The Belt and Road Initiative BRI is considered to be Chinas path to carving a new world order. But who conceptualized it first? And how do the Chinese actually think about their place in the world? In this episode, Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai talk to Nadège Rolland, a senior fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research NBR to discuss the origins of BRI and Chinese perspectives on world order.1- Chinas Vision for a New World Order https://www.nbr.org/publication/chinas-vision-for-a-new-world-order/2- Chinas Eurasian Century? Political and Strategic Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative https://www.nbr.org/publication/chinas-eurasian-century-political-and-strategic-implications-of-the-belt-and-road-initiative/3- Securing the Belt and Road Initiative: Chinas Evolving Military Engagement Along the Silk Roads https://www.nbr.org/publication/securing-the-belt-and-road-initiative-chinas-evolving-military-engagement-along-the-silk-roads/Follow Suyash Desai on Twitter: SuyashDesai https://twitter.com/SuyashDesaiFollow Manoj Kewalramani on Twitter theChinaDude https://twitter.com/theChinaDudeYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.