Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in AsiaHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama’s mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China. That forward-looking message will be delivered even as he confronts the legacies of two wars long past — Vietnam and World War II — that still are fraught with emotion.

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