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Obama Arrives in Japan

U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Japan for a weeklong tour of Asia.  The visit aims to reassure allies who are nervous about U.S. defense cutbacks as China moves to expand its influence in the region.   It was nearly three years ago that the Obama administration announced what it called the "Asia pivot."  The term described a shift in foreign policy focus to Asia as the administration concluded wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.   But Asian allies...

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