Today’s Woman’s in-studio guest is acclaimed writer and academic Dr. Azar Nafisi. The first segment will discuss her book "Reading Lolita in Tehran". The following segment will focus on Dr. Nafisi's views regarding women and democracy. The last segment will discuss Dr. Nafisi's upcoming book and the making of the film based on "Reading Lolita in Tehran".
News and Views continues its coverage on the IAEA report. Iran may be withholding information needed to establish whether it tried to make nuclear arms, the IAEA said. The tone of the language suggests that Tehran continues to stonewall the agency. NaV will have whatever official reaction is available, including that of State Spokesman David Foley, and parts of Newstalk’s interview yesterday with IAEA Ambassador Greg Schulte. Iran's 8th parliament (Majlis) was inaugurated on this morning. It’s expected that Former nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani is tipped to take the role of Speaker. We will have background and analysis from Dr. Nader Entessar, Professor and Chair Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice University of South Alabama. NaV will report that Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the visiting leader of Hamas to keep up the resistance against Israel, warning that abandoning the struggle would lead to disgrace.
Roundtable hosts Mr. Erik Ullenhag ,Leader of the Swedish Liberal Party and member of the Parliament. He’s live in the Washington studio and the topic is human rights in Iran and around the world.
Late Edition will feature the first in a four part series on Afghanistan and opium production. Following will have a report on the power of Chinese brands abroad, and a profile of the premier of the film Sex and the City.
Newstalk will discuss the release of the IAEA report on Iran, the Iranian Parliament, and the leader of Hamas visiting Iran.