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Opinion 2005

APRIL

RELIGION
Not that old hat again

From the daughter of Ahriman to the rib of Adam
Vida Kashizadeh

OPINION
Dorood bar Amrika

What Iranians owe to the United States of America
Farid Pirouzian

ACADEMIA
In these times...

Smear tactics and confrontations against Middle East scholars have begun to threaten the rights of free speech and inquiry
Ali Banuazizi

REPLY
Democratic culture

On recent legislative alert
National Iranian American Council

OPINION
Heads or tails

USA and political Islam are two sides of one coin
Maryam Namazie

OPINION
Post mortem of a strategy

World after 911: Villainous for the faithful and defender of the ungodly!
Iqbal Latif

ANALYSIS
Life and liberty

Political culture and regime change in Iran
Masoud Kazemzadeh and Shahla Azizi

SOLUTION
People power, not American power

National referendum will set in motion peaceful transition to democracy
Pirouz Azadi

ORGANIZATION
Freedom to bomb

"Iran Freedom Act" is not intended to bring regime change in Iran by supporting students and organizations
Nema Milaninia

ORGANIZATION
Regime change

NIAC does not represent all Iranian Americans
Jalil Bahar

KHUZESTAN
Al-Fiction

Al-Ahwazi's claims show the diabolic legacy of Saddam lives on
Nima Kasraie

CULTURE
Make me Persian

I want to see Toot, Bamieh and Sohan in every pastry store
Brian Appleton

IDEAS
Champions of wrong causes

Recycling arguments made by every religious fundamentalist
Parissa Sohie

MINORITIES
A Flamenco lesson for Michael Howard

Persian Jew condemns British Conservative leader's policies on refugees
Peyvand Khorsandi

VATICAN
Papal plea for reconciliation

The new pope may not be as divisive as he was as a cardinal
Iqbal Latif

DEATH
Shahid Schiavo

Terri Schiavo - December 3, 1963 -- March 31, 2005
Jordan Cross and Cid Davoodi

IRAN
Suffocating charmer

Am I happy to be landing in Tehran? Or not?
Shahla Azizi

CULTURE
The crisis of Persian culture

Part 1: Shajarian in Washington
Rasool Nafisi

TRAVELERS
My people

Interview with the author of "Searching for Hassan"
Fariba Amini

IDEAS
Born again vs. the renaissance

Culture wars masquerading as development theory
Ross Pourzal

IRAQ
Forgiving Saddam

A note to a Iraq's Kurdish presidnet
Kamal H. Artin

OPINION
Down with Democrats
What is truly wrong with the American Democratic Party
Rosa Faiz

IDEAS
Democracy within autocracy
People in the Middle East still gravitate towards individuals who most resemble a Supreme Being, who is compassionate, merciful, generous and wise
Mahin Bahrami

LIBERALISM
Konfraans-e Bandung
Difference between Mossadegh and his contemporary Third World leaders
Hassan Behgar

OPINION
Tarzan among apes
Farhad Hakimzadeh and his Iran Heritage Foundation
Peyvand Khorsandi

DIPLOMACY
Ambassadors vs. Ambassador
The Unites States and the United Nations
Fereydoun Hoveyda

CIVICS
Returning to Rome
The Western legal system of the 20th Century is driven from Roman law
Fatima Farideh Nejat

THE LEFT
Workers show muscle

A fresh breeze in the labour movement in Iran
Bahram Soroush

BOOK
Time tells

Former Mojahed tries to come clean
Farid Parsa

OPINION
Peace through sports

Humane response to bigotry, intolerance and prejudice
Iqbal Latif

OPINION
Canada & Kazemi

A Canadian citizen is a Canadian citizen is a Canadian citizen?
Samira Mohyeddin

KURDISTAN
Under an umbrella

Individual vs. society and the role of the Kurdish National Congress
Kamal H. Artin

RELIGION
The Inshallahs

Key players in the Middle East
Bobby Burner

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