Our November issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
The geopolitical drama and tension off the field was nowhere to be found
By John Allen Gay
And why it’s probably the right call
Mahsa Amini and the ailing Supreme Leader reveal a regime headed for crisis
This strange friendship has limits, but its growth could spell trouble
Why Israel won’t give lethal aid to Ukraine
John Allen Gay
Iran and Russia: the new Axis of Evil?
How two deaths shook Iran to its core
The US-Iran match was just a soccer game
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.