REUTERS/Larry Downing - U.S. President Barack Obama (R) waves next to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, April 23, 2014. Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday at the start of a four-nation trip that comes at a time of rising tension in the region, and as the United States urges Japan's unpredictable neighbour North Korea not to conduct another nuclear test.

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The President’s Trip to Asia: Ukraine and the Global Context

April 23, 2014, Bruce Jones

With President Barack Obama's trip to Asia underway and the ongoing tension in Ukraine, Bruce Jones answers some pertinent questions about the United States' policy in Ukraine and what that means with regards to U.S. power, perceived U.S. retreat and U.S. leadership.

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