With friends like these

Butler, Steven; Impoco, Jim
February 1994
U.S. News & World Report;2/14/94, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p30
Discusses how Japan's Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa and other Japanese reformers are under fire from America and their own allies. Hosokawa's political troubles which are complicating the Clinton administration's efforts to pry open Japan's markets to American exporters; Japan's sinking economy; Turmoil within Japanese politics; Mood in Washington which is hardening.


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