Blog

My running commentary on events: local, national, and international. Areas of special interest include Israel, Iraq, and dissidents in the Muslim world.

Let Iranian Demonstrators Know We Stand With Them

July 12, 2009

My thoughts tonight are with the courageous Iranian demonstrators who are showing more courage than the leaders of the free world in fighting for their freedom, and against a regime that threatens the civilized world.

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The Savaging of Sarah Palin

July 9, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

In the aftermath of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s announcement last weekend that she plans to resign from office, pundits have been scrambling for an explanation. Personally, the whole matter has left me feeling a little like...

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CSP Features My Interview of Filmmaker Brooke Goldstein About Her film, “The Making of a Martyr”

July 7, 2009

Today the Center for Security Policy’s web site features my discussion with attorney, human rights activist, and filmmaker Brooke Goldstein about her film, “The Making of a Martyr.”

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Hypocrisy and Cruelty Towards Sarah Palin and Her Family

July 5, 2009

As we bid the fireworks goodbye, I wanted to quickly blog something I feel guilty for not writing about sooner: the cruelty and viciousness of many in the media towards Sarah Palin and her family.

The media and blogosphere are exploding...

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Listen to Heather Robinson on SecureFreedom Radio

June 26, 2009

Yesterday on WTNT Radio in Washington D.C. I discussed Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, a Bangladeshi journalist who refuses to be silenced by militant Islamists. Listen to the podcast here.

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Journalist Pushes On In Bangladesh Despite Harassment; His US Supporters Keep Faith With Him

June 20, 2009

From Center for Security Policy

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, who was physically attacked and beaten in February by thugs he believes were members of the Bangladeshi government’s ruling party, has recovered from his injuries.

But this independent...

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“I Realized I Do Not Fear Death. I Fear My Daughter Will Not Be Free When I Die”

June 19, 2009

Tonight Bret Stephens, foreign affairs columnist for The Wall Street Journal, had some fascinating comments about Iran – its race toward nuclear capability, its connections with North Korea, and the bravery of Iranian people giving...

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Seven Peaceful Protestors Killed, 50 Injured in Iran Yesterday as Demonstrations Continue

June 16, 2009

Demonstrators in Iran today continue to demand a recount of what they charge was a fixed vote that handed Iran’s election to Ahmadinejad. The mullahs have begun drastically restricting press coverage, but citizen journalists in Iran...

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Hear Securefreedom Radio’s Maiden Broadcast Here

June 16, 2009

Caroline Glick, Ralph Peters, and Rick Santorum were the lineup tonight on Securefreedom radio, the new radio show covering national security issues that will begin airing nationally in two weeks on 30 am stations across the country....

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Journalist Still in Crosshairs: Asks Supporters to Make Noise About His Plight

June 11, 2009

Today Bangladeshi journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury e-mailed me that unknown men continue to stake out his family’s home and to chase his car, on motorcycles, when he leaves the house.

Such a pattern is extremely worrisome, he...

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