Accession Number : ADA207336

Title :   The United States Economic Relationship with Japan: Implications for U.S. Security.

Descriptive Note : Study project,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Clukey, Gary P.

Report Date : 11 MAR 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : The United States pursues, as part of its national security strategy, its own economic well-being as well as the economic well-being of its democratic allies in the Asia Pacific theater, Japan is its most important economically, and a key player in U.S. forward defense strategy. This study focuses on the importance of a healthy economic relationship between the United States and Japan. It addresses: (1) the current U.S. and Japan economic situation, (2) actions taken by both nations to improve and strengthen the U.S.-Japan economic relationship, and (3) some of the major issues and concerns -- from an economic and security standpoint. The study also provides some insight and background on recent U.S. and Japanese involvement in the global trade, financial aid, banking and monetary systems. Furthermore, it examines U.S. and Japanese support for free-trade and open markets. In the last chapter, major security issues are summarized, and conclusions made regarding U.S. strategy. (sdw)

Descriptors :   *INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, *ECONOMICS, *NATIONAL SECURITY, ASIA, BANKING, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, FINANCE, FORWARD AREAS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE, JAPAN, MARKETING, PACIFIC OCEAN, SECURITY, STRATEGY, THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, UNITED STATES.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE