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Despite a partial pivot in Asia,
Obama foreign policy still disarray

Washington Examiner, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:Drive, 5/1/2014 8:21:47 AM

For a president who hasn´t enjoyed many foreign policy successes lately, Barack Obama did pretty well on his just completed trip to Asia. In Japan, he reiterated in no uncertain terms the American defense commitment, including on the Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, which China also claims and calls the Diaoyus. “Historically, they have been administered by Japan, and we do not believe they should be subject to change unilaterally,” Obama said. “What is a consistent part of the alliance is that the treaty covers all territories administered by Japan.” In the Philippines, Obama signed a new agreement giving

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 5/1/2014 9:18:08 AM     (No. 9832201)

If he keeps pivoting, hopefully, he´ll drill himself into the ground, much like he´s doing to America.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40, 5/1/2014 9:21:49 AM     (No. 9832206)

Its a "talk loudly and carry a twig" strategy. We saw what happened to the Kerry initiative.

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