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.
Does Europe “Owe” the U.S. Billions in NATO Funding?
Does Europe “Owe” the U.S. Billions in NATO Funding?

Does Germany—or any other NATO member—“owe” NATO billions of dollars? Here’s what you should know about how NATO is funded.

What you should know about James Comey and Mike Rogers’ Testimony on Russian Interference in the U.S. Election
What You Should Know about Comey and Rogers’ Hearing on Russian Interference in the U.S. Election

FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers gave unclassified testimony before the House Intelligence Committee. The purpose of the hearing was to discuss Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Here are ten things you should know from the hearing.

What You Should Know About Military Drones
What You Should Know About Military Drones

The Trump administration is expected to soon release a new policy that will change the United States’ current approach to drone strikes and other targeted-killing operations in places such as Yemen, Somalia, and Libya.

What You Should Know About the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)
What You Should Know About the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)

On Saturday Trump accused Obama of tapping his phones at Trump Tower. Trump is presumably basing his assertion on reports that the Justice Department applied for a warrant under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to conduct surveillance on Trump associates.

What You Should Know About the National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster Donald Trump
What You Should Know About the National Security Advisor

On Monday, President Trump named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new National Security Advisor, replacing the recently ousted Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. Here are ten things you should know about this role and its history.

What You Should Know About Economic Sanctions Russia Michael Flynn Donald Trump
What You Should Know About Economic Sanctions

Gen. Michael Flynn has been under scrutiny for privately discussing U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s ambassador to the United States before President Trump took office, which would be a violation of federal law (the Logan Act). But what are sanctions, and why do we have sanctions against Russia?

Fall of Aleppo
The Fall of Aleppo & How We Got Here

Aleppo has fallen. Why & What Now?

What You Should Know About the Attack on Pearl Harbor
What You Should Know About the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. Here are ten things you should know about the event that propelled the U.S. into World War II.

History will not Absolve Fidel Castro
History will not Absolve Fidel Castro

Had Castro been executed while in prison, history may indeed have absolved him for his role in attempting to overthrow the Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. Instead, Castro would live to become an even more brutal and ruthless despot than the one he replaced.