Aswin Lin

Aswin Lin is a Ph.D. candidate at the International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS), at the National Chengchi University, Taiwan.

Articles by Aswin Lin (2)

Chief of Staff of the US Army, General James Charles McConville (C) accompanied by Indonesian Defense Minister, Prabowo Subianto (Front) arrives at the Indonesian Ministry of Defense offices in Jakarta, Indonesia, 12 May 2023. McConville's visit to Indonesia strengthened the military cooperation between the two countries.

Prabowo as Defence Minister: From Problematic Purchases to Provocative Proposals

Aswin Lin|Deasy Simandjuntak

Notwithstanding his high popularity in recent polls, Prabowo Subianto’s uneven track record as defence minister begs more scrutiny from Indonesian voters before they head to the presidential vote next February.

Recent Clashes at Chinese Companies in Indonesia Might be Fodder for Political Manipulation

Deasy Simandjuntak|Aswin Lin

A fatal incident last month involving a Chinese-owned mining company raises the spectre of political opportunists exploiting anti-Chinese sentiments in the run-up to Indonesia’s 2024 elections.