EP 1: Jay Maniyar on Middle Powers and Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR)

Play in new window | Duration 22:22 | Recorded on June 10, 2022

In this episode, Ahana Roy of ORCA speaks to Jay Maniyar about the latter’s publication with us on middle powers and maritime security in the IOR. Mr. Maniyar elaborates on what constitutes a middle power, the role Middle Powers can play in an IOR security architecture and how India can enhance its maritime security capabilities to counter China’s IOR geo-economic architecture.

Ep 2: Mahima Duggal on Deconstructing China’s Common Prosperity

Play in new window | Duration 19:20 | Recorded on June 7, 2022

In this episode, Ahana Roy of ORCA speaks to Mahima Duggal, about the history of ‘Common Prosperity’ and how it has evolved under the Chinese communist ideology. Ms. Duggal also talks about how Xi has used “Common Prosperity” as a tool to expand his power and influence across China, portraying himself as a “one of the people” against the corruption of the elites. She also expresses her views on what “Common Prosperity” will look like after the 20th Party Congress, should Xi be re-elected for his third term.