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Watch | India Unlikely to Be a Competitor to China

Dr Happymon Jacob discusses the 2020 Asia Power Index with Herve Lemahieu, and how the pandemic has unsettled the balance of power in Asia.

Dr Happymon Jacob discusses the 2020 Asia Power Index with Herve Lemahieu, Director, Asia Power & Diplomacy Programme, Lowy Institute, Sydney & Lead, Annual Asia Power Index. This episode unpacks the 2020 Index and offers insights into the measures and indicators used in the study. The conversation analyses how the pandemic has unsettled the balance of power in Asia. The episode also focuses on India’s performance in the Index and how it will need a multi-decade effort to regain the lost ground due to COVID-19.