Contradictory US Entanglements in the Middle East: Anti-Shia Forces, Iran, and Saudi Arabia

Contradictory US Entanglements in the Middle East: Anti-Shia Forces, Iran, and Saudi Arabia Ramazan Khalidov, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Foreign policy in America under President Obama is certainly one of mass estrangement, confusion and assisting in failed states. In Egypt the Obama administration favored a new Muslim Brotherhood regional order…

Alexis Tsipras of Greece Faces Political Convulsions Despite Good Intentions of France

Alexis Tsipras of Greece Faces Political Convulsions Despite Good Intentions of France Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The nation of France enabled Greece to find breathing space because Germany desired even harsher terms during intense talks about the bailout plan. Despite this, the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras faces…

Obama, Estrangement, Iran, and Syria: US Assisting anti-Shia Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Obama, Estrangement, Iran, and Syria: US Assisting anti-Shia Saudi Arabia in Yemen Ramazan Khalidov, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Foreign policy in America under President Obama is certainly one of mass estrangement, confusion and assisting in failed states. In Egypt the Obama administration favored a new Muslim Brotherhood regional order that…

Takfiri Islamists in Yemen Slaughter over 140 People: ISIS, Operatives or Al-Qaeda?

Takfiri Islamists in Yemen Slaughter over 140 People: ISIS, Operatives or Al-Qaeda? Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The one constant theme in Egypt, Kosovo, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, and probably now in Yemen, is that certain massacres and events appear to have a hidden hand involved. This includes utilizing various…

Turkmenistan and the Geopolitical Tightrope between Russia/Iran and NATO/EU Powers

Turkmenistan and the Geopolitical Tightrope between Russia/Iran and NATO/EU Powers Nuray Lydia Oglu, Hiroshi Saito and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Turkmenistan is of major geopolitical significance because of its shared borders with Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Of equal significance is the coastal area that links Turkmenistan to the Caspian…