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Obama Asia Trip

Don't Cry for Me

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

President Obama traveled to Asia last week seeking to make a big splash and bring home trade agreements that help American exports.

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes On Obama's Asia Tour

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama returned to the U.S. Sunday after a 10 day tour of Asia that took him through India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan. From the region...

Obama in Asia: Meeting American Decline Face to Face

Juan Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Juan Cole

Beneath the pomp and splendor of Obama's journey through Asia has lurked a far tawdrier vision -- of a much weakened president presiding over a much weakened superpower, both looking somewhat desperately for succor abroad.

Obama In Seoul As G20 Meeting Kicks Off

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At the start of the G20 summit meeting, President Obama tried to calm fears of a currency war and other tensions that have stressed global economic ti...

India and China Greedy in Burma; Obama Scolds

Betwa Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Betwa Sharma

Even as President Barack Obama endorsed India's candidacy for the U.N. Security Council, he scolded New Delhi for not being tough on its neighbor, Burma.

Obama's Mahatma Moment

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vamsee Juluri

I hope in the future I will hear an Indian of substance say that it was an American, Barack Obama, who made something good possible for him or for her, just as President Obama said of the Mahatma today.

White House Press Secretary EXPLODES At Indian Security Over Press Restrictions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs grew so angry with Indian security officials on Sunday that he got into a heated shouting match with them -- ...

The Week In Review (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The first week of November was a tough one for President Obama. Not only did he depart on a much-criticized tour of Asia following devastating U.S. mi...

Recommitting to APEC

Karan Bhatia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karan Bhatia

The most significant part of Obama's post-mid-term election trip to Asia may well be his last stop -- the APEC Leaders' Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.

WATCH: Cooper SLAMS Conservatives For Spreading 'Myth' About Obama Asia Trip

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Thrusday's "AC360," Anderson Cooper debunked the false story about the supposedly enormous price tag for President Obama's ten-day tour of Asia, an...

Sam Stein

Obama Delays Asia-Australia Trip Until June To Finalize Health Care Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hoping to see health care reform legislation to the end, President Barack Obama has once again delayed a trip to Australia and Asia, this time until J...

Left, Right & Center: Health Care and Financial Reform, Al Qaeda 7, and The Hurt Locker

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Obama postponed his Asia trip for the final push on health care. Will it really come to a vote in 10 days? Is it political suicide for the Democrats?

Obama Delaying Asia Trip To Work On Health Care

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has delayed his visit to Asia, his first international trip of the year, to focus on the push to salvage hea...

China Pushes Back On Obama

New York Times | HELENE COOPER and EDWARD WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama made a big effort Tuesday at presenting his first visit to China as a step forward in America's evolving relationship with its fastest...

Obama In China: 'Walks A Tightrope' In His First Visit

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHANGHAI — President Barack Obama sought a political balance Monday on his first trip to China, seeking help on urgent global problems while wei...

Japan Relations At A Low As Obama Visits | HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will arrive in Tokyo on Friday, at a time when America's relations with Japan are at their most contentious since the tr...

Obama's China Town Hall: Handshakes And Vetted Questions

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was a Town Hall, but this time Barack Obama was not in Iowa or New Hampshire. There were no hay bales, no bunting, and no activists with questions ...

Obama: Decision Soon On Troops For Afghanistan

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — President Barack Obama declared Saturday that an era of American disengagement in the globe's fastest-growing region is over and warned ...

Obama Tours Forbidden City

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BEIJING � Playing tourist on his first visit ever to China, President Barack Obama drew a chilly comparison between the Chinese capital and his...

Obama Pushing Arms Control With Russians

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SINGAPORE — President Barack Obama and other world leaders agreed Sunday that next month's much-anticipated climate change summit will be merely...

Obama's Asia Trip: Day-To-Day Highlights

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A day-by-day look at President Barack Obama's weeklong trip to Asia: Thursday, Nov. 12:...

Richard Wolffe: Obama's Secret Climate Pact

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's no coincidence that one day after the White House announced new emissions targets, China followed suit with its own target. The Daily Beast's Ric...

Obama To China: Uncensored Society Is Healthy

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BEIJING President Barack Obama sat down with the Chinese leader Monday night, hours after he pointedly nudged his host country to stop censoring ...

'Burning Man Obama' (VIDEO): Chinese Artist Builds Effigy Of President As Tribute

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Barack Obama will be visiting China next week, and as this video report from Reuters shows, the Chinese are enthusiastic about Obama, if not in ways t...

Obama's China Town Hall (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Obama held a historic town hall with around 500 Chinese students in Shanghai Monday in which he discussed how the free flow of information actually ma...