International Security & Foreign Policy

America and the Muslim World: A Public Diplomacy Initiative

Grant Year: 2022


Aaron Lobel will lead an effort to develop and broadcast public affairs and purpose-driven entertainment programs in partnership with local networks in Muslim-majority countries. The programming will highlight universal values and seek to counter extremist thought as well as Iranian influence. The effort will also bring creative talent from the United States to work with local writers and media firms in the region to develop marketable entertainment programming.

America Abroad Media International Security & Foreign Policy

$250,000

America and the Muslim World: A Public Diplomacy Initiative

Grant Year: 2021


Aaron Lobel will lead an effort to develop and broadcast public affairs and purpose-driven entertainment programs in partnership with local networks in Muslim-majority countries. The programming will highlight universal values and seek to counter extremist thought as well as Iranian influence. The effort will also bring creative talent from the United States to work with local writers and media firms in the region to develop marketable entertainment programming.

America Abroad Media International Security & Foreign Policy

$250,000