'Great Decisions' is the title of both the course and the briefing
book which is an annually compiled collection of in-depth articles by 'experts' in their various fields of foreign
‘Great Decisions’ is the oldest and largest grass
roots civic education program of its kind in the country. It is popular not only at MILE but on college campuses and
in other venues across America. It is a product of the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) which is an independent, non-partisan,
non-governmental, national non-profit and educational organization.
the program at a past MILE registration/orientation day, one participant stated "those who attend this class recognize
and believe, just as the FPA founders, that government and democracy cannot survive without informed citizens.
This program offers the best opportunity for becoming informed and for sharing and debating ideas in a non-threatening but