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The anomalous position of Christopher LaFleur

When the history of American trade policy is written, people will ask what the U.S. State Department was doing. An insight into the answer can be gleaned in the career of Christopher LaFleur. At a crucial time for US-Japan trade … Continue reading

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Political advantage: A classic article by Pat Choate

This classic article on the Japanese trade lobby by Pat Choate, which was first published in the September-October 1990 issue of the┬áHarvard Business Review, is presented here with the permission of the author. Political Advantage: Japan’s Campaign for America By … Continue reading

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