Obama's Asia trip aims to reassure partners

Japan first stop for US president in a region where some doubt whether his words will be matched with action.

    US President Barack Obama is set to touch down in Japan on the first leg of an official visit to Asia.

    The aim of the trip, beginning on Wednesday, is to reassure partners about his country's continuing commitment to the region. However, some doubt whether Obama's words will be paired with action.

    Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

    Who are the Israeli agents posing as Palestinians?

    Musta'ribeen are an elite Israeli undercover unit that disguises themselves as Arabs or Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

     How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    100 years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed.