Cameroon, Chad, and Nigeria to alter fight against Islamist terrorists: Instability in Africa

Cameroon, Chad, and Nigeria to alter fight against Islamist terrorists: Instability in Africa Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times After the reported death of Aboubakar Shekau, the former leader of Boko Haram, the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) is altering the terrorist tactics on the ground. Boko Haram is a regional…

Iraq assassination attempt against PM al-Kadhimi fails

Iraq assassination attempt against PM al-Kadhimi fails Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, survived a sophisticated assassination attack. It is known that an armed drone laden with explosives tried to kill him.  Seven security guards protecting al-Kadhimi were injured in this brazen assassination attempt. Immediately,…

CSTO ‘Combat Brotherhood 2021’ Exercises Send Strong Message to Afghanistan

CSTO ‘Combat Brotherhood 2021’ Exercises Send Strong Message to Afghanistan Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By:  John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation On October 18–23, the Moscow-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which includes Afghanistan as an observer, held its Combat Brotherhood 2021 strategic military exercises, with three drills codenamed Echelon-2021, Search-2021 and Interaction-2021, in…

MP Amess stabbed to death by Islamist inside a church in England: Apostates face death in Somalia

MP Amess stabbed to death by Islamist inside a church in England: Apostates face death in Somalia Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times A serving Member of Parliament (MP), Sir David Amess of the United Kingdom, was brutally murdered by an Islamist in a Christian Church in eastern England. According to sources,…

The Taliban’s Persistent War on Salafists in Afghanistan

The Taliban’s Persistent War on Salafists in Afghanistan Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Abdul Sayed The Jamestown Foundation Salafists in Afghanistan face severe challenges and insecurities after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on August 15. The Taliban are suspicious of Afghan Salafists for supporting the Taliban’s arch-enemy, Islamic State in Khorasan Province (ISKP). The…

NATO Turkey and proxies bomb and cleanse Christians and other minorities in Syria

NATO Turkey and proxies bomb and cleanse Christians and other minorities in Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  NATO Turkey is continuing to violate the territory of Syria along with Sunni Islamist proxies and mercenaries for hire. Henceforth, the recent bombing of Tel Tamer, a majority Christian populated town, and other…

US Democrats decry non-inclusive Taliban regime while praising non-inclusive Qatar

US Democrats decry non-inclusive Taliban regime while praising non-inclusive Qatar Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States is decrying the non-inclusive Taliban regime while praising non-inclusive Qatar. Also, past American intelligence pointed the finger at Qatar for its involvement in terrorism. Henceforth, Qatar is known to be a ratline for…

Transitional Military Council in Chad ready for dialogue with Front for Change and Concord

Transitional Military Council in Chad ready for dialogue with Front for Change and Concord Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Chad is multi-ethnic and multi-religious. Also, despite the size of its armed forces, this nation punches above its weight. Thus the armed forces of Chad are supporting several nations against…

ISIS attack in Afghanistan kills many in Kabul: Twin fear of Sunni Islamist Takfiris

ISIS attack in Afghanistan kills many in Kabul: Twin fear of Sunni Islamist Takfiris Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Kabul in Afghanistan was rocked by two suspected attacks by ISIS (Islamic State) in Afghanistan. According to the Russian Federation, at least 13 people are known to have died. However, this figure is…

Chad downsizes its armed forces in the Sahel: Islamist terrorism and France

Chad downsizes its armed forces in the Sahel: Islamist terrorism and France Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Chad are known throughout the Sahel and Lake Chad region for their professionalism in fighting against several Sunni Islamist terrorist groups. However, political tensions and other negative forces beset Chad.…

Rwanda helps Mozambique to dislodge Sunni Islamist forces in Mocimboa da Praia

Rwanda helps Mozambique to dislodge Sunni Islamist forces in Mocimboa da Praia Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The increasing Sunni Islamist insurgency in Northern Mozambique led to several African nations sending military forces to support Mozambique. At first, Mozambique sought to utilize private security networks to train and support the armed…

Pockets of resistance in Kunduz in Afghanistan: Taliban increases pressure

Pockets of resistance in Kunduz in Afghanistan: Taliban increases pressure Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Taliban is increasing pressure on several cities throughout Afghanistan. Some agencies are claiming that Kunduz is in the hands of the Taliban. However, pockets of government resistance continue in their own military base and the…

Taliban are closing in on Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan: Ghani blames the speed of the US pullout

Taliban are closing in on Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan: Ghani blames the speed of the US pullout Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Afghanistan is facing the growing threat of the Taliban. Thus President Ashraf Ghani is looking increasingly anxious. Ghani, clearly unhappy about the speed of the US military pullout under…

Curfew at night in Afghanistan to provide more security in areas held

Curfew at night in Afghanistan to provide more security in areas held Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The pull-out of American forces in Afghanistan under President Biden of America is witnessing fresh Taliban momentum. Nerves are obviously fraying within government-controlled areas because the Taliban supports a strict and draconian Islamic Sharia…

UN pained by the growth of Islamist terrorism in Africa: Obama and Libya debacle

UN pained by the growth of Islamist terrorism in Africa: Obama and Libya debacle Murad Makhmudov and Lee jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times A panel of experts concerning terrorism and geopolitical issues notified the United Nations (UN) about their concerns for Africa. In the first six months of this year, al-Qaida, ISIS (Islamic State), and other…

New Nuclear Deal Would Empower the Iranian Regime

New Nuclear Deal Would Empower the Iranian Regime by Hany GhorabaIPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism The current, bumpy negotiations aimed at preventing the Iranian regime from developing nuclear weapons are among the Biden administration’s highest priorities. The administration lifted sanctions on more than a dozen former Iranian officials in June, a move that Iranian officials viewed…

Taliban Controls Afghanistan’s Northern Borders, Unsettling Countries Near and Far

Taliban Controls Afghanistan’s Northern Borders, Unsettling Countries Near and Far Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Paul Goble The Jamestown Foundation With the ongoing withdrawal of the United States’ military forces and the consequent weakening of the Afghan government, the Taliban now controls much of the territory of Afghanistan and most of its northern borders, posing…

Sunni Islamists massacre over 130 in Burkina Faso

Sunni Islamists massacre over 130 in Burkina Faso Murad Makhumdov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Burkina Faso is blighted by Sunni Islamist terrorist groups and ethnic tensions. Indeed, ethnic, religious, and political tensions throughout the Sahel region are extremely alarming. Therefore, ethnic and Islamist massacres occur in Burkina Faso, Chad,…