Daniel Bellemare

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The Tribunal is Dead! Long Live the Tribunal!

As I waited in line for my zaatar man’oushe this morning, a passerby waved to Ali, the baker, and wished him a good morning. “What’s so good about it?” Ali muttered back, staring down at his bucket of chopped tomatoes. The supporters of March 14th are not loving life today, despite Saad al-Hariri’s efforts to … Continue reading

Whither the Tribunal?

BREAKING NEWS: All Four Generals Released… (see below for update) We are hours away from a potentially groundbreaking decision, vis-à-vis the detention of the four generals held in connection with Rafiq Hariri’s murder, the fate of the International Tribunal, and (further down the road) the outcome of the parliamentary elections. Daniel Bellemare, prosecutor to the … Continue reading

Bellemare Says Nothing… Again

A wise man once asked: “What do you get when you cross a Kouchner with a Bellemare?” Answer: a cauchemar, of course! Although, whether the Tribunal is shaping up to be a nightmare for Syria or March 14th is still a complete mystery, thanks to the investigation’s tight-lipped commissioner who gave an all-business, just-the-facts interview … Continue reading

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