During his visit, Obama acted like a rich Arab sheikh, scattering millions at each stop.
In the film "Transformers," a U.S. aircraft carrier is sunk by aliens. A topic of strong debate within the strategic circles of many Asian-Pacific countries is whether or not a real-life version of this scene will unfold in the Western Pacific.
U.S. President Barack Obama needed to pack his bags and head off on his visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority territories so that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict could jump to the forefront and gain some attention after being buried by other concerns during the long Arab Spring season.
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