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In this photo taken Nov. 16, 2012 and released by U.S. Navy, the USS George Washington aircraft carrier, second row from bottom right, and JS Hyuga, bottom, cruise with other ships from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in East China Sea after the conclusion of Keen Sword, a biennial naval exercise by the two countries to respond to a crisis in the Asia-Pacific region. As U.S. President Barack Obama tours Asia to push his year-old pivot to the Pacific policy, the big question on everybody's mind is how much of a role Washington, with its mighty military and immense diplomatic clout, can play in keeping the Pacific. Japan is Washington's most faithful security partner in the Pacific and it is the most pinched by China's rise. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jennifer A. Villalovos) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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In this photo taken Nov. 16, 2012 and released by U.S. Navy, the USS George Washington aircraft carrier, second row from bottom right, and JS Hyuga, bottom, cruise with other ships from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in East China Sea after the conclusion of Keen Sword, a biennial naval exercise by the two countries to respond to a crisis in the Asia-Pacific region. As U.S. President Barack Obama tours Asia to push his year-old pivot to the Pacific policy, the big question on everybody's mind is how much of a role Washington, with its mighty military and immense diplomatic clout, can play in keeping the Pacific. Japan is Washington's most faithful security partner in the Pacific and it is the most pinched by China's rise. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jennifer A. Villalovos) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
In this photo taken Nov. 16, 2012 and released by U.S. Navy, the USS George Washington aircraft carrier, second row from bottom right, and JS Hyuga, bottom, cruise with other ships from the U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in East China Sea after the conclusion of Keen Sword, a biennial naval exercise by the two countries to respond to a crisis in the Asia-Pacific region. As U.S. President Barack Obama tours Asia to push his year-old pivot to the Pacific policy, the big question on everybody's mind is how much of a role Washington, with its mighty military and immense diplomatic clout, can play in keeping the Pacific. Japan is Washington's most faithful security partner in the Pacific and it is the most pinched by China's rise. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jennifer A. Villalovos) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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