Today's Woman: The show will discuss the humanitarian accomplishments of in-studio guest Rangina Hamidi. As a CNN Heroes finalist, Ms. Hamidi is being recognized for her efforts in empowering Afghan women through job skills and business training.
News & Views: Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili on Friday criticised a US drive to impose sanctions over its atomic programme, and claimed support from Beijing ahead of talks next week. We will report on Germany’s desire to show of solidarity for other world leaders when dealing with Iran and will push for tougher sanctions. An interview with Walter Douglas, Director of the Office of PD at the State, as a guest from State. They will discuss, among other things, the results of the Presidents trip to Mid East, GAO report on sanctions effectiveness and prospects for success at P5 plus 1 meeting in Berlin. She will also interview David Foley from state on his assessment of the President’s trip. In the first hour we have Tamara Cofman Wittes, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Foreign Policy Studies. Her expertise is in Arab-Israeli relations; Arab politics; culture and conflict resolution; Political reform in the Arab world; U.S. Middle East Policy.
Roundtable hosts Dr. Alireza Haghighi to discuss the upcoming Parliamentary elections in Iran.
NewsTalk hosts its weekly wrap up significant U.S. news impacting Iran and U.S.-Iran relations. Contributors include Shayan Samaii, Babak Yektafar, and Dr. Aram Hassani of George Mason University.
Late Edition reports on Defense Secretary Robert Gates' comments on NATO's role in Afghanistan and the decision to send more U.S. troops.