UN pained by the growth of Islamist terrorism in Africa: Obama and Libya debacle

UN pained by the growth of Islamist terrorism in Africa: Obama and Libya debacle Murad Makhmudov and Lee jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times A panel of experts concerning terrorism and geopolitical issues notified the United Nations (UN) about their concerns for Africa. In the first six months of this year, al-Qaida, ISIS (Islamic State), and other…

Islamists in the DRC kill at least 55 people: Anglican Christian pastor killed

Islamists in the DRC kill at least 55 people: Anglican Christian pastor killed Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is blighted by ethnic and religious tensions. At the same time, serious health concerns exist. These include cholera, Ebola, HIV/AIDS, intestinal parasites, malaria, outbreaks of measles that…

Christians killed in church attack in Burkina Faso: Islamist threat in West Africa 

Christians killed in church attack in Burkina Faso: Islamist threat in West Africa  Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Suspected Islamists have killed 6 Christians, including the Protestant pastor, in the northern part of Burkina Faso. This latest suspected Islamist terrorist attack is a further sign of the growing problem facing Burkina…

Suspected Islamist terrorist attack against Christian Churches and hotels kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka

Suspected Islamist terrorist attack against Christian Churches and hotels kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It isn’t uncommon for Islamist terrorist attacks to kill Christian worshippers during holy periods including Easter and Christmas. Yesteryear was Egypt but today it is Sri Lanka. Hence, just like…

Russia is telling nations to rein in terrorist groups in Syria: Afrin and Eastern Ghouta

Russia is telling nations to rein in terrorist groups in Syria: Afrin and Eastern Ghouta Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is alarmed by the manipulation of events in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. This is based on the usual Western nations backing feudal Gulf kingdoms that support an array of…

America and Russia need to warn Turkey to stop its ambition against the Kurds in Syria

America and Russia need to warn Turkey to stop its ambition against the Kurds in Syria Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If nations give President Erdogan of Turkey “an inch” then he will “take a mile.” Hence, President Trump of America needs to warn a fellow NATO member…