Read the Great Decisions Briefing Book, then meet in a weekly Discussion Group to watch the DVD and discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Join us for a series of facilitated discussion programs about issues affecting our world.  This popular series will take place on Monday afternoons in April-May, from 1:30-3:00 p.m.

This year's topics are:

- 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

Participants should pick up a Great Decisions briefing book at the library prior to first program, once they have registered. Registration required.  Sponsored by Friends of the Beachwood Library.

Past dates

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  • Starting Monday, April 1st, 2019, repeated every week on Monday until Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


Beachwood Branch Cuyahoga County Public Library

25501 Shaker Boulevard
Beachwood, 44122