15 E 4th St
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Great Decisions 2018
8 Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Sponsored by League of Women Voters, Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit.
Join America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. Since 1945, Pax Americana has promised peaceful international relations and an open economy, buttressed by U.S. military power. In championing “America First” isolationism and protectionism, President Trump has shifted the political mood toward selective U.S. engagement, where foreign commitments are limited to areas of vital U.S. interest and economic nationalism is the order of the day. Geopolitical allies and challengers alike are paying close attention.
1/31 The waning of Pax Americana?
2/7 Russia’s foreign policy
2/21 China and America: the new geopolitical equation
2/28 Media and foreign policy
3/7 Turkey: a partner in crisis
3/14 U.S. global engagement and the military
3/21 South Africa’s fragile democracy
3/28 Global health: progress and challenges