Commentary

Opinion pieces that have appeared in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The American Spectator, and The New York Sun.

Journalist Pushes on in Bangladesh Despite Harassment; His U.S. Supporters Keep Faith With Him

June 8, 2009

From The Huffington Post

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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Bobby Jindal and the Soft Bigotry of Good Intentions

May 30, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Interesting story today on how Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal supposedly rebuked former Vice President Dick Cheney for asserting the U.S. is less safe due to some of President Obama’s decisions.

Despite the Huffpo’s headline...

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Let’s Support President Obama in Stopping Iran

May 30, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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This week I have a piece on the web site of the Center for Security Policy detailing former deputy national security advisor Elliott Abrams’ views on President Obama’s chances of effectively employing sanctions to squeeze...

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Bibi: Today in Washington, Remind Our President of These Hard Truths

May 30, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on his way to the White House today to meet with President Obama, Israel faces a potentially existential threat from Iran, whose leadership has repeatedly stated its intention to destroy the...

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Bangladeshi Journalist, Champion of Free Speech in the Muslim World, Attacked

February 28, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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On Monday, a gang of thugs stormed the newspaper office of The Weekly Blitz, an independent newspaper based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and physically attacked its editor, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury.

Choudhury, 39, advocates normalized...

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Shutting Down Guantanamo Makes No Common Sense

February 12, 2009

From Jewish World Review

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Last week former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the Bush administration’s national security policies, including holding “hard core” terror suspects at the detention facility at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay,...

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Iraqi Parliamentarian to His People: “It’s Not Between Palestinians and Israelis, it’s Between Terrorists and Moderates”

January 9, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Just spoke over the phone with Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, head of the Iraqi Nation Party in Baghdad, who advocates normalized relations between the new Iraq and Israel and promotes human rights in the Middle East. He says that,...

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An International Businessman’s Perspective on the Popular Mr. Obama

January 9, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Just had an interesting conversation with an international businessman about our President-elect.

Adam Ginsberg, author of How to Buy, Sell and Profit on E-Bay, conducts training seminars and sells software that helps people to create and...

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Humanity in a Time of Inhumanity

January 9, 2009

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Tonight a friend and I had the honor of seeing a Holocaust survivor and her rescuer reunited after 63 years.

The rescuer, Wiktoria Sozanska, was honored at the annual gala of the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR), a New York-based,...

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Those on the Front Lines Prefer McCain — and Here’s Why

November 3, 2008

From Jewish World Review

by HEATHER ROBINSON

With days to go till the election, it would be wise for patriotic and pro-Israel American voters to keep in mind that Americans-in-Israel prefer John McCain to Barack Obama by a margin of three-to-one. Israelis, too, would rather see McCain...

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