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Great Decisions Discussion Series

Great Decisions Discussion Series

It's that time again! Eight provocative topics will provide the basis for this always interesting and stimulating global issues discussion series. The more diverse the opinions (and they usually are) the more thought-provoking and rousing the conversations. 
Great Decisions, sponsored by the League of Women Voters Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth and the Library, will take place for eight consecutive weeks. Attend one session or all.
Foreign Policy Association briefing booklets containing an informative article on each topic are available for purchase for $20. The library has several copies available for checkout.   For more information or to purchase a booklet, contact Joan Fragen, (847) 446-0184 or 
joanfragen@gmail.com.
Each session begins with a short DVD introduction to the subject, providing a segue to the group's discussion. Please join us, and bring your friends!

Registration is required.

Date:
Monday, February 26, 2018 Show more dates
Time:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:
Northfield Community Room
Campus:
Northfield Library
Categories:
  Adult  
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Week 5

Turkey: a partner in crisis

By Ömer TaƟpinar

In the wake of a failed military coup in July 2016, the autocratic trend in Ankara has increased. An overwhelming majority of the population considers the United States to be their country’s greatest security threat. In this age of a worsening “clash of civilizations” between Islam and the West, even more important than its place on the map is what Turkey symbolically represents as the most institutionally Westernized Muslim country in the world.

Event Organizer

Emily Compton-Dzak

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