Chinese Soft-Power in the Arab world – China’s Confucius Institutes as a central tool of influence

@article{Yellinek2020ChineseSI,
  title={Chinese Soft-Power in the Arab world – China’s Confucius Institutes as a central tool of influence},
  author={Roie Yellinek and Yossi Mann and Udi Lebel},
  journal={Comparative Strategy},
  year={2020},
  volume={39},
  pages={517 - 534}
}
Abstract Confucius Institutes are one of the major ways China invests Soft-Power in the world. This paper will examine the Confucius Institutes in universities in Arabic speaking countries from 2006 to 2020. It will focus on the response and reception of China’s Soft-Power in these countries. An initial index for examining the success of these institutes will be offered, which can also be applied to educational-cultural institutes in general. The following review and analysis of data point to… Expand