Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy: Pivot to Asia

President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic appearance at Pearl Harbor on Tuesday. While Abe is not the first Japanese leader to visit the landmark, he’s the first do so publicly and alongside a U.S. president.
President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic appearance at Pearl Harbor on Tuesday. While Abe is not the first Japanese leader to visit the landmark, he's the first do so publicly and alongside a U.S. president.
President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic appearance at Pearl Harbor on Tuesday. While Abe is not the first Japanese leader to visit the landmark, he’s the first do so publicly and alongside a U.S. president.
President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic appearance at Pearl Harbor on Tuesday. While Abe is not the first Japanese leader to visit the landmark, he's the first do so publicly and alongside a U.S. president.

Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy: Pivot to Asia

Tuesday night in Chicago, President Barack Obama will give what’s being called his “Farewell Address”. This week, Worldview looks back at his foreign policy legacy.

Today, we examine Mr. Obama’s so-called “Pivot to Asia” strategy with Alfred McCoy, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. McCoy has called Mr. Obama a “geopolitical genius”.