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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
why is turkey attacking the kurds
This 5-minute explainer will help you answer the question, why is Turkey attacking the Kurds. For many years US foreign policy has been tightly linked to an alliance with Turkey. As part of that alliance, a group known as the PKK (The Kurdish Workers’ Party) was recognized as a terrorist...
This weekend my wife and I enjoyed the opportunity of visiting the World War I Museum in Kansas City along with some friends. I was expecting a small affair but was pleasantly surprised to find an excellent and elaborate layout that does a fine job of capturing the enormity...
protests around the world
The long hot months of summer are usually the point when emotions boil over into the form of chaotic and often violent protests in different parts of the world. This year September and October seem to be the new hot spot for protests around the world. Yesterday I posted about...
hong kong protests
Hong Kong is moving toward meltdown and a terrible and violent confrontation between the protesters and authorities is almost inevitable. The Hong Kong protests are getting worse in their levels of violence and upheaval. See this Fact Sheet and Backgrounder from JB Shreve & the End...
I should start by saying I don’t recommend this movie for kids. It is a dark, dark movie and not at all along the lines of other superhero movies that are out there. You are also not going to walk away from this one feeling uplifted. The movie is...
podcast that predicted trump would be impeached
I predicted the impeachment 2 years ago, that it would come as the 2020 presidential campaign was gearing up, and that it was only the beginning of worse things on the horizon.
70 Year Communist Anniversary in China
The People’s Republic of China turns 70 years old today. This is a major event for the world’s longest-lasting Communist superpower. The Soviet Union lasted only 69 years. China has not only surpassed the USSR but has done so in powerful fashion. Today, on its 70th anniversary, the People’s...
water crisis in the sahel

Water Crisis in the Sahel

This post on the water crisis in the Sahel is part of my ongoing blog series on the global water crisis. In my last post for this series looking at the global water crisis, we looked at the growing concern of the coming water wars as resources grow scarce...
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...