Today’s Woman begins with live coverage of President Bush's speech from the Rose Garden in Washington. The remainder of the show analyzes President Bush's remarks, highlighting his comments concerning the global food crisis, the economy, and Iran's nuclear enrichment program.
News and Views will cover President Ahmadinejad’s trip to India and Pakistan. The Iran-Pakistan pipeline will be the focus of discussions between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Ahmadinejad on Tuesday. NaV will have analysis from our correspondent in Dehli. The US ambassador to the UN Zalmay Khalilzad on Monday slammed the alleged destabilizing role of Iran and Syria in Iraq and urged them to stop the flow of weapons and foreign fighters into Iraq. Hundreds of Iranian students on Tuesday gathered in front of the United Arab Emirates embassy in Tehran and protested against renaming of the Persian Gulf by several Arab states. We are arranging an interview from inside Iran to discuss. Chingiz Mammadov, a Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, will join us live on set to discuss Azerbaijan “obstructing” a shipment of nuclear material from Russia, and Iran’s relationship with Russia.
Dr. Mehrdad Mashayekhi, professor of sociology at Georgetown University will join Roundtable to discuss the role of citizens in the struggle for democracy in Iran. He will be live in the DC studio.
Late Edition features the "tale of two torch rallies." The Olympic torch went through both South and North Korea recently, and this story profiles how one torch run was plagued by the same protests we’ve seen worldwide, and the other was incident free.
Newstalk will host Nasser Mohamadi, live from London, and human rights activist Elahe Boghrat, on the phone from Berlin. The topic will be the latest on Iran news.