What Does Trump Hope To Accomplish In Asia?05:28
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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, to travel to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, in Hawaii. Trump begins a five-country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippians. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, to travel to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, in Hawaii. Trump begins a five-country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippians. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
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President Trump begins his nearly two-week trip to Asia on Friday. Next week, he'll be in Beijing and meet with President Xi Jinping.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with NPR's Anthony Kuhn (@akuhnNPRnews) in Beijing about what might emerge from their talks.

This segment aired on November 3, 2017.

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