For Japan And The U.S., It's Time To Tang0

President Bush's original goal for his visit to Japan was to encourage Tokyo to play a more active role as a "global partner" with the U.S. Instead, the Jan. 7-10 visit has been turned into a trade mission with the addition of 21 corporate chiefs. With this entourage, Bush hopes to defuse critics' charges that he has been ignoring U.S. economic problems--including the $41 billion 1991 trade deficit with Japan.

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