Blog

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

Christie at UANI: Predicts Trump Will Scrap Iran Deal; Lieberman: Iran Deal is Dangerous

September 20, 2017

by Heather Robinson

As President Trump on Tuesday at the United Nations threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea if the rogue regime attacks the U.S or its allies, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, addressing attendees of the United Against Nuclear...

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At UANI, Christie Predicts Trump Will Scrap Iran Deal, Lieberman Oks Trump’s UN Speech

September 19, 2017

by Heather Robinson

On Tuesday, as President Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea if the rogue regime attacked the U.S or its allies, New Jersey governor Chris Christie as well as former governors Jeb Bush, Bill Richardson, and former Senator...

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On eclipse day, where were we?

August 21, 2017

by Heather Robinson

Here in New York City, where today’s solar eclipse has come and gone, it’s tempting to try to assign personal meaning to this once-every-several-decades event, and to ask: will we remember with whom we shared time on this day? Did the...

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Let Cooler Heads, and Truth, Prevail

August 18, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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The issues surrounding the tragedy that took place last week in Charlottesville are a minefield, so I hesitate to write anything more about them. But because I also believe honest examination of facts and issues is important, I do want to...

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An American Tragedy

August 15, 2017

by Heather Robinson

By now most of the country knows that a 32-year-old woman, Heather Heyer, was killed Saturday and 19 others injured when a car driven by a white supremacist allegedly rammed into a group of counter-protestors during a “Unite the Right”...

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The Big Sick: Loving Across the Divide

August 2, 2017

by Heather Robinson

My column in yesterday’s New York Post celebrates cross-cultural love, taking inspiration from this summer’s hit film, “The Big Sick.” Based on a true story, the movie tells the tale of a Pakistani...

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US Congress: Pass the Taylor Force Act

July 21, 2017

by Heather Robinson

A bill is coming up for a Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote on August 11th that would cut the flow of U.S. taxpayer money to Palestinian terrorists and the families of slain Palestinian terrorists via the Palestinian Authority.

The...

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A Good Start for Macron

July 18, 2017

by Heather Robinson

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in France on Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism.

In speaking this truth, the French President has joined the ranks of Martin Luther King...

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Trump and France’s Macron: Much in Common?

July 14, 2017

by Heather Robinson

President Donald Trump crossed an ocean this week to spend Bastille Day, France’s celebration of Independence, with the French, including France’s President Emmanuel Macron.

While much has been made of Trump’s remark to France’s first...

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A majority of one? Keisha Knight-Pulliam shows up for Cosby

June 16, 2017

by Heather Robinson

During his sexual assault trial, Bill Cosby has received support from a number of friends and fellow actors. But only one has actually traveled to the Pennsylvania courtroom where the 79-year-old actor stands trial in order to support him in...

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