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15 Feb
Tunisian MB Leader’s ‘Time’ Column Glosses Over Tunisia’s Jihadi Problem by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi, founder and head of Tunisia’s Muslim Brotherhood-linked Ennahda Party, claims in a recent Time magazine column that his country offers the antidote to the poison spread by the Islamic State (ISIS). That’s an […]
13 Feb
Gulf and NATO Flooded Syria with Terrorists: Economic Blockade, Refugees and President Assad Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The destabilization policies of major Gulf and NATO powers led to NATO Turkey being an open conduit for terrorists alongside a brutal economic blockade. Not only this, but weapons and international sectarian jihadists […]
13 Feb
Nikkei in Japan below 15,000: Abe, Kuroda and Longsighted Shirakawa Takeshi Hasegawa, Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese Nikkei fell below 15,000 for the first time since October 2014 and like usual state intervention will likely witness more squandering of taxpayers money. By the fall of February 12, 2016, the […]
11 Feb
Japanese Art and Reflection of the Dutch Artist Esaias Van De Velde Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Esaias van de Velde was born in Amsterdam and just like in Japan religious issues were extremely problematic during this period of history. Esaias knew this reality at first hand because his father had fled […]
11 Feb
Restoration of Aziz Mosque in Adjara Reignites Debate Over Ottoman Legacy in Georgia Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Giorgi Menabde The Jamestown Foundation Hundreds of Muslim Georgians who live in the autonomous republic of Adjara, in southwestern Georgia, held a protest rally, on February 5, in the regional capital of Batumi. The protesters demanded that […]
10 Feb
Gyoshu Hayami: Art Forms of Japan, Richness of Imperial China and European Art Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Gyoshu Hayami (1894-1935) was extremely inquisitive and this applies to various art forms emanating from Japan to modern European art. On top of this, Hayami also adored the rich reality of Chinese art. […]
9 Feb
Chechen Muslims Loyal to Russia are Assisting in Syria by Infiltrating ISIS and al-Qaeda Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is multi-ethnic and multi-religious and clearly the armed forces resemble the religious mosaic of Syria. Orthodox Christians in the armed forces of the Russian Federation may predominate, just like […]
7 Feb
North Korea Launches a Long-Range Missile claims South Korea: Japan needs a Calm Response Ri Kuk-Chol, Takeshi Hasegawa and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to a spokesperson at the South Korean Defense Ministry the nation of North Korea launched a long-range missile. Currently, reports are sketchy therefore it is imperative not to over-hype […]
7 Feb
Yugoslavia to Syria and Migration: Russia is Fed Up with Gulf States and NATO Powers Murad Makhmudov, Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The ineptitude of the Obama administration in America knows no boundaries when it comes to foreign policy. In truth, this is following on from past administrations in this nation […]
6 Feb
Paul Gauguin and Glimpses of Japan: Rich Artistic Soul Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The art of Paul Gauguin is extremely rich in quality and when viewing his art you can feel the intensity and uniqueness of such a talented individual. Whatever negatives have been stated about this sublime artist with regards to his […]
5 Feb
Dutch Intelligence Report Exposes Horrors of Daily Life Under ISIS by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism   When the leaders of ISIS declared the caliphate of the Islamic State in June 2014, the world already had a strong idea of who they were: a jihadist group so violent, so […]
3 Feb
With Allies like Turkey and Saudi Arabia the US doesn’t need Enemies: Erdogan Must Go By Vojin Joksimovich, PhD Modern Tokyo Times Turkey and Saudi Arabia, routinely referred to as the United States (US) Middle East allies, have been implicated supporting the Islamic State (IS) or ISIS or ISIL (term used by president Obama) or […]
2 Feb
Maurice Utrillo in the Heart of Sendai Artist: Yuzo Saeki to Sawako Utsumi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The French artist Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955), just like the British artist L.S. Lowry (1887-1976), are two of the most predominant artists to hail from France and the United Kingdom in the twentieth century. Of course, internationally, […]
2 Feb
Protests in Azerbaijan: A Political and Economic Watershed Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 13 Issue: 21 By: Zaur Shiriyev The Jamestown Foundation Following the devaluation of Azerbaijan’s national currency, the manat, in December 2015—the second in a year—the public has struggled to understand how this policy will affect their daily lives. The impact has become […]
2 Feb
Japanese Edo Artist Totoya Hokkei: Fusion of Ideas Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese ukiyo-e artist Totoya Hokkei studied under the internationally famous Hokusai Katsushika. He was born in 1780 and passed away in 1850 during the Edo era. This period of Japanese history would witness many dynamics in the later part of […]
1 Feb
African Union Backs Down by Listening to Burundi Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The African Union (AU) finally listened to political elites in Burundi therefore this organization will no longer send 5,000 peacekeepers to this nation. Instead, the AU now insists that political dialogue is needed in order […]
31 Jan
Art of Japan and Ando Hiroshige: Religion, Sexuality, Natural Beauty and Fusions Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ando Hiroshige is deemed to be one of the finest artists to bless the country of Japan. On top of this, this amazing artist also influenced famous artists like Van Gogh.  Not surprisingly, Hiroshige left behind a […]
30 Jan
L.S. Lowry and Sawako Utsumi: Bleak Northern Reality to Light of Sendai Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) and Sawako Utsumi come from two very different cultures that have been shaped by the respective faiths of Buddhism, Christianity and Shintoism. Of course, in modern day Japan and the United Kingdom then secularism […]
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