Foreign policy discussion club seeking members

Dec 4, 2017

Interested in global politics?

Great Decisions is a Foreign Policy Association program that promotes dialog and offers current U.S. Foreign Policy and global issues for discussion. The group has been meeting for over 38 years, and is sponsored by the Mattapoisett Woman's Club with support from Director Susan Pizzolato and the staff of the Mattapoisett Public Library.

Topics in 2018 will include:

1.The Waning of Pax Americana?

2.Russia's Foreign Policy

3.China & America: The New Geopolitical Equations

4.Media & Foreign Policy

5.Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

6.U.S. Global Engagement and The Military

7.South Africa's Fragile Democracy

8.Global Health Progress & Challenges

The discussion program begins Wednesday January 17, and continues for 8 consecutive weeks until March 7, from 1-3 p.m. The group meets at the Mattapoisett Library, in the community meeting room, which is accessible at the side entrance where there is an elevator.

The price for a single person to participate is $35; if two people share one text the price is $45. This fee includes the cost of the text book, one two-part classroom DVD, materials, money for refreshments, and a donation to the library.

The deadline for registration is December 29, 2017. The class is limited to 25 people and operates on a "first come, first serve" basis. The text books will be available on or around January 10 for distribution at the library.

Along with your name, address and telephone number, please send a check payable to Mattapoisett Woman's Club, and indicate Great Decisions, P.O. Box 1444, Mattapoisett MA 02739.