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.

Germany Must Change for EU Sanctions on Iran to Have Bite

July 26, 2010

From Los Angeles Times

by HEATHER ROBINSON

As EU foreign ministers meet, Iran’s second-largest trading partner, Germany, has a responsibility — and leverage. It should lead, as an issue of conscience, in making sure new sanctions have teeth.

Foreign ministers of European...

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Gary Coleman, ’80’s Sensation, Deserved Better

June 3, 2010

From Jewish World Review

by Heather Robinson

As I started to write about the death, last weekend, of Gary Coleman, my pen leaked all over my hand. It seems fitting that, writing about this pop culture icon, I got a taste–albeit a tiny one–of bad luck.

In this age...

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War and Peace, Gaza-Style

June 2, 2010

From The Washington Examiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

In the wake of Israel’s interception of a flotilla of ships bound for Gaza, international leaders and media are predictably jumping on the bandwagon to condemn the Jewish state.

Israel fell into a trap here. Its enemies, masquerading...

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Democracy Delayed

April 27, 2010

From The American Spectator

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Last week, following its review of documents charging fraud in Iraq’s March 7 elections, an Iraqi court ordered a recount of votes in Baghdad.

Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, who ran on a platform of Iraqi relations with Israel...

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Iraqi Liberal Warns of a Fixed Election

March 18, 2010

From The New York Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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In a phone interview from Baghdad yester day, an Iraqi member of parliament said he believes he and other liberals are being shortchanged votes by an Iraqi Electoral Commission that has been corrupted by Iran.

“The citizens of Iraq went to...

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At AIPAC Conference in D.C.: It’s Looking Like Oslo All Over Again

March 17, 2010

From Jewish World Review

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Despite criticizing Netanyahu administration in address, Hillary receives standing ovation

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WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton received a warm welcome and standing ovations yesterday from nearly 7500 AIPAC delegates — or citizen...

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NYC Trial Of High-level Terror Masterminds Will Violate Civil Liberties — Of Americans

February 9, 2010

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Just watched this video clip of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani discussing the impending trial of high level al Qaeda operatives, including 9/11 master planner Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, in New York City.

Giuliani, who in his capacity as a...

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Will $40 Million US Tax Dollars Subsidize UN Agency That Tolerates Teaching Martyrdom to Palestinian Kids?

February 9, 2010

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Last week the United States announced an initial contribution of $40 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency dedicated to providing food, jobs and education in the Palestinian territories. According to a U.S....

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Maverick Iraqi Politician Claims Iran Could Go Nuclear Within Weeks

December 27, 2009

From The Jerusalem Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Iraqi parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi is warning that Iran is much closer to attaining nuclear capability than most sources, including the International Atomic Energy Agency and the US State Department, believe. In fact, he predicts the Iranians...

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Abandoned Under Obama

November 12, 2009

From The American Spectator

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Earlier this month, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, a self-described “Muslim Zionist,” traveled to the U.S. to address audiences in New York City and at Yale University. Publisher of the largest English-language weekly...

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