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 Qatar
What You Should Know About Qatar

A crisis in the Middle East has erupted between numerous nations and the small state of Qatar. Here is what you should know about Qatar, the world’s richest country.

What You Should Know About the Paris Agreement Donald Trump Withdraws
What You Should Know About the Paris Agreement

On Thursday President Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement. Here is what you should know about this international climate change treaty.

What You Should Know About Jerusalem
What You Should Know About Jerusalem

This week is the fiftieth anniversary of the unification of Jerusalem and control of the area by the State of Israel. Here is what you should know about one of history’s most important cities.

What You Should Know About the “Five Eyes” Intelligence Community
What You Should Know About the “Five Eyes” Intelligence Community

Here’s what you should know about the partnership that has been described as the “Five Eyes,” the “world’s most exclusive intelligence sharing club.”

What You Should Know About Kurdish Fighters
What You Should Know About Kurdish Fighters

In the effort to fight ISIS in Syria, the U.S. government has recently approved supplying arms to Kurdish YPG fighters. But a key NATO ally, Turkey, has condemned the action, claiming the U.S. is empowering the PKK, a Kurdish terrorist group. Here is what you should know about the Kurdish fighters involved.

What You Should Know About the U.S. State Department
What You Should Know About the U.S. State Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to cut 2,300 U.S. diplomats and civil servants—about 9 percent of the Americans in its workforce worldwide. Here is what you should know about the roles, mission, and organization of the U.S. State Department.

What You Should Know About the French Presidential Election
What You Should Know About the French Presidential Election

The recent French presidential election has been viewed as a bellwether of European politics, as the usual race between the center-left and center-right has been replaced with a contest between a decades-old populist nationalist group and an newly created independent movement of progressive globalism. Here is what you should know about the election to choose France’s next president.

What You Should Know About North Korea’s Kim Regime
What You Should Know About North Korea’s Kim Regime

Here is what you should know about the secretive autocratic regime that has ruled North Korea for more than sixty years.

What You Should Know About Coptic Christians
What You Should Know About Coptic Christians

Last weekend two bombings occurred during Palm Sunday services in two Coptic churches in Egypt. Here is what you should know about Coptic Christians, one of the world’s most persecuted religious groups.

What You Should Know About Chemical Weapons Syria
What You Should Know About Chemical Weapons

Last week the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that either the Syrian government or Russian forces used chemical weapons (specifically a nerve agent) in an attack on a rebel-held town. Here is what you should know about chemical weapons.