Genre Political, Social
Title The Asan Forum Volume 4, Number 1
Author The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Pages 256 pages
Price $14.95 USD/ 16,000 KRW
ISSN 2384-423X
Published date March 14, 2016
Publisher The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Address 11 Gyeonghuigung 1Ga-Gil, Jongno-Gu, Seoul, 110-1062, Korea
Phone 02-3701-7309
Fax 02-730-5876
Associate copy-editor Kildong Kim/


About the Book

The Asan Forum is a bimonthly journal for in-depth interpretation of rapid changes across the Asia-Pacific region. The Asan Forum provides a platform for world renowned experts to voice their opinion on pressing issues in the region. The hardcopy is $14.95 and 16,000 KRW. The PDF files can be downloaded at


Table of Contents

►Special Forum: Managing the Great Powers in Southeast Asia

►Open Forum

►National Commentaries: US-ROK-Japanese Trilateral Security Cooperation

►Alternative Scenarios 1: The Russian Far East

►Alternative Scenarios 2: China’s New Silk Roads”

►Country Reports: South Korea, Japan, Russia, China

►Review Articles: Russia’s Turn to the East


About the Editor

Gilbert Rozman is the Editor-in-Chief of the Asan Forum. He is also an Associate Faculty member in the East Asian Studies department of Princeton University and Musgrave Professor of Sociology. He specializes in Northeast Asian societies and has compared them, most recently concentrating on national identities. His recent books include: Chinese Strategic Thought toward Asia, U.S. Leadership, History and Bilateral Relations in Northeast Asia, Northeast Asia’s Stunted Regionalism: Bilateral Distrust in the Shadow of Globalization and East Asian National Identities: Common Roots and Chinese Exceptionalism. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and B.A. from Carleton College.