRC face a bleak future in Tanzania: Factors are complex Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Tanzania is intent on keeping refugees and… Continue reading

Islamic State Emboldened in Afghanistan

Islamic State Emboldened in Afghanistan Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Farhan Zahid The Jamestown Foundation From its establishment in September 2014, Islamic State’s arm in Afghanistan, its Khorasan province entity (IS-K), found itself the… Continue reading

France in slippery slope in Yemen: Macron is mulling a minesweeping operation in Hodeidah

France in slippery slope in Yemen: Macron is mulling a minesweeping operation in Hodeidah Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United Nations (UN) is voicing concern about the Saudi-led… Continue reading

Japan fears repercussions of US halting military exercises with South Korea: Glee in Russia

Japan fears repercussions of US halting military exercises with South Korea: Glee in Russia Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is in a flux after President… Continue reading

Saudi-led Sunni Muslim alliance launches a major attack on a key port city in Yemen

Saudi-led Sunni Muslim alliance launches a major attack on a key port city in Yemen  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Sunni Muslim Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched… Continue reading

The US and North Korea in possible détente but the road ahead remains rocky: Japan sidelined

The US and North Korea in possible détente but the road ahead remains rocky: Japan sidelined   Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America was vindicated… Continue reading

President Trump is optimistic of a positive summit with the leader of North Korea

President Trump is optimistic of a positive summit with the leader of North Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is extremely optimistic of a… Continue reading

The Many Sides of Tentative Sino-Japanese Rapprochement

The Many Sides of Tentative Sino-Japanese Rapprochement By: Willy Wo-Lap Lam The Jamestown Foundation A recent, unexpected rapprochement between China and Japan has emerged more quickly than many observers thought possible. And unlike… Continue reading

The United States under Trump calls on G-7 nations to drop subsidies and tariffs

The United States under Trump calls on G-7 nations to drop subsidies and tariffs Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The United States under President Donald Trump is becoming increasingly… Continue reading

Japan and China take small steps to prevent air and sea clashes in territorial areas of overlap

Japan and China take small steps to prevent air and sea clashes in territorial areas of overlap Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan is… Continue reading

Guatemala Fuego Volcano leaves at least 85 dead and many missing

Guatemala Fuego Volcano leaves at least 85 dead and many missing Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The devastating eruption of Fuego volcano in Guatemala is finally becoming uncovered. This… Continue reading

Meek UK and ISIS re-entrants: Reward for butchering Alawites, Christians, Yazidis, and the Shia

Meek UK and ISIS re-entrants: Reward for butchering Alawites, Christians, Yazidis, and the Shia Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In the United Kingdom, the madness of tolerating the intolerable… Continue reading

Belgium Terror Attack Mirrors an All Too Familiar Pattern

Belgium Terror Attack Mirrors an All Too Familiar Pattern by Patrick Dunleavy IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Watching summer reruns on TV can be entertaining. Watching reoccurring patterns in Islamic terrorist attacks… Continue reading