16 April 2013
ABC News 24 The Midday Report
With memories of recent attacks fresh in the minds of many Americans, Obama is understandably reluctant to jump to conclusions about the fatal Boston bombings. But as associate professor Brendon O'Connor notes, in a post-9/11 world the US has more capacity than ever before to find those responsible.
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Barack Obama's visit to Asia will be an important diplomatic effort to advance trade negotiations and calm allies in the region over territorial disputes with China. Visiting professor Linda Jakobson looks at the substance behind the trip.
Associate professor Brendon O'Connor looks at how Obama is likely to navigate the balance between reassuring allies and placating China in the presidential trip to Asia.