Exchange ideas about the most thought-provoking foreign policy issues facing America today in this informal, non-partisan forum. Participants receive a briefing book that includes background information, current data, and policy options. Read a chapter prior to each meeting and a trained Great Decisions facilitator leads a discussion about foreign policy issues. Stop by the reference desk in Adult Services to receive your reading list and book. Discussion is led by university professor Gary Midkiff.
Full series includes:
September 14, 1–3 PM, Promoting democracy: foreign policy imperative?
October 12, 1–3 PM, Mexico: transborder crime and governance
November 9, 1–3 PM, Exit from Afghanistan & Iraq: right time, right pace?
December 14, 1-3 PM, State of the oceans: waves of change
January 11, 1-3 PM, Energy geopolitics: quandries intensify
This series is free and open to all. Registration is required. Register online at www.vapld.info, by telephone at 224-543-1485, or in person at any public service desk in the library.