Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. Read the Great Decisions briefing book at home, then come and watch a short DVD and discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Bi-weekly series of 6 sessions, each with a different topic. Registration is required so briefing books may be ordered. (Books are an expense to the library. While you do not have to attend each session, please be mindful and check your schedule before you register. It is only necessary to register once.)
- Friday, August 10, 2018 Show more dates
- 11:00am - 12:30pm
- Conference Room
TOPIC - Turkey: a partner in crisis
Of all NATO allies, Turkey represents the most daunting challenge for the Trump administration. In the wake of a failed military coup in
July 2016, the autocratic trend in Ankara took a turn for the worse. In this age of a worsening “clash of civilizations” between Islam and
the West, even more important than its place on the map is what Turkey symbolically represents as the most institutionally Westernized Muslim country in the world.