Further information on Spring 2019 courses


Robert and Sharon Flaten: Great Decisions 2019


Course text

A brief text will be available covering each of the course topics, ten or twelve pages with bibliography – not required, but useful, for about $20. This will be available at the first class.


Provisional class topics

Session 1: Refugees and Global Migration

Session 2: The Middle East: Regional Disorder

Session 3: Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?

Session 4: The Rise of Populism in Europe

Session 5: Decoding U.S.-China Trade

Session 6: Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics

Session 7: The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested

Session 8: State of the State Department and Diplomacy