Obama in India
NATO Summit 2010

Lisbon, Portugal

The alliance this week will lay out a vision for itself that is meant to better reflect the realities of the 21st century.

Nov. 6-14, 2010: South and East Asia

Unlike his 2009 trip strategy, President Obama focused on economic policies while in Asia in 2010, not his personal story. And the first Lady made some new, young fans.

April 8-9, 2010: Prague

President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a sweeping new arms reduction pact that pledges to reduce the stockpile of deployed, strategic nuclear weapons in both countries.

Nov. 12-19, 2009: Asia

President's tour included stops in Japan, Singapore, China and South Korea. He addressed topics such as security, environment, the economy and U.S.-Asia relations.

July 11, 2009: Ghana

Making his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, Obama called on people of Africa to seize control of their future by building strong, democratic institutions and eliminating corruption.

June 3-7, 2009: Middle East/Europe

U.S. president makes major speech in Cairo during tour of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Germany and France.

April 16, 2009: Central American/Caribbean

On his first presidential visit to Mexico, Obama praised Calderón for taking on the drug cartels, whose potent arsenals and economic power are threatening the integrity of the Mexican state.

March 31-April 7, 2009: Europe

After concluding his tour of five European countries in eight days, President Obama made an unscheduled stop in Baghdad.

About this series

Washington Post reporters and foreign correspondents travel with the president on overseas tours.

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