Tag Archive: Lee Jay Walker

Electronic warfare a concern for Japan: Modernization on developments in China and Russia

Electronic warfare a concern for Japan: Modernization on developments in China and Russia Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Irrespective of the rights or wrongs of events surrounding Crimea between… Continue reading

The historic Shokozan Tokei-ji Buddhist Temple in Kamakura: Protector of women

The historic Shokozan Tokei-ji Buddhist Temple in Kamakura: Protector of women Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kamakura is famous for many adorable Buddhist temples and other important historical realities… Continue reading

Sudan crisis is spiraling out of control: Hospital attacked by the security apparatus

Sudan crisis is spiraling out of control: Hospital attacked by the security apparatus Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan faces a stern test to his… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special interests and secrecy.… Continue reading

Nationalist party in Germany threatened by “Progressive Violence:” Frank Magnitz attacked

Nationalist party in Germany threatened by “Progressive Violence:” Frank Magnitz attacked  Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany opened up a can-of-worms by allowing vast numbers… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the Altered Reality of Hiroshige by Van Gogh

Art of Japan and the Altered Reality of Hiroshige by Van Gogh Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ando (Utagawa) Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the most famous Japanese ukiyo-e artists to have… Continue reading

Alfred Sisley through the eyes of a contemporary Japanese artist: Cultural warning

Alfred Sisley through the eyes of a contemporary Japanese artist: Cultural warning Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Alfred Sisley painted many adorable landscapes through the medium of impressionism. Yet, to… Continue reading

Japan to increase its Cyber Defense: NATO and CCDCOE

Japan to increase its Cyber Defense: NATO and CCDCOE  Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is finally waking up to the importance of increasing the Cyber… Continue reading

Buddhists found with throats slit in Rakhine in Myanmar: Silent murders ignored

Buddhists found with throats slit in Rakhine in Myanmar: Silent murders ignored  Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In recent days, suspected Muslims in this part of Myanmar appear to… Continue reading

The resignation of Mattis is a big blow for President Trump: Lack of cohesion in America

The resignation of Mattis is a big blow for President Trump: Lack of cohesion in America Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States under President Donald Trump looks… Continue reading

Japanese art and Sōami (1472-1525): Aesthetics, China, and Zen Buddhism

Japanese art and Sōami (1472-1525): Aesthetics, China, and Zen Buddhism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist, Sōami, is known for an array of areas linked to high culture in the… Continue reading

Military option enhanced in Japan based on the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade

Military option enhanced in Japan based on the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese government under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is focused on the… Continue reading

Iran should be held accountable for the death of Vahid Sayadi Nasiri

Iran should be held accountable for the death of Vahid Sayadi Nasiri Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Islamic Republic of Iran should be held accountable for the death… Continue reading

Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and art of Japan: The world of power concentration

Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and art of Japan: The world of power concentration Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times   Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) belongs to a time of major change in Japanese society. Hence,… Continue reading

Theresa May survives internal Confidence Vote but she is now on borrowed time

Theresa May survives internal Confidence Vote but she is now on borrowed time Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom survived an internal… Continue reading

Poetry of Japan and Arakida Moritake (1473-1549): Ambiance of Shintoism and Iio Sogi

Poetry of Japan and Arakida Moritake (1473-1549): Ambiance of Shintoism and Iio Sogi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In time, the poet Arakida Moritake (1473-1549) became the symbolic head Shinto priest of… Continue reading

Mossad and Cyber Defense: Libertad and Israel

Mossad and Cyber Defense: Libertad and Israel Murad Makhumdov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Mossad, one of the most famous international spy agencies in the world, is focused on the state… Continue reading

Poetry of Japan and influence of the Middle Kingdom: Abe no Nakamaro (698-770)

Poetry of Japan and influence of the Middle Kingdom: Abe no Nakamaro (698-770) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The eighth-century Japanese scholar and poet, Abe no Nakamaro (698-770), belongs to the cultural… Continue reading

Ando Hiroshige and Japan art: Sexuality, landscapes, and becoming a Buddhist Monk

Ando Hiroshige and Japan art: Sexuality, landscapes, and becoming a Buddhist Monk Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Internationally, Japanese art is known for the richness of various cultural angles during the Edo… Continue reading

Kanae Yamamoto and Japan art: Economic perils of his early life (Part One)

Kanae Yamamoto and Japan art: Economic perils of his early life (Part One) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Kanae Yamamoto (1882-1946) witnessed many momentous historical events throughout his lifetime. Yet,… Continue reading

Multi-ethnic and multi-religious Myanmar is trying to solve many protracted conflicts

Multi-ethnic and multi-religious Myanmar is trying to solve many protracted conflicts Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar and the armed forces of this nation are trying… Continue reading

Takeshiro Kanokogi and art of Japan: The influence of France

Takeshiro Kanokogi and art of Japan: The influence of France Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Takeshiro Kanokogi was born in 1874 during the infancy of the Meiji Restoration that… Continue reading

Japan art and Confucianism: The Bleak reality of Seppuku for a thoughtful artist

Japan art and Confucianism: The Bleak reality of Seppuku for a thoughtful artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Watanabe Kazan (1793-1841) highlights the fact that social mobility could break the… Continue reading

Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Arabia: Western media and Muslim Brotherhood intrigues

Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Arabia: Western media and Muslim Brotherhood intrigues Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Saudi Arabia is faced with enormous pressure from certain… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the female warrior Tomoe Gozen: The onna-bugeisha

Art of Japan and the female warrior Tomoe Gozen: The onna-bugeisha Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Tomoe Gozen is a famous female warrior in Japan who highlights the reality that women played… Continue reading

Nissan scandal involving the under-reporting of 5 billion yen in income: Ghosn and greed

Nissan scandal involving the under-reporting of 5 billion yen in income: Ghosn and greed Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The Chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Carlos Ghosn, is… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Sado Island: Trilogy of Nichiren in the Snow during his exile

Art of Japan and Sado Island: Trilogy of Nichiren in the Snow during his exile Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Nichiren (1222-1282) is one of the most famous Buddhist teachers to emanate… Continue reading

Cyber-security minister in Japan isn’t keen on using computers: Abe and cronyism

Cyber-security minister in Japan isn’t keen on using computers: Abe and cronyism Chika Mori and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times   The minister in charge of cyber-security in Japan, according to reports, has… Continue reading

China, India, and the Russian Federation understand Myanmar’s struggle against Islamist terrorism

China, India, and the Russian Federation understand Myanmar’s struggle against Islamist terrorism Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China, India, and the Russian Federation continue to express their support for… Continue reading

Myanmar leader says, “Southeast Asia’s final frontier market” but based on “social cohesion”

Myanmar leader says, “Southeast Asia’s final frontier market” but based on “social cohesion”  Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The State Counsellor of Myanmar, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, touted… Continue reading

Poetry and bleakness: Hell or heaven can’t defeat the futility of life

Hell or heaven can’t defeat the futility of life The beauty of life fades by the woe of age and time All that once was near, now but a blurred memory Even the… Continue reading

Zen Buddhism and Japanese Art: Taking Rinzai Buddhism to the rural poor

Zen Buddhism and Japanese Art: Taking Rinzai Buddhism to the rural poor Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The holy Buddhist monk Hakuin Ekaku revived the school of Rinzai Buddhism based on taking… Continue reading