What Brookings Experts Are Saying about President Obama's Asia Trip
April 23, 2014,
President Obama begins a four-nation trip to Asia this Tuesday, with stops planned in Malaysia, South Korea, Japan and the Philippines. Many observers are looking at his trip through the lens of the policy announced in Obama's first term, the "pivot," or "rebalance," to Asia. Others are wondering how the recent crisis in Ukraine might affect U.S. attention in the Asia-Pacific region. Here is some of what Brookings experts have been saying about the trip.