Today's Woman: AIDS, Iran & Women
News & Views: Amnesty International has released a statement on the human rights violations of the Baluchi minorities. We interview a Baluchi journalist who reports on conditions in the region. Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the top commander of day-to-day operations in Iraq, said he will recommend that five Iranians captured by U.S. forces in Irbil in January, not be released when their case is reviewed this month, a move that could further increase tensions between Washington and Tehran. An interview with Israeli journalist Menashe Amir, on the observance of "Quds Day" in Iran. Julia Nanay, Senior Director in PFC Energy's Country Strategies practice will join us live on set to discuss the region’s energy issues, Turkey’s failed gas deal with Iran, etc. Julia heads the firm's Russia and Caspian Service, where she provides clients with risk analyses for investments in the oil and gas industry concentrating on Russia and the Caspian region. In observance of International Children's Day next week,
Roundtable hosts Susan Bahar, Chairperson of The Association for the Abolition of Child Labour in Iran.
Late Edition airs a house package on a congressional hearing concerning a report on corruption in the Iraqi government.
NewsTalk reviews the week in U.S. foreign policy towards Iran and the crisis in Burma with VOA's Siamak Dehganpour and contributor Shayan Samaii.