Today's Woman will discuss the US presidential primary results with Siamak reporting live from Montana. The next segment will discuss the stance of US presidential candidates on Iran. The last segment will feature an original package that asks some Iranian-Americans near Washington what they think about Iran's nuclear program, and inviting viewers to email their responses.
News and Views will lead the broadcast with comments by Israel’s PM Ehud Olmert who says Iran’s nuclear program must be stopped by all possible means. We’ll also have a wrap up of the AIPAC conference in Washington DC, and all the commentary pertaining to Iran. NaV has an interview with the top US naval commander in the Middle East, Vice-Admiral Kevin Cosgriff, commander of the US Fifth Fleet, who says contacts between the navies of the US and Iran would be useful once Tehran stopped sponsoring violence inside Iraq. The broadcast will also continue its coverage of UN summit on food prices and climate change. Our Rome stringer will report on President Ahmandinejad’s comments on Israel, and his allegations that unnamed profiteering "forces" were driving up crude oil prices to further their "geopolitical aims.”
Roundtable is joined by American University Prof, and Middle East Institute scholar, John Calabrese, in the Washington studio. Siamak Dehghanpour will be live from Montana. Both will discuss the Democratic presidential primaries.
Late Edition offers an interview with the author of a book about the “Tanker Wars” in the Gulf 20 years ago. Following will be a story marking the 40th anniversary of the death of Robert F Kennedy, a wrap up of the US presidential campaign, and package about Internet freedoms.
Newstalk will discuss Iran news of the week with political analyst Alireza Nourizadeh from London and Moshen Sazegara, in the DC studio. Topics include Khordad, and the19th anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Siamack will be live from Montana to discuss the Democratic primaries and Barack Obama’s speech to AIPAC.