Guam: Why America's Most Isolated Territory Exists

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  • Wendover Productions
    Wendover Productions   2 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

    • Yosutheking 780
      Yosutheking 780  1 months back

      Wendover Productions make a video of Puerto Rico 🇵🇷

    • Tim Beketaut
      Tim Beketaut  2 months back

      What do you mean poorest countries in the world??😡😡

    • Triple Eye - Indie Gaming
      Triple Eye - Indie Gaming  2 months back

      Holy crap, you have a face?

    • Casey Baseel
      Casey Baseel  3 months back

      Guam has been part of China since ancient times.

    • Hawaiianboiii
      Hawaiianboiii  3 months back

      Can you make one about hawaii and how it was illegally overthrown

  • Caleb M. F
    Caleb M. F  3 hours back

    I have a friend stationed there right now. Thanks to rocket man

    • Game Addict
      Game Addict  3 days back

      I live in Guam

      • don't deny my righteousness truth

        This guy's high at 3:37.

        • Majorohminus
          Majorohminus  4 days back

          "Oh yes American military, please occupy my island more!" -Guam

          • strawberry_shortcake4life

            I'll bet that Benjamin Cruz guy is neither American or a native. im pretty sure as my DNA says too that he is of Filipino descent who grew up or migrated to Guam. Does it matter? NO. But just wanna say it out there! Thanks.

            • Hadri Durrani
              Hadri Durrani  5 days back

              Just curious, how rampant is the crime in Guam?

              • Austin Martín Hernández

                I didn't know people actually lived there, I thought it was only a small island covered in jungle and a military base 😂

                • Cruiser NaUna
                  Cruiser NaUna  5 days back

                  But there’s a lot of pilipino here.

                  • Dunning Kruger
                    Dunning Kruger  5 days back

                    Looking at the roads.... Florida ? even the landscape... fla ? lol...

                    • ActiveDodger
                      ActiveDodger  6 days back

                      I want Guam to be a State! What is the hold up?

                      • That Poppy Songs
                        That Poppy Songs  1 weeks back

                        Honestly Guam and the other territories should become states

                      • H Baer
                        H Baer  1 weeks back

                        Ok I don’t think Virginia and Kansas have the same malls as California or New York

                        • Fuzuli Gulmammadli
                          Fuzuli Gulmammadli  2 weeks back

                          Take a shot every time he says "Guam is the US"

                          • Edmund Bloxam
                            Edmund Bloxam  2 weeks back

                            Kiribati is pronounced 'Kiri-bass'

                            • Rhythm Ray
                              Rhythm Ray  2 weeks back

                              I'll never know why people stop traveling somewhere just because some country threatened them
                              war in the modern era is quite not happening unless your country is under dictatorship/high terrorist activity

                              • james
                                james  2 weeks back

                                You didn't tell is why it exists.

                                • Captain kiwi
                                  Captain kiwi  2 weeks back

                                  They should be able to vote

                                  • Commander Xananymous
                                    Commander Xananymous  2 weeks back

                                    Well the Japanese bombed Guam during ww2.. So technically Guam is isn't isolated to japan

                                    • King Of All Women
                                      King Of All Women  3 weeks back

                                      Just shut da hell up and do what you're told Guam..

                                      • Jellxstic
                                        Jellxstic  3 weeks back

                                        Lel this is where I live BOI

                                        • PATRIOT HAM
                                          PATRIOT HAM  3 weeks back

                                          Akihito must sincerely apologize to Korean people. We will never forget what Japanese people did to Korean people.

                                          • Fail Zero
                                            Fail Zero  3 weeks back

                                            Holy shit, Guam is nice. It's better than Rhode Island.

                                            • Anonymous Stoner
                                              Anonymous Stoner  3 weeks back

                                              I had the privilege of being stationed in Guam for 8 years (US Navy) - 3 years in the 80's and 5 in the 90's. My youngest daughter was born there, so she is technically "Guamanian", something she is very proud of. We have many friends and extended family there. If you have the opportunity to go to Guam, GO! I love the island and the village fiestas are unequaled anywhere else! Chicken kelaguen, red rice, the best ribs, and finedine rule! Hafa Adai!

                                              • Brennan O'Brien
                                                Brennan O'Brien  3 weeks back

                                                I see there could be problems with a government telling a people what to do when it’s thousands of miles away (we had problems with Britain), but I think this problem could seriously be mitigated if our government stuck to its Libertarian founding principles and just enforced the the Constitution on the federal level. Guam (and all the other governmental bodies and US states) would be under US protection and follow the Constitution without being tied down by extreme government overreaching regulations.

                                                • S.
                                                  S.  3 weeks back

                                                  1:20 Territory of Guam was ceded to the US along with Puerto Rico and the Philippines. Why did you leave out Cuba?

                                                  • S.
                                                    S.  3 weeks back

                                                    It looks like literally no place in Hawaii. Not that Hawaii is better or worse. It’s just geographically unrelated, nor Similar, nor reminiscent. Aside from maybe the coastline, sometimes?

                                                    • Ashling WD
                                                      Ashling WD  3 weeks back

                                                      bruh. me lives on guam. dont com here im dying of heat and humidity.

                                                      • Steve Loeschke
                                                        Steve Loeschke  3 weeks back

                                                        Maybe i will Bomb you just means how are you in north korean

                                                        • VCJunkie
                                                          VCJunkie  3 weeks back

                                                          You know...I really don’t know very much about Guam. Hell, I don’t even know what to call their population. Guambats? The Guamish? Guammi Bears?

                                                          • joco2k
                                                            joco2k  3 weeks back

                                                            A major issue expressed in this video about Guam was the “North Korea threat of attack.”
                                                            The governor bemoans the loss of tourism and economy on the island. 😭
                                                            Did they ever stop to consider that that threat is a direct response to the US threat and ongoing, provocative military encroachment to the sovereignty and existence of North Korea?
                                                            The answer to stability and peace in Guam, as with any other part of the world, is for the US to stop meddling in the internal affairs of other countries, close the over 100 military bases and installations around the world, and to bring the troops home. That’s how you demonstrate American patriotism and honour of the US Constitution!

                                                            • Airhog Glider
                                                              Airhog Glider  3 weeks back

                                                              Saipan is smaller

                                                              • Invader Zim
                                                                Invader Zim  3 weeks back

                                                                I know there o ya I live there

                                                                • 15gladuis
                                                                  15gladuis  3 weeks back

                                                                  I wouldn’t mind making Guam a state

                                                                  • ZERO056789jay zaro
                                                                    ZERO056789jay zaro  3 weeks back

                                                                    Why is Guam not a state? This makes no sense, it checks up everything they need to become a state

                                                                    • Fabrizio Herrera
                                                                      Fabrizio Herrera  3 weeks back

                                                                      So, is Guam part of the US?

                                                                      • Fabrizio Herrera
                                                                        Fabrizio Herrera  3 weeks back

                                                                        IT'S GUAM

                                                                        Edit: I knew it I'm a genius 👉😎👉

                                                                        • Carlos Acevedo
                                                                          Carlos Acevedo  3 weeks back

                                                                          1:12 chamorro people are all about them gains, that guy on the right looks like he belongs in an octagon lol

                                                                          • victor bruun
                                                                            victor bruun  4 weeks back

                                                                            Hahaha.. south koreans. hmm.. yeah we will likely still be missiled to death. But this time someone will care, great. Lets tourist guam.

                                                                            • victor bruun
                                                                              victor bruun  4 weeks back

                                                                              I hope they dont build too much on one side of guam, or it might flip over and be upside down.

                                                                              • Thecrook3dtriangle
                                                                                Thecrook3dtriangle  4 weeks back

                                                                                It’s the same size as Chicago but only has 160k people...

                                                                                • Abe Kore
                                                                                  Abe Kore  4 weeks back

                                                                                  “We’re moving to GuAmMMmmm!!!”

                                                                                  • Blancobull
                                                                                    Blancobull  4 weeks back

                                                                                    This awesome program leads me to the age old question, who do I want my overlords to be? I hear in Russia they say "don't be pussy". I don't see Putin as particularly tough. Riding a horse is not tough, it is in this day and age, animal abuse. The USA is absolutely at war against "the Russian Federation". Time to wake up and prepare people. first they attack the internet, Second they attack a sovereign nation and blame it on another country. Putin said he wants the USSR rebuilt.

                                                                                    • John D
                                                                                      John D  4 weeks back

                                                                                      I recognized almost every location in this video.

                                                                                      • MTutoriales#2018情報
                                                                                        MTutoriales#2018情報  4 weeks back

                                                                                        I read "terrorist" instead of territory in the title xD

                                                                                        • Your Mom's Creepy Uncle

                                                                                          So you're saying Guam is a part of Indonesia? Did I get that right?

                                                                                          • Washable Junk
                                                                                            Washable Junk  4 weeks back

                                                                                            Let’s have Guam pay federal taxes then we will give them a vote.

                                                                                            • Mattatuckman
                                                                                              Mattatuckman  4 weeks back

                                                                                              That guy sounds like he is not to loyal to America.

                                                                                              • Timay
                                                                                                Timay  4 weeks back

                                                                                                What you mean?