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Learn about foreign policy issues by joining the Great Decisions discussion group.

Great Decisions takes you beyond the headlines by providing a look at eight of the most significant and far-reaching challenges facing the world. The discussion group meets bi-monthly from February through May. The first discussion is set for February 12, 2018 at Oak Park Library, 9500 Bluejacket, Overland Park from 6:30-8 p.m. Check our events calendar for the schedule. To participate, contact us.

The Great Decisions Briefing Book features impartial, thought-provoking analyses on eight issues of concern to U.S. policy.

The topics for 2018:

  • Waning of Pax Americana?
  • Russia’s foreign policy
  • China’s geopolitics
  • Media and foreign policy
  • Turkey: partner in crisis
  • U.S. global engagements and the military
  • South Africa’s fragile democracy
  • Global health issues


To order the 2018 Briefing Book, contact the Kansas City International Relations Council (816-221-4204, or www.irckc.org). The $24 cost includes shipping. Place an order in December 2017 or January 2018. The book will be mailed in January.