Our Good China/Bad Japan Syndrome

Stanley, Peter W.
February 1979
New Republic;2/17/79, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p18
Calls on the United States government to learn from Japan's economic success and not to pursue the attitude of ignoring Japan and expecting better economic possibilities with China. American excitement at economic prospects arising from the restoration of relations with China; Need for the government to force Japan to accept its economic and strategic responsibilities in Asia; Need to open Japan's domestic markets in order to reduce the American trade deficit with Japan; Need for the American institutions to be competitive.


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