Joanne Lin

Ms Joanne Lin is Co-coordinator of the ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and Lead Researcher (Political-Security) at the Centre.

Articles by Joanne Lin (31)

South Korea: A Global Pivotal State, Not Quite

William Choong|Joanne Lin

South Korea has far-reaching geopolitical ambitions but focusing on the regions closest to it will bring more dividends in a competitive world.

ASEAN at a Crossroads: Did Indonesia as Chair Live Up to Expectations?

Joanne Lin|Melinda Martinus|Sharon Seah

Now that the ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo has concluded, it is time to give Indonesia its interim report card as Chair.

Why ASEAN Appreciates Japan’s Nuanced Approach to Regional Order

Joanne Lin|William Choong

Japan’s foreign policy stance strikes the right tone in a region on alert for potential big power rivalry to worsen.

Minilateral Cooperation in ASEAN May Help it Overcome Challenges in Multilateralism

Joanne Lin|Laura Lee

ASEAN regionalism is increasingly seen as being slow and ineffective. Minilateral cooperation could be the way forward to allow a smaller group of like-minded ASEAN countries to work together in a targeted manner to deliver results where it matters.

Is ASEAN’s Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Becoming A Farce?

Joanne Lin

Joanne Lin explains what a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership status means and how it should be leveraged to achieve ASEAN’s strategic interests.