middle east

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

Principal Investigator:
Lindsay J. Bernstead, CPD Research Fellow 2017-19

French international news channel France 24 has launched two HD channels, France 24 HD in English and France 24 HD in Arabic, on Arabsat’s Badr 4 satellite. The Arabic HD channel is exclusive to Arabsat in the region. France 24 already broadcasts France 24 in standard definition in French, English, and Arabic on the Badr 4 satellite, along with radio services RFI and Monte Carlo Doualiya.

It is not every day that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets leaders of Arab countries publicly and with cameras capturing the moment. In fact, it has hardly ever happened in the eight years since Netanyahu became prime minister for the second time in 2009. And that is precisely why the 90-minute meeting in New York on Monday evening with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was so significant.

Senem Cevik looks at the possibility of collaboration between the emerging powers Turkey and Mexico.

Pages