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Why These Countries Are Almost Impossible To Visit

Why These Countries Are Almost Impossible To Visit

This episode is brought to you by Dashlane; Try Dashlane Premium free for 30 days at www.dashlane.com/infographics and never forget another password and keep all your online accounts secure! Many of you globetrotters might have proudly shared a map of the world on social media which shows all the countries you have visited. There are …

Who Are The Kurds?

Who Are The Kurds?

In Iraq right now, the Sunni Militant group ISIS is fighting against the Shiite run government for control of most of the country. But those aren’t the only groups in Iraq. There is a whole other section of people called the Kurds, who are involved in the dispute, the politics, and pretty much everything else …

The Watchman Episode 144: Reclaiming the True History of the Temple Mount

The Watchman Episode 144: Reclaiming the True History of the Temple Mount

-[ERICK STAKELBECK] THIS WEEK ON THE WATCHMAN,AS THE MOVEMENT TO DENY ANY JEWISH CONNECTIONTO THE TEMPLE MOUNT CONTINUES TO GROW.A TEAM OF ISRAELI ARCHEOLOGIST IS RECLAIMING THE HISTORYOF THE WORLD’S HOLIEST SITE, SEE WHAT THEY FOUND,AND HOW VOLUNTEERS FROM AROUND THE GLOBEARE HELPING THEM UNCOVER INCREDIBLE BIBLICAL ARTIFACTS.– THE TEMPLE MOUNT IS LITERALLY A BLACK …

The Middle East’s cold war, explained

The Middle East’s cold war, explained

The Middle East is one of the most complex regions in the world: Currently there are 4 failing states and 3 wars, with major powers increasingly taking opposite sides. Countless armed militias and terrorist groups are spreading violence across borders. The region has seen conflict after conflict going back well into the 20th century. But …

Free or Equal – Full Video

Free or Equal – Full Video

My name is Johan Norberg, a writer and an analyst, and I was born and raised here in Sweden. I was three years old, when the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Milton Friedman here in Stockholm. This is Stockholm City Hall, the traditional place for the Nobel banquet. This is where Milton Friedman …

Feature History – Soviet-Afghan War

Feature History – Soviet-Afghan War

It’s time we stop Stalin and Marx this topic off the list. And if you’re hoping for something else, well Soviet. Oh god what have I done. Hello and welcome to Feature History. Brought to you by the Great Courses Plus, more on that later, and featuring the Soviet-Afghan war. A war where the battles …