Thank Yoo, Mr. Yoo!

January 13, 2010


John Yoo, former deputy assistant attorney general in the office of legal counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice during George W. Bush’s first term, sat down with me Tuesday evening prior to his talk before a Manhattan audience...

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Good Morning, Mr. President, Would You Like Some Security With Your Coffee?

January 7, 2010


Looks like President Obama is waking up to some harsh realities.

Earlier this week the President announced he would not be sending any Guantanamo Bay detainees home to Yemen, an impoverished Arab country that has emerged as a hotbed of...

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Trying 9/11 Masterminds in Civilian Court Will Violate Civil Liberties – of Americans

November 29, 2009

Just watched this video clip from FOX News 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...

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Major Nidal Hasan and the “Desperation Explanation”

November 8, 2009

I couldn’t help but laugh, bitterly, to hear Anderson Cooper on CNN last week puzzling that Major Nidal Hasan’s power point presentation “justifying suicide bombing” was not regarded by the military as a “red flag” (Hasan is...

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He That Pities the Brute is a Brute to Those Deserving Pity

September 2, 2009

In today’s New York Post, commentator Thomas Sowell did a great job unpacking the misguided and dangerous thinking behind the UK’s foolish and immoral decision to release Abdel Baset al-Megrahi — the Libyan terrorist whose bomb...

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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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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 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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Dissident Watch: Mithal al-Alusi

May 30, 2009

From Middle East Quarterly


Spring 2009


Amid growing conservatism and ethnic and sectarian populism in Iraq, parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, a Sunni Arab, has become the country’s chief advocate for liberal values including a free market, free press, religious...

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The Furor Over Gitmo was Absurd from the Get – Go

May 21, 2009

Looks like the U.S. Senate has been reading Jewishworldreview.com.

At any rate, with yesterday’s Senate vote of 90 to 6, U.S. Senators, at least for now, have thrown a wrench into the President’s plan to shut down...

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