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    This week, I traveled to the beautiful country of Iraq. All my life I'd heard of the war in Iraq and how dangerous it was to visit, but I wanted to go there and explore if for myself to hear the stories that didn't make it into the media. So, along with Drew Binsky, Lexie Alford and Cory Martin, we were taken around Iraqi Kurdistan by our amazing guide, Baderkhan.
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Comments • 15 584

  • Drew Binsky
    Drew Binsky 2 years ago +10628

    Dude it was seriously one of the best trips of my life ! So grateful to share it together and can’t wait for the next 🙏🙏

    • Vitaminscow
      Vitaminscow 4 months ago

      Thanks for showing our beautiful country.

    • Kimon Blackwood
      Kimon Blackwood 7 months ago

      Drew i Just realise you have been to jamaica.

    • Tsg
      Tsg 8 months ago

      @Söylemistim wym.. there is official Iraqi Kurdistan bro

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 8 months ago

      @Sven Johnson there is no country in the world as a Kürdistan 😂😂😂

  • Carrie Webster
    Carrie Webster Year ago +883

    I full on broke down crying when the guide said all Iraq needs is love. This and your Afghanistan video have given me a fully new perspective on these countries and how welcoming everyone really is.

  • Evan L
    Evan L Year ago +664

    As a Westerner, I feel that we have a very brainwashed perspective of the middle east (particularly in the US and Canadian media). It's tragic. Thank you for sharing your experiences, to help dispel misinformation about how kind-hearted and peaceful most of the people here are.

  • Morgan Taylor
    Morgan Taylor 4 months ago +127

    He is such a beautiful soul, what a world we would have if more people had the same outlook on life as he does. So much love for his country❤️❤️

  • Avin Mamo
    Avin Mamo Year ago +282

    As a Kurd from the Netherlands, I just want to thank all people who made this video possible. It's so important for the world to see and hear about Kurds. Thank you, thank you! Baderkhan I hope to meet you in person one day. You radiate positive energy and love.

    • private 3m05
      private 3m05 2 months ago

      @Yana Cute Bunnyletterlijk, ik had echt niet verwacht.

    • ishowchad
      ishowchad 4 months ago +1

      @No Status thanks ❤

    • No Status
      No Status 4 months ago +2

      @avinmam slaw from USA 🌺

    • Yana Cute Bunny
      Yana Cute Bunny 6 months ago +2

      Het is een beetje raar dat een Amerikaan weet dat kurdistan bestaat

      ROTZOOI Year ago +4

      Ja broer, helemaal mee eens

  • TheGuyWhoAsked
    TheGuyWhoAsked Year ago +169

    "We might walk slow, but we will never stop" - Baderkhan
    Absolutely beautifully said. This is one of my favourite things ever said.

  • Horror Skunx
    Horror Skunx 2 years ago +3479

    Your stories are unbelievable.

    • Isma Linkin
      Isma Linkin 2 years ago

      After Hussein's fall Iraq's people struggles even more so all the shit shown here is real? Is USA that liberator country that claims it is? Or is the thief and looter that everyone else sees?

    • hi Hi
      hi Hi 2 years ago

      Dale Gribble I didn’t really understand your first comment sorry it’s just a misunderstanding , I didn’t k ow you were talking about the war crimes. Ok I get it now and I agree with you

    • hi Hi
      hi Hi 2 years ago

      Dale Gribble did I say they were innocent stop putting words in my mouth. All I said that there are horrible people who exist in the world but they don’t represent all the good people.

    • hi Hi
      hi Hi 2 years ago

      Dale Gribble people experience differently. Correct me if I’m wrong but I assume your brother is in the military so you gotta put that into perspective since a lot of Iraqis don’t like foreign troops occupation. But since yes theory go there as tourists and filming cultural places appreciation for the beauty of the country behind the war. The Iraqis are probably more lenient about them. And I think people from the villages seem to be nicer and welcoming to foreigner then in the cities that are hit by war

  • Hannah Udom
    Hannah Udom 3 months ago +80

    It was quite emotional for me watching this video.....I wish people could be more concerned of these people rather than stereotyping them

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 2 months ago


    • Hillary Emmanuel
      Hillary Emmanuel 3 months ago

      Have you watched the Syria episode... Trust me, you might burst into tears😪

  • Hailey Marguerite
    Hailey Marguerite 4 months ago +60

    I’m an american living in kurdistan & I absolutely love this video so much. this nation is so special!!!

    • John Rim hong
      John Rim hong Month ago

      @your the best how so?

    • your the best
      your the best Month ago

      @John Rim hong safest place in the world bro. Trust me

    • John Rim hong
      John Rim hong 3 months ago

      Can you tell me more about how it is there? And why you like it so much?

    • Sigma La°Flare
      Sigma La°Flare 4 months ago

      Amazing? Do you work there as well?

  • hatuminator
    hatuminator 7 months ago +50

    "it doesn't matter whether you are Yazeedi, Muslim, or Jewish we all pray to the same God"
    He was saying this while the three of them had their arms on each other's shoulders pretty much hugging each other...i love seeing things like this that was so wholesome I love to see people from different parts of the world from different cultures showing respect and love to each other that's what it's all about ✌️ mainstream media forces people to think that we're all so different and that we cannot mingle with each other and that of we do we won't get along and that it will be awkward but in reality we're all so similar and can enjoy and respect each other's company and cultures and can even be brothers and sisters

  • Serhii A.
    Serhii A. 5 months ago +22

    The message at the end realy moved me (34:19). "We are different from outside but similar from inside". I wish more people come to realizing it! Huge thanks from Ukraine.

  • Lexus Lopez
    Lexus Lopez Month ago +5

    These people were all such beautiful souls ❤This video brought me tears. The fact that they are still so optimistic despite their situation, has changed my outlook on life. Sending the people of Iraq all my love, health, happiness, and peace. 🙏

  • Johnny Harris
    Johnny Harris 2 years ago +7164

    Man I loved this so much.

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 8 months ago +1

      THERE IS NO COUNTRY IN THE WORD AS KURDISTAN..IT IS ILLEGAL NAME.. It would be more correct to call it Northern Iraq instead of Kurdistan. Since the Turkmen, who have owned that geography for 1000 years, are only seen as a minority, then the Kurds are also a minority. That is Northern Iraq.

    • David
      David Year ago

      Why is this guy not verified

    • reem
      reem Year ago

      you should visit them, Harris!

    • Nkosinathi Papa
      Nkosinathi Papa 2 years ago

      The only 00099or less people 9

  • Amanda Ridenour
    Amanda Ridenour 4 months ago +11

    Baderkhan is one of the strongest people I've ever seen. He radiates positive energy. It would have been so easy to fall into negative emotions with every thing he's experienced and seen. I cannot even imagine. I think if I ever got lucky enough to meet him, I'd probably super glue myself to him haha I need that energy in my life all the time. What an amazing person.

  • glitch غلتش
    glitch غلتش 2 months ago +6

    from someone thats originally from syria that saw the war for a good 7 years i understand the struggles and im so happy to see that our brothers in iraq are still doing good even after all the wars they had may god keep everyone in the world safe and protected

  • فهد العنزي
    فهد العنزي Year ago +102

    Welcome to Iraq my friend. We have nothing but love for people from all around the world and want nothing but peace, love and prosperity. Regardless of where someone is from, we share this planet together and have same goals an ambitions.

    • ZER0
      ZER0 4 months ago

      @Ahmed Rahman as a Kurd please accept my apology and one thing you said that Iraq sending money to us that's true but it's not useful for us because our theaf government is not using these money for us they're using for them selves ( I don't disrespect anyone )🤍🖤

    • Rebar Duski
      Rebar Duski 4 months ago +2

      @U are whatever you said ...at the end its called kurdistan you know it everyone know it .. its ruled by kurdish and land of kurdish not the arab so that's it

    • U are
      U are 4 months ago

      @Rebar Duski The Kurds are part of the Iraqi component, and their areas are Iraqi Kurds. Just stop racism

    • Marcus Aurelius
      Marcus Aurelius 4 months ago +1

      @Bjar Kurds are living from Baghdads money, and Kurdistan is originally Assyria and belongs to christians. This is not your land and you know it

    • Bjar
      Bjar 5 months ago +1

      @Ahmed Rahman no they’re not. U wish

  • Maria Araslanova
    Maria Araslanova 7 months ago +9

    All the support to Iraqi people from the bottom of my heart! I wish only the best for you and I hope that humanity will start to change for better soon :)

  • Hunter
    Hunter 5 months ago +9

    Badarkan is a truly enlightened individual and needs to go on a world speaking tour. If he and people like him could tell the world such a simple message like people are not terrorists and just simply need love then I think the world could heal itself in a heartbeat. Thank you so much for this video and please keep up the good work, you too are helping to heal this planet.

  • FromSulf
    FromSulf 2 years ago +5913

    "One day people will not call me a terrorist, but call me a tourist" wow, that's an emotional statement to process.

  • Nancy Joseph
    Nancy Joseph 16 days ago +1

    I’m from Iraq and honestly this was so sweet and I have never enjoyed a travel video this much before. I truly appreciate you showing the beautiful history of Iraq and not just be a tourist and show the food and all. I live in the US and sadly I have only seen Iraq for 20 days when I was young, I really hope Iraq gets back on its feet one day and go back to the front country that everyone knows Iraq for. I would love to do something to help Iraq go back to be a strong country but with a more positivity and safety for ALL Iraqis

  • Dadwar
    Dadwar 4 months ago +10

    as a kurd and long time fan of yes theory, id like to say thank you, the more attention the Kurdish people get the higher chance of us being recognized and protected from all of our "neighbors"

  • Annette Ortiz
    Annette Ortiz 5 months ago +7


  • Jimbo T
    Jimbo T 3 months ago +35

    By far, one of my favorite episodes on this channe. Thank you so much for opening our eyes. LOVE, PEACE, NO WAR!!!

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 2 months ago +1


  • Mr. Reese
    Mr. Reese 16 days ago +1

    That man has an unbelievable outlook on life, his positivity really is contagious. A wonderful film as usual, thanks for doing this.

  • zbomb33
    zbomb33 2 years ago +2018

    “...later people won’t call me a terrorist, but a tourist!” What a charming and upbeat man, we need more people like him in this world.

    • Yus Yusoff
      Yus Yusoff 2 years ago +4


    • G4 / get4thletic
      G4 / get4thletic 2 years ago +1

      for real, speachless

    • Dani Amsalem
      Dani Amsalem 2 years ago +20

      There are more people like him on our planet than the media wants us to believe.

    • mike cunt
      mike cunt 2 years ago +22

      That was the best line of the whole video

  • Progressive Narcissism
    Progressive Narcissism 7 months ago +5

    This was so incredibly deep and profound. Truly beautiful. The trip. The people. The culture. The scenery. Wonderful. The whole world is rooting for the people of Iraq

  • maria ap
    maria ap 7 months ago +37

    I have been in Mesopotamia and I am really in love with place and people there ! Wish Peace in Kurdistan ! ❤️💛💚

  • Sheyla G. Valle Navarro

    the stories people be having is unbelievable. there is so much hate in the world that people only know and believe what is on the news. this is why this channel speaks out to me and interests me the most. you see everyone’s different perspectives on things. everyone is human and more people need to be educated to know what is the truth. this video really speaks out to the world and i loved it. the man really has a lot of feelings and things to say about his country that a lot of people don’t know about and want to be able to speak
    up. amazing job on this documentary!

  • Marvin Pulumo
    Marvin Pulumo 8 months ago +3

    Hi guys much respect to the "Yes Theory" group and to everyone that follows your amazing adventures around the world. I'm from South Africa, south of the African continent, southern tip of Africa. I would so love joining you guys and sharing all the information that's scattered out there in the world. Capture the love you try to spread, I must say that's really fullfiling an genuine. If I had the means, I would travel the world to try find you guys an join the cause. Cheers have more energy to continue an never give up on the world, I won't give up on you 👋💯🤗

  • sojuicy
    sojuicy Month ago +1

    thank you guys, for all that you do. on the one hand it makes me feel bad that I don't get out of my comfort zone, but at the same time your videos show, that we're all just human. thank you!

  • Zaeem Khalat Ilyas
    Zaeem Khalat Ilyas 2 years ago +2442

    As a Big and old Yes Theory fan from northern Iraq ( Kurdistan), I never thought that one day I will be able to tell my story and the story of my people through Yes Theory's channel to the world.
    When I met Thomas, at that moment I believed in the power of the law of attraction, and the power of the Internet.
    Yes, Theory has shaped my life in many ways, and I don't know how thankful and grateful I'm for them.
    Thank you Yes Theory, Thank You Badirkhan for letting this happen, and thanks to all the other crew.

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 2 months ago +1


    • Alexandar Velchev
      Alexandar Velchev 3 months ago


    • Sneaky Snek
      Sneaky Snek 4 months ago

      xosh be ya xwa

    • Nicole Green
      Nicole Green 7 months ago

      @Zaeem can we get an update on how you are today?

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 8 months ago

      THERE IS NO COUNTRY IN THE WORD AS KURDISTAN..It would be more correct to call it Northern Iraq instead of Kurdistan. Since the Turkmen, who have owned that geography for 1000 years, are only seen as a minority, then the Kurds are also a minority. That is Northern Iraq.

  • Belle Love Lee
    Belle Love Lee 17 days ago +1

    Baderkhan has restored my faith in humanity. Despite all the hardships he endured since he was a child he manages to remind us that all we need is love and empathy ♥️

  • Grave Flower
    Grave Flower 10 months ago +15

    The condition of those ancient buildings is really impressive! I wonder what makes them so different from the ruins of rome and greece which haven't held up nearly as well.

    • donHooligan
      donHooligan 7 months ago +3

      it doesn't freeze in Iraq? (my guess)
      freezing can destroy rock in a single season, if moisture gets in.

  • Daniel Briceño Mejía

    as a fellow travel vlog enthusiast, seeing thomas, drew and lexie in the same video feels like an avengers type of crossover

  • Vircill Lionel
    Vircill Lionel Year ago +6

    of all Yes Theory episodes, this would be my favorite! thank you for showing Iraq, thank you for opening my eyes, thank you for changing the false narrative I had before. keep inspiring and keep spreading love ❤️

  • Matt Smith
    Matt Smith 4 months ago +6

    I love these middle eastern adventure episodes, the pure kindness and perseverance of the people in these areas blows my mind. so beautiful❤

    • Gary Maidman
      Gary Maidman 4 months ago +1

      People are people anywhere you go. There are good and bad people everywhere. Generally if you be kind to people and show them respect, they will give it back.

  • Joe Bruey
    Joe Bruey Year ago +2001

    Baderkhan: "Some day, people will not call me a terrorist, they'll call me a tourist". That's an MLK speech-worthy line. Well said, Baderkhan.
    Thank you for this video. I've always wanted to see more of Iraq since my last, more 'unpleasant' visit. Well done!

    • Avihu
      Avihu 11 months ago

      Hey brother, I wish you the best of luck and experiencing Iraq in a new beautiful light, I am also from a military family however I am too young to have served. When I was born my father was deployed and I only knew him three months of the first three years of my life, so I have always viewed Iraq in a negative way and I am exploring new avenues to overcome that prejudice. love to all :).

    • Joe Bruey
      Joe Bruey Year ago

      @Brown Martin Luther King Jr

    • Brown
      Brown Year ago

      What is MLK?

    • Gordo Maccallum
      Gordo Maccallum Year ago +2

      @Joe Bruey thank you for your service brother

    • Joe Bruey
      Joe Bruey Year ago +12

      @Catapat let’s just say I spent a year there in a capacity that was not as friendly as the one that Yes Theory experienced. That being said, it was one of the greatest experiences of my life.

  • notsosilentmajority1

    Since there are not many people that have had an opportunity to really view the Monastery, it would have been great to see more of the Monastery and its architecture.

  • Thomas Zimmerman
    Thomas Zimmerman 4 months ago +2

    It's almost 2023, I have just recently found your channel, and while I am jealous that you get to experience these moments and I don't I also feel that you put out wonderful content (I LOVED your video on Syria). You absolutely deserve to have gotten to 10 million by now and wish you the best of luck on achieving that goal!

  • randy v
    randy v Month ago +1

    I did not expect to get emotional after watching this, and i'm from the Philippines. Love heals everything.

    M3MPHIS.MÁRQUEZ 8 months ago +7

    As an American, I have zero negative feelings for any country in the world despite what the media tries to portray. Iraq was absolutely beautiful, and the people even more beautiful. I would love to visit this place. Thank you for sharing. #LOVE

  • Ryan Beattie
    Ryan Beattie 4 months ago +3

    I want you to know that your videos warm my heart like nothing has ever in many years every video I see how wonderful people are around the world I make it a custom in my own country of Canada to befriend everyone as though they are a brother or sister I believe that you are on the right path to opening our eyes and the eyes of those around us to a world that we did not know was there because of those who wish to keep us apart I have never felt the joy that you give in giving me the ability to see these people in their own countries and the smiles and love that they give you your friend Ryan Beattie ❤️

  • Psych2Go
    Psych2Go 2 years ago +555

    Manifest that 10 mil subs and amazing content for 2021! You guys got this :)

    • Siyabend
      Siyabend 2 years ago +1

      7 Days in *Kurdistan* !!!

    • Siyabend
      Siyabend 2 years ago +2

      KURDISTAN is not iraq !!!

    • NIZO
      NIZO 2 years ago

      Oh! My Psych2Go is here too 😍🥺

    • yang wang
      yang wang 2 years ago +1

      hi ; love u :)

    • zanooba ♡
      zanooba ♡ 2 years ago +1

      Omg hiii!

  • Beck
    Beck 5 months ago +3

    Guys, please continue your path, you are opening eyes for a lot of people. World should be open for everyone.

  • sudip poudel
    sudip poudel 4 months ago +3

    “Every Muslims are not terrorist and every terrorist are not Muslims”
    What a story and documentary man! I hope every people should see this video and change their mindset about Muslim countries and people. Being a person from South Asia, I loved the way Iraqi people are and their tradition and culture. Beautiful content with beautiful story! Heaps of love ❤️

  • One
    One 7 months ago +3

    Your channel is opening me up to the world in a whole new way. I appreciate you guys for telling these stories.

  • J Lasky
    J Lasky 5 months ago +3

    This was AMAZING! So much better than any attempted documentary on any network or news organization. What I would also like to see was your hotel(simple as it is) it would just be fascinating to see. And also(if possible) costs, just in case, we too want to visit these places(if possible.)

  • Sven Heilborn
    Sven Heilborn Year ago +4

    Congratulations for your national holiday on 3rd October Iraq from your friends in Germany

    • Hannah
      Hannah  Year ago

      From this German here,too. :)

  • Jacob Simpson
    Jacob Simpson 2 years ago +893

    It hurt my heart when he said, "People of the middle east, we suffer from terrorism more than anyone else in the world, so don't stereotype us as terrorists."

    • Haitham Al-Tamimi
      Haitham Al-Tamimi Year ago

      Indeed he was right.

    • Atltruistic Critic
      Atltruistic Critic Year ago

      @Angel Q-V us is literally the reason behind most of it

    • Patriot 03
      Patriot 03 2 years ago

      @Ladey Babey They're called the elite and they infect both parties.

    • Travis Travis
      Travis Travis 2 years ago

      @Ladey Babey
      Whatever you’re saying has nothing to do with Iraq.

  • linda yang
    linda yang Year ago +3

    Baderkhan is the friend everyone needs. Just so positive and full of life! ❤
    Thank you for making this. My husband did two tours in Iraq and he doesn't talk much about it. Thank you, now I know some what of what he experienced.

  • Mélanie Richard
    Mélanie Richard 10 months ago +3

    Very beautiful adventure, thank you for sharing. It's always wonderful to see the impact Yes Theory has on people when you guys meet people that follow your channel, keep inspiring people :D And Baderkhan is so wise and amazing, I love everything that he said! ♥

  • joe martinez
    joe martinez Year ago +3

    such an amazing beautiful story, Yes Theory always brings awesome story's but this one just blows everything out of the water. Baderkhan is such an amazing positive human, we need more like him is this world.

  • DCNY
    DCNY Year ago +10

    Baderkhan is awesome what a kind soul.. and his laugh is freakin contagious 😂🤣

  • Rio Tarbo
    Rio Tarbo 8 months ago +4

    My dad says the same thing about Bosnia people. This was back in the ‘90s. Two different people groups but one unique culture, that many didn’t or couldn’t see because of hate or fear or simply “the unknown”. He loved all Bosnians. He hurt to see anger there.

  • Mike Shake
    Mike Shake 2 years ago +1106

    Beautiful, beautiful content!

  • Gonçalo Silveira
    Gonçalo Silveira 10 months ago +4

    Guys, this was brilliant. Thank you so much for sharing a different perspective of this wonderful people, they trully deserved it. Keep up the excellent work.

  • LP
    LP 5 months ago +7

    Laughter is medicine. Keep up your amazing adventures. We live vicariously through you. Thank you for your fearless spirit .🕊

  • Zeynep Demir
    Zeynep Demir Month ago +2

    This is the only travelling video that I cried while watching. Thank you for sharing reality with us. Love from Turkey 🥰

  • Rensina van den Heuvel
    Rensina van den Heuvel 5 months ago +2

    What an incredibly beautiful video. I want to go and immerse myself in the culture, warmth and human ness of these people. From Australia. Hugs

  • Dave Swert
    Dave Swert 8 months ago +1

    Thank You Yes Theory for bringing the truth about the Iraqi people and the Syrian people. We've been brainwashed by the mass media alot and that leaves a negative impact on our mentality. Through these kind of documentaries you're educating us that though they have gone through endless wars they still have the courage, strength, Love, kindness and generousity within them and that they strives towards a better future. Hope to see more inspiring videos from you in the future ❤️🙏.

  • Yoni
    Yoni 2 years ago +1968

    "People will not call me a terrorist, they will call me a tourist"- what a fuckin legend!

  • Bree Ann
    Bree Ann 7 months ago +1

    "we might walk slow, but we will never stop" so powerful sentence. Thank you Yes theory for sharing us this wonderful story. Love from Philippines 🇵🇭.

  • Andi Banez
    Andi Banez Year ago +2

    This was a wonderful video

  • Pretty P
    Pretty P 2 months ago +3

    Thank you for this 🙏🏽 This video represent how my Kurdish people are. Loving, joyful, generous and full of hope. ❤️🙏🏽

  • Lisa Carlson
    Lisa Carlson 7 months ago +2

    Thank you again for opening my eyes and heart to the people of Iran. I hope to one day visit this beautiful country. God bless..

  • Aquiles Brinco
    Aquiles Brinco Year ago +5

    How yall don't have 10 million yet is wild. I only recently discovered your channel yesterday and it has quickly become my favorite.
    Cheers and hope the goal is achieved this year!

  • Keanne Lambertson
    Keanne Lambertson 2 years ago +1494

    “One day they will not call me a terrorist, they will call me a tourist”- What an incredible story. Thank you for showing this to the world!

    • KAC GB
      KAC GB 2 years ago +2

      Jesus Gonzalez ....are u ok, its just christianity, christianity influenced European cultrue not the other way round, just like it influenced the assyrian ppl who live in this so called Kurdistan

    • Arihant Jain
      Arihant Jain 2 years ago +1

      And the moon in the background gave me chills!!

    • Wong Yen Hong
      Wong Yen Hong 2 years ago +4

      this is where I stop rn, lmao, i would like to quote that too,he's such an amazing person

  • ie81
    ie81 Year ago +13

    "they brainwash us so we can't leave our imaginary world"💗
    One of so many beautiful words in this precious video. Thank you so much!!!

    • De Goose
      De Goose 4 months ago +2

      @Söylemistim that’s a lie

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 8 months ago

      THERE IS NO COUNTRY IN THE WORD AS KURDISTAN..IT IS ILLEGAL NAME.. It would be more correct to call it Northern Iraq instead of Kurdistan. Since the Turkmen, who have owned that geography for 1000 years, are only seen as a minority, then the Kurds are also a minority. That is Northern Iraq.

  • Jeevan Adhikari
    Jeevan Adhikari Year ago

    Honestly without Matt it feels like something is missing all the time. The energy and enthusiasm level is different when Tom and Mat are together, like literally it feels like virtual beholders are in real adventure.

  • William Hussey JR
    William Hussey JR 5 months ago +1

    This video keeps me reminded that while we're a diverse species occupying this world, its often that the human spirit shares no boundaries. I was very fortunate to stumble onto this video. You have certainly blessed me, along with the Clip-Share community sharing your travels through this country, but more so to share your experiences alongside your guide "BaDakon' ... and please correct my spelling. Thank you so much.,

  • Sara Ramirez
    Sara Ramirez Year ago +1

    Something about this youtube channel brings me so much comfort, I love that you guys show respect appreciation to the culture and history wherever you go, it's amazing truly.

  • One way Weirdo
    One way Weirdo Year ago

    Guys, I've seen you go to northern Iraq and that's amazing! But please feel free and be assured it is safe to visit the rest of Iraq as in Baghdad and other regions at the moment. Iam from iraq and luckily tourists are coming from around the world now! I hope you come again and you'll be most welcomed 💗

  • marsgizmo
    marsgizmo 2 years ago +304

    this is just wonderful 😌

  • Jenny Palmer
    Jenny Palmer 4 months ago +2

    This was an amazing trip. I expected everything destroyed but it wasnt. Again the people are so giving and kind. Thank you again

  • Delina Wejdeby
    Delina Wejdeby 8 months ago

    As what happens with youtube, I just stumbled upon your travel content and love it. So many travellers go to get another stamp on their passport, and with you guys, I love how you actually meet with locals and have such a great take away from everything you experience :)

    BLUEPiZZA 7 months ago +4

    Kurdistan is where my family comes from but it’s not very well known so it feels good to be represented on a channel as big as yours. Glad you had fun there :)

  • Farhang Said
    Farhang Said Year ago

    Seeing how you could with such ease fit in the culture and understand the similarities in us human no matter ethnicity is heart melting. As a kurd this video was a documentary, a diary, a movie. It will forever stay in my heart, would unwatch it and watch it again if I could, much love and prayers to Yes Theory.

  • Stardust
    Stardust 7 months ago

    I just got turned on to Yes Theory a couple months ago after stumbling across the Wim Hof documentary. Since then I have been binge watching all your videos. This is truly an amazing story of understanding people who are different, when the fact is we all have a lot more in common than we realize. Thank you for sharing this experience!

  • Amanda Kraay
    Amanda Kraay 2 years ago +221

    This documentary should be on a bigger platform, like Netflix or something. More people need to see this. The filming, the way they show the culture. It’s beautiful. ❤️

    • Jassy Jubilee
      Jassy Jubilee 4 months ago


    • Azad Jamei
      Azad Jamei 8 months ago

      right thanks a lot

    • Söylemistim
      Söylemistim 8 months ago +1

      THERE IS NO COUNTRY IN THE WORD AS KURDISTAN..IT IS ILLEGAL NAME.. It would be more correct to call it Northern Iraq instead of Kurdistan. Since the Turkmen, who have owned that geography for 1000 years, are only seen as a minority, then the Kurds are also a minority. That is Northern Iraq.

    • фарс я ирак
      фарс я ирак Year ago

      I am from Iraq and today I dream of emigrating and marrying from America and finding a job

    • Aybe
      Aybe 2 years ago

      No will make a documentary based on lies, Disappointed in Yes Theory for not fact checking before publishing some guy who drives them around North Iraq spinning up factless lies to fit his personal narrative and manipulation.

  • Zheen Mhamad
    Zheen Mhamad 3 months ago +3

    thank you baderkhan for letting this happen ❤

  • Jack Jack
    Jack Jack 5 months ago +3

    Honestly one of the coolest channel’s that is on youtube,really pleasant and enjoyable to watch

  • Anand Shakti
    Anand Shakti Year ago +1

    This is beyond amazing- deeply impressing the beauty of these people and their culture. Thank-you sooo much for what you are doing.

  • DonandShelley Clark
    DonandShelley Clark 8 months ago

    I love all your videos, I just wish I was young again and travel with you everywhere! It’s amazing the people you meet and feel the love everywhere you go and talk to! You are a blessing to show the truth through these people, what they have been through, and the history of their countries! No wonder other countries hate America! They always get involved in peoples business that they shouldn’t be!

  • bulluck533
    bulluck533 11 months ago +5

    @ 34:00 is one of the most motivational and beautiful speeches you'll ever hear. You can hear and feel how pure this man is. I wish there were more people out there like this man. The world would be a whole different place.

      HARIS THE BOSNIAK LION 11 months ago

      A little payback would not hurt for all the Bosniak women and young girls that were raped in the most brutal ways in Bosnia and that Srebrenica Genocide. I do not have anything against American and Serbian girls.

  • Brendan Johnstone
    Brendan Johnstone 2 years ago +390

    "we suffer from terrorism more than anyone else so don't stereotype us as terrorists" what a perfect thing to say. Everyone needs to hear that, especially in North America. Baderkhan is an amazing man. Amazing video guys. Videos like this are so important in bringing everyone together.

  • Pyronix
    Pyronix Year ago

    This is just utterly supremely well made, from scripting to cinematography to editing - just wonderful. Thanks Yes Theory!

  • Catherine Salazar
    Catherine Salazar 8 months ago

    I’ve been binge watching your videos for the past three hours , amazing content !! Love your morals and your drive to show us what’s going on in other parts of the world!

  • Julian S.
    Julian S. 9 months ago

    THANK YOU FOR CREATING THESE VIDEOS!!! You do so much for a connected world to share experiences, differences and similarities between people from all over the world.

  • Farhan F17I
    Farhan F17I 5 months ago +2

    How is this channel not at 50 million at least I don’t understand!!! 💯❤️‍🔥 thank you for spreading peace, Togetherness & love around the world! 💜💜💜

  • Jesse Elliott
    Jesse Elliott Year ago

    I love how you guys get a team together and just go out and get it. Living life, truly living it too. It's beautiful and I hope you guys keep exploring for all of us who can't

    • Jesse Elliott
      Jesse Elliott Year ago

      Just wanted to ad, seeing the team around a dinner table joking and laughing, looking like one big misfit family.

  • Shriram Kumbhojkar
    Shriram Kumbhojkar 2 years ago +765

    Baderkhan is the true example of someone who is patriotic. Instead of escaping from the situation the country is in, he wants to build and improve upon it until his last breath. This is what differs people like him from the people who think harming people other than their religion is what patriotism is. Mad respect!

  • king sufi
    king sufi Year ago +3

    Tbh, i just hope iraq won't face another war. That song, before knowing the meaning, omg, chills and tears. One of the places to go just because, they still have soooo many history to share to tourist.

  • Merlin Lawi
    Merlin Lawi Year ago +1

    It's very eye-opening to see this kind of video from Yes Theory. Like there's a beauty, generosity from a place that I never imagined it was existed. Thank you for this video. I first discovered this channel a few months ago and I can't stop watch all of your videos and all the people in it.
    Anyway, I'm from Indonesia. Try to visit our country. Indonesia is the country that has the most ethnics in the world. It would be interesting for you to visit.😊😊

  • Braxton Ray
    Braxton Ray 7 months ago

    This was so inspiring. I've always felt that the Kurdish people are some of the most misunderstood and most welcoming people around. Erbil has been on my bucket list for ages now and this only makes me want to visit more.

  • Michael Levy
    Michael Levy Year ago

    Thank you guys, again... for who you are and all you do for humanity (via Yes Theory). Thank you!!

  • James Williams-Khan
    James Williams-Khan 4 months ago +2

    I would love to do half as much as what you do! Clip-Share has created such a platform for people like you to give back instead of greed of keeping the more to live a lavish lifestyle! Gold watches multiple rings, high class sports cars will never diffy a person but what heart you have and the love you give will diffy you as a person, so from me and millions of people i thank you for what you do to give for human kind in general. So much love 💙 I will one day create something like your channel to give all to others who deserve it all, thank you for inspiring me and many others who also do what you do.

  • Scott Williams
    Scott Williams 2 years ago +844

    “People will not call me a terrorist, but a tourist” . One of the best lines I have ever heard on Clip-Share. Baderkhan seems like an amazing guy. Well done Yes Theory, another amazing upload!

    • Adriana Alyice
      Adriana Alyice 2 years ago +3

      When he said that it made me soooo emotional 🥺

  • Peťo
    Peťo Year ago

    Those Baderkhan's words in the end were truly impressive! Everything this world needs is simply LOVE, no matter what our colour, religion or nationality is. Inside we are all the same.
    YES THEORY, Thank You for sharing this message ❤️

  • Christiaan van Niekerk
    Christiaan van Niekerk 7 months ago

    This was a fantastic episode. Thank you for the Yes Theory crew for showing me this

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous  2 months ago +1

    So many great quotes from Baderkhan. What a great outlook on life he has. Truly touched!