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19 Apr
Syria is on the Frontline: Parliamentarians in Belgium follow the lead of Politicians in France Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The people of Syria face a brutal civilization war whereby sinister Takfiri Islamist forces threaten indigenous Islam in this nation and the various Christian communities that reside in fear. If the […]
18 Apr
Sublime Japanese Artist Yasui Sotaro: Environment of Kyoto to Western Style Portraiture Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The sublime Japanese artist Yasui Sotaro (1888-1955) lived during a time of momentous changes. He witnessed the dynamics of a new Japan that emerged after the Meiji Restoration of 1868 that erased much of the Edo era. […]
18 Apr
Indonesia must do more to Protect Nationals from Mistreatment in Saudi Arabia Preeya Wattana and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The government of Indonesia must do more to protect migrants from this country that work in Saudi Arabia. After all, vast numbers of nationals from Indonesia seek work throughout the Gulf region and obviously Saudi […]
18 Apr
More of Georgia’s Muslims Try to Join Islamic State Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Vasili Rukhadze The Jamestown Foundation On April 2, two high school boys from Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge, populated by Muslim Chechens (known as Kists in Georgia), disappeared and later contacted their parents, notifying them that they were in Turkey. It is widely […]
17 Apr
Saudi Arabia bombing the Shia benefits Al-Qaeda after Airport Falls: America, France and Hezbollah Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Saudi Arabia and its brutal interference into the internal affairs of Yemen, along with other Sunni dominated states, is boosting al-Qaeda. This reality applies to more areas coming under the control of […]
16 Apr
Racial Attacks in South Africa Witnesses Malawi Evacuating its Citizens: ANC Ineptness Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The ultimate failure of the African National Congress (ANC) from changing society from white apartheid rule to a “rainbow nation” is in tatters internally and externally. This reality is unraveling internationally. However, the writing […]
15 Apr
Fujishima Takeji, Alfred Sisley and Art: Impressionism, Landscapes and Paris Connection Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji were both born in the nineteenth century and their common factors apply to the stunning art they produced and the richness of Paris which influenced both artists. They both also studied at the Ecole […]
14 Apr
US and France Support Saudi Arabia against the Shia in Yemen: Al-Qaeda, ISIS and Syria Nawal Soueif, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The governments of America and France have decided to support Saudi Arabia in its bombing of innocent civilians in Yemen. At the same time, regional Sunni Muslim dominated […]
13 Apr
Race Attacks in South Africa and ethnic issues throughout the continent Olivier Lecourt, Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Racial politics blighted the old South Africa because apartheid imprisoned, ruled based on racism and clearly alienated the majority of the population based on the color of your skin. The African National […]
12 Apr
Japan must consider Regional Bank with China like South Korea irrespective of US pressure Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan must remind America that economic, political and geopolitical areas are not dependent on the desires of Washington. This applies to the Obama administration questioning the possibility that Japan […]
10 Apr
China’s Sea Boundary Claims are Assisting America: South China Sea and Asia Pacific Shuchun Zhang, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Political statecraft is a rich art in China because the “Middle Kingdom” faced many geopolitical and religious realities that threatened on several fronts. Therefore, it is time for modern China to […]
10 Apr
Tokyo Ladies and Style of Women in Japanese Art Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Ukiyo-e art in Japan focused on many themes during its “golden period” in the Edo period and this was replicated during the Meiji era. Therefore, the world of old Japan comes alive visually within many areas of ukiyo-e art because of […]
10 Apr
Women, Violence and Conflict in Pakistan International Crisis Group   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS Eight years into its democratic transition, violence against women is still endemic in Pakistan, amid a climate of impunity and state inaction. Discriminatory legislation and a dysfunctional criminal justice system have put women at grave risk. Targeted by violent extremists with […]
9 Apr
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 […]
8 Apr
Rand Paul Enters 2016 US Presidential Election Campaign: Time For Real Change Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Obama promised real change but clearly this never materialized. Instead, greater surveillance and increasing debt became the reality alongside a chaotic foreign policy that is helping to boost al-Qaeda affiliates and ISIS (Islamic […]
8 Apr
Art of Japan and Informative Years of Keisai Eisen Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) learnt to be independent from an early age because he chose a path that was fraught with economic danger. In a sense, Keisai Eisen represents aspects of “the real Edo period” for individuals who resided in big […]
6 Apr
Iran needs to Challenge Saudi Arabia over Yemen: Syria, Shia Persecution and US Confusion Jibril Khoury, Hiroshi Saito and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Houthi Shia fighters entered the vacuum in this nation because of the rampant corruption of the former leaders, systematic anti-Shia persecution, the genuine threat of al-Qaeda affiliates, the intrigues […]
6 Apr
L.S. Lowry and Paul Gauguin: Sinister Realities and Strong Individualism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) became one of the greatest artists in Britain during the twentieth century despite facing many obstacles related to his artistic style. After all, his style was very individualistic alongside being extremely broad. Northern English people can […]
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