On Friday, President Obama will depart for a ten-day trip starting in India, followed by Indonesia, South Korea (for the G20 Summit in Seoul) and Japan (for the APEC Summit in Yokohama). Jeff Bader, Senior Director for Asian Affairs, and Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, will be answering your questions about President Obama's travel in a live video chat.
In a press briefing last week, Rhodes discussed this trip as a part of the President’s Asia strategy, "a renewed engagement of the United States in Asia that is founded upon our core alliances in the region...We see this very much in the context of the focus we put on Asia as a region of the world with the most dynamic and growing markets that are going to be fundamental to our export initiative of doubling exports in the world, but also fundamental to a number of political and security concerns that will a subject of the President’s travel."
Join us for a talk with Jeff Bader and Ben Rhodes on Tuesday, November 2nd at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
Here's how you can participate:
- Ask your questions in advance on Facebook
- Join the discussion live through the White House Facebook application
- Watch the chat through WhiteHouse.gov/live
And check out what you missed for past Tuesday Talks: