25 June 2013
ABC Radio Australia Connect Asia
The White House is pressuring Russia to hand over US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden while slamming China for letting him leave and ignoring an extradition request. Lecturer David Smith looks at the damage done to the relationships between the three super powers.
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