Osama bin Laden's dead, what's next?

May 2, 2011

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Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was hiding out just 30 miles north of Islamabad, Pakistan.

Last night President Obama announced that al Qaeda’s founder, Osama bin Laden, was found and killed by American special forces about an hour’s drive north of Islamabad, Pakistan. We spend the hour dissecting the significance of Osama bin Laden’s death.

We'll take your calls at 312.832.3124. What’s your reaction to the news? What affect do you think it will have on American national security and foreign policy? What was Pakistan's role, if any, in Bin Laden's ability to avoid capture?

Today’s panel includes:

Steve Clemons, founder of the New America Foundation’s American Strategy Program and author of the blog, The Washington Note.

Imam Malek Mujahid, executive producer of the Chicago program Radio Islam.

Joseph Kechichian, security analyst for the Middle East Institute.