News & Views reports on the arrival of the USS Enterprise in the Gult, increasing the number of carriers in the region to three. IAEA delegation arriving in Iran for talks on their nuclear program. A report from Israeli intelligence that Iran will cross the "technological threshold" enabling it to independently manufacture nuclear weapons within six months to a year and attain nuclear capability as early as mid-2009. Nariman Mostafavi a high-profile student leader from Amir Kabir University will give us a street level view of the situation. We’ll have a follow-up on Iranian Union activist Mansour Osanloo being beaten up and kidnapped from a Teheran bus.Roundtable hosts political analyst Alireza Nourizadeh to discuss significant news developments in U.S.-Iranian relations including this week's IAEA meeting in Tehran, the recent stoning of a man in Iran and gas rationing.
Late Edition airs a VOA report on today's UN World Population Day, focusing attention on issues surrounding population growth worldwide. The annual event comes on the heels of a U.N. report that says the world is undergoing the largest wave of urban growth in history
Newstalk hosts political analyst Alireza Nourizadeh and Harvard researcher Mohsen Sarzegara to discuss the latest developments in Iran's economy.