Lane, Charles
May 1996
New Republic;5/20/96, Vol. 214 Issue 21, p6
Comments on the American-Japanese mutual security agreement forged during U.S. President Bill Clinton's visit to Tokyo, Japan. Terms of the agreement; Implications of President Clinton's decision to modernize U.S.-Japanese security arrangements; Reasons for the necessity of dealing with the U.S.-Japan security relationship separately from the trade relationship; Importance of U.S. military presence in Northeast Asia; Political and military threats from China and North Korea; Speculation on the motive of President Clinton in forging a mutual security agreement with Japan.


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