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LGBT History – Separating Reality from Fiction

California has mandated that LGBT history be taught to grade schoolers. The question is, which history?
islamic extremism

Ep. 119 – Killers in the Name of God Part...

By the 1980s nationalism and political philosophies had failed the former Islamic world of the Middle East. Into this vacuum stepped Islamic extremist ideologies...
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Ep. 118 – Killers in the Name of God Part 2:...

Before Islamic extremism took hold in the Middle East there was actually a decline in Islam’s influence there as nationalism and political philosophies took...
islamic extremism

Ep. 117 – Killers in the Name of God – Part...

This is part 1 of the three part podcast series that look at the history of Islamic Extremism. JB Shreve looks at the early history...

Ep. 163 – American Foreign Policy in the Middle East –...

The 1980s witnessed the emergence of fundamentalist Islam in the Middle East and American foreign policy had its part to play in this movement....

1967 Six Days War Timeline – Infographic – the End of...

This is a graphic of the 1967 Six Days War timeline. It goes well with my podcasts and guides on the story. Learn more...

Ep. 162 – American Foreign Policy in the Middle East –...

This second episode in our series on American Foreign Policy in the Middle East covers the years 1967-1980.

The History of American Foreign Policy in the Middle East –...

Check out this new podcast series available to premium members only. Episode 1: Cowboys, Arabs and Jews is now available for download!

Ep. 161 – American Foreign Policy in the Middle East –...

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.

Resources on the Great Partition

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...