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Obama Asia Visit

Japan's Second Opening

Shinzō Abe | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Shinzō Abe

U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Tokyo at a unique moment in my country's history, with Japan's economy moving onto a stable new growth path that will take full advantage of its geographic position. Japan no longer considers itself the "Far" East; rather, we are at the very center of the Pacific Rim, and a neighbor to the world's growth center stretching from Southeast Asia to India.

Obama's Asian Pivot: A WorldPost Review

Nathan Gardels | Posted 06.22.2014 | World
Nathan Gardels

This week, U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Asia to meet U.S. allies and assure them of America's backing as China rises to become the dominant power in the region. In light of the West's weak response to Putin's takeover of the Crimea, some Asian allies are concerned about whether the U.S. will stand steady in the event a conflict breaks out between one of its allies and China.

Myanmar Welcomes Obama With Graffiti

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- When Arker Kyaw heard President Barack Obama was coming to Myanmar, he gathered 15 cans of spray paint and headed for a blank brick...

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's Star Fades In Muslim World

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ISTANBUL — Euphoria swept the world after the election of President Obama, a symbol of hope and yearning for compromise after years of war and r...

Mark Ndesandjo: Obama Says He Met With Half Brother While In China

AP | TINI TRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he met briefly with a half brother who lives in China and who recently wrote a semi-autobio...