Hillary Clinton takes Tokyo on the eve of Asian tour

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In her first overseas trip as Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton said she would be looking to Asia to help tackle global problems. She started her trip in Japan, which is facing down an economic crisis, from there she heads out on a tour of Southeast Asia, where she is likely to face stiff questions over the foreign policy of the last eight years. The BBC’s State Department Correspondent, Kim Ghattas, is traveling with Ms. Clinton and she joins us now from Tokyo.

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