In This Review

Asia Pacific Security Outlook 1998
Asia Pacific Security Outlook 1998
Edited by Charles E. Morrison
Brookings, 1998, 163 pp

This volume satisfies the need for an authoritative annual review of the security environment in East Asia. A regional overview is followed by chapters on 16 countries. The book contains important insights on the Asian financial crisis and how it is affecting individual countries, relations among the great powers, territorial disputes, the Korean peninsula, and weapons modernization.