President Obama (second from left) speaks as he meets with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda during the East Asia Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Nov. 20, 2012. On the left is U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Associated Press)

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President Obama (second from left) speaks as he meets with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda during the East Asia Summit at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Nov. 20, 2012. On the left is U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. (Associated Press)