New forms of international relations, where knowledge diplomacy is a significant soft power tool, are being shaped.
Rouble Nagi Art Foundation and Kaneka Sabharwal are teaming up to showcase a first of its kind art initiative supported by the Government Of India, welcoming international contemporary artists and connecting creative enthusiasts from India and Bahrain through an unparalleled exchange programme of artist interventions.
Ilhem Allagui looks at the Qatari government's successful crisis management amid a GCC breakup threat.
A look at how non-state actors like celebrities influence foreign policy and global politics.
Philip Seib looks at the history of Al Jazeera and why it is a point of contention for some Middle Eastern countries.
Banu Akdenizli takes a close look at the diplomatic use of social media in the Gulf states.