News Talk examines the Argentinian arrest warrant for former Iranian President Rafsanjani over the 1994 Jewish Center bombings in Buenos Aires. Guests include Dr. Ladan Boroumand, Research Director, Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation, Roya Tolouei, Human Rights Activist, Parviz Dastmalchi, Writer and Researcher and Nasser Mohammadi, Writer/Journalist, Kayhan.
News & Views reports on the Israeli/U.S. meetings and the intense focus on Iran. Ehud Olhmert's press conference at the National Press Club on Israel's side of the Washington discussions. British Prime Minister calls for a sweeping change in Middle East policy and more engagement with Iran. Dr. Mehrdad Khonsari of the Center for Iranian and Arab Studies, discusses Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's visit to Washington and U.S. policy in Iraq.
Roundtable examines the human rights of youth in Iran and their struggle against a Regime that forbids them from a western lifestyle and how they cope through underground networks. Freedom of expression and lack thereof in Iran. Singer Shadmehr Aghili join us. Dr. Shaheen Fatemi, Dean of the graduate school of business and economics at the American University in Paris, discusses Ahmadinejad's press conference today on Iran's nuclear program.
Late Edition leads with a report from correspondent Hamideh Aramideh on a recent RFE/RL conference on Iranian-Sino relations.