Category Archive: Geopolitics

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China and the Russian Federation are increasingly concerned by the… Continue reading

Myanmar anti-Buddhist Propaganda in Full Flow: Media, Syria, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Myanmar anti-Buddhist Propaganda in Full Flow: Media, Syria, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The irony couldn’t be more ironic based on the reality of… Continue reading

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi marched straight into a battle with Egypt’s highest Sunni authority,… Continue reading

Burundi nationals killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Inquiry Opened

Burundi nationals killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Inquiry Opened  Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is known that 37 nationals from Burundi were killed in the Democratic… Continue reading

South Korea rightly provides Humanitarian Aid to the poor in North Korea: Japan is irked

South Korea rightly provides Humanitarian Aid to the poor in North Korea: Japan is irked Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The current leader of South Korea, President Moon Jae-in,… Continue reading

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor  By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last November, in Minsk, at a session of the joint Russian-Belarusian “defense collegium,” Russia’s minister of… Continue reading

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Northern Japan is now a growing part of… Continue reading

Mali and Niger seek International Funding for Anti-Terrorist Forces in the Sahel

Mali and Niger seek International Funding for Anti-Terrorist Forces in the Sahel Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The nations of Mali and Niger – part of the G5 Sahel… Continue reading

Anti-Myanmar Agenda and Hypocrisy of Malaysia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Anti-Myanmar Agenda and Hypocrisy of Malaysia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Salma Zribi, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is widely known that Gulf petrodollars from Saudi Arabia… Continue reading

President Trump responds quickly to Hurricane crisis: $15 billion in Hurricane related aid

President Trump responds quickly to Hurricane crisis: $15 billion in Hurricane related aid  Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump is sometimes a bit of a maverick whereby… Continue reading

U.S. Nuclear Weapons could be deployed in Japan claims Former Secretary-General Ishiba

U.S. Nuclear Weapons could be deployed in Japan claims Former Secretary-General Ishiba Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The highly respected former Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and… Continue reading

Al-Qaeda’s Quiet Resurgence in India

Al-Qaeda’s Quiet Resurgence in India Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Animesh Roul The Jamestown Foundation Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the official South Asian branch of the transnational al-Qaeda network, has spread its… Continue reading

Al-Qaeda to reciprocate the Mass Media: Afghanistan to Bosnia to Libya to Syria to Myanmar

Al-Qaeda to reciprocate the Mass Media: Afghanistan to Bosnia to Libya to Syria to Myanmar Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mass media corporations throughout the Northern Hemisphere and… Continue reading

Hindus and the Buddhist Mro Tribe are fleeing ARSA Islamists in Myanmar: Eye of Yazidis

Hindus and the Buddhist Mro Tribe are fleeing ARSA Islamists in Myanmar: Eye of Yazidis Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mass media is adept at mass generalizations and… Continue reading

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea

Russia says America must open dialogue with North Korea: Japan and South Korea Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation warned ominously that a… Continue reading

Belgium: 119 Islamic Institutions Investigated for Extremism in 2016

Belgium: 119 Islamic Institutions Investigated for Extremism in 2016 By IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Belgian authorities investigated 58 mosques and 61 Islamic associations in 2016 in an effort to counter the… Continue reading

Trump and Mattis not on the same Hymn Sheet over North Korea: South Korea and Japan

Trump and Mattis not on the same Hymn Sheet over North Korea: South Korea and Japan Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that North Korea is intent on… Continue reading

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times North Korea was rebuked rapidly by America, Japan, and… Continue reading

Hindus killed in Myanmar after ARSA attack: Army evacuates 4,000 Buddhists and Hindus

Hindus killed in Myanmar after ARSA attack: Army evacuates 4,000 Buddhists and Hindus Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Myanmar have evacuated approximately 4,000… Continue reading

Disruption Under the Radar: Chinese Advances in Quantum Sensing

Disruption Under the Radar: Chinese Advances in Quantum Sensing Publication: China Brief By: Elsa Kania, Stephen Armitage The Jamestown Foundation   This piece builds upon prior research and analysis on Chinese advances in… Continue reading

Shia Muslims Killed in brutal Mosque attack by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan

Shia Muslims Killed in brutal Mosque attack by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Shia of Afghanistan faces a fresh wave of Sunni Islamist hatred… Continue reading

Russian Federation declares a Special Economic Zone in Disputed Area with Japan

Russian Federation declares a Special Economic Zone in Disputed Area with Japan Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of the Russian Federation signed an important economic… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists using Children and Babies to Butcher in Nigeria

Sunni Islamists using Children and Babies to Butcher in Nigeria Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The endless twisted morality of Sunni Islamists is beyond any rationality,… Continue reading

Muslim Brotherhood Groups Increasingly Open in Endorsing Anti-Sisi Violence in Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood Groups Increasingly Open in Endorsing Anti-Sisi Violence in Egypt By John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A group of exiled Morsi-era Muslim Brotherhood politicians based in Istanbul has posted… Continue reading

500 Killed in Deadly Floods that have hit South Asia: Bangladesh, India, and Nepal affected

500 Killed in Deadly Floods that have hit South Asia: Bangladesh, India, and Nepal affected Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to media reports, approximately 500 people have perished… Continue reading

U.S. Secretary of State condemns racism: Tillerson says, “We must pursue reconciliation”

U.S. Secretary of State condemns racism: Tillerson says, “We must pursue reconciliation” Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America faces the reality of heightened tensions from… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist Terrorist attack in Barcelona kills many in the heart of Catalonia

Sunni Islamist Terrorist attack in Barcelona kills many in the heart of Catalonia Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorism is a growing reality in Europe based on… Continue reading

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea warns against unilateral action against North Korea

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea warns against unilateral action against North Korea Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Moon Jae-in of South Korea is making it known that… Continue reading

Suspected Sunni Islamist Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso

Suspected Sunni Islamist Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso Omar Abdullah Ismail and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Suspected Sunni Islamist terrorists have killed at least 18 people in a cafe attack in… Continue reading

Malaysia Kills a Talking Point (Atheists and Secularists Under Threat)

Malaysia Kills a Talking Point IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism In trying to cast their faith as tolerant and accepting of others, many Muslims like to point to the Quran’s verse 2:256:… Continue reading

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties

North Korea and U.S. crisis: Russian Federation calls for a Double Freeze by all Vested Parties Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasingly worried by rhetoric… Continue reading

Africa and the Nation State: Ethnic and Religious Tensions

Africa and the Nation State: Ethnic and Religious Tensions Pierre Leblanc, Kanako Itamae, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times South Sudan is a relatively new nation state but just like other older… Continue reading