Great Decisions in Foreign Policy, Season 45HDClosed Captioning
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Narrated by Academy Award nominated actor David Strathairn, Great Decisions in Foreign Policy brings you eight half-hour documentaries, each tackling a different challenge facing America today. The 2017 series features nearly 100 of the most important figures in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe European Union||The European Union is under severe strain. British voters have chosen to leave the EU while the Eurozone debt crisis and the influx of migrants pose an existential threat to the political and economic bloc. Can the EU withstand the pressure?||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInternational Trade||International trade has transformed the way we live. Supporters of free trade say it creates the greatest amount of wealth for the highest number of people, fostering growth and lifting nations out of poverty. Opponents say free trade eliminates jobs at home and makes the country vulnerable.||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoChina’s Maritime Build-Up||China is building up its maritime presence, investing heavily in its Navy, and ambitiously advancing territorial claims in the South and East China seas. Does this maritime expansionism indicate a more aggressive foreign policy or is it simply the next logical step in China’s growth?||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoSaudi Arabia||Saudi Arabia is a nation in transition, with increasing signs that the status quo it has enjoyed for decades is beginning to fray. Once known for having a “special relationship” with the U.S., growing concerns about human rights, terrorism and the Iran nuclear deal suggest the relationship between Riyadh and Washington is coming under strains.||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Geopolitics of Oil||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.||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoLatin America||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.||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAfghanistan||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.||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoNuclear Security||The nuclear status quo is changing. Nine nations are declared nuclear powers—and non-state actors are upending cold war era strategy. How can leaders stop countries from acquiring nuclear weapons, keep nuclear materials out of the hands of non-state actors and protect nuclear facilities from potential terrorist attacks?||26:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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- HD Version
- Genre: Nonfiction
- Released: Jan 10, 2017
- © 2017 Foreign Policy Association
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