Siege of Mecca and International Sunni Islamist Terrorism based on Gulf Petrodollars and Western Intrigues

Siege of Mecca and International Sunni Islamist Terrorism based on Gulf Petrodollars and Western Intrigues Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In the 1980s, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan,… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Yumeji Takehisa: No International Salvation in Death

Japanese Art and Yumeji Takehisa: No International Salvation in Death Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nations, you have elites which control and often abuse power based on “special interests” and… Continue reading

The ‘Khasavyurt Group’: A New Watershed of Islamic State Activity in Dagestan

The ‘Khasavyurt Group’: A New Watershed of Islamic State Activity in Dagestan Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Neil Hauer The Jamestown Foundation The discovery of what appears to be a sizeable Islamic State (IS) cell… Continue reading

Softbank, Saudi Arabia, and Mega Fund: Persecution of Women to Buddhism

Softbank, Saudi Arabia, and Mega Fund: Persecution of Women and Banning Buddhism Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The enormous internal debt of Softbank never ceases to amaze individuals, therefore,… Continue reading

Spirituality of Mountain Art in Japan: Buddhism, Shintoism, and Contemplation

Spirituality of Mountain Art in Japan: Buddhism, Shintoism, and Contemplation Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Mount Fuji in Japan is a national symbol that signifies many things to respective individuals. Yet, irrespective… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists Slaughter many in Iraq and Pakistan: Shia and Sufi Targeted

Sunni Islamists Slaughter many in Iraq and Pakistan: Shia and Sufi Targeted Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another barbaric day in the annals of Sunni Islamic terrorism, whereby Shia… Continue reading

ISIS Terrorists Tapping Organized Crime to Infiltrate Europe

ISIS Terrorists Tapping Organized Crime to Infiltrate Europe IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism With the help of organized criminal elements, Islamic State terrorists reportedly are buying legitimate British passports that can evade… Continue reading

Russophobia is Running Riot in America based on Hardline Republicans, Democrats, and the Media

Russophobia is Running Riot in America based on Hardline Republicans, Democrats, and the Media Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Hardline Republicans and liberal Democrats who espouse Russophobia at the… Continue reading

Afghanistan and International Aid: Government to Taliban equates to Year Zero

Afghanistan and International Aid: Government to Taliban equates to Year Zero Ramazan Khalidov, Michiyo Tanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Once more many nations will pledge major financial support to the… Continue reading

Calligrapher Sugawara Mitsushige and Bodhisattva Kannon: Buddhism and Culture

Calligrapher Sugawara Mitsushige and Bodhisattva Kannon: Buddhism and Culture Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sugawara Mitsushige is a Japanese calligrapher of the thirteenth century who naturally focused on Buddhism in this period… Continue reading

Rural China and the Asian Methamphetamine Trade: a Case Study of Lufeng

Rural China and the Asian Methamphetamine Trade: a Case Study of Lufeng Publication: China Brief Volume: 17 Issue: 2 By: Zi Yang The Jamestown Foundation East Asia is in the midst of an… Continue reading

America and Japan: Trump should be aware of “Abe bearing Financial Incentives”

America and Japan: Trump should be aware of “Abe bearing Financial Incentives” Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are holding… Continue reading

Brazil and Deaths Reaching Nearly 100 since Military Police went on Strike in Vitoria

Brazil and Deaths Reaching Nearly 100 since Military Police went on Strike in Vitoria Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis in Vitoria, just like beheadings in several prisons… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Influence of Confucius: Tanomura Chikuden

Art of Japan and Influence of Confucius: Tanomura Chikuden Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Tanomura Chikuden (1777-1835) lived during the Edo period in the land of the rising sun.… Continue reading

Ethiopia Must Continue to Help Stabilize South Sudan

Ethiopia Must Continue to Help Stabilize South Sudan Rashid Abdi Project Director, Horn of Africa International Crisis Group Ethiopia’s commitment to peace-making in South Sudan has been critical for regional stability. It has… Continue reading

Marine Le Pen Promises to Restore Hope and Fight Globalization in France Election Bid

Marine Le Pen Promises to Restore Hope and Fight Globalization in France Election Bid Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The passionate and intellectual politician Marine Le Pen of the… Continue reading

Sendai Artist Inspired by Maurice Utrillo: Yuzo Saeki and Inner Passion

Sendai Artist Inspired by Maurice Utrillo: Yuzo Saeki and Inner Passion Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The French artist Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955), just like the British artist L.S. Lowry (1887-1976), are two… Continue reading

Sunni Terrorism is Killing Internationally but America Blames Iran: Christians and Hezbollah

Sunni Terrorism is Killing Internationally but America Blames Iran: Christians and Hezbollah Boutros Hussein, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America was elected based on promises… Continue reading

Dubai Security Chief Backs Trump Immigration Order

Dubai Security Chief Backs Trump Immigration Order by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism A prominent figure in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) security apparatus is endorsing President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning… Continue reading

Protests in Romania Grow based on Leftist Government Seeking to Free Corrupt Officials

Protests in Romania Grow based on Leftist Government Seeking to Free Corrupt Officials Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu of Romania is under pressure because vast… Continue reading

Rinpa and Japanese Art: Kyoto and Nichiren Buddhism

Rinpa and Japanese Art: Kyoto and Nichiren Buddhism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese historical art is blessed with many forms inspired internally and from the richness of ancient China and Korea.… Continue reading

Pakistan Christians Get No Justice: Muslims who Burnt Christian Homes and Churches are Acquitted

Pakistan Christians Get No Justice: Muslims who Burnt Christian Homes and Churches are Acquitted Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Religious minorities in Pakistan were once more betrayed by a… Continue reading

Shia Muslims bare the brunt of Sunni Terrorism so why is Iran on America’s Immigration Hit List?

Shia Muslims bare the brunt of Sunni Terrorism so why is Iran on America’s Immigration Hit List? Jibril Khoury and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The administration of President Donald Trump is… Continue reading

China’s Lukewarm Response to Indian Military Modernization

China’s Lukewarm Response to Indian Military Modernization Publication: China Brief By: Oriana Skylar Mastro The Jamestown Foundation Between September 14–27, the United States and India conducted a joint military training exercise in Uttarakhand,… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Western Encroachment: Utagawa Sadahide (Gountei Sadahide) and Yokohama-e

Art of Japan and Western Encroachment: Utagawa Sadahide (Gountei Sadahide) and Yokohama-e Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Sadahide (Gountei Sadahide) witnessed the first years of modernization in Japan that emerged after… Continue reading

Trump and Putin in Positive Phone Call to Reset the Clock between America and Russia

Trump and Putin in Positive Phone Call to Reset the Clock between America and Russia Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and President Vladimir Putin… Continue reading

Trump and Abe seek a Bilateral Trade Agreement between America and Japan to Replace TPP

Trump and Abe seek a Bilateral Trade Agreement between America and Japan to Replace TPP Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan… Continue reading

My Journey Out of Radical Islam

My Journey Out of Radical Islam by Ammar Anwer Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism I grew up in Rawalpindi, a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan, in a family… Continue reading

Ike No Taiga and Art of Japan: Influence of the Middle Kingdom and Humble Background

Ike No Taiga and Art of Japan: Influence of the Middle Kingdom and Humble Background Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Edo Period is famous for isolating Japan from the outside world… Continue reading

Japanese Folklore and Light of Buddhism: Care despite the Onset of Abandonment

Japanese Folklore and Light of Buddhism: Care despite the Onset of Abandonment Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese folklore focuses on an array of subjects, from the beauty of light to areas… Continue reading

Sunni Islamist Takfiri Women using Babies to Slaughter in Nigeria

Sunni Islamist Takfiri Women using Babies to Slaughter in Nigeria Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The endless twisted morality of Sunni Islamists is beyond any rationality,… Continue reading

Venezuela Is Falling off the Map

Venezuela Is Falling off the Map Phil Gunson Senior Analyst, Andes International Crisis Group Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump’s first foreign-policy surprise could pop up just a few hours’ flying time south of… Continue reading