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Opinion 2003

MARCH

SHAHANSHAHI
Reform or rebirth for Iran?
After the death of Khomeini's republic
By Amir-Khosrow Sheibany and Mihandoust

WAR
Where's the silver lining?
Thinking of all that is going wrong in the world. The war, for instance
By Parissa Sohie

EXILE
Ghorbati
The purgatory of exile: Persian intellectuals in America
By Abbas Milani

MEDIA
Cultural mirrors
Iranian satellite TV channels
By Yahya Kamalipour

SURVEY
No surprise?
Iranian of the year
By Jahanshah Javid

IRAN
Mossadegh nadaareem, Shaah tahiyeh meeshavad
Producing a Shah in the absence of a Mossadegh
By Ramin Kamran

WAR
High noon in Baghdad
"Either you're with us or you're against us" leaves little room for doubt. Refreshing indeed
By William Baker

WAR
High noon in Baghdad
"Either you're with us or you're against us" leaves little room for doubt. Refreshing indeed
By William Baker

NEXT
Freedom for fools
A bloody, messy, destructive conflict just so we can be "rid of the mullahs"?
By B. Banaei

COVER
The bells toll
Exit Khatamism. Enter radical reform
By Ahmad Sadri

OPINION
And the Oscar goes to...
Freedom of speech
By Saba Nejad

WAR
Unapologetic imperial rule
It may not be an entirely bad thing
By A. Shahmolki

WAR
Curious justice
And so goes a faulty case for war
By Farhad Radmehrian

WAR
The humanist alternative
One doesn't have to choose between Mickey Mouse and the mullahs
By Asghar Massombagi

OPINION
Havaadaari az siyaasat-e Amrikaa?
Supporting U.S. policy or preserving Iran's interests?
By Ramin Kamran

WAR
The price of a man
Offer Saddam a fraction of the cost of war
By Saba Nejad

WAR
Thank you George
Thank you for ignoring us
By Paulo Coelho

WAR
Let the party begin
I can see celebrations in Basra, Karballa, and Najaf already
By Sharif N Mafi

CIVILIZATION
Whose world is it anyway?
Our common civilization
By Khodadad Rezakhani

WAR
Fair warning
We are on a runaway train and the conductor doesn't care
By Daniel Patrick Welch

WAR
Road map to Baghdad and beyond
Writing's on the wall
By Iqbal Latif

DIASPORA
Who will remember us?
My generation
By Assal Badrkhani

OPINION
A triangle of realpolitik
Iran, Iraq and the United States
By Mansour Farhang

ACTIVISM
Pedaling for peace
Iranian globetrotters on bikes -- and a mission
Written and photographed
By Ben Bagheri

OPINION
A few years away
Are we closer than ever in developing The Bomb?
By Mahyar Etminan

OPINION
There will NOT be a war
The game of chicken and Las Vegas odd-makers
By Tagi Sagafi-nejad

AMERICAN
Gathering clouds
Summer of 1978
By Brian Appleton

WAR
Welcome to the chapel of peril
The struggle that is life cannot be stopped in the name of peace
By Amir

ACTIVISM
To be or not to be an idiot
The public exhibition of ignorance is scary
By H. Utanazad

COVER
Axis of rational alternatives
Thinking more creatively about global security
By Majid Tehranian

WAR
America, the neighbourhood gendarme
Better than Vichy French, Putin's Kreplakistan and communist China
By Alidad Vassigh

WAR
More than oil
You have to feel sorry for Iraqis
By Ali Khalili

MEDIA
Meanwhile in Palestine
I wonder if there are any mediocre bombmakers?
By Sharif N Mafi

MINORITIES
Imagine being a Jew in Iran
Current condition of Iranian Jewry
By Pooya Dayanim

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