Ambassador Alberto Miguel Fernandez
Ambassador Fernandez came to the US as a refugee from Cuba in 1959. He has had a distinguished career in the US Foreign Service, including serving as the US Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea. Fluent in Spanish and Arabic, Ambassador Fernandez was formerly President of the Middle East Broadcasting Network (MBN) which, sponsored by the US Government, provides news and information in Arabic to the Middle East and North Africa. He is currently Vice-President of the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). He is also on the board of directors of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University. We are most grateful to Ambassador Fernandez for giving us his expertise.