Great Decisions 2019

Please join us for in-depth discussions of world issues currently affecting U.S. policymakers. These weekly topics have been selected by the Great Decisions editorial board and are presented through a briefing book, short video program and thought-provoking discussion. The program length is approximately 90 minutes per session.

To sign up for Great Decisions 2019, please complete the registration form and return it to the Library with payment. The program fee includes a briefing book and is for all eight sessions. Briefing books are available for pick-up at the Library after your paid registration is received.


The Rise of Populism in Europe

Monday, February. 25, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Randall Newnham

Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?

Monday, March. 4, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Mike McCarthy

Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics

Monday, March. 11, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Kevin Coots

State of the State Department and Diplomacy

Monday, March. 25, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Michelle Mart

Decoding U.S. - China Trade

Monday, April. 1, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Farhad Saboori

The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested

Monday, April. 8, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Nevin Hollinger

Refugees and Global Migration

Monday, April. 22, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Dan Cooper

The Middle East: Regional Disorder

Monday, April. 29, 2019   |   7:00 p.m.
Facilitator:   Tod Witman