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America and Japan to hold “Two Plus Two” talks aimed at strategies towards North Korea

America and Japan to hold “Two Plus Two” talks aimed at strategies towards North Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Political and military elites in North Korea continue to cold-shoulder the international community based on persistent missile tests and upping the ante in the realm of rhetoric. Initially, the new administration […]

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Moon Jae-in to become President of South Korea: Economic Issues and North Korea

Moon Jae-in to become President of South Korea: Economic Issues and North Korea Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The presidential election in South Korea witnessed no drama because like expected Moon Jae-in won smoothly from his nearest rival. Internationally, the emphasis is North Korea but economic factors and corruption – in […]

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Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Japan called for the need to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula. This call was made during a meeting between President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation and […]

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The United States now Ushers a Conciliatory Tone towards North Korea: Regional Pressure?

The United States now Ushers a Conciliatory Tone towards North Korea: Regional Pressure? Shuchun Zhang and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that the administration of President Donald Trump is rethinking its policy towards North Korea. Of course, the situation still remains volatile based on recent comments in the corridors of power in […]

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America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis on the Korean peninsula needs calmness in the corridors of power in Washington and Pyongyang respectively. Yet, in order to reach this, it is essential that the leading powers of America, […]

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Trump offers China Economic Inducements if Beijing puts Pressure on North Korea

Trump offers China Economic Inducements if Beijing puts Pressure on North Korea Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that President Donald Trump is offering economic inducements for China to help in the “North Korea question.” However, this seems a far cry from Trump who promised to tackle nations who are […]

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China, Japan, and South Korea should unite to contain America’s approach to North Korea

China, Japan, and South Korea should unite to contain America’s approach to North Korea Ri Kuk-Chol, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The leadership of North Korea is predictable in many ways with respect to international brinkmanship and appearing to be a geopolitical nightmare. Yet, unlike America that often bombs or […]

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China Needs to Re-evaluate the Independence of Taiwan: America and Japan

China Needs to Re-evaluate the Independence of Taiwan: America and Japan Hiroshi Saito and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of China needs to re-evaluate its relationship with Taiwan. After all, in a geopolitical sense, tensions with Taiwan will only embolden Washington’s containment policy of China. Similarly, the changing sands […]

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Israel Focuses more on China: High Technology and Heavy Investment

Israel Focuses more on China: High Technology and Heavy Investment Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Israel under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is increasingly focused on major Asian powers. Of major significance are China and India but other regional powers like Australia are being targeted. Yet, the flow of […]

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Myanmar needs International Support: Fighting on the Border with China and anti-Buddhist Media

Myanmar needs International Support: Fighting on the Border with China and anti-Buddhist Media Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The situation in Myanmar remains critical because ethnic, religious, and political issues are extremely complex. On top of this, it is notable that certain militias are utilizing border areas between Bangladesh and Myanmar, […]

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