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JB Shreve has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012. He has degrees in International Relations, Middle East Studies and International Business. His books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net Find JB on Google+
understanding the protests in egypt
Over the weekend much of the world was caught off guard by a sudden burst of protests in Egypt. Protesters took to Tahrir Square (location of the famous Arab Spring protests in 2011) on Friday. On Saturday, Egyptian police anticipated their return and filled the square with their own...
crisis in the red zone

Crisis in the Red Zone

I finished the book, Crisis in the Red Zone, this week and was very surprised not only by how informative it was but how easy the reading was. Crisis in the Red Zone – The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and the Outbreaks to Come by Richard...
water wars
This post on water wars is part of an ongoing series where we are tracking the global water crisis. In 2012 Adel Darwish, author of the book Water Wars: Coming Conflicts in the Middle East, predicted the next water war to break out would likely be in Yemen. In 2015...
violence in afghanistan
The violence in Afghanistan is exploding to new levels.  As the US bombing campaigns on Taliban targets intensify a battle for dominance between ISIS, the Taliban and Afghanistan government forces are adding to the chaos. Presidential elections are set for September 28, in Afghanistan and campaign rallies along with...
internal displaced people
A new report from the Internal Displaced Monitoring Centre provides a glimpse of both the good news and bad news regarding people who have been displaced and lost their homes in 2019. Internal displacement means a person has lost their home due to war, violence, or natural disasters but...
Attack On Saudi Arabia Oilfield
If you paid attention to the numbers at your local gas station yesterday you may have noticed a slight increase in prices from Friday to Monday. Where I live we saw prices bump up by about 20 cents per gallon. This is a result of the significant attack on...
chinese prisons
A look at the incredible report from the New York Times regarding the Chinese prisons overflowing with Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province.
The National Register of Citizens is the latest example of Prime Minister Modi's surge toward Hindu nationalism in the world's largest democracy.
ebola outbreak in congo
The Ebola outbreak in Congo is the second largest in history. New unrest and violence in the region of the outbreak is raising fears of it growing worse.
Gaza Terror Attacks
Gaza Terror attacks could signal new trends in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.