Great Decisions: Pandemics

Following is a summary of the key conclusions documented in the prepared materials and discussion points.  With the help of chat, GPT, in preparation for this discussion, the questions at the back of the chapter are comprehensively addressed Pandemics are not new....

Great Decisions: The High Seas

We tackled first UNCLOS (1982 United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea), an international agreement between 168 countries and the European Union establishing a legal framework for all marine and maritime activities. The idea of free trade in a global system...

Great Decisions: Indonesia

Indonesia was a topic that we did not know much about. We mentioned the over 17,000 islands that the country claims which seems like a nightmare to govern although the vast majority of the population of over 279 million people live on the islands of Java and Sumatra....