Great Decisions: NATO’s Future

We had a pretty good discussion on NATO on Tuesday with the majority in agreement of the path forward relative to the extent of U.S. involvement in this treaty. We agreed that the creation of NATO in 1949 was mainly to protect Europe from Soviet aggression post WWII....

Great Discussions: U.S. – China Trade Rivalry

We welcomed for this evening a special guest: Steven Chuang, a native of Taiwan. We discussed our 4th topic “U.S. – China Trade Rivalry” but we did not reach a conclusion about our future policy options other than to agree that China will continue to flood our markets...

Great Decisions: Climate Techology

We tackled our second topic “Climate Technology” with an open mind and lots of policy options. We started the conversation by asserting the following: The earth is getting warmer. Some areas of the earth may become unstable/uninhabitable. Examples are glaciers...

Climate Migration Summary

During the Climate Migration topic, we covered the following topics: Migrant flows: There are three stages of management of migrant flows: Ascending State (country A): Dire situation Lack of economic opportunities Brutally repressive regime General insecurity In this...