Great Decisions

Great Decisions Discussion Group
Friday Mornings 10:00-11:30, February, March and April
Murrysville Library Meeting Room
Open To The Public

Great Decisions is the name shared by a program and a 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. Begun in 1954, the Great Decisions Discussion Program is designed to encourage debate and discussion of the important global issues of our time. I


In 2020 our Great Decisions meetings will be held on eight consecutive Friday mornings beginning on Friday, February 14, and ending on Friday, April 3rd.The DVD produced by the Foreign Policy Association on each topic will be shown from 9:30­ to 10:00 AM just prior to the discussion meeting. Reading the booklet article and watching the DVD are optional, but highly recommended. A schedule of the topics remaining for March and April follow:

  • March 6, India and Pakistan, led by Barb Glozik
  • March 13, U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle, led by Joyce Vernon
  • March 20, Artificial Intelligence and Data, led by Charlie Beard
  • March 27, Red Sea Security, led by Chuck Greenberg
  • April 3, The Philippines and the U.S., led by Bethia Schulz

More information on the topics is available on the website of the Foreign Policy Association.  For further information email