North Korea weapons program: Japan and its anti-China and anti-Russia stance

North Korea weapons program: Japan and its anti-China and anti-Russia stance Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is increasingly adopting anti-China and anti-Russian Federation policies. Concerning North Korea, little changes because Japan and North Korea haven’t trusted each other since the founding of North Korea in 1948. Therefore, the…

India reminds Japan that Asian independence exists: Quads and Russia

India reminds Japan that Asian independence exists: Quads and Russia Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of India remained steadfast against Australia, America, and Japan by refusing to condemn the Russian Federation during the recent Quad meeting. Indeed, despite China and the Russian Federation having cordial relations, the Russian Federation…

China and Russia in joint navy patrol: the Sea of Japan, Western Pacific, and the East China Sea

China and Russia in joint navy patrol: the Sea of Japan, Western Pacific, and the East China Sea Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China and the Russian Federation completed their first joint naval patrol that entailed the East China Sea, the Western Pacific, and the Sea of Japan. The joint patrol…

Russian Federation dismayed by PM Kishida of Japan: Kuril Islands

Russian Federation dismayed by PM Kishida of Japan: Kuril Islands Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida recently became the leader of Japan after Yoshihide Suga voluntarily stepped down. Hence, an internal Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) transition before the general election later this month. However, even before the general…

Anti-Russia and anti-China politicians in Japan says Russia: AUKUS to Cybersecurity

Anti-Russia and anti-China politicians in Japan says Russia: AUKUS to Cybersecurity Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Since Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga took power, the Japanese Foreign Ministry barely goes a week without upping the anti-China mantra. More recently, the anti-Russian Federation angle is emerging. Indeed, the next leader of Japan seems…

Japan condemns China over human rights but is fine to strengthen ties with Iran

Japan condemns China over human rights but is fine to strengthen ties with Iran Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Japanese Foreign Ministry under Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his administration are endlessly rebuking China over human rights and being a regional threat. However, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Japan, Toshimitsu…

Japan continues to welcome Western military support in East Asia aimed at China: UK strike group

Japan continues to welcome Western military support in East Asia aimed at China: UK strike group Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If you view history through the prism of longevity then China wasn’t a threat to Japan. Nor did this nation endanger the sovereignty of Japan. On the contrary, for over…