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Great Decisions

Great Decisions

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 17, 2018
11:00am - 12:30pm
Conference Room
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TOPIC - U.S. global engagement and the military

The global power balance is rapidly evolving, leaving the U.S. at a turning point with respect to its level of engagement and the role of
its military. Some argue for an “America First” paradigm, with a large military to ensure security, while others call for a more assertive
posture overseas. How does the military function in today’s international order, and how might it be balanced with diplomatic and
foreign assistance capabilities?

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