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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 and Middle East Studies. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net
delta variant lambda variant
This brief backgrounder explains the currently known facts on the delta variant and the lambda variant. All viruses mutate over time, and it is the nature of an mRna virus like the coronavirus to mutate. As a virus spreads across larger geographic spaces for longer periods of time, it...
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The Crisis in Haiti

Last Wednesday the president of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse was killed when a group of assassins forced their way into his home. Moïse was shot 12 times. His wife was also shot but she survived. In the aftermath of the assassination, the levels of dysfunction and crisis in Haiti are...
A succinct summation of what happened around the world in the pandemic this week. The global coronavirus death total crossed 4 million this week. Most experts believe that is still a drastic undercount as many poorer nations are not able to account for the cause of excess deaths yet....
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History of Haiti

This article explores the history of Haiti that brought us to the present status. The assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse this week is only the latest drama to erupt from a nation built through tales of injustice and tragedy. For the last yea,r the country has been without a...
ordinary men
It is easy to imagine the perpetrators of the holocaust as vile, wicked, evil people. The truth is more disturbing. The holocaust occurred because a society and culture allowed it to occur. Evil men were the masterminds, but “ordinary men” was the more likely description of those who implemented...
this generation's vietnam
Reading the accounts unfolding in Afghanistan in recent days can be described in one word – depressing. Images of America’s retreat from Saigon in 1975 spring to mind, and many of the headlines are similar today in Afghanistan. The US has already abandoned hundreds of millions of dollars in...
Origins of the Holocaust aktion T4
It is all too easy, 80 years removed, to look at the holocaust and imagine we would never cooperate or tolerate such evil in our generation. Understanding the origins of the holocaust, the bogus science, the philosophies, the spirit of the age, helps us to understand how evil was...
armenian genocide
Raphael Lemkin, the man who invented the word genocide, described the Armenian genocide as one of the textbook examples of genocide that caused him to investigate this crime and phenomenon in human history more thoroughly. Conversely, Hitler noted how no one remembered the Armenians and justified his assault on the...
herero genocide
In this first episode in our new podcast series on the history of genocide, Never Again…Again - The Ongoing History of Genocide JB Shreve and Brian Butler look at the definitions of genocide and the beginnings of the story. Genocide has existed for as long as human history has existed,...
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Ethnic cleansing. Genocide. Crimes against humanity. These wicked forms of mass murder have existed for as long as human civilization has existed. In the last century, mankind began to label this evil with terms like “genocide.” We also began to sign treaties and develop institutions that assured the atrocities...