middle east

The Turkish Cinema Summer School brings together young filmmakers to learn about Turkish cinema, history and culture.

Turkey's hard power strategies illustrate how soft power is vulnerable to reputation, writes CPD Contributing Scholar Senem Çevik. 

A Center for American Progress (CAP) report assesses how U.S. policy overlooks Iranian soft power influence in the Middle East. 

September 18, 2018

A former editor describes his time at Hi magazine, the U.S. government-funded, Arabic-language publication that aimed to win hearts and minds in the Middle East.

Flags of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia

This project critically analyzed evolving public opinion in the MENA toward the U.S. and Western foreign policy and consider its implications for the Arab Spring, foreign policy processes, and peace and stability.

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