US President Barack Obama’s decision to postpone his visit to Indonesia and Australia last week was understandable. The health-care bill, a center-piece in his legislative agenda, was at a critical juncture and domestic priorities trump international visits. Moreover, the president had visited Asia less than six months ago and has rescheduled for June, not so far off.
PacNet #15 – The Changing State of US-Asia Ties
March 30, 2010