Today's Woman: The show will discuss student university life. The areas of discussion will include: university facilities, security, and health insurance.
News & Views: We will report on a draft UN resolution on new sanctions against Iran will include curbs on trade and a travel ban for Iranian nuclear scientists. Moderate Iranian politicians barred from participating in upcoming parliamentary elections pledged Thursday to fight their disqualifications and threatened to boycott the vote in an attempt to wrest at least one branch of government from conservative hard-liners. We will balance this story with comments from Iran's former President Mohammad Khatami who said Thursday that Iran is the most democratic state in the Middle East. In the1st hour John Lonski, Chief Economist, Moody's Investor Services, joins us live to discuss this week's Fed rate cut and its impact on U.S. and foreign markets. Paul Wolfowitz has been appointed a high-level adviser on arms control to the Bush administration, dealing with issues such as Iran and North Korea. The panel's duty is to supply independent advice on arms control, disarmament, non-proliferation and related subjects.It will deal with several key issues facing the administration, including Iran's suspected furtive nuclear weapons plans, persuading North Korea to stop its weapons research and the civil nuclear power deal with India.
Roundtable hosts economist Shaheen Fatemi to discuss the state of the global economy, recent economic turmoil and its impact on Iran. Dr. Shaheen Fatemi, is a professor of economics and Dean of the Graduate School of Business at the American University of Paris.
Late Edition airs a report on the World Economic Forum at Davos.
Face to Face hosts Dr. Hormuz Hekmat, the editor of Iran Nameh journal.