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Heather Robinson, Algemeiner editor-at-large, has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, The American Spectator, The Washington Examiner, The Jerusalem Post, and others. She is a columnist for, and blogs regularly for The Huffington Post and As a former senior writer for the New York Daily News' "Big Town, Big Dreams" section, she profiled immigrants making charitable or humanitarian contributions in New York City. A radio and television commentator, she has appeared on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" and FOX News's "Geraldo at Large." She specializes in writing about Israel and human rights in the middle east, as well as dissidents in the Arab world, and blogs regularly at her own web site,

ARTICLES BY: Heather Robinson

May 16, 2016 6:36 am

As Megyn Kelly Interview Looms, Trump Desperately Needs Support of Women

Whether they love him or hate him, most Americans who watched the first Republican debate last summer remember Donald Trump’s fight with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly. After...

April 5, 2016 7:20 am

Donald Trump’s Female Trouble

In Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary and beyond, expect Donald Trump to have big trouble. Female trouble. Midway through the primary season, Trump's difficulty attracting female support is well acknowledged. But while...

March 22, 2016 6:28 pm

Trump Defies Expectations at AIPAC

Defying dire predictions of booing, walkouts and even demonstrations, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to surpass expectations by receiving multiple standing ovations Monday evening in...

March 3, 2016 7:33 am

Marco Takes Minnesota and Finally Confronts a Dangerous Donald Trump

Marco Rubio won the Minnesota Republican caucus on Tuesday -- his first win in a bruising evening and primary season. For the past several days, Rubio has taken...

February 26, 2016 12:55 pm

Rubio Comes Out Swinging

US Senator Marco Rubio was cool as a cucumber, appropriately aggressive, and sharp as a tack in Thursday's Republican presidential debate. In his spontaneous responses to moderators'...

February 5, 2016 6:00 am

Why Rubio Is the Smart Choice for Pragmatic (and Conservative) Republicans

Florida Senator Marco Rubio surpassed expectations on Monday night with a third place finish -- just one point behind bombastic billionaire Donald Trump and only five points behind Senator...

January 25, 2016 6:47 am

The Scrap Goes On

A screenwriter would be hard pressed to create a more entertaining cast of characters than those who starred in last Thursday evening’s Republican presidential candidates’...

February 5, 2013 1:23 am

Goodbye for the Present

My mother is fond of saying that with one body, you can't be everywhere. And although in today's cyber-reality, as a writer you pretty much...

February 3, 2013 12:59 pm

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Says Obama to Meet With Ahmadinejad

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi contacted me by phone last week to report that, according to "good sources," U.S. President Barack Obama is expected...

January 27, 2013 7:58 pm

Iraqi Ally of Israel on Hagel, “This is Not a Minister of Defense, But a Minister of Chaos” (INTERVIEW)

On Friday I spoke with former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al Alusi, who has championed counter-terrorism cooperation and normalized relations between Iraq and Israel. This Arab...

December 23, 2012 1:43 pm

After Sandy Hook: Are Principles More Important Than Children?

On Friday, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called for a national effort to place armed security guards in every U.S. school, and offered...

November 8, 2012 5:44 pm

Mr. Romney, You did us Proud

By now the dust has settled on the Presidential election of 2012. I am left feeling like someone who has witnessed a young person...

November 5, 2012 11:10 am

Why Obama’s a Bad Bet for Israel

Recently, several Jewish-Americans who know I write about politics have confided that they are either planning to vote for Mitt Romney, or they...

October 15, 2012 9:23 pm

Just in Time for Halloween: Obama and Romney Scared of … Candy?

President Obama and Mitt Romney are apparently objecting to CNN's Crowley, who is set to moderate tomorrow's presidential debate. Both candidates are complaining to the...


Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Taylor Force Act Hits Snag in Senate, as Pro-Israel Groups Urge Passage - Amid never-ending speculation over the release of President Donald Trump’s anticipated Israeli-Palestinian...

Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...


After Anti-Israel Referendums, University Leaders Defend Academic Freedom, ...

The leaders of universities where anti-Israel referendums were considered this month recently spoke out in defense of academic freedom and...


Tech Billionaire Elon Musk Salutes Israel as ‘Technological Power,...

Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk believes that Israel is a "technological power" with a bright future, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Palestinian Cold War Heats Up as Reconciliation Efforts Fail - The Palestinian Authority wasted little time in blaming Hamas for a roadside bomb that went off last week in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. It was far too close for comfort...