Decisions in Foreign Policy, 2018


Three Sessions: Fridays, May 4, 11, 18; 10 AM-Noon

Location: Wesley Acres (Theater), DM

Cost: $36

Class Limit: 22


As in the “Great Decisions” course of last fall, this one will offer thought-provoking analyses of issues of concern to US policymakers today: 1) Russia's Foreign Policy; 2) China: Our Next Enemy? 3) Media in Foreign Policy; 4) Turkey: Partner in Crisis; 5) US Global Engagement and the Military; 6) Progress and Challenges in Global Health. A DVD* will be shown on each topic, followed by class discussion. The accompanying Great Decisions 2018 textbook is available for optional purchase at

*DVDs published 2017 by US Foreign Policy Association


Instructor Richard Parker attended Iowa State University and Drake University with a major in history, and he taught history for DM Public Schools until his retirement.  Currently he enjoys a “second career” as a watercolor painter.




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