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VIDEO: Obama visits Australia, announces new military base there

As China seeks to assert itself in Asia, President Barack Obama visited Australia to announce deeper ties between the nations' militaries, including a new Marine base for the United States. The move was seen as a counter-balance against China's growing presence.

Global Politics

Anti-war democrats

As the Democratic Convention gets underway in Denver, The World's Matthew Bell examines the on-going tensions between the Obama campaign and the anti-war faction of the Democratic Party.

Global Politics

Anti-war democrats

As the Democratic Convention gets underway in Denver, The World's Matthew Bell examines the on-going tensions between the Obama campaign and the anti-war faction of the Democratic Party.

VIDEO: Obama visits Australia, announces new military base there

As China seeks to assert itself in Asia, President Barack Obama visited Australia to announce deeper ties between the nations' militaries, including a new Marine base for the United States. The move was seen as a counter-balance against China's growing presence.