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JB Shreve

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
where is isis active, where is isis spreading
This post and infographic look at where ISIS is spreading and where is ISIS active to counter the narrative that the world is winning in the war against this violent and brutal terrorist organization.
Egyptian President Sisi
Today, Egyptians will take part in the third day of voting for constitutional amendments that would allow for President Abdel Fattah al Sisi to stay in power until 2030. This Critical Issues & Trends - Middle East post explains the background and significance of this vote to the situations in Egypt and the Middle East. 
Easter Sunday Terrorist Attacks in Sri Lanka
At 0845 Sunday morning, coordinated Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka brought fear and death to the nation's minority Christian community. The attacks consisted of a coordinated bomb attack in the major cities of the country. The bombings appear to have been timed to specifically target Christian worshippers...
The history of Notre Dame is a story of the false sacred disguising the truly profane. It is also the frequent story of western civilization.
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps
Last week President Trump designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. It is the first time an entire branch of a nation’s military has been designated a terrorist organization by the United States although other smaller groups within Iran’s military establishment have previously been...
Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf
The narrative of a glorious democratic uprising resulting in a coup in Sudan is false. Be careful what you believe about the coup in Sudan.
white nationalist terrorism what is white nationalism
This podcast tells the story that formed the modern white nationalism movement and the background of white nationalist terrorism.
Pete Buttigieg Quarrel with God
This is an issue of sight into what is right and what is wrong. Recognizing deception and properly responding to deception is essential for faith-based people in this generation. When we hear a speech such as that presented by Mr. Buttigieg this week we need to recognize what it really is and also what the truth is.
The most recent instigator of the violence in Libya is a 75-year old former resident of northern Virginia, Khalifa Hifter.
coup in brazil
This final post in my series on the history of US involvement in Latin America considers how Latin America was destabilized by constant American efforts from the Cold War to today.