Press Release

Press Release
May 18, 2016
Ms Heesun Kim

* For Immediate Release


The Asan Institute Launches Asan Korea Perspective


SEOUL, May 18, 2016 – The Asan Institute for Policy Studies ( is pleased to announce the launch of its biweekly, English-language executive newsletter, Asan Korea Perspective.

J. James Kim, the editor of Asan Korea Perspective, says, “It covers all you need to know about foreign affairs, domestic politics, and economy in South Korea. Coverage is restricted to headline events using Korean language sources, data, and analysis.”

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The newsletter will also be available from May 23, 2016 at our website:

About the Asan Institute for Policy Studies
The Asan Institute for Policy Studies ( is an independent think tank that provides innovative policy solutions and spearheads public discourse on the core issues in Korea, East Asia, and the world. Our goal is to assist policymakers to make better informed and mutually beneficial policy decisions. The Asan Institute, established in 2008, has successfully hosted a series of international conferences including the Asan Plenum, the Asan China Forum and the Asan Nuclear Forum. It has also published a number of books, such as China’s Foreign Policy, Japan In Crisis, and The Arab Spring. The institute has been ranked among the world’s top 100 think tanks by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in 2015.