Asked for comment by WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, Asia Society Vice President of Global Policy Programs Suzanne DiMaggio explains why President Obama's trip to Southeast Asia is the right move at the right time.
Xi Jinping (foreground), China's new Communist Party General Secretary, waves with other members of the new Politburo Standing Committee in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on November 15, 2012. (Feng Li/Getty Images)
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