Category Archive: Military news

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

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

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

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

The US condemns China for intimidating neighbors in the South China Sea

The US condemns China for intimidating neighbors in the South China Sea Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States Defense Secretary, Jim Mattis, notified China that America is… Continue reading

Moscow Set to Establish Second Military Base in Kyrgyzstan

Moscow Set to Establish Second Military Base in Kyrgyzstan Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Paul Goble The Jamestown Foundation After almost five years of fits and starts on the question, Moscow is set… Continue reading

The United States and North Korea merry-go-round: South Korea is in a fix

The United States and North Korea merry-go-round: South Korea is in a fix Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of South Korea under President Moon Jae-in is in… Continue reading

President Trump is trying to calm the concerns of North Korea

President Trump is trying to calm the concerns of North Korea Hiroshi Saito and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America is trying to calm the genuine concerns held… Continue reading

Myanmar is trying to restore order and solve many protracted conflicts: U.N. is out of touch

Myanmar is trying to restore order and solve many protracted conflicts: U.N. is out of touch Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar and the armed forces… Continue reading

North Korea and South Korea make pledges to restore peace: America can’t ignore!

North Korea and South Korea make pledges to restore peace: America can’t ignore! Ri Kuk-Chol, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The leaders of North Korea and South Korea held… Continue reading

Japan bows to G-7 instead of focusing on strengthening ties with the Russian Federation

Japan bows to G-7 instead of focusing on strengthening ties with the Russian Federation Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan should not meekly follow… Continue reading

North Korea to suspend missile and nuclear tests: Ghosts of the Sunshine Policy

North Korea to suspend missile and nuclear tests: Ghosts of the Sunshine Policy   Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, announced a major… Continue reading

America, France, and the United Kingdom target Syria based on the terrorist narrative

America, France, and the United Kingdom target Syria based on the terrorist narrative Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Syrian armed forces and the military government infrastructure is now… Continue reading

Japan boosts its military option: The Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade

Japan boosts its military option: The Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese government under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is focused on the modernization of… Continue reading

Japan and military revamp to meet a changing geopolitical landscape: US estrangement

Japan and military revamp to meet a changing geopolitical landscape: US estrangement Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is intent on… Continue reading

Myanmar and unity: Military Chief focuses on federalism and multi-party democracy

Myanmar and unity: Military Chief focuses on federalism and multi-party democracy Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Myanmar is on the path of consolidating multi-party democracy and… Continue reading

North Korea pays homage to China before meetings with America and South Korea: Denuclearization?

North Korea pays homage to China before meetings with America and South Korea: Denuclearization? Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, visited President Xi… Continue reading

U.S. estranged policy towards terrorists utilizing Pakistan: Backward step under Trump

U.S. estranged policy towards terrorists utilizing Pakistan: Backward step under Trump Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Terrorist and sectarian forces blight Afghanistan based on internal issues and the external… Continue reading

Myanmar reaches out militarily during ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces meeting held in Singapore

Myanmar reaches out militarily during ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces meeting held in Singapore Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar is focused firmly on reaching out… Continue reading

The U.S. is abandoning the Kurds in Afrin while seeking to defend Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta

The U.S. is abandoning the Kurds in Afrin while seeking to defend Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times NATO Turkey is using Islamist Takfiris and… Continue reading

President Trump of America is open to meeting the leader of North Korea

President Trump of America is open to meeting the leader of North Korea Kanako Itamae and Sawako Uchida  Modern Tokyo Times Recent hostility on the Korean Peninsula based on a war of words,… Continue reading

Gulf and NATO nations are concerned for 20,000 Sunni Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta in Syria

Gulf and NATO nations are concerned for 20,000 Sunni Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta in Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Once more powerful NATO and Gulf nations –… Continue reading

Russia is telling nations to rein in terrorist groups in Syria: Afrin and Eastern Ghouta

Russia is telling nations to rein in terrorist groups in Syria: Afrin and Eastern Ghouta Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is alarmed by the manipulation of… Continue reading

Myanmar, the Russian Federation, and counter-insurgency: Sukhoi-30 and Yak-130

Myanmar, the Russian Federation, and counter-insurgency: Sukhoi-30 and Yak-130 Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Myanmar is intent on developing its armed forces because of various ethnic insurgencies, the growing… Continue reading

Islamists Endorse Deadly Turkish Assault on Kurds

Islamists Endorse Deadly Turkish Assault on Kurds by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A full-fledged military assault on a predominantly Muslim community typically sparks a global wave of… Continue reading

NATO Turkey is allegedly recruiting ISIS members to kill Kurds in Syria: Afrin crisis

NATO Turkey is allegedly recruiting ISIS members to kill Kurds in Syria: Afrin crisis Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to The Independent media group, and other sources, NATO… Continue reading

Korean Peninsula: Understanding between America, China, and Russia is needed

Korean Peninsula: Understanding between America, China, and Russia is needed Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis on the Korean peninsula needs calmness in the corridors of power in… Continue reading

Do Buddhists and Tribal Groups in Rakhine count in Myanmar? Western and Islamic media circus

Do Buddhists and Tribal Groups in Rakhine count in Myanmar? Western and Islamic media circus Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar isn’t isolated regionally and two… Continue reading