• President Barack Obama, eighth right, and other leaders participate in the East Asia Summit family photo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Obama is in Malaysia where he joins leaders from Southeast Asia to discuss trade and economic issues, and terrorism and disputes over the South China Sea. Leaders are, from left, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Philippines President Benigno Aquino III, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Laos' Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Obama, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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  • U.S. President Barack Obama, center, poses for photographers with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, and Najib's wife Rosmah Mansor as he arrives for the Gala Dinner at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

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