Joel Hernàndez

Joel Hernàndez is a Spanish-American graduate student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, originally from Catalunya, and a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. You can follow him on twitter at @joelhdz.

Fletcher Forum articles by Joel Hernàndez:


The Long Shadow of Tejero

March 19, 2014 by Joel Hernàndez
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Mired in economic recession and facing significant regional challenges, Spain’s young democracy has seen better days. The revelation of an anniversary celebration of the attempted coup of February 23, 1981, opens troubling questions as to the legacy of Spain’s transition from autocracy to democracy.

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Spain’s Generation of ’86

April 22, 2013 by Joel Hernàndez
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As Spain weathers a severe economic downturn, an avalanche of political scandals severely undermines the integrity of its political parties and their capacity to propel a recovery. Spain’s future depends not only on turning its economy around, but also on resolving the institutional crisis that afflicts its governing institutions.

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