Category Archive: Middle East

Mossad and Cyber Defense: Libertad and Israel

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

Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values

Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Extraditing dissident Islamist cleric Fethullah Gulen to Turkey would be a betrayal of American values and should be… Continue reading

Syria and the Uighur Takfiri group that set up a Palestinian sub-unit: China is concerned

Syria and the Uighur Takfiri group that set up a Palestinian sub-unit: China is concerned Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Palestinians are being utilized by Sunni Islamists in… Continue reading

Islamist Terror Threat As Strong As Ever, Dutch Intelligence Warns

Islamist Terror Threat As Strong As Ever, Dutch Intelligence Warns by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism It has become “the new normal,” a structural part of 21st-century… Continue reading

Iran and the state apparatus that crushes dissent: Elitist oppression and Evin Prison

Iran and the state apparatus that crushes dissent: Elitist oppression and Evin Prison Murad Makhmudov, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Iran is using the state apparatus… Continue reading

Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Arabia: Western media and Muslim Brotherhood intrigues

Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Arabia: Western media and Muslim Brotherhood intrigues Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Saudi Arabia is faced with enormous pressure from certain… Continue reading

Tunisian Ennahda’s ‘Secret Apparatus’ Draws Comparisons to Brotherhood Origins

Tunisian Ennahda’s ‘Secret Apparatus’ Draws Comparisons to Brotherhood Origins by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A lawsuit accusing Tunisia’s Ennahda Movement of plotting the assassination of two political… Continue reading

Sporadic protests in Iran are aimed at corrupt theocratic and political elites

Sporadic protests in Iran are aimed at corrupt theocratic and political elites Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Protests in Iran are often sporadic and vary in size but they… Continue reading

UK humanitarian aid projects in Yemen are being bombed by the UK backed bombing raids

UK humanitarian aid projects in Yemen are being bombed by the UK backed bombing raids Michiyo Tanabe, Nawal Soueif, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis in Yemen is highlighting the… Continue reading

Turkey Experts Worry Erdogan Might Use Al-Qaeda Against Kurds

Turkey Experts Worry Erdogan Might Use AQ Against Kurds by John Rossomando  Investigative Project on Terrorism Although Turkey and Russia agreed last month to “withdraw” all jihadist groups from Syria’s Idlib Province, a… Continue reading

Another massacre of innocents in Yemen by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition

Another massacre of innocents in Yemen by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Saudi Arabia that is leading the Sunni Muslim alliance needs… Continue reading

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia needs the chance to modernize society

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia needs the chance to modernize society Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is clear that the Western and Muslim Brotherhood media… Continue reading

Khashoggi and press freedom in Turkey: Muslim Brotherhood narrative aimed at Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi and press freedom in Turkey: Muslim Brotherhood narrative aimed at Saudi Arabia Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Allegedly, Jamal Khashoggi in his last column focused extensively on the need for press… Continue reading

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment

Khashoggi, Muslim Brotherhood and opportune America, Turkey, and the UK: Land of political imprisonment Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is a supporter… Continue reading

Nations and charities encouraging migration to the EU should be charged: OIC free ride

Nations and charities encouraging migration to the EU should be charged: OIC free ride Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) needs to consider indigenous taxpayers and… Continue reading

The Mass Media and the reciprocal Al-Qaeda: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Libya, Syria, and now Myanmar

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

Myanmar and the Yazidi shadow in Rakhine: Buddhists, Mro, Bengali Hindus, and others fled ARSA Islamists

Myanmar and the Yazidi shadow in Rakhine: Buddhists, Mro, Bengali Hindus, and others fled ARSA Islamists Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In Iraq and Syria it soon became apparent… Continue reading

Yemen: Clashes Between Islamic State and AQAP Emblematic of Broader Competition

Clashes Between Islamic State and AQAP Emblematic of Broader Competition   Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 16 Issue: 18 By: Brian M. Perkins The Jamestown Foundation The Islamic State’s (IS) global network is far… Continue reading

Myanmar is bullied by Western and Islamic states that seek to gloss over Yemen and other ill deeds

Myanmar is bullied by Western and Islamic states that seek to gloss over Yemen and other ill deeds Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Western and Islamic nations that have… 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

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

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

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

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

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

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