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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 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 …

Syria’s war: Who is fighting and why

Syria’s war: Who is fighting and why

Syria’s war is mess. After 6 years, the conflict is divided between four sides, each side with foreign backers. And those foreign backers don’t even agree with each other on who they are fighting for and who they are fighting against. And now, Syria’s use of chemical weapons has provoked President Donald Trump to directly …

Still on the right side of history? #chooselove

Still on the right side of history? #chooselove

200 boys and girls wave a greeting to England Land of the free Behind these happy pictures lies the grim tragedy of nearly a year of civil war Still echoing their ears, the devastating roar of guns These children have been snatched from a living horror Here we hope the remembrance of the past will …