Michito Tsuruoka, "Remembering Ron Asmus: An Atlanticist with a Commitment to Japan," Tokyo Foundation, 13 June 2011, is now online at the Tokyo Foundation's website. This is an English translation of the original Japanese edition released in May this year at the Tokyo Foundation's website and posted here then. Ron Asmus was without doubt a staunch Atlanticist, but it is worth remembering that he was also quite committed to developing new relationships with Japan and Asia.
(Full text link) http://www.tokyofoundation.org/en/topics/eurasia-information-network/ron-asumus
(Original Japanese edition) http://www.tkfd.or.jp/eurasia/europe/report.php?id=263