Great Decisions In Foreign Policy
This award-winning series - recommended by the New York Times - frames the most important foreign policy questions of the year ahead. Each episode provides background context, contemporary analysis and policy options.
Great Decisions In Foreign Policy Previous Broadcasts
Afghanistan (Episode #807H)
KQED World: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 6:30 PM
U.S. troops have been in Afghanistan for over 15 years-making it the longest war in American history. As Washington and NATO pivot away from Afghanistan by reducing troop numbers, the ability of the government and security forces to maintain stability will be tested.
Latin America (Episode #806H)
KQED World: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 6:30 PM
Once known for economic and political turmoil, the majority of nations in Latin America are now constitutional democracies. Shifting away from the "revolutionary" leftist economic policies, Latin Americans are combining left-leaning social agendas with more pragmatic governance.
The Geopolitics of Oil (Episode #805H)
KQED World: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 6:30 PM
After decades of relative stability, the U.S. energy revolution is beginning to shift the dynamics of the energy market. Once dependent on the Middle East for much of its energy, the U.S. is now producing more of its own-potentially freeing America to pursue a new foreign policy in the region.