Guam: Why America's Most Isolated Territory Exists

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  • Wendover Productions
    Wendover Productions   1 years back

    So many of you will know that I already made a video on Guam ages ago! This is a bit of a "take 2" on that as it's a fascinating place and this time I went on location and learned about what has happened on the island after the North Korean missile threat. Most importantly, I filmed a behind the scenes video with Brian from Real Engineering and Joseph from Real Life Lore which you can watch here: https://youtu.be/cNYJH4MQDuo

  • Brendan Greene
    Brendan Greene  8 hours back

    Is this what Guarma was based off of in RDR2

    • Marcel Rüttimann
      Marcel Rüttimann  15 hours back

      Nearly every of these Videos is full of Propaganda

      • 54markl
        54markl  1 days back

        With a name like Guam, you’d hide too.

        • mochi lily
          mochi lily  1 days back

          THEY WERE STILL MAKING JOLLIBEEZ YASSSSSSS 😂😂😂😂

          • Anthony Gameplay
            Anthony Gameplay  1 days back

            "...US Dollar, US National parks, US Airlines..." Wait i through US Airlines was dead...

            • LEGEND uchiha
              LEGEND uchiha  2 days back

              this guy looks high as fuck or on crack

              • Brandon Troy
                Brandon Troy  2 days back

                So why don’t we just give them statehood?

                • ThatOneGuy
                  ThatOneGuy  3 days back

                  If Guam wasn't American it would be in Chinese control by now.

                  • infinitecanadian
                    infinitecanadian  3 days back

                    And you won't find many birds on Guam because some fool accidentally transported snakes there in the cargo hold of a ship.

                    • Alejandro Valencia
                      Alejandro Valencia  3 days back

                      2:57

                      _PLANES_

                      • Jordan Soriano
                        Jordan Soriano  4 days back

                        Guåhan recently had a march for self-determination and many of us indigenous people are pushing for decolonization. This does not mean that we want to run the military out of the island...we want to be able to be able to create our own laws. We want to regain the land that was left to us by our ancestors and taken by the U.S...for everyone saying that Americans did know about Guåhan before 2017 have been given the wrong information. In fact even now in 2019 many Americans are not aware of Guåhan. My sister went to Minnesota and had to educate a cashier (who is an American citizen) about Guåhan. I went to California while visiting colleges and many of them considered students applying there as international students. Guåhan is not the U.S we are an unincorporated U.S Colony* we do not have the ability to make laws without them going through congress. The military is clearing our sacred indigenous land in preparation for 5,000 soldiers coming from Okinawa. Our governor requested that the military build up be paused because there have been artifacts dating back thousands of years ago being dug up. A military official denied the request to pause the build up (over our own elected official) Bones of my ancestors have been bulldozed over and the sacred land has been desecrated. This build up will poison our water supply since it will be located in the same place. Do think again before saying that Guåhan is the U.S because we most certainly are not. From Guåhan to Mauna Kea the indigenous people are rising and it is our time to reclaim the land that was taken from us. Trust me when I say the land was stolen...the CHamoru people of Guåhan who owned land were forced to give it up after the war. My friends family owned the land that Anderson Airforce base is built on and were offered basically nothing for it. Now they join me as we fight for our right as indigenous people and I call you all to join me as well. For more info on the injustices done to the indigenous people of Guåhan(Guam) follow @prutehilitekyan @independent_guahan on ig for more info

                        • Hapa Designs
                          Hapa Designs  4 days back

                          Kiribati is pronounced Kirk-bass

                          • John
                            John  5 days back

                            I support statehood for Guam. It is sufficiently populous and developed to make their non-representation in federal government just another way we as Americans fail to live up to the ideals upon which our nation was founded.

                            • Alex Pirate
                              Alex Pirate  5 days back

                              Pía Mía

                              • Lil Leslie
                                Lil Leslie  6 days back

                                which country is guam from again?

                                • Noah Isham
                                  Noah Isham  3 days back

                                  Yeah I don't know. The guy in the video never said where.

                              • BANDVIT Romania ios
                                BANDVIT Romania ios  6 days back

                                Guam vs Guarma. With is better?


                                Arthur Morgan: Everything is better than Guarma.

                                • The Goldkamps
                                  The Goldkamps  7 days back

                                  My mom's side of the family!!! Hafa Adai!

                                  • Chosen One
                                    Chosen One  7 days back

                                    Shipping to Guam you are shipping international.

                                    • Mackenzie Skyler
                                      Mackenzie Skyler  7 days back

                                      2:19 "Kiriba-tee, meanwhile..."

                                      *Kiriba-BAS

                                      • Phu Nguyen
                                        Phu Nguyen  1 weeks back

                                        It was n is us nukes depot
                                        Korea nut President knew n black mail ,to avoid bombs to stone age haha us scam

                                        • Bahar Din
                                          Bahar Din  1 weeks back

                                          Does Guam have a good University and also a good Hospital..??
                                          thinking of sending my 2 sons to Guam, to become good medical doctors.

                                          • Val Saludo
                                            Val Saludo  5 days back

                                            bruh lol XD nah fam nah trust me on this. our hospitals are ass and u aint gonna learn jack shit in uog aka the only university on guam

                                        • Real Tech
                                          Real Tech  1 weeks back

                                          Because good old fashioned Military imperialism.

                                          • Deals togo
                                            Deals togo  1 weeks back

                                            Thank you for the video. Great island and very friendly people.

                                            • JLMJ GR
                                              JLMJ GR  1 weeks back

                                              Talk about Puerto Rico

                                              • Charlie Westfort
                                                Charlie Westfort  1 weeks back

                                                This where Matilda's parents ran away to in the movie

                                                • Cubing Adventures
                                                  Cubing Adventures  1 weeks back

                                                  It *_is_* the us

                                                  • san luca
                                                    san luca  1 weeks back

                                                    Its Kiri-bas dude

                                                    • Rapaziadaful
                                                      Rapaziadaful  1 weeks back

                                                      America IS A continent, NOT A country. Thanks.

                                                      • Douglas Gillard
                                                        Douglas Gillard  1 weeks back

                                                        Guam was a target for Russian missiles 45 years ago when I was a Submarine sailor on a Missile submarine operating out of there.

                                                        • Bob Martin
                                                          Bob Martin  1 weeks back

                                                          Cost of living must be very high there and should be a state not only a territory.

                                                          • Broken Max
                                                            Broken Max  1 weeks back

                                                            It is very expensive here. My boyfriend, who works on base, was shocked when he saw how much a pack of water bottles cost outside.

                                                        • Tyler Cat feline
                                                          Tyler Cat feline  2 weeks back

                                                          Lots of snakes on that island, they should bring in the mongoose

                                                          • haluk bilgin
                                                            haluk bilgin  2 weeks back

                                                            The so called "CIA Peshmerga" were taken there to receive further training when their first CIA sponsored uprising was crushed by Saddam.

                                                            • CPL, MP, C/O, CPT CL
                                                              CPL, MP, C/O, CPT CL  2 weeks back

                                                              Every American knows about Guam. Just like every American knew about Pearl Harbor when Hawaii was a territory. I take it your stats were made up on the fly.

                                                              • Nafets
                                                                Nafets  2 weeks back

                                                                Can we shout for “Free Guam Now”?

                                                                • A H
                                                                  A H  2 weeks back

                                                                  So in short, north Korea is more democratic than the us . At least there no one gets to vote. While for the us some vote and some don't.

                                                                  Imagine going out drinking every night, but only your friend gets to decide which of the two is gonna pay.

                                                                  • agsn
                                                                    agsn  2 weeks back

                                                                    This is a perfect place for space launches.

                                                                    • D Sherm
                                                                      D Sherm  2 weeks back

                                                                      LOVE THAT TRUMP!!!!

                                                                      • Debbi Blakeslee
                                                                        Debbi Blakeslee  2 weeks back

                                                                        I have pictures of my dad on Guam he was in the army

                                                                        • Y2kSd4
                                                                          Y2kSd4  2 weeks back

                                                                          They should given their independence!!! To the natives.😐

                                                                          • Y2kSd4
                                                                            Y2kSd4  1 weeks back

                                                                            @Dave Gama TO MERELY FREE. TO BE!! And not been A FREAK BITCH from and EMPIRE FRANCHISE!!.

                                                                          • Dave Gama
                                                                            Dave Gama  2 weeks back

                                                                            why? they arent calling for it, and are living the good life.

                                                                        • Chris Baumgarten
                                                                          Chris Baumgarten  2 weeks back

                                                                          If we (the USA) moves out, China will quickly move in. We'll stay.

                                                                          • Firemanfood 1988
                                                                            Firemanfood 1988  2 weeks back

                                                                            Wait a minute a 4-foot psychopath threatened us/ Guam and our president didn't order his life function to cease now there's something wrong.

                                                                            • Contumelious -
                                                                              Contumelious -  2 weeks back

                                                                              So what, exactly, Mr. Benjamin Cruz would you have done during the threats from N. Korea of a missile strike. Assuming you were the U.S. President?


                                                                              Should the US have bombed or invaded N. Korea so that Guam could have it's tourist commerce back? Should the US have given N. Korea whatever they wanted so they didn't attack or rescinded the threat? I get it, you lost money. What concessions, exactly, are you prepared to offer N. Korea so that there is no, "whose missile is bigger" conflict?


                                                                              CRUZ! Tell us what should have been done AND what you think the effects of your decision would have been.


                                                                              (no, I don't expect any competent answers to this)

                                                                              • EuropaNostra
                                                                                EuropaNostra  2 weeks back

                                                                                Guam exists to enable American meddling in the affairs of Asian countries. You''d better do what Uncle Sam says or else....

                                                                                • Contumelious -
                                                                                  Contumelious -  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Screen shots or it didn't happen. (I mean prove what you say or you are a liar, if you didn't know what that meant)


                                                                                  Much of Guam is a United States Military base.


                                                                                  Soon, EuropaNostra will show us with undeniable proof how exactly the United States uses Guam to "meddle" in the affairs of Asian countries. Hang with us a bit, viewers, while EorupaNostra complies the data.


                                                                                  We'll wait on you, EuropaNostra. Let us know when you have some real information about an island that I suspect you know nothing about.

                                                                              • Judah Matthews
                                                                                Judah Matthews  2 weeks back

                                                                                Guam: on all levels of federal, I am the United States... *freedoms*

                                                                                • Chelle B
                                                                                  Chelle B  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Do hurricanes bother Guam? Or is it mainly earthquakes and tsunamis?

                                                                                  • Marlyn ML
                                                                                    Marlyn ML  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Yes it is a concern, but on Guam they're called typhoons. (Anderson AFB '65 thru '67)

                                                                                • Catostrophic Monolith
                                                                                  Catostrophic Monolith  2 weeks back

                                                                                  We ain't that bad, we still got VR.

                                                                                  • Anthony Meno
                                                                                    Anthony Meno  2 weeks back

                                                                                    BORN AND RAISED ON GUAM... i miss it😓😓