ASEAN regional forum at 17 : the curse of “ad hoc-ism”?
Tan, See Seng
Date of Issue2010
At 17, the ASEAN Regional Forum remains largely ineffectual concerning the region’s serious security challenges. So long as ASEAN — the core of the forum — maintains an ad hoc approach to regionalism, the utility of the ARF as Asia’s premier security institution will at best be limited.
RSIS Commentaries ; 084/10