Joe Carter

Joe Carter is an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College, an editor for several organizations, and the author of the NIV Lifehacks Bible.
What You Should Know About Security Clearances
What You Should Know About Security Clearances

More than 130 political appointees working in the Executive Office for President Trump do not have permanent security clearances. Some of the staffers on the list who have access to classified materials but do not have a clearance include the president’s daughter, son-in-law, and his top legal counsel, reports NBC News.

What You Should Know About Wakanda
What You Should Know About Wakanda

Next week marks the release of a new documentary about King T’Challa, ruler of Wakanda. Here is what you should know about the mysterious African nation.

What You Should Know About the Tet Offensive
What You Should Know About the Tet Offensive

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive. Here is what you should know about the attacks that changed the course of the Vietnam War.

What You Should Know About the Davos Forum
What You Should Know About the Davos Forum

On Thursday, President Donald Trump delivered a speech in Switzerland at the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, better known as the “Davos Forum.” Here is what you should know about the famous meeting of global leaders.

What You Should Know About the Espionage Act
What You Should Know About the Espionage Act

Earlier this week a former CIA officer suspected of helping China “neutralize U.S. spying operations on its soil” was arrested and charged with violating the Espionage Act. Here is what you should know about the Espionage Act, one of the most controversial laws in American history.

What You Should Know About NAFTA
What You Should Know About NAFTA

The sixth round of talks to update the NAFTA will begin later this month in Canada. But Canadian officials are increasingly concerned that President Trump will announce the United States will unilaterally withdraw—either as a negotiation tactic or as a way to shift toward Trump’s favored protectionism. Here is what you should know about the perennially controversial trade agreement.

What You Should Know About the National Security Strategy
What You Should Know About the National Security Strategy

On December 18, President Trump unveiled his first National Security Strategy (NSS) report. Here is what you should know about this important national security document.

10 Things to Know About Vladimir Putin
10 Things to Know About Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin recently announced that in 2018 he will run for a fourth term as President of Russia. After winning the election—which he is projected to do since he has no serious challengers—he will be the longest-serving Kremlin chief since Josef Stalin.

What You Should Know About Foreign Agents
What You Should Know About Foreign Agents

Over the past several months, the media has reported a number of high profile cases of people (Paul Manafort, Gen. Michael Flynn) and organizations (RT, formerly Russia Today) failing to register as “foreign agents.” Here is what you should know about foreign agents and the American laws that regulate their activities.

What You Should Know About War Crimes
What You Should Know About War Crimes

During a hearing on Wednesday, judges upheld the war crimes conviction for Slobodan Praljak, an ex-commander of Bosnian Croat forces. Upon hearing the verdict, Praljak said he was not a criminal and then drank from a bottle containing poison. Here is what you should know about war crimes.