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.

Liberal Iraqis

December 7, 2006

From The American Spectator

by HEATHER ROBINSON

I read with great interest William Tucker’s Tuesday column in which he discussed my recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about democracy in Iraq and specifically Mithal al-Alusi, a liberal member of the Iraqi Parliament.

In Mr....

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My Country Needs Me

November 1, 2006

From The Wall Street Journal

by HEATHER ROBINSON

November 1, 2006

With the midterm elections fast approaching, the panic over Iraq seems more intense than ever. That country, the thinking goes, is a hopeless mess, and there could be a precipitous American withdrawal, especially if the...

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Chavez Held Up Mirror to Liberals

October 2, 2006

From The American Spectator

by HEATHER ROBINSON

As offensive as Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s recent anti-Bush tirade at the United Nations was, his calling President Bush “the devil” was a lot less offensive than modern American liberals who attack our...

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What’s Right With ‘Munich’

February 8, 2006

From opinionjournal.com

by HEATHER ROBINSON

I’m a Zionist, and I liked Spielberg’s film.

Avner Kaufmann, the reluctant warrior and protagonist of Steven Spielberg’s movie “Munich,” is honorable, strong, a family man–that is, a typical Israeli. That is...

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Freedom Fighter

May 16, 2005

From The New York Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

They killed Mithal Al-Alusi’s sons, but he won’t stop. He believes truth and freedom are too precious. Al-Alusi is the founder of the nine-month-old Democratic Party of the Iraqi Nation (DPIN), a grassroots political party that...

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So, Are New Yorkers Jerks?

October 29, 2000

From Time Out New York Student Guide,

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Fall 2000

Our completely unscientific survey of random pedestrians says: Fuhgeddaboutit!

Whenever I go home to Pittsburgh I cross paths with my Aunt Tess, who never fails to recount the story of her trip through Grand Central Terminal...

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September 24, 1994

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