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us middle east policy

Timeline of US Policy & Intervention in the Middle East

Click on the infographic to zoom in for larger image on US Middle East policy and intervention. If you have found this infographic helpful you...
eugenics movement

The Popular, Successful, Terrible, Horrible True Story of the Scientific Theory...

The eugenics movement was a belief that fostered racism, discrimination, abortion, and genocide. It was embraced by academics, politicians, and celebrities.
russian terror

Ep. 186 – History of Terrorism Part 8: Russian Terrorism Before...

This episode is part of our podcast series on the history of terrorism. In today's episode we tell the story of Russian Terror from 1850 to the Russian Revolution. 
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Ep. 176 – History of Terrorism Part 6: White Terrorism in...

Our podcast series on the History of Terrorism continues. This 2 part podcast episode looks at White Terrorism in the south after the Civil War. Be prepared for a look at a shameful American history you have probably never heard or considered. America's part in the history of terrorism did not start at 9/11. It started in the 19th century and it helps explain a lot of the domestic issues today.
islamic revolution podcast

Ep. 191 – Islamic Revolution: History of Iran and the Next...

This is part 3 in my podcast series on the History of Iran and the Next War. Today we pick up after the 1953 coup and follow the story through to the 1979 Islamic Revolution - which ended up changing the world we all live in. 
paris peace conference

14 Interesting Facts About the Paris Peace Conference – 100 Years...

Today marks the 100 year anniversary of the convening of the Paris Peace Conference. This meeting would result in the Treaty of Versailles which officially ended World War I and radically change the shape of world. Many of the assumptions we take for granted about the world today were established at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919.
anarchists

Ep. 184 – History of Terrorism Part 7: The Anarchists

This podcast episode looks at the continuing story of the History of Terrorism and The Anarchists. In the late 18th century the effects of the...
death of Ayatollah Khomeini

The Death of Khomeini

I talked about these images from the funeral and death of Ayatollah Khomeini in the podcast episode today. This scene from the funeral procession...

The Islamic Apocalypse Begins Today

  Yesterday the first shots of the apocalypse were fired. This is a historical fact - if you believe the prophecy that drives much of...
black death

The Black Death – Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and...

The Black Death Plagued: Humanity’s History with Disease, Outbreaks, and Pandemics Podcast Series - Part 2 The Black Death spread across the eastern hemisphere in the...