Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions Discussion Program

Great Decisions

This fall, Maplewood Library will be hosting Great Decisions, America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. Participants read the materials provided and meet to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. There will be 8 discussion meetings on Wednesday mornings from September 14 to November 9. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Discussion Program materials will be provided by the library. Open to all. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Participants need to make a serious commitment to reading the material provided as well as the supplementary articles available online.

Meeting Dates: Wednesdays from 10 am to noon on:

September 14: Shifting Alliances in the Middle East

September 21: The Rise of ISIS

September 28: The Future of Kurdistan

October 5: International Migration

October 19: Korean Choices

October 26: The United Nations Post-2015

November 2: Climate Geopolitics

November 9: Cuba and the U.S.

Space is limited. To register, please email

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Foreign Policy Association