NewsTalk discusses Iranian involvement in Afghanistan and the upcoming presidential elections in Turkey. Panelists include NED's Ali Afshari, Iran Press Service's Safa Haeri, and journalist Alireza Nourizadeh.
News & Views reports on senior administration official claims that Iran is shipping arms to the Taliban in Afghanistan. Dr. Alam Payind, Director of Middle East Studies Center at Ohio State University, comments by phone. Congressional report on two hearings: a House Appropriations subcommittee on the State Department's Public Diplomacy budget. Karen Hughes testifies. Plus, Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with AG Alberto Gonzales. President Bush's meeting with congressional leaders on Wednesday. More on the Geneva conference on the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. An international worker's organization has written an open letter to Ahmadinejad expressing deep concern about the plight of Iranian workers. Worsening economic situation in Iran and papers across the country editorializing on Ahmadinejad's economic policies. Iranian Supreme Court overturns the murder convictions of seix members of a militia accused of killing five people they considered "morally corrupt."
Roundtable discusses the massacre at Virginia Tech and the psychology of mass murderers with psychologist Dr. Niloufar Farnoody.
Late Edition reports on an American Foreign Policy Council briefing attended by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA).