5 Must Watch Videos on YouTube

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1. VOX — The rise of ISIS

Remember the time when there was a major crisis in Syria and Iraq due to the rise of ISIS? Even though everyone was talking & writing about it, I couldn’t find any decent article or videos that explained the entire situation. How ISIS rose? Who was fighting whom? How it all started and what were the motives of different parties involved. While I was searching the internet for all these answers I stumbled upon this video by VOX on YouTube, and It had all the answers. It is of very high production quality with amazing animations, sound, and motion graphics. If you want to understand the rise of ISIS then you should definitely check this video out.


2. Johnny Harris — How The US Stole The Middle East

Johnny Haris started this series called “How The US Stole…” this year where he takes us back in time and talks about the US’s historic foreign policies and how it managed to steal land from different countries using its economic and military influence.

By Johnny Harris

3. VOX — It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

This video is from VOX’s Borders series where they tell stories of Borders. Yes, you heard it right, Borders. They try to tell stories of what happens when you draw a line on a map. According to Johnny the video creator of the series borders are interesting places and each one has a unique human story around it. The series does really good at capturing these stories through short documentaries.


4. Johnny Harris — International Date Line Explained

This is an explainer video about the international dateline. It explains how if you take a flight to New Zealand from Hawaii on Monday evening by the time you land in New Zealand you would have changed the date twice and landed on a Wednesday morning in just a 9-hour flight.

Bu Johnny Harris

5. VOX — Why China is building islands in the South China Sea

The World’s 30% of ship traffic passes through the south china sea and it contains a lot of oil and natural gas resources. Naturally, China and the surrounding 6 countries want to lay claim to this region.


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