NewsTalk examines the tensions between Britain and Iran. Panelists include B. Aghai Diba, Consultant, World Resources Company; Nasser Mohammadi, Writer/Journalist, Kayhan (via polycom in London); Dr. Alireza Namvar Haghighi, Researcher (phoner from Toronto). We will also have a short report from Nazaneen Ansari (phoner/London), Voice of America.
News & Views has the latest on reaction to Iran nuclear sanctions, including an off-camera roundtable with Assistant Secretary James Jeffrey. Report on British Prime Minister calling for Iran's immediate release of British sailors. House Foreign Affairs Hearing, also on Iran and the captured sailors. Interview with Prof. Kamran Dadkhah, Northwestern University, on the impact of new sanctions on the Iranian economy, and US efforts to dissuade banks from doing business with Iran. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is in the Middle East, working to restart the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Roundtable hosts Fariba D. Mahajer, Women's Rights Activist, to discuss Iran's One Million Campaign for Women's Equality.
Late Edition reports on "Iranian Involvement in Iraq: Major Concern or Minor Irritant?"