Because other readers may feel the same way, we think it important to address the issue directly. Let us start by saying that we all have the right to our opinions about certain destinations and politics. However, The Hunting Report has been covering hunting in Iran for the past 10 years. We have also covered hunting in Pakistan, Sudan, Zimbabwe during the land seizures and elections, Nepal despite State Department Travel Warnings due to rebel activity, Mozambique fresh after the civil war, and Russia before the fall of the Iron Curtain. Despite civil disturbances and differences of political and religious ideologies by heads of state and government bodies, hunters (from the US and other countries) with an individual drive for adventure and a high tolerance for risk have ventured into destinations under these circumstances, and we have reported on it. In order to serve all our readers' needs, The Hunting Report has always tried to steer clear of politics, both domestic and foreign. We focus on giving hunters the information they need to decide for themselves to hunt specific places or not. That is not a judgment of our readers, just a statement of fact. As we continually say, not every hunt is right for every hunter.
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