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digital edition

The Foreign Policy Association

Great Decisions Discussion Program

via ZOOM.

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. 

The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.


David Rowe, Moderator

Susan Perkins, Facilitator


 Pour yourself a light refreshment, and connect to ZOOM for a short film and a great discussion.

2021 Program 
4/10 Roles of International Organizations In a Global Pandemic
5/08 The End of Globalization
6/12 Brexit & The European Union
7/17 Struggles Over The Melting Arctic         
8/14 China’s Role in Africa
9/11 The Korean Peninsula
10/16 Global Supply Chains & National Security
11/13 Persian Gulf Security Issues

There are many options available for you to purchase the Great Decisions briefing book:

A limited amount of discounted books are available for sale through the library. If you are interested, please email:

Purchase a digital copy online:


The E-book version of the briefing book is also available!

Click to follow the link to download from these providers: 


Rakuten Kobo 

Nook (Barnes and Noble) 

Apple Books



Great Decisions is America's
largest discussion program on world affairs.

The program provides background information and policy options for the eight most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the focal text for discussion groups across the country.