At The Hunting Report
, we report on hunting news and developments, no matter where in the world they may be. Sometimes, we report on opportunities that are right for subscribers from one part of the world, but not another. Since we have subscribers from every corner of the globe, we recognize that their views about some destinations may be very different from those of subscribers on the other side of this blue marble we call Earth. Sometimes those philosophical differences have nothing to do with hunting but are about politics, religion, history and current world events.
Knowing that, we stay away from politics. Don't get me wrong, our editorial staff and contributors all have their own strongly-held views on these things. But we keep those views out of our reporting. We only
report on hunting and things that affect your ability to hunt - airline issues; gun transport issues; trophy importation and permitting; decisions by USFWS, the EU, CITES and IUCN; security threats; closures and openings.
That brings us to our cover story this month about hunting in the United Arab Emirates. I will address the white elephant in the room without mincing words. In the past, some of our readers have taken us to task for reporting on hunting opportunities in the Middle East, specifically Pakistan and Iran, due to politics and terrorism....