Libya tensions and the legacy of America and the UK: Failed states (EU and Japan)

Libya tensions and the legacy of America and the UK: Failed states (EU and Japan) Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) and Japan never imposed sanctions on America and other European nations involved with the destabilization of Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, and countless brutal deeds – from…

Mali quits G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force: France intrigues?

Mali quits G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force: France intrigues? Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Mali is quitting the G5 Sahel regional group. This regional group consisted of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger before Mali announced that it would withdraw from this anti-jihadist alliance.  Mali is citing political…

Islamist terrorist attack kills 11 soldiers in Egypt

Islamist terrorist attack kills 11 soldiers in Egypt Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Islamists have killed 11 Egyptian soldiers after the security forces tried to prevent a terrorist attack concerning the Suez Canal Zone. The Sinai peninsula in recent years witnessed the increasing control of this important region by the armed forces…

East African Community lays the foundation for DRC multinational force

East African Community lays the foundation for DRC multinational force Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The East African Community (EAC) recently accepted the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into this organization. EAC partners concern Burundi, the DRC, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Therefore, with major ethnic and religious faultlines…

Shia educational facilities attacked in Kabul by terrorists

Shia educational facilities attacked in Kabul by terrorists Noriko Watanabe and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times Two attacks against educational facilities hit the mainly Shia Hazara area located in Western Kabul. The latest terrorist attack bears the hallmarks of ISIS (Islamist State – ISIS-K). NATO powers – ostensibly with America taking the senior role – were…

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…

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…

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…

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 –…

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,…

Islamists kill civilians in Burkina Faso: NATO’s legacy of death (Libya)

Islamists kill civilians in Burkina Faso: NATO’s legacy of death (Libya) Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The nation of Burkina Faso witnessed three different Islamist terrorist attacks in the last three days. This continuing pattern blights the nation. Ethnic tensions along with political and military intrigues have also entered the fray concerning…

France to pull troops out of Mali: Sahel region, Libya, Niger, and Nigeria 

France to pull troops out of Mali: Sahel region, Libya, Niger, and Nigeria Kanako Mita, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The situation in Mali concerning internal politics and the threat of various Islamist forces remains a bane to the people of this nation. France initially sent forces to Mali in 2013 to…

US witnesses 900,000 Covid and 100,000 overdose deaths: Russia, Ukraine, and NATO Turkey

US witnesses 900,000 Covid and 100,000 overdose deaths: Russia, Ukraine, and NATO Turkey Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Homelessness, drug addiction, criminality, and social inequality are nothing new in the United States. Internationally, all nations suffer internal issues to various levels. However, like the handling of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the…

Burkina Faso new military leader calls for international support: ECOWAS

Burkina Faso new military leader calls for international support: ECOWAS Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The military of Burkina Faso under Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba ousted the leader after a mutiny occurred. President Roch Marc Kabore was overthrown after being blamed for endangering the territorial integrity of Burkina Faso. This…

Tensions in Burkina Faso over soldiers seeking more funds to fight terrorists 

Tensions in Burkina Faso over soldiers seeking more funds to fight terrorists Sawako Utsumi and Noriko Watanabe  Modern Tokyo Times  Burkina Faso is blighted by Sunni Islamic terrorism, similar to many regional nations throughout this part of Africa. Soldiers, unhappy about the growing menace of terrorism and having limited resources to counter the threat, seek adequate…

UNHCR calls for support to end Sahel conflicts: Libya, Nigeria, and Islamists 

UNHCR calls for support to end Sahel conflicts: Libya, Nigeria, and Islamists Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Sahel and Lake Chad region faces many ethnic and religious issues. Hence, Islamic terrorism blights countless nations throughout the region. Ethnic tensions and fragile political systems also persist. Therefore, al-Qaeda and…

Endless massacres by Islamists in Nigeria: Boko, ISIS, Turji loyalists, Fulani, and others 

Endless massacres by Islamists in Nigeria: Boko, ISIS, Turji loyalists, Fulani, and others  Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times At least 200 villagers have been killed in the latest terrorist attack to blight Nigeria. The one connection behind much of the carnage in Nigeria is the Islamist angle. Equally, just…

Al-Shabaab Islamists suspected of killing 6 Christians in Kenya

Al-Shabaab Islamists suspected of killing 6 Christians in Kenya Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Al-Shabaab (Al-Shabab) Islamists are suspected of killing six Christians in Kenya. The massacre of Christians happened in the village of Widhu, Lamu County. Pastor Stephen Sila told International Christian Concern, “I counted seven houses that were torched down,…

Islamists kill many in Burkina Faso and Niger

Islamists kill many in Burkina Faso and Niger Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Islamic terrorists have killed many once more in Burkina Faso and Niger. Recently, Burkina Faso and Niger launched military operations against Islamist forces. Apparently, during these military operations, they killed approximately 100 terrorists.  However, Sunni Islamic terrorists affiliated…

Bataclan Trial Highlights France’s Ongoing Security Challenges 

Bataclan Trial Highlights France’s Ongoing Security Challenges  by Hany GhorabaIPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism French police last foiled an ISIS plot last week for a knife rampage during Christmas celebrations, showing the country remains under constant threat from terrorists. The two men arrested had ISIS propaganda in their Paris homes. The arrests came as the country…