Program Details

American Foreign Policy

Jeffrey Morton
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Course Description

Based on his popular Great Decisions format, Morton will analyze four important foreign policy challenges facing the United States. For each topic, he will provide background information, American interests and foreign policy options.


  1. The Group of Seven (G7): Is it Time to Bring Russia Back Into the Organization?
  2. Hong Kong: A Thorn in the Side of China, What Role for the United States?
  3. Iran: What Options Does the United States Have in the Post-Nuclear Agreement Era?
  4. Vietnam: America's Historic Nemesis Now Needs Our Help to Counter China

About the Instructor

  • Jeffrey S. Morton, PhD is a professor of political science, a Fellow at the Foreign Policy Association and recipient of the prestigious FPA Medal, which is bestowed upon leading members of the American foreign policy establishment. He has been honored with numerous university awards and has contributed to articles that have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times.

    Lifelong Learning Society Distinguished Professor of Current Affairs, 2005-08
    Recipient of the LLS 2002 Excellence in Teaching Award

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