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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 Jewishworldreview.com, and blogs regularly for The Huffington Post and politicalmavens.com. 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, www.heatherrobinson.net.

ARTICLES BY: Heather Robinson


November 8, 2012 5:44 pm
29

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
7

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
1

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...

October 4, 2012 1:36 pm
9

Presidential Debate: The Prince and the Fighter

A few quick thoughts about Wednesday's Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Romney has been fighting to be President of the United States...

September 25, 2012 2:27 pm
5

President Obama, It’s Not About the Film

Just watched President Obama deliver his speech at the U.N. A few thoughts. First, the President did a decent job condemning extremism and pointing out...

September 14, 2012 6:28 pm
0

Radical Muslims Up to Their Old Tricks; Reformist Muslims Exist and Need Our Support

On Tuesday, September 11 Islamist extremists murdered U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three staffers in Benghazi, Libya, and others attacked the...

August 30, 2012 12:27 am
2

Exclusive: Iraqi Ally of Israel Dispossessed of his Home, he Says by Iraqi PM Maliki

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, who in a series of recent interviews with The Algemeiner has spoken of Iran's alleged bribery of numerous Iraqi officials,...

August 29, 2012 9:10 am
3

Opinion: Ann Romney at RNC Flips Obama’s Effort to Criticize Romney’s Success

Tuesday evening's speeches at the Republican National Convention in Tampa were solid and periodically inspiring. Ann Romney spoke about her husband and New Jersey Governor...

August 21, 2012 10:44 pm
1

Former Iraqi Parliamentarian Alusi to Obama: Demand Assad Give Control of WMD to International Community

Today President Obama warned Syrian dictator Bashir Assad that "use or deployment of ... weapons of mass destruction" would be crossing a "red line,"...

July 27, 2012 7:08 pm
2

Christian Africans in Israel, Despite Illegal Status, Claim Alliance, Ask for Better Treatment

This summer, Israel's government has undertaken a policy of detaining Africans who are illegally residing in the Jewish State, holding them in immigration centers, and...

June 27, 2012 3:12 pm
7

Democracy Takes Time, Even in the Middle East

Last week's Wall Street Journal ran a sobering piece by Bret Stephens about the disappointing results of democratic elections in Egypt the previous weekend. It's...

June 18, 2012 3:07 pm
0

From Paris to Perth, A Happy Family of Jewish Immigrants

New York City has no shortage of Jewish organizations for young singles and couples. Some catalyze support for Israel, or stress attendee self-improvement, offering lectures...

May 25, 2012 3:05 am
1

Ay Caramba! Berkley Weeps for Workers–While Her Hubby’s Trust Collects Wal-Mart Dividends

Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV), the liberal Democrat Senate candidate trying to unseat Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in November, is a gung-ho supporter of labor unions...

May 16, 2012 5:21 pm
6

Senator Dick Lugar Departs with a Statesman’s Warning

It's a departing statesman's job to share what he has learned. George Washington famously cautioned Americans to take advantage of a "detached and distant situation"...

Features

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

France: Iran Must Refrain From New Reductions to Nuclear Commitments

France demanded on Wednesday that Iran refrain from entering a new phase of "especially worrying" reductions to Iran's obligations to a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. "Iran must abstain from crossing an especially worrying new phase of new measures that could contribute to an escalation in tensions," French foreign...

Israel

The Alibaba Effect: Israelis Can’t Get Enough of China

CTech - Each year, American nonprofit the Pew Research Center publishes its Global Attitudes Survey. One of the questions Pew poses is a simple dichotomy: are your opinions of China...

Middle East

‘Entry of Radical Islamist Forces Into Northern Syria is Disturbing,’ E...

JNS.org - Israel has been closely monitoring Turkey’s brutal offensive against the Kurds in northeast Syria in recent days. Israeli Prime...

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