Each week, the Inside the Issues podcast series will go in-depth with a different CIGI expert on the most challenging issues in global governance. Hosted by CIGI Chair David Welch, these candid and timely discussions are available on the CIGI YouTube channel and on iTunes video and audio.

In episode 17, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Gordon Smith discusses the death of Osama bin Laden and what it means for the Arab Spring, the war in Afghanistan and international security at large. He predicts that eliminating bin Laden will ultimately lead to disengagement with Afghanistan, and that the revolutions across the Arab World will continue to develop for years to come.

From January to June 2011, CIGI Chair of Global Security of David Welch, hosted the first season of Inside the Issues - a weekly podcast series featuring CIGI's global governance experts. The resulting 22 episodes feature timely and candid discussions on issues related to the core areas of CIGI expertise: Global Economy, Global Security & Politics and International Law.
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