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Trump opens Asia trip talking tough in campaign-style rally

Trump kicked off an extensive swing through Asia with a campaign-style rally on Sunday with American troops in Japan

Julie Hirschfeld Davis | NYT 

President Trump kicked off an extensive swing through Asia with a campaign-style rally on Sunday with American troops in Japan, as he looked toward a lengthy trip likely to be dominated by talks on confronting the nuclear threat from North Korea. In a speech after Air Force One landed at Yokota Air Base in Tokyo on a crisp, sunny morning, Mr. Trump never mentioned Pyongyang by name. Sounding a militaristic tone, he sought to project toughness in the face of global challenges, saying the United States armed forces stood ready to defend itself and its allies and “fight to ...

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First Published: Mon, November 06 2017. 10:11 IST
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