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Obama to Asians Worried About U.S. Election: It’s Going To Be OK

By Matt Spetalnick HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, May 25  – U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump, now the Republican Party’s nominee. “I think other people sometimes look at

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Obama to Lay Out Vision for Vietnam Ties After Ending Arms Ban

By Matt Spetalnick and Martin Petty HANOI, May 24 – U.S. President Barack Obama is set to lay out more of his plan for a stronger alliance with Vietnam on Tuesday, after scrapping an arms ban that was the last big hurdle between two countries drawn together by concern over China’s military buildup. The removal

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Obama, Bound For Vietnam, Seeks To Turn Old Foe Into New Partner

By Matt Spetalnick ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, May 22 – U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday headed for his first visit to Vietnam, a trip aimed at sealing the transformation of an old enemy into a new partner to help counter China’s growing assertiveness in the region. Four decades after the Vietnam War, Obama –

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