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Opinion 2004

JULY

EDUCATION
From the cradle to the grave...

Academic doors here are open, regardless of age
Zohreh Khazai Ghahremani

IRAN-U.S.
So what now?

Sanctions vs dialogue with Iran
Amir Fassihi
Persian text

IRAN-U.S.
Full relations

Setting aside far-fetched idealistic goals in Iran-U.S. ties
Kyle Saghafi

SACRED
Rights vs. religion

The politics behind cultural relativism
Interview with Fariborz Pooya and Bahram Soroush

COVER
Imperial hubris
Book excerpt: Why the West is losing the war on terror
Anonymous

TRAVELERS
After 25 years
Part 5
Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

OPINION
Do not be fooled

The Democratic Party should avoid dealing with non-democratic Iran
Bamdad B.

DIASPORA
Around 350,000

Number of Iranian Americans and other stats from the 2000 U.S. census
Ali Mostashari & Ali Khademhosseini

LANGUAGE
Hamjenspeak
Iranian gay and lesbian lexicon
Choob Dosar-Gohi

AMERICA
Restoring rights

Legislators act to restore civil liberties in post 9/11 America
Pouya Bavafa

WOMEN
Sex trade
fallacies
Even the most deplorable souls deserve a rigorous defense
Amir Ghavi

OPINION
My Iranian neo-con

Helping a friend overcome his denial of joining a confederacy of dunces
Sharif N. Mafi

OPINION
Oh, make it all a nightmare!
The reformists are about to make their exits, irrevocably, and Khatami with them, and the rest of us did, for all intents and purposes, NOTHING
Massud Alemi

TRAVELERS
After 25 years
Part 4
Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

BOOKS
A huge conservation project
Interview with Dick Davis, translator of the Shahnameh
Jahanshah Javid

MILITARY
Anatomy of a coup
A desperate attempt to save Iran
Nojeh Nevis

PROFILING
Racial profile yourself

Terror in the skies?
Sara Sefeed

US-IRAN
W is for War - with Iran

Open letter to Iranian-Americans
Qumars Bolourchian

WEB
A vision for Farda
Website review [Persian text]
Daryoush Mohammad Poor
Danial Keshani & Mehdi Jami

MILITARY
Top gunned down
Mastermind of the Nojeh coup attempt
Mahmoud Ghaffari

OPINION
Dictators are rarely tall

From Napoleon to Ziaul Haq & ...
Ali Ashraf Khan

LOG
Saturday school
Lessons in Persian
Peyvand Khorsandi

BOOKS
Seeing much more

Hosseini depicts an Afghanistan no camera or news report has succeeded to show
Zohreh Khazai Ghahremani

DEBATE
Hejab ban?

Interview with Azar Majedi
Maryam Namazie

TRAVELERS
After 25 years
Part 3
Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

HISTORY
Az folklore siyaasi taa taarikh-nevisi

1953 coup: Fact & fiction
Ramin Kamran

AMERICA
Cheraa Bush piroozeesh hatmiyeh
Why Bush will be re-elected
Farhad Radmehrian

DISAPORA
Enameh

Weblog
From New Jersey

TRAVELERS
After 25 years
Part 1
Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

REVIEW
Moore Shrek
Two films
Peyvand Khorsandi

OPINION
Educated vote

Bush is not as bad as they say
Slater Bakhtavar

MIDEAST
Placing blame where it counts
Palestinians need a wake up call
Faye Fereshteh Farhang

WOMEN
Long-distance participation

Broadcasting women's conference discussions with Paltalk
Elham Gheytanchi

OPINION
Cool it
A case for Iran's nuclear energy program
Nima Kasraie

BOOKS
Good cop, bad cop

How to deal with Iran
Roger Howard

IMMIGRANTS
Half full

Doom-and-gloom scenarios raise unjustified alarm
Kyle Saghafi

RIGHTS
Civic power and violence

Torture and democracy
Darius Rejali

SECULARISM
God go home

How far will we go in establishing a secular democracy?
Ardavan Bahrami

ANNIVERSARY
Lasting menace
July 8th democracy movement is alive
Shahriar Zangeneh

IMMIGRANTS
Departure

The option of last resort for Middle Eastern Americans
Nader Habibi

FILM
The awakening

Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11"
Kamal H. Artin

OBSERVER
Quietly attentive

Italians listen to Ebadi speech
By Roxanne Moin

COVER
Aghaazi bar yek paayaan
18th of Tir: Begining of the end
By Amir Azar

COMMUNICATION
How to win enemies
... and alienate friends?
By Yahya Kamalipour

AMERICA
God bless the best
I think very highly of this capitalist superpower, nevertheless
By Nima Bina

ACTIVISM
Waking up
Many Iranians in US lack awareness regarding their issues, but...
By Pouya Alimagham

 

NEIGHBOR
Unstable convergence

Afghanistan and regional interests
By Salman J. Borhani

 

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