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Obama Asia Trip

Record-High Costs Cause Reporters To Jump Ship On Obama's Asia Trip

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.31.2014 | Media

Cash-strapped news outlets looking to cover President Obama's trip to Asia next month may find it difficult to do so. Not because the trip isn't newsw...

Michael Calderone

Obama Criticized News Coverage During Off-The-Record Meeting With Reporters | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- During a six-hour flight last week from Seoul, South Korea to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, President Obama headed to the back of Air Force One ...

Obama Must Pivot Towards Democracy in Malaysia

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 06.28.2014 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

In Malaysia's hotly contested political environment, there is little room for foreign dignitaries to meet with opposition figures.

Defense Pact Gives U.S. Military Greater Access To Philippine Bases

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama vigorously defended his foreign policy record Monday, arguing that his cautious approach to global...

Obama Heads To Philippines As U.S. Announces Defense Pact

Agence France Presse | Stephen Collinson | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

US President Barack Obama heads to the Philippines Monday for the most complex leg of his Asian tour balancing act of reassuring allies wary of a risi...

Obama Raises Need For Improved Human Rights In Malaysia

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday that he had raised the need for improved human rights in Malaysia with the country'...

Obama Fails To Clinch Trade Deal As Japan Trip Wraps Up

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

By Antoni Slodkowski and Matt Spetalnick TOKYO, April 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama neared the end of a state visit to Ja...

Obama To Visit Site Of Washington State Mudslide

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) - The White House said President Barack Obama is due to meet with the families of victims of a deadly mudslide in Was...

Howard Fineman

Obama The Pacific Islander Looks To The Ocean Of The 21st Century | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

SINGAPORE -- If you look at President Barack Obama from the perspective of this wealthy island city-state, you appreciate his demographic breakthrough...

Obama Plans Big Foreign Trip

AP | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in April. The White House says Obama's tri...

Happy New Year, Mr. President

Allan Topol | Posted 03.05.2014 | World
Allan Topol

No American president has ever begun a year with as many different foreign policy crises as Obama now faces. It would be understandable if he took one look at this list and remained in Hawaii playing golf.

War With China?

Allan Topol | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

The United States and China are now playing a dangerous game which could lead to war. Beijing is asserting its new military might; and Washington is accepting the challenge.

Obama Regrets Missing Big Trip

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he regrets not being in Asia this week to help negotiate a trade deal that could create ...

Obama's Shortened Asia Trip Is Boost For China's Xi

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

BEIJING -- BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama has called off a trip to Asia just as China's president is being feted in regional capitals ahead o...

Shutdown Shows No Signs Of Ending

Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government...

The Myanmar of the Future: Empowering a Nation to Take Charge of Its Destiny

Albina Du Boisrouvray | Posted 01.20.2013 | World
Albina Du Boisrouvray

Upon learning of Obama's trip to Myanmar -- the first visit to the country by a sitting president -- I immediately recalled my own long relationship with the country. The White House has characterized the trip as an economic meeting, but it represents much more than economics.


Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has been traveling constantly since leaving for Asia on Saturday. Being president is tiring, and some photographers captured th...

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama's Interesting Hand Hold

Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama, in the midst of an historic trip through Asia, is attending the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Korea summi...

Obama To Meet With Hun Sen, Cambodia's Longtime 'Strongman'

AP | GRANT PECK | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — President Barack Obama arrived in Cambodia on Monday having just won four more years in office, but that is nothing compa...

Obama Asserts US In Key Region

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's close attention to the Asia-Pacific region signaled both a turn toward a part of the world experiencing so...

Obama's Hunt For New Markets

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

BALI, Indonesia -- After a nine-day trip through Asia in which he showed command on the world stage, President Barack Obama is headed back to debt-dea...

Obama In Hawaii For Diplomatic Talks

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU — Searching for help, President Barack Obama lobbied the skeptical leaders of Russia and China on Saturday for support in keeping Iran ...

Obama Heads To Asia

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rebuked by voters, President Barack Obama is turning overseas, heading to Asia for 10 days of diplomacy, tourism and dealmaking tha...

Are We Now a Paper Tiger Both in Fact and the Way the World Views Us?

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Has our country reached the point when we, like so many great nations before us, are no longer the leading state of our time?

Tom Friedman: Anderson Cooper 'Did Country A Favor' By Busting Obama Myth

THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman used all of his latest column to praise Anderson Cooper for refuting the myth of the cost of President Obama'...