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Climate Change and the Global Order: Around the world, sea levels are on the rise. Great Decisions explores how low-lying nations are fighting to ensure their survival and asks what can be done today to prepare for the crisis on the horizon.

India and Pakistan: With an unprecedented parliamentary majority behind him, can Indian President Narendra Modi deliver on the economic promises that carried him to power, or will his strident brand of Hindu nationalism threaten the world’s largest secular democracy?

Red Sea Security: More than one-tenth of global trade passes through a strait just 20 miles wide at the southern entrance to the Red Sea. Great Decisions examines a region where the world’s great powers can cooperate to create stability—or allow deepening rivalries to explode into conflict.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking: Millions of human trafficking victims are hidden in plain sight. Traffickers coerce their victims into forced labor and prostitution. Great Decisions shares the untold stories of trafficking survivors.

U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle: Great Decisions examines the Western Hemisphere's migration crisis and the fractured societies at the heart of it: Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. 

China's Road into Latin America: Until recently, China had little interest in Latin America. Now, its investment is transforming the region. Great Decisions investigates this new alignment and the prospect of direct competition with the United States.

The Philippines and the U.S.: Voters in the Philippines, fed up with a stagnant political system, opted for an unconventional candidate. Great Decisions examines President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody crackdown on drug crime and investigates how he has upended politics as usual throughout Southeast Asia.

Artificial Intelligence and Data: A.I. is transforming economies and societies around the world. Great Decisions assesses the possibilities and dangers of this technology, explores the mounting technological competition between China and the U.S., and asks how the international community can manage the coming wave of digital innovation.

Yemen - A History of Conflict: Since 2015, Yemen has been consumed by an intractable, multiparty war that has created a devastating humanitarian crisis and brought millions to the brink of starvation. Great Decisions investigates the origins of the fighting, examines the motivations of foreign actors, and asks what steps the international community might take to resolve the conflict.

Americans and the World: In a democracy, foreign policy and diplomacy must be directed by the people, but survey after survey reveals dire statistics about Americans' knowledge of the world. Great Decisions investigates the roots of this knowledge deficit and asks what can be done to reverse it in today’s increasingly global economy.