Belén Fernández
March 3, 2016
During a recent drive along the Lebanese border with Israel, I posted a photograph to Facebook taken from the south Lebanese town of...
Belén Fernández
November 16, 2015
Two of the four chapters of Charles Glass’ new book, Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring , begin with jokes. In the first...
Belén Fernández
July 29, 2015
On May 13, 1985, one of the blacker days of the U.S. war on its domestic black population, the Philadelphia Police Department undertook the...
Belén Fernández
July 13, 2015
In May 2011, the government of Honduras hosted an economic conference in the city of San Pedro Sula to promote foreign and domestic...
Belén Fernández
June 16, 2015
Last month, the New York Times published an article by Isabel Kershner that was not entirely distinguishable from an Israeli army press...
Belén Fernández
January 7, 2015
Back in 2004, George W. Bush voiced his conviction that “[n]o President has ever done more for human rights than I have.” This is the same...
Belén Fernández
April 26, 2014
When the US was initially up in arms over the use of chemical weapons in Syria , various commentators pointed out the hypocrisy of the...
Belén Fernández
February 16, 2014
Nine years ago this past Friday, former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and twenty-two others were killed in a massive explosion on...
Belén Fernández
January 11, 2014
As Lebanon accrues more carnage to its violent CV—most recently with the deadly bombings in downtown Beirut and the southern suburb of...