Great Decisions 2023

Eight critical issues facing our nation will be on the agenda of the new Great Decisions discussion program, which is returning to an in-person format in the Brooks Room this year.

Participants will meet Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. begining Feb. 1. (
March 29 is reserved for a snow date.)

Here are the topics for 2023:

  • Feb. 1: Energy Geopolitics
  • Feb. 8: War Crimes
  • Feb. 15: China and the U.S.
  • Feb. 22: Economic Warfare
  • March 1: Politics in Latin America
  • March 8: Global Famine
  • March 15: Iran at a Crossroads
  • March 22: Climate Migration

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Details on each topic are available here:   

Each year, the Foreign Policy Association selects critical issues facing the country to be the subjects of conversation. It also publishes a briefing book for participants to read in advance so they can be informed and ready to participate.