Top 10 Geopolitical YouTube Channels

We have compiled a list of YouTube channels that have videos relating to geopolitics and global trends. Some of the channels are not exclusively about geopolitics, but are in the list as they have some great videos about key geopolitical trends. For this reason, our list is not based on a rank of the most subscribers, but rather based on the quality of the videos, relevancy of our times and substance in research based on how neutral they are. This list by no means is extensive, but rather, more like a useful list for people who like topics like KJ Vids. We have put ourselves on the top of the list for obvious reasons 🙂 but you can checkout the rest of the channels below.

Number 1

KJ Vids is a non-partisan geopolitical news, analyses and forecast company. We research important global issues and present our findings in compelling, creative formats so that the average citizen can easily understand the most critical issues of our time. Our topics look at the impact of history and geopolitics on the political, economic and social issues of our time. We have produced videos on every region in the world.

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 22 Nov 2016
Total Subscribers – 76,269
Total Videos – 215
Total Views – 7,536,340

Number 2

NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today.

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 23 Jan 2013
Total Subscribers – 2,032,796
Total Videos – 2,449
Total Views -470,812,46

Number 3

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 22 Jan 2017
Total Subscribers – 811,874
Total Videos – 251
Total Views -84,144,113

Number 4

Caspian Report is one of the first YouTube channels that produced videos on a host of geopolitical issues around the world. The channel has covered a range of political, economic and social issues from both the past, present and future. It’s most popular video is called “Pre-Islamic History of the Middle East” which was produced in 2012 and has achieved over 2.6 million video views. The uniqueness of the channel is the way the creator, Shirvan, utilises ArcGIS maps in his videos. The slow voiceover style of Shirvan allows viewers to comfortably consume content on complicated issues.

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 19th July 2010
Total Subscribers – 355,059 
Total Videos – 278
Total Views – 38,676,292

Number 5

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 4 Mar 2014
Total Subscribers – 6,145,706
Total Videos – 1,019
Total Views -1,437,040,557

Number 6

As the world’s leading geopolitical intelligence platform, Stratfor brings global events into valuable perspective, empowering businesses, governments and individuals to more confidently navigate their way through an increasingly complex international environment. Stratfor develops comprehensive, independent and unbiased analyses by examining global events through the lens of geopolitics and our proprietary methodology. That allows us to interpret the significance of today’s global events, cut through the noise, inform decision making and develop a more accurate view of the future. 

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 27 Jan 2009
Total Subscribers – 113,713
Total Videos – 1,963
Total Views – 34,266,504

Geopolitical Futures is a publication dedicated to predicting the future course of the international system. In doing so, Geopolitical Futures challenges two assumptions. First, that political leaders decide what they will do and individual actions can’t be predicted. Second, that there is no methodology for predicting non-quantitative events. The founder of Geopolitical Futures, George Friedman, who also founded the geopolitical intelligence firm Stratfor, has built a career on successful geopolitical forecasts. Some of the events predicted in his books include a crisis in the EU, the economic decline of China, the re-emergence of Russia, a confrontation over Ukraine, a U.S.-Iranian entente and increasing tensions with Israel.

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 1 Dec 2015
Total Subscribers – 11,493
Total Videos – 94
Total Views – 910,440

Number 8

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 29 Jun 2009
Total Subscribers – 18,236
Total Videos – 1,058
Total Views -2,549,063

Number 9

Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of America’s role in the world. The magazine covers a broad range of topics related to U.S. foreign policy and international relations with a mix of non-partisan analysis, reportage, and reviews and criticism.

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 14 Nov 2008
Total Subscribers – 21,273
Total Videos – 175
Total Views -1,203,257

Last Updated: 29th June 2019​

Launch Date – 22 Feb 2015
Total Subscribers – 6,606
Total Videos – 115
Total Views – 548,628 

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