Great Decisions

Great Decisions will be re-starting our regular meetings in late January 2019.  We also have a FACEBOOK group to share relevant articles for discussion.  Special thanks to our hostesses at The Overture, who graciously made space for us each week.  Stop by and visit to thank them.

Great Decisions – gives you a voice in world affairs.  Our Fort Bend 2019 series starts in late January  See below the  new 2019 topics

 Pre-order the 2019 Briefing Book or DVD from Foreign Policy Assoc. Bookstore

or go buy it in January at Brazos Bookstore in Houston

Join the Foreign Policy Process

Local Great Decisions groups meet to share ideas and opinions.  All program participants are invited to register their views on the Great Decisions opinion ballot, which is presented to U.S. leaders and major media.  Ballots are still available at the 2017 links below.

2019 Topics:  (see article authors and briefs)

    • Refugees and Global Migration
    • The Middle East: Regional Disorder
    • Nuclear negotiations: Back to the Future?
    • The Rise of Populism in Europe
    • Decoding U.S.-China Trade
    • Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics
    • The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested
    • State of the State Department and Diplomacy

See you in January 2019!

Many thanks to Enid Tovy who organized this interesting group for 30+ years, now facilitated by Bill Johnson.  No expertise, only interest (and preparation), is required.  For more information contact:  Bill Johnson.

Early each spring, AAUW offers Great Decisions to:

  • Explore the Issues
    The Great Decisions program highlights each of today’s most significant, far-reaching foreign policy issues. In compelling presentations, Great Decisions provides facts and nonpartisan analysis of the “great decisions” facing the U.S. public and policymakers.
  • Learn about Foreign Policy
    The Great Decisions program is a unique learning experience. You will acquire skills to assess global developments and policymakers’ decisions. You will help build the American democracy’s strong citizen base.

2018 Topics:  (see article authors and briefs)Great Decisions 2018 cover

2017 Topics:



Great Decisions 2016 topics:

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  • Middle East
  • The Rise of ISIS
  • The Future of Kurdistan
  • Migration
  • The Koreas
  • The United Nations
  • Climate Change
  • Cuba and the U.S.


Great Decisions 2015 topics:GreatDecisions2015book


Great Decisions 2014 topics:GreatDecisions2014