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Obama Begins His First Post Election Trip To Asia

Obama Begins His First Post Election Trip To Asia

Posted on 19 Nov 2012 at 9:52am

The president’s three-country tour to Asia has kicked off and Obama chose to begin it with first paying a visit to Thailand, on Sunday. The Southeast Asia tour is part of Washington’s efforts to develop stronger and deeper ties with emerging economies in the region including Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia.

This is the first visit Obama’s is making to any country since winning a second term to the White House, however, it comes at the heels of the tensions between Israel and Gaza,…