Listen to the First Coast Connect interview on Great Decisions, 2016

Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs; organized by the Foreign Policy Association and locally held at the Jacksonville Public Library’s Southeast Regional library near JTB and Gate Parkway (10599 Deerwood Park Blvd.).

Each year eight topics are selected by a panel of experts and groups around the country discuss these topics. There is a briefing book and DVD – available at – that prepare participants for the discussion. Purchase of the briefing book or DVD is not required for participation.

Topics for 2016

This year topics range from the relationship between Israel and the US, to China’s foreign policy.

Our first discussion, led by Parvez Ahmed, PhD of the University of North Florida, on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6:45 p.m., will explore Shifting Alliances in the Middle East.

Listen here

Use the player below to listen to the interview that Melissa Ross of WJCT’s First Coast Connect conducted with library Director, Barbara Gubbin, and Dr. Ahmed, exploring this open, free, and powerful discussion series. For more information, click here or go to

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