Asia's pivot to America

DANIEL TWINING

When U.S. President Barack Obama launches his four-country Asian trip in Japan on April 23, his main priority will be to reassure anxious allies that there will be no Asian Crimea. Just as no European nation wants to be part of a new Russian Empire, no Asian nation wants to forfeit its independence to a new Middle Kingdom. Russia's recent military intervention in Ukraine is a wake-up call. We live in a dangerous world of revanchism and territ...