Discussions are led by those with extensive knowledge of the topic.
The topics are:
Jan. 16: The mission and challenges of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization,
Jan. 23: The international community’s humanitarian aid respon- sibilities and intervention polices in response to regional conflict.
Jan. 30: The history and state of relations between the United States and Iran.
Feb. 6: The Egyptian revolution and the state of democracy in the country.
Feb. 13: National security in the face of challenges of a weak economy, homegrown terrorism and international unrest.
Feb. 20: Democratic reforms in Myanmar and the potential new role the nation will play in Southeast Asia.
Feb. 27: The future of the Euro, the European common currency and how the state of the Euro affects the global economy.
March 6: The growing involvement of China in Africa and its ramifications on relations between the United States and African nations.
A project of the national Foreign Policy Association, Great Decisions is designed to broaden und- erstanding of global affairs.
In Tyler, it is spons- ored by Tyler Branch of AAUW, League of Women Voters of Tyler /Smith County and the Tyler Public Library.
Great Decisions briefing books, which explore each topic in depth, are on sale for $20 at Tyler Public Library and available for in-library use, according to the announcement.
More information about Great Decisions is available by a calling the library at 903-593-7323 or sending an email to programs @tylertexas.com.