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Boko Haram and Massacres in Nigeria: International Jihadi Barbarity

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Boko Haram and Massacres in Nigeria: International Jihadi Barbarity Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Lielit Kebede and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Takfiri Islamists that turn to the sword are committing untold barbarity in countless nations. Indeed, it is difficult to pin down if Takfiri Islamists are more inhumane in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, or […]

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Sukenobu and Japanese Art: Women in Imperial Kyoto

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Sukenobu and Japanese Art: Women in Imperial Kyoto Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The printmaker Nishikawa Sukenobu (1671-1750) was unusual by ukiyo-e standards because he was based in the imperial city of Kyoto and therefore he was an “outsider” in some ways. However, this fact also gave him more freedom to focus on his […]

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Kiev Seeks to Silence pro-Russian Protestors and Federalists in Southeastern Ukraine

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Kiev Seeks to Silence pro-Russian Protestors and Federalists in Southeastern Ukraine Galina Zobova and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is intent on finding a solution to the crisis in the Ukraine however nationalist and pro-Western forces keep on upping the ante. Obviously, many political elites in Moscow believe that incitement is being […]

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Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral – Breaking Ice in East Asia?

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Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral – Breaking Ice in East Asia? Mr. Rajaram Panda Chennai Centre for China Studies The third Nuclear Security Summit that concluded at The Hague on 25 March may have achieved its purpose of strengthening nuclear security, reducing the continuing threat of nuclear terrorism and assessing the progress made since the Washington summit […]

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Tokyo Fashion News: Daimaru Department Store in Central Tokyo

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Tokyo Fashion News: Daimaru Department Store in Central Tokyo Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo train station is a major link to other parts of Japan because of the shinkansen train system. The size of this station is enormous and it is easy to get lost because this train station is extremely […]

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Islamist Fifth Column in Gaza based on Gulf and Western Strings: Egypt and Syria

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Islamist Fifth Column in Gaza based on Gulf and Western Strings: Egypt and Syria Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If individuals want to see the dead end path of radical Takfiri Islam then look no further than the mantra of hatred and discord in Gaza because this estranged reality says everything […]

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European Art and Adorable Individualism: L.S. Lowry and Paul Gauguin

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European Art and Adorable Individualism: L.S. Lowry and Paul Gauguin Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist L.S. Lowry (1887-1976) became one of the greatest painters in the United Kingdom in the twentieth century because he provided images of a world that existed and his style was very individualistic. Northern English people can certainly […]

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From Syria to Sulawesi: Could Mujahideen Indonesia Timor become an ISIS Ally?

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From Syria to Sulawesi: Could Mujahideen Indonesia Timor become an ISIS Ally? Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 12 Issue: 7 By: Jacob Zenn The Jamestown Foundation A schism emerged among Syrian jihadist groups after al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri announced on February 3 that al-Qaeda has “no connection” to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) […]

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Japan to Utilize Nuclear Energy based on Pragmatism

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Japan to Utilize Nuclear Energy based on Pragmatism Michiyo Tanabe and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan finally came to the conclusion that the same nuclear energy that played a powerful role in modernization, is once more to be part of the energy policy of this nation. Prime Minister Abe is focused […]

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Tokyo Fashion News: Kawaii Culture, Cute Cube Harajuku and Monki

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Tokyo Fashion News: Kawaii Culture, Cute Cube Harajuku and Monki Michel Lebon and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Kawaii culture in Harajuku is internationally famous because of the unique vibes of this independent reality in the heart of Tokyo. Therefore, the opening of Cute Cube Harajuku  in 2013 enhanced this angle within the fashion environment […]

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