Newstalk examines Iran and the Middle East with Ali Afshari, student activist, Reza Ghasemi, Center for Preservation of Iranian Culture and Art and Safa Haeri, journalist, Iran Press Service.
News & Views interviews House International Relations Comittee Chairman Tom Lantos (D-CA) regarding his hearings this week on U.S. policy towards Iran. General George Casey hearings to be reappointed as Army Chief of Staff. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hears testimony from former National Security Advisors Brent Scowcroft and Zbigniew Brzezinski on U.S. Iraq policy. Correspondent Nazzy Beglari reports live from Irbil, Iraq and has an exclusive interview with Iraqi-Kurdish President Massoud Barzani. Washington Report focuses on Nicholas Burns interview on NPR in which he warns Iran to stop meddling in Iraq.
In our ongoing series of the 28th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Roundtable hosts journalist Alireza Nourizadeh to observe the 28th anniversary of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomenei's return to Iran from exile in Paris, February 1, 1979. The beginning of the "10 Day Dawn" of the Islamic Revolution anniversary. We examine the consequences of his return, the institution of Velayahteh-e-Faqih and Iran 28 years later. We also examine Iran in the news today focusing on new developments in U.S.-Iranian relations.
Late Edition reports on a recent Cato Institute panel discussion on Iran's nuclear program.