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US president Barack Obama's commencement speech to the United States Military Academy at West Point has been harshly criticised.

Republicans in the US used to be the 'foreign policy party'. With Democrats in power acting decisively on foreign policy in the Whitehouse, that's no longer the case. Mitt Romney has hit a hurdle with comments on US reponse to Libya attacks, and his misteps might cost him at the polls.

The University of Melbourne's US political analyst Dr Tim Lynch spoke to Sky News.

East Timor is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change and Australia has a moral and historical obligation to help, a University of Melbourne study has found.