Al-Qaeda Fighters Join the War in Ukraine

March 16, 2022 Philip C. Johnson While the world worries that World War 3 could begin at any moment, it seems that the world has already decided to head to Ukraine to join the war effort.  There are lots of people heading to Ukraine at the behest of Ukrainian President Zelensky from a variety of … Continue reading Al-Qaeda Fighters Join the War in Ukraine

Russia vs. Ukraine: And the Winner is: CHINA

March 10, 2022 Philip C. Johnson Two weeks ago, Russia invaded, without provocation, a neighboring country. There’s no defending that. There is no way to spin it in Russia’s favor. The impact on Ukrainian citizens is unimaginable and all decent people should acknowledge how devastating war is.  Most Americans, in my experience, process global conflict … Continue reading Russia vs. Ukraine: And the Winner is: CHINA

STRANGE DAYS

July 30, 2020 Philip C Johnson, Ph.D. http://www.globalnext.org It’s hard to believe that July 2020 is nearly over. It’s also hard to wrap one’s mind around all that has already happened in this very, very strange year. So much of what has already happened has already been “memory-holed” as they say. Topics and issues just … Continue reading STRANGE DAYS

Leave it to Communism: Chernobyl and Covid-19

April 8, 2020 Philip C. Johnson, Ph.D. http://www.globalnext.org Radiation levels soared 17 times higher than normal in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone this week as forest fires raged. 17 times higher! This headline caught my attention as I was just in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone a couple of weeks ago to visit the site of the world’s biggest … Continue reading Leave it to Communism: Chernobyl and Covid-19

Coronified: Population Control Test 1

March 20, 2020 Philip C. Johnson, Ph.D. http://www.globalnext.org Stranded in Ukraine By December 10th, one of the earliest known victims of the Corona Virus began to show symptoms - which means that the virus may have been transmitted to a human in late November 2019.  Chinese doctors discovered that the virus had come from the … Continue reading Coronified: Population Control Test 1

2019: The Year and Decade That Was

January 1, 2020 Philip C Johnson, Ph.D. http://www.globalnext.org Happy New Year from Kraków, Poland! Again, it’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone - but this time, we can also reflect on the conclusion of a whole decade. The 2010’s have taken their final bow and the 2020’s are ready to “roar” and … Continue reading 2019: The Year and Decade That Was

5 Things to Know About North Korea and its Nuclear Threats

August 12, 2017 Ever since Kim Jong-Un, the current leader of North Korea, took over power from his father, the late Kill Il-Sung in 2011, he has put a lot of efforts into building up his nuclear capability. And now it seems he has the ability to strike other nations with nuclear-armed ICBM’s  The increased … Continue reading 5 Things to Know About North Korea and its Nuclear Threats

The Power of Your Story

Globalnext spends a lot time chasing stories around the world - and we try to bring that information back to our conference participants and get them to start chasing stories too - and to live out the stories that God has given them to live out. And we've certainly come across our fair share of … Continue reading The Power of Your Story

A “Son of Raqqah” Shares: From the Heart of ISIS

September 8, 2016 Phil Johnson, Ph.D. Global Next, LLC http://www.globalnext.org For a number of years I have have known and worked with a man who calls Al-Raqqah, Syria his home. Yes, the place of the headquarters of ISIS. This “son of Raqqah” is a man with whom I am well-acquainted and in turn is well-acquainted … Continue reading A “Son of Raqqah” Shares: From the Heart of ISIS

State of the World: January 2015 Update

January 25, 2015 It seems that since November of 2014, I haven’t been able to catch my breath - between conferences in Italy and China, teaching courses in Geneva and Kabul and research in Qatar, India and Kashmir, I haven’t had time to comment on the goings-on of the world. But I’ve been tracking - … Continue reading State of the World: January 2015 Update