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US President Obama arrives in Thailand

Obama visits Asian countries in an attempt to show the US "pivot" in foreign policy towards the region.
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2012 20:39

In his first trip abroad after re-election, President Obama has dubbed himself the first "Pacific" president.

The trip is meant to be a sign that the US administration is "pivoting" towards Asia, and branching its foreign policy away from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.

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