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JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012 where he helps believers understand how the world works and how our faith fits. He has degrees in International Relations, Middle East Studies and International Business. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net
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This episode looks at the beginning of American foreign policy in the Middle East starting around the end of World War II. JB shows how American foreign policy was launched by a clique of amateurs and adventurers in Washington D.C. during this time period. Their games and manipulations in the newly independent states of the post war Middle East helped launch the region into instability and corruption.
I still have several episodes left to completion of the series on the history of modern India but I thought I would go ahead and get this listing out. At the end of each podcast series I try to provide a listing of books that were used in researching the...
This week's episode features the story of the Great Partition of India and Pakistan. When recounting significant tragedies like this, if you are like me, you frequently want to learn more. This post provides good reads about the partition of India and Pakistan. The number of deaths in this tragedy...
india international comparisons
This infographic looks at India international comparisons to provide a sense of the scope and scale of the Indian economy. If you are having problem viewing any part of this infographic, click on the image for a larger view.   If you are enjoying this infographic on India International Comparisons then you...
The whole world has watched the tragedy in the Philippines unfold this past week and held our breath together as the death counts rise higher and higher. In addition to Typhoon Haiyan there were also earthquakes in Delhi India, and a cyclone that claimed up to a hundred lives...
This chart shows the economic growth in different nations of the Eurozone following the implementation of the Euro. Note the relations between debt and GDP. The snapshot in the top right of the image shows the complete Euro Area growth of debt. Debt growth far outpaced GDP growth in...
ages of history

The Ages of History

The history of international politics and warfare can be divided into four primary eras. Each distinct era represents changing ways in which power and influence functioned and were best utilized by the nations in these periods. Recognizing these unique eras gives us insight into how nations have risen and...
gun control
A lot of my subscribers at The End of History, like me, came of age in the era of random mass violence. Columbine sticks out in my mind as the first big one that shocked us all. There might have been others before it but that is the mental...
This inaugural episode of the End of History podcast is a context setter. I more or less layout the concept for what is (as well as what is not) meant by The End of History. You are going to want to start here or this End of History podcast...