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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