Category Archive: Military news

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

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

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States

China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea need to stem North Korea and the United States Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China, Japan, the Russian Federation, and South Korea need… Continue reading

Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Evolving Implicit Rivalry Over Nakhchivan

Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Evolving Implicit Rivalry Over Nakhchivan By: Eduard Abrahamyan The Jamestown Foundation The unprecedented escalation of violence, in April 2016, on the Line of Contact in the breakaway region of Karabakh… Continue reading

The United States is open to North Korea turning the corner: Tillerson and President Moon

The United States is open to North Korea turning the corner: Tillerson and President Moon Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Rex Tillerson, the United States Secretary of State, is… Continue reading

Shia Civilians including Women and Children are butchered by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Taliban and ISIS

Shia Civilians including Women and Children are butchered by Sunni Islamists in Afghanistan: Taliban and ISIS Jibril Khoury, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist Takfiri forces have butchered… Continue reading

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics

Trump administration in fresh anti-Russia rhetoric: Russian Federation and the Baltics Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation under President Vladimir Putin is increasingly disillusioned by the posturing… Continue reading

Cameroon on the Frontline in Fighting Boko Haram Takfiri Terrorism: Amnesty International

Cameroon on the Frontline in Fighting Boko Haram Takfiri Terrorism: Amnesty International Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Cameroon is on the frontline in fighting the barbarity… Continue reading

North Korea should Open Up to the New Leader of South Korea: Military Talks Proposed

North Korea should Open Up to the New Leader of South Korea: Military Talks Proposed  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The new leader of South Korea, President Moon Jae-in,… Continue reading

Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and the Defeat of ISIS in Mosul: Holy Shia Cleric and Resistance

Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and the Defeat of ISIS in Mosul: Holy Shia Cleric and Resistance Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the most senior holy… Continue reading

Swarms at War: Chinese Advances in Swarm Intelligence

Swarms at War: Chinese Advances in Swarm Intelligence Publication: China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 9 By: Elsa Kania The Jamestown Foundation The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) anticipates that future warfare will be… Continue reading

Kosovo Serbs need a fair ICJ decision to break the Kosovo Diktat: Pointer of Burkina Faso and Niger

Kosovo Serbs need a fair ICJ decision to break the Kosovo Diktat: Pointer of Burkina Faso and Niger Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Burkina Faso and Niger – a… Continue reading

Recent Developments in the Chinese Army’s Helicopter Force

Recent Developments in the Chinese Army’s Helicopter Force Publication: China Brief By: Dennis J. Blasko The Jamestown Foundation In November 2016, Chinese internet sources showed photos of a ceremony in the (former) 13th… Continue reading

More Christians Executed by Sunni Islamists in the Philippines: Maute and Crisis in Marawi

More Christians Executed by Sunni Islamists in the Philippines: Maute and Crisis in Marawi Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists in the Philippines express utter joy by executing… Continue reading

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack?

Russia’s Syria Resupply Route Through the Turkish Straits: Vulnerable to Terrorist Attack? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Since Moscow’s military intervention in the Syrian civil war… Continue reading

Remembering Bahukutumbi Raman who was a true Counter-Terrorist and Security Expert: India and Pakistan

Remembering Bahukutumbi Raman who was a true Counter-Terrorist and Security Expert: India and Pakistan Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It was with great sadness in June 2013 that Modern Tokyo Times heard… Continue reading

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan?

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan? Galina Zobova, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is… Continue reading

Armenia and India Build Strategic Relationship

Armenia and India Build Strategic Relationship Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Eduard Abrahamyan The Jamestown Foundation With Azerbaijan and Pakistan currently pursuing a strategic partnership (see EDM, September 28, 2016; December 15, 2016),… Continue reading

America and Japan to hold “Two Plus Two” talks aimed at strategies towards North Korea

America and Japan to hold “Two Plus Two” talks aimed at strategies towards North Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Political and military elites in North Korea continue to… Continue reading

Trump in the House of Anti-Christian and anti-Shia Saudi Arabia blames Iran

Trump in the House of Anti-Christian and anti-Shia Saudi Arabia blames Iran Boutros Hussein, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is bowing down to the… Continue reading

Cholera Hits Yemen: Reality of the Saudi Arabia led bombing Campaign and Western Indifference

Cholera Hits Yemen: Reality of the Saudi Arabia led bombing Campaign and Western Indifference Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Cholera is now stalking the people of Yemen based on… Continue reading

Moon Jae-in to become President of South Korea: Economic Issues and North Korea

Moon Jae-in to become President of South Korea: Economic Issues and North Korea Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The presidential election in South Korea witnessed no drama because like… Continue reading

Philippines Choose Chinese Investment Over Territorial Defense

Philippines Choose Chinese Investment Over Territorial Defense Publication: China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 6 By: Peter Wood The Jamestown Foundation In early April, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made waves by promising to improve… Continue reading

President Donald Trump irks South Korea: Trade Deal, paying for THAAD, and Estrange Timing

President Donald Trump irks South Korea: Trade Deal, paying for THAAD, and Estrange Timing Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The administration of President Trump is following the path of… Continue reading

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Japan called for the need to… Continue reading

Afghan Army slaughtered by outnumbered Taliban fighters: Islamic and NATO destabilization path

Afghan Army slaughtered by outnumbered Taliban fighters: Islamic and NATO destabilization path Murad Makhmudov, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Taliban, despite being massively outnumbered, have managed to kill… Continue reading

South Korea’s Presidential Election: Implications for China

South Korea’s Presidential Election: Implications for China Publication: China Brief By: Darcie Draudt The Jamestown Foundation The South Korean presidency was scheduled to change hands later this year, but Park Geun-hye’s official removal… Continue reading

The United States now Ushers a Conciliatory Tone towards North Korea: Regional Pressure?

The United States now Ushers a Conciliatory Tone towards North Korea: Regional Pressure? Shuchun Zhang and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that the administration of President Donald Trump is rethinking… Continue reading

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis on the Korean peninsula needs calmness in the corridors… Continue reading

Syria and Khan al-Assal Massacre: A forerunner to False Chemical Flag in Khan Sheikhoun against Syria

Syria and Khan al-Assal Massacre: A forerunner to False Chemical Flag in Khan Sheikhoun against Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In Khan al-Assal over 150 people were brutally… Continue reading

Trump offers China Economic Inducements if Beijing puts Pressure on North Korea

Trump offers China Economic Inducements if Beijing puts Pressure on North Korea Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that President Donald Trump is offering economic inducements for China… Continue reading