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The latest posts from JB Shreve & the End of History

Egyptian President Sisi

Critical Issues & Trends – Middle East – Egyptian Elections

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

Christians Targeted in 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...

History in the Shadow of Notre Dame

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

Boundless Hypocrisy Means This Simply Has No Real Meaning Any Longer...

Last week President Trump designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. It is the first time an entire branch...
Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf

Why Do We Keep Doing This? – Be Careful What You...

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

Ep. 202 – History of Terrorism Podcast Series – White Nationalist...

This podcast tells the story that formed the modern white nationalism movement and the background of white nationalist terrorism.
Pete Buttigieg Quarrel with God

Quarrelling with the Creator

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.

An American Citizen is Leading a Revolt in Libya – What...

The most recent instigator of the violence in Libya is a 75-year old former resident of northern Virginia, Khalifa Hifter.
coup in brazil

Why is Latin America So Dysfunctional? Part Four – Cold Wars,...

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.

Why is Latin America So Dysfunctional? Part Three – United Fruit...

The United Fruit Company introduced a new level of corporate imperialism to Latin America and is key to understanding the modern dysfunctions in the region as well as America's relationship with its neighbors.