News talk examines the latest on Iran's nuclear program and international reaction with with Babak Yektafer, Editor-in-Chief, Washington Prism, Bahman Aghai Diba,Consultant, World Resources Company and Mehran Barati, Researcher, University of Berlin.
News & Views interviews the Afganistan ambassador to the U.S. regarding President Bush's war on terror speech this week and the renewed troop extension in Afganistan to counter the Taliban resurgence. Washington report focuses on Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Peter Pace's Thursday press conference press conference on Iran's involvement in Iraq. IAEA head Mohammed ElBaradai says North Korea nuclear agreement should be a model for Iran. U.S. considers a second round of sanctions against Iran in the UN. Live report from congressional correspondent Siamak Dehganpour where Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice is testifying before the House Appropriations Committee. Live report from New York/UN correspondent Nazzy Beglari reports on the UN response to the Administration's announcement that the U.S. would accept more Iraqi refugees. An "inside Iran" report on living and employment conditions inside the country.
Ms. Elahe Amani joins Roundtable to discuss women's rights in Iran since the Islamic Revolution. Ms. Amani is the student affairs director of technology at Cal State Fullerton and chairman of the Coalition of Women from Asia and the Middle East and a member of the Women's Intercultural Network (WIN).
Late Edition reports on the recent National Iranian American Council conference, featuring U.S. Congresswoman Jane Harman (D-CA).