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Opinion 2003

DECEMBER

RESPONSIBILITY
Prepared disaster
Call for a commission of inquiry
By Kaveh L. Afrasiabi

COPY RIGHT
Precedent set
Case on Iranian intellectual property in US
By Ali Kamarei, Esq.

MEDIA
For crying out loud
North American news coverage of earthquake in Iran
By Mitra Sadrameli

ELECTIONS
Adam-e sherkat dar entekhaabaat
Not voting in the upcoming Majlis elections
By Niloofar Beyzaie

NUMBER
Seven
No other number seems to have a stronger presence in our lives
By Babak Khiavchi

POINT
Walking on Arab Street
Highly improbable that an entire race should be deprived of the minimal common sense
By Alidad Vassigh

IRAQ
Victor's justice
Case for US trial for Saddam Hussein
By Guive Mirfendereski

TRAVELERS
Inside a different city
Five weeks in a refugee camp in Lebanon: Part 7
By Sina Rahmani

COVER
The good lie
It's up to you whether Santa really exists
By Niki Tehranchi

OPINION
Tale of two counter-elites
In their anti-modernist stance ruling elites in Iran and the US are unapologetic about their return to the language and politics of fundamentalist religion
By Ahmad Sadri

COVER
The longing
Open letter
By Parastou Forouhar

GENDER WARS
Great year
For Iranian women. And Iranian men are plain jealous.
By Siamack Baniameri

OPINION
Mommie dearest
The pope beatified Mother Teresa, a fanatic, a fundamentalist, and a fraud
By Hosein DeVilt

OPINION
Paayaan-e dictaatori
The fall of Saddam Hossein
By Amir Azar

OPINION
Spare a thought for us -- first
Ebadi's wasted opportunity?
By Ardavan Bahrami

RIGHTS
Restless limbs
Shirin Ebadi's Nobel speech

IDEA
Plant a tree on Noruz
Help the environment and learn to cooperate
By John Mohammadi

IDENTITY
Simply human nature
Would anybody want to hire us if we were all going to be known only as terrorists?
By Cas Anvar

RIGHTS
In the name of national security
If Maher Arar was in fact a threat to the US, why...
By Asghar Massombagi

RIGHTS
We shall never forget
Interview with Abdol-Karim Lahiji
By Fariba Amini

EDUCATION
Certificate chasers
What matters is not learning, but the degree
By Syma Sayyah

ETHNIC
The problem with the Kurds
They are trusting to their own ruin
By Pedram Moallemian

OPINION
Ripe for reinterpretation
From Ebadi's various remarks it is clear that progressive Islam protects human rights but also advocates a secular approach with regards to political institutions
By Nema Milaninia

REPLY
Weight of history
... would seem to reflect that any good from Qajar rule was in spite of them, not because of them
By James M. Nugent

MEDIA
Garden variety
An Iranian teaches an American a lesson about journalism. The film skips the Iranian part
By Kambiz Foroohar

IRAN-U.S.
Signs of life
Recollections from an autumn on the road
By Guive Mirfendereski

OPINION
It would be a sad day
On the Islamic Republic's desire to join the Arab League
By A. Shahmolki

INHUMANITY
The hanging judge is dead
After taking so many innocent lives, the grim reaper visits Khalkhali
By Iran Watcher

 

 

 

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