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The latest posts from JB Shreve & the End of History

The Only Plane in the Sky

The United States will mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on Saturday. Most of us simply call it 9/11, and everyone knows what we are talking about when we...
weekly pandemic update

Weekly Pandemic Update

A succinct summation of the good, the bad, and the ugly in the global pandemic news this week. This brief pandemic update is featured every week at the End of History. Click on the...
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Cold War Genocides – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode 7

In part 7 of our podcast series Never Again, Again - The Ongoing History of Genocide, JB Shreve and Brian Butler look at four different genocides in the post-World War II era, the Cold...
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4 Global Hot Spots To Watch In September

We are growing too accustomed to emergencies and crises. The events that made up the news headlines of the last month would have been the main story of an entire year in other, more...
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The Cascade of Crises Bringing Lebanon to the Verge of Collapse

A generation has grown up with images of Lebanon that included constant turmoil. In that context, it is all too easy to forget that Lebanon was once one of the premier vacation destinations for...
Genocides and Mass Murders Since 1900

Genocides and Mass Murders Since 1900

Our list and summary of genocides and mass murders since 1900 - constantly being updated. Throughout our research for the podcast series Never Again, Again - The Ongoing History of Genocide we encountered difficulty...
Nightmare Scenario

Nightmare Scenario

"Between election day and January 20, 2021, Trump’s last day in office, COVID19, killed another 160,000 Americans. Trump said almost nothing about the virus in those ten long weeks. The country would surpass 300,000...

Weekly Pandemic Update

A succinct summation of the good, the bad, and the ugly in the global pandemic news this week.

Graveyard of Empires – Afghanistan

Afghanistan has long been the graveyard of empires. Throughout history, it seems every great empire and conqueror was enticed to the lands of Afghanistan. One of my favorite movies that most people have never heard...
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Evil Men – The Ongoing History of Genocide – Episode 6

When we think of genocide and evil, our minds seem to automatically go to Hitler and the stories we looked at from the holocaust in the last few episodes in this series. But if...