Mali kills French-Tunisian GSIM terrorists after airstrikes

Mali kills French-Tunisian GSIM terrorists after airstrikes Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Mali claim to have killed several French-Tunisian Islamist terrorists in the forest environs of Ganguel. This concerns two airstrikes to flush out terrorists belonging to GSIM (the Group to Support Islam and Muslims). Henceforth, despite simmering…

South Sudan and 1.3 million children are malnourished

South Sudan and 1.3 million children are malnourished Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times South Sudan is blessed with important natural resources. However, ethnic and political instability continues to blight South Sudan – similar to ethnic and religious tensions that resulted in the loss of millions of lives in Sudan before the creation…

Japan art and Tōshi Yoshida: Calm Before the US carpet-bombing storm

Japan art and Tōshi Yoshida: Calm Before the US carpet-bombing storm Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Tōshi Yoshida (1911-1995) was the son of a distinguished artist. His father, Hiroshi Yoshida, was deeply respected for his Shin-Hanga art. However, his son would eventually focus on the Sōsaku Hanga art movement.  Tōshi suffered…

U.S. and Japan in naval exercises near Korean Peninsula: Japan Nationalism

U.S. and Japan in naval exercises near Korean Peninsula: Japan Nationalism Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times America and Japan are holding naval exercises for the first time since 2017 concerning the environs of the Korean Peninsula. North Korea is bound to deem this negatively. However, despite North Korea being opposed: for America…

Somalia and millions face food insecurity

Somalia and millions face food insecurity Noriko Watanabe and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times The United Nations is warning that Somalia faces famine concerning the ongoing drought. Thus six million people face food insecurity in this country – of these six million, four million are blighted by the drought in certain regions of Somalia. Therefore,…

US seeks to bully India: Russia and New Democratic Order (EU and Japan)

US seeks to bully India: Russia and New Democratic Order (EU and Japan) Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The colonial-minded nations of the United States and the United Kingdom – similar to the European Union (EU) – seek to bully and coerce independent nations. Hence, from Hungary (EU) to India,…

Anti-Russia Kishida of Japan and Ukraine refugee stunt: Asian refugees?

Anti-Russia Kishida of Japan and Ukraine refugee stunt: Asian refugees? Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Millions of people in various parts of Asia are internally displaced. However, as usual, Japan isn’t known for providing them with full refugee status and eventual citizenship. Yet, anti-Russia Prime Minister Fumio Kishida – seeking to…

The Sahel faces G-7 convulsions concerning sanctions on RussiaLibya re-run

The Sahel faces G-7 convulsions concerning sanctions on Russia: Libya re-run Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nations of the Sahel face new G-7 convulsions concerning the sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation. Like the destabilization of Libya that set off economic, migration, and terrorist convulsions, the richest nations on this earth care…

Immigrant tensions in South Africa lay with the ANC 

Immigrant tensions in South Africa lay with the ANC  Kanako Mita and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The African National Congress (ANC) continues to fail the poor of South Africa. From high unemployment, inadequate housing, and the endless stream of various ethnic African immigrant groups entering the nation. Therefore, recent tensions concerning undocumented immigrants are…

America claims national interests in military sales to Taiwan: China and Russia

America claims national interests in military sales to Taiwan: China and Russia Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Joe Biden of America can’t stop destabilizing and meddling in the national security of other nations. Thus every continent has been deemed the backyard of America. This is despite the shambles of the…

UK, US, Japan, and NATO supply arms and money for Ukraine to kill Russians: Would they like?

UK, US, Japan, and NATO supply arms and money for Ukraine to kill Russians: Would they like? Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Imagine if citizens and soldiers of NATO nations and Japan were being killed in a war whereby the pro-Russian Federation umbrella began to supply military arms and…

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to preserve the independent path of Hungary 

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to preserve the independent path of Hungary  Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The leader of Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, emerged victorious again to secure his fourth term in office. Orbán is a free conservative political spirit who seeks to preserve the culturally rich heritage of Hungary while…

South Sudan and ethnic and political differences: Peace agreement

South Sudan and ethnic and political differences: Peace agreement Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times South Sudan (Republic of South Sudan) should have ushered in a period of peace for the embattled ethnic and religious groups who faced Arabization and Islamization concerning the policies of past Khartoum elites. However, while South Sudan has an…

Japan novelist and Haruo Umezaki: Sakurajima and nationalism under PM Kishida

Japan novelist and Haruo Umezaki: Sakurajima and nationalism under PM Kishida Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Japanese novelist Haruo Umezaki (1915-1965) belongs to the Taisho (1912-1926) and the Showa (1926-1989) periods of Japanese history. However, like his war novella titled Sakurajima, it is the Meiji Period (1868-1912) that shaped Japan and set off future convulsions.…

Australia upset by the Solomon Islands and China: America, Japan, and hypocrisy

Australia upset by the Solomon Islands and China: America, Japan, and hypocrisy Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare of the Solomon Islands signed a new security pact with China. According to Sogavare, the agreement is in the national interest of the Solomon Islands and will cement the continuing…

The Increasing Danger Facing Women in Turkey

The Increasing Danger Facing Women in Turkey by Abigail R. EsmanIPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism  There was Aylin Sozer in Istanbul, whose former boyfriend slit her throat and then burned her alive. There was 23-year-old Sule Cet, raped by her boss and tossed from the 20th-floor window of a high rise in Ankara. And in Denizli Province,…

Legacy of Obama and the continuing audacity of death: Libya, Syria, and Yemen

Legacy of Obama and the continuing audacity of death: Libya, Syria, and Yemen Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The legacy of former President Barack Obama of America isn’t the title of his book, The Audacity of Hope. Instead, it is the “audacity of death” for Libya, the Sahel region, Syria, and Yemen. This reality…

OPEC, Russia, and Quad: Gulf powers and India ignore America, Japan, and the UK

OPEC, Russia, and Quad: Gulf powers and India ignore America, Japan, and the UK Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The OPEC+ group of nations has no intentions of taking a stance against the Russian Federation concerning the conflict in Ukraine. America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and several European Union nations tried…

Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh nervous of fresh Azerbaijan probes

Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh nervous of fresh Azerbaijan probes Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The remaining Armenian Christian communities of Nagorno-Karabakh are getting nervous concerning fresh military probes by Azerbaijan. Thus with the Russian Federation embroiled in a conflict with Ukraine, the fear is that Azerbaijan and NATO Turkey will make fresh…

Iraq and NATO convulsions: Christians, LGBT, Yazidis, and failed state

Iraq and NATO convulsions: Christians, LGBT, Yazidis, and failed state Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Western media (on the whole) with Japan jumping on the anti-Russia bandwagon, under Prime Minister Fumio Kishida – is providing the simple “heroic” versus “demonic” narrative once more. Hence, Ukraine bombing the Donbas region (Russians and Russian speakers) since 2014 –…

Kishida in Hiroshima (irony) and anti-China and anti-RussiaWest Papua to Yemen

Kishida in Hiroshima (irony) and anti-China and anti-Russia: West Papua to Yemen Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Unbelievably, given the linkage of America with dropping nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida continued with his anti-Russian Federation and anti-China rhetoric in the environs of Hiroshima. Like the last administration…

Japan art and Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924): Anti-China and modern nationalism 

Japan art and Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924): Anti-China and modern nationalism  Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Japanese artist Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924) witnessed unimaginable changes throughout his life. He was born during the Edo Period, which began in 1603. However, this period of Japanese history was eclipsed by the modernization processes of the Meiji Era (1868-1912) –…

North Korea weapons program: Japan and its anti-China and anti-Russia stance

North Korea weapons program: Japan and its anti-China and anti-Russia stance Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is increasingly adopting anti-China and anti-Russian Federation policies. Concerning North Korea, little changes because Japan and North Korea haven’t trusted each other since the founding of North Korea in 1948. Therefore, the…

Islamists in Mozambique continue to wreak havoc: SADC and Rwanda

Islamists in Mozambique continue to wreak havoc: SADC and Rwanda Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorists are spreading their insurgency inside northern Mozambique and right up to the border of Tanzania. Initially, the impetus of regional military forces from the Southern African Development Community bloc (SADC) and Rwanda stemmed the tide. However,…

Anti-Russia Kishida led to peace treaty talks being terminated by Russia

Anti-Russia Kishida led to peace treaty talks being terminated by Russia Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was elected the leader of Japan last year. However, in less than six months, his anti-Russian Federation rhetoric led to the termination of peace treaty talks. Therefore, his foreign policy agenda is…

Anti-Russia Kishida fails to alter independent India: Japan and nuclear hypocrisy 

Anti-Russia Kishida fails to alter independent India: Japan and nuclear hypocrisy  Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Anti-Russian Federation rhetoric was stated by the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, in India. Hence, showing disrespect for India’s close relationship with the Russian Federation – Japan was reminded, diplomatically, that India’s main…