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February 4, 1991 | Teresa Watanabe, Times staff writer
Until Japan recently pledged $9 billion in aid to the U.S.-led multinational coalition in the Persian Gulf, it had come under increasing fire by some Americans for not doing its fair share. To critics, Japan moved too slowly in announcing that it would join the economic embargo against Iraq. Then Japanese legislation to allow the dispatch of noncombat troops to the Gulf failed in a hail of national protest. And although Japan boasts foreign reserves of $76.
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February 4, 1991 | Teresa Watanabe, Times staff writer
Until Japan recently pledged $9 billion in aid to the U.S.-led multinational coalition in the Persian Gulf, it had come under increasing fire by some Americans for not doing its fair share. To critics, Japan moved too slowly in announcing that it would join the economic embargo against Iraq. Then Japanese legislation to allow the dispatch of noncombat troops to the Gulf failed in a hail of national protest. And although Japan boasts foreign reserves of $76.
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February 25, 1993 | TERESA WATANABE and JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Clinton's $17-billion program of government support for high technology has won applause in Japan as an imitation of Japanese-style industrial policy but raised new concerns in Europe that it will be just one more U.S. barrier to free trade. In Japan, government officials and business executives welcomed Clinton's approach--as opposed to such protectionist measures as quotas and tariffs on imports--as the right way to turn around the U.S. trade deficit.
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