Today's Woman: The show will focus on Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Iran and the role parents should play in regards to education and communication towards their children. There will be no guest.
News & Views: In our Washington Report we cover Sec State Rice’s trip to Berlin next week to the P5+1 meetings. We report on Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte urging China on Thursday to back a new UN resolution against Iran over its nuclear program as Tehran's top atomic negotiator arrived in Beijing to lobby against such a move. Reaction from State on the recent GAO report on Iran sanctions. State says that the report does not imply that sanctions have been ineffective, but that we just don’t know the depth of effects in Iran do to the lack of reliable data from inside the country. An interview with former Ambassador Robin Raphel on the security situation in Iraq.
Roundtable hosts Nazaneen Afshinjam, an artist and human rights activist, to discuss human rights in Iran.
Late Edition reports on the conclusion of President Bush's trip to the Middle East and its accomplishments.
NewsTalk hosts its weekly journalist roundtable with VOA editors Ali Sajjadi, Ebrahim Biparva, Turkish stringer Ali Javanmardi and Rome contributor Ahmad Rafat.