|Japan Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe and President Obama pose(Japantimes.com)|
Objectively, Obama's visit will be symbolic and will elicit many emotions; however, Japanese authority have stated that Obama will be welcomed to Hiroshima. The Obama administration has stated that such a visit actually is in line with "Obama's emphasis to reduce the spread of nuclear arms" among other policies.
Taking into account the role of the President in terms of foreign policy or as chief ambassador, what do you think of this situation? What should the role of the President be in this situation? How should the President approach this situation? Does the President's justification align with his role in dealing with foreign policy? What ramifications do you envision will result from the visit?
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