Today's Woman discusses women and sports with VOA correspondent/anchor Behnood Mokri.
News & Views: We examine reports that the US military has released one of about 10 Iranian prisoners it is holding in Iraq. The US freed nine Iranian prisoners on Nov. 9 and said at the time that it had held 20. We also cover and get reaction to the new Pentagon report on that claims Iran is still playing a role in arming insurgents in Iraq. From the Hill, yesterday’s Armed Services Cmte hearings regarding the impact of the NIE on US foreign policy, and the latest on the US presidential campaign on what the candidates are saying vis a vis Iran. An interview on Lebanese politics with journalist Hisham Melham. The UN General Assembly has adopted Canada's political resolution on the criticizing the human rights situation in Iran. An interview with Touraj Atabaki, Professor of History of the Middle East and Central Asia Leiden University, on the Turkish military incursion into northern Iraq.
Roundtable hosts Dr. William Wulf of the University of Virginia who recently led a scientific delegation of engineers to Iran. We discuss his trip and the many years of scientific cooperation he has fostered between American and Iranians.
Late Edition previews President Bush's trip to Middle East next month.
NewsTalk hosts contributors Mohsen Sazgara, Alireza Nourizadeh, Elahe Hicks and stringer Ali Javanmardi to discuss the latest news on Iran and the region.