Tuesdays, 11:50–1:15, Sept. 18–Nov. 6
Moderators: Gordon Canyock, Ted Parker
Class limit: 32
This is a repeat of the Great Decisions course offered in Spring 2018. For over 50 years the Foreign Policy Association has sponsored discussion groups throughout the United States to investigate some of the greatest challenges affecting our lives. This year’s topics are the following:
- The Waning of Pax Americana?
- China and America: The New Geopolitical Equation
- Turkey: A Partner in Crisis
- US Global Engagement and the Military
- South Africa’s Fragile Democracy
- Global Health: Progress and Challenges
A briefing book and video related to each topic will set the framework for weekly class conversations. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a $29 materials fee payable to OLLI at registration.
is a retired military intelligence officer, former State Department consultant, and longtime member of OLLI. Ted Parker
, a retiree from the US Department of Education, had a 40-year career in education that included teaching and managing at local, state, and college levels. He is a longtime member of OLLI.