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.