Great Decisions is the name shared by a national civic-education program and publication of the Foreign Policy Association. Published annually, the Great Decisions briefing book highlights eight of the most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. Great Decisions provides background information, current data, and policy options for each of the eight issues and serves as the focal text for discussion groups.
The 2014 Great Decisions foreign policy series begins Wednesday, January 15th at noon at the Tyler Public Library, 201 South College and continues the eight subsequent Wednesdays, through March 5th. The eight week series is sponsored by AAUW-Tyler in cooperation with the Tyler Public Library and League of Women Voters. Briefing books should be on sale at the library for $20 beginniing in January.
Below are the 2014 topics. Exact dates and speakers for each topic will follow in January.
- Defense Technology
- Islamic Awakening
- Energy Dependence
- Food and Climate
- China’s Foreign Policy
- U.S. Trade Policy
For more information, contact our Great Decisions Chair, Delcie Wylie.