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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
More than 1,000 Hamas rockets have been fired from Gaza toward Israel since Monday. Israel has responded by carrying out hundreds of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip – one of the most densely populated pieces of land, per square foot, on the planet. Since Tuesday, Israel has taken out...
a hidden life

A Hidden Life

Every once in a while a movie comes along that leaves you thinking about it for days after viewing it. That's usually a sign that you have stumbled across something that has some Truth in it. The latest Terrence Malick movie, A Hidden Life, is a recent example of...
dust bowl dust storm
A massive dust cloud covered Beijing, China, earlier this week. Multiple commentators noted the “apocalyptic” feel that the images provoked. This event was not an end of the world movie, though, and it also is not as new or unprecedented a phenomenon as many believe. For more than a decade,...
One Year of the Global Pandemic
The global pandemic turns one year old tomorrow, March 11, 2021. One year ago the World Health Organization declared the global pandemic and life changed around the globe. In this special podcast episode, JB Shreve is joined by Dr. Jason Lofton and LynnDee Summers to look back on this...
economic inequality history of economic inequality
This podcast series (released from the archives at the End of History) covers the history of the modern US economy and how economic inequality developed. Put your politics aside for this insightful journey through America’s economy as it grew and altered from era of The Great Depression to the...
central african republic CAR
This intelligence brief provides an overview of the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). Patreon supporters can access the podcast deep dive that explores the history and current threats for this global hot spot that could quickly escalate to a global concern.  PATREON INSIDERS CAN DOWNLOAD THIS INTELLIGENCE BRIEF...
uighurs and rohingya
In this intelligence brief podcast episode available exclusively to the End of History's Patreon supporters, JB Shreve takes a deep dive into the crises of the Uighurs and the Rohingya. We take a look at what is happening in each of these humanitarian crises and how we got here. ...
vaccine nationalism

Vaccine Nationalism

What Is Vaccine Nationalism? Vaccine nationalism is when wealthier nations stock up on coronavirus vaccines while poorer nations go without access. It is the literal application of political ideologies like “America First” to the fight against COVID19. Vaccine nationalism allows wealthier nations to prioritize domestic development and implementation of vaccines...
It did not start with peace summits and oil. It also did not begin with unconditional US support of Israel and Saudi Arabia. The history of American foreign policy in the Middle East is a story of misguided strategies, misinformed leaders, and sometimes simple badk luck. Unfortunately, men and...
solarwinds cyber attack
Years before the coronavirus pandemic, experts repeatedly warned the United States was not ready for the next major disease outbreak and that another significant outbreak was inevitable. The US political establishment failed to respond, and we are seeing the results today. Similarly, experts have repeatedly warned for more than...