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China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan

China and Russia take a nuanced approach to North Korea after missile flew over Japan Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times North Korea was rebuked rapidly by America, Japan, and South Korea after a missile flew over Hokkaido in northern Japan. However, China and the Russian Federation, while condemning North Korea’s approach […]

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Trump and Mattis not on the same Hymn Sheet over North Korea: South Korea and Japan

Trump and Mattis not on the same Hymn Sheet over North Korea: South Korea and Japan Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that North Korea is intent on upping the ante against the policies of America and South Korea, in relation to Washington’s geopolitical objectives on the Korean Peninsula. This […]

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Sunni Islamist Terrorist attack in Barcelona kills many in the heart of Catalonia

Sunni Islamist Terrorist attack in Barcelona kills many in the heart of Catalonia Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorism is a growing reality in Europe based on the changing religious demographics of many major cities and Takfiri ratlines that spread hatred towards non-Muslims and minority Muslim groups alike. This […]

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Suspected Sunni Islamist Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso

Suspected Sunni Islamist Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso Omar Abdullah Ismail and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Suspected Sunni Islamist terrorists have killed at least 18 people in a cafe attack in the capital of Burkina Faso. The brutal terrorist attack took place inside a cafe that was filled with local people and foreign […]

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The United States is open to North Korea turning the corner: Tillerson and President Moon

The United States is open to North Korea turning the corner: Tillerson and President Moon Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Rex Tillerson, the United States Secretary of State, is hoping that North Korea will respond to possible dialogue providing some good faith can be made. Of course, much depends on the […]

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Mercosur Nations Suspend Venezuela and Request an Immediate Political Transition

Mercosur Nations Suspend Venezuela and Request an Immediate Political Transition Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times South American nations are putting pressure on Venezuela because of the authoritarian tendencies of President Nicolas Maduro who rules this country. Hence, Mercosur, a powerful trade bloc in South America, suspended Venezuela after recent political events. […]

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