Fernande van Tets is a Dutch freelance journalist based in Beirut, Lebanon. She is currently a correspondent for de Groene Amsterdammer (NL) as well as writing for various local and international (online) publications. She writes mostly about political changes in the Middle East, the role of the media and entrepreneurship. She has a strong interest in security; Fernande recently graduated with distinction from King's College, London with an MA in War Studies. She previously completed both a BA in Political Science and in Arabic at the University of Amsterdam. You can follow her on twitter @fernandevtets.