Western Political Philosophy

Great Decisions is a Foreign Policy Association program that provides impartial thought-provoking analysis on issues of concern to policymakers today through global studies adapted to informal discussion groups. It is an 8 session Foreign Policy discussion based on readings & a DVD and is sponsored by the Minnesota International Center.

The discussions are usually held at Heartwood in Crosby, Minnesota, every 3rd Monday.

Contact Bob Sandin (218-534-5453) for more specifics.

The website address is:
To order materials yourself, click on this link: Orders

The titles and topics for Great Decisions 201* are as follows:

  • 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

For information about the upcoming 2019 topics, click here.

Mission: To provide quality and broad-based learning opportunities for the Lakes Area residents with emphasis on mature adults.