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History of Terrorism Part 1: The Zealots

The first episode in our new series on the History of Terrorism begins in the 1st century with a group of religious fanatics in Palestine whose activity in revolt against Rome inadvertently brought about the destruction of Jerusalem. The Zealots foreshadowed much of the tactics and extremism seen in terrorist groups today throughout much of the world especially on the front of religious or ideological fanaticism.
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North Korea, Iran and the Wrath of Khan

This podcast features the true story of AQ Khan, the man who more than any other individual helped spread the threat of nuclear war...
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Killers in the Name of God Part 3: The Killers...

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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Killers in the Name of God Part 2: Decline of Islam

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...
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Killers in the Name of God – Part 1: The Caliphates

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...

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...
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The Ages of History

The history of international politics and warfare can be divided into four primary eras. Each distinct era represents changing ways in which power and...