In episode three, CIGI Chair of Governance in the Americas Kathryn Hochstetler discusses Brazil as an emerging power in Latin America and on the world stage.
In episode two, CIGI Senior Fellow and Afghan expert Mark Sedra traces the roots of today's governance challenges in Afghanistan, and explains why he is now less optimistic that the country will eventually be stabilized.
With the media firestorm created by the content of WikiLeaks' release of US diplomatic cables, a corresponding debate over the future of diplomacy and the prevention of other leaks has also taken place. While many commentators agree that the cables have portrayed the US foreign service in a positive light, others argue that the potential for future leaks will make diplomacy more secretive, and ultimately less effective.
In episode one, Paul Heinbecker argues that Canada has gradually downsized its foreign policy ambitions, and describes how the country can again be a leader on the international stage.