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Purchase Great Decisions discussion materials and get the ultimate guide to the year’s top global issues. Produced by the Foreign Policy Association, these tools bring in-depth and expert analyses to discussions.

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Available Materials

Choose what works for you by ordering any or all of the materials listed below. Global Minnesota offers Great Decisions briefing books at a discounted price to Global Minnesota members and Great Decisions group leaders ordering 10 or more books per order.

Briefing Book

The Great Decisions briefing book is an annual publication that features an article on each of the topics. Written by prominent experts in an objective tone, the briefing book uses pictures, maps, and graphics to make the material accessible.

2024 Great Decisions Master Class Lectures On DVD

The DVD contains short 20-minute master class lectures, one for each Great Decisions topic, and can be ordered directly from the Foreign Policy Association. Preview a sample lecture. Please note, this is not the Great Decisions documentary television series, which is not being produced for 2024.

Television Series On Demand

Purchase, stream, and download previous individual episodes or entire Great Decisions television series and watch anytime, with Vimeo On Demand.

Great Decisions Highlights on YouTube

Visit the Foreign Policy Association’s YouTube channel to view excerpts from expert interviews on many Great Decisions topics. New topic coverage is added weekly to highlight more global perspectives.

Teacher’s Packet with Teacher’s Guide

The Teachers Packet includes 1 Great Decisions briefing book, 1 Great Decisions Television DVD set, and 1 Teacher’s Guide digital PDF download. The Great Decisions teacher’s guide is written by curriculum experts to provide ideas and lesson plans that correspond to each of the Great Decisions topics. The Teacher’s Packet can be ordered directly from the Foreign Policy Association.