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Great Decisions In Foreign Policy

Next Airing: Tue, Mar 2nd, 2021 at 4:30 AM on UEN-TV

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The acclaimed global affairs series returns this season, featuring 13 half-hour narrated documentaries which help viewers make "Great Decisions" on the critical global issues facing America today. Narrated by Academy Award nominated actor, David Strathairn. Great Decisions documentaries provide context and exposes viewers to varied perspectives on America's foreign policy challenges from over 100 experts and policy makers. Great Decisions is a component of America's largest foreign policy discussion program by the same name. Hundreds of thousands of participants meet across the country in libraries, houses of worship, community centers and universities to share their perspectives and listen to others views on the way forward for America.


  • End of the Global Order?

    The U.S. developed the global order we know today. But the American appetite for multilateralism has since diminished. Great Decisions asks whether global cooperation can endure in an era of nationalist retrenchment.

    Next Airing: Tue, Mar 2nd, 2021 at 4:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 2/4/2021 to 2/3/2024
  • Britain After Brexit

    Although Britain has left the EU, the ramifications of Brexit are far from fully settled. Great Decisions asks whether the UK can remain united and considers how Brexit will change Britain's relationships around the world.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/7/2021 to 1/6/2024
  • Competing Interests: The U.S. and China In Africa

    As cash-strapped nations across Africa turned to China to build much-needed infrastructure, they stepped into the middle of a geopolitical rivalry. Great Decisions investigates Chinese-American competition in Africa.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 1/21/2021 to 1/20/2024
  • Global Supply Chains and National Security

    Great Decisions investigates the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on global trade and asks how to secure supply chains that stretch around the world.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 12/24/2020 to 12/23/2023
  • Persian Gulf Security

    Policymakers are reevaluating long-held assumptions about American engagement in the Persian Gulf. Great Decisions asks whether the United States remains the dominant power in a changing region.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/31/2020 to 12/30/2023
  • South Korea

    South Korea's transformation into the world's twelfth largest economy has been extraordinary. Great Decisions investigates South Korea's rapid development and examines its evolving partnership with the United States.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/17/2020 to 12/16/2023
  • The Fight Over The Melting Arctic

    As the polar icecap retreats, the Arctic is becoming a focus for economic development and geopolitical rivalry. Great Decisions investigates the ambitions of Arctic powers both old and new.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/14/2021 to 1/13/2024
  • The World Health Organization

    As Covid-19 has turned the WHO into a political flashpoint. Great Decisions explores how geopolitical rivalries are affecting public health and asks how the international community can prepare for the next pandemic.

    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 1/28/2021 to 1/27/2024