Today’s Woman will include the first report from a series dedicated to women in U.S. politics focusing on Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin. The next segment will continue the discussion on the Family Protection bill. Next, a discussion on a weblog regarding student protests in Iran will be featured. The last segment will include a phone interview with Dr. Akbar Karami, an analyst and writer in Iran who will discuss women seeking therapy.
News and Views reports the Russian state-run company building Iran's first nuclear plant said Monday that preparations for the reactor's launch had entered their final stage. It’s said the company will take steps that will make the launch of the Bushehr plant "irreversible." There’s also coverage of the story that an Israeli Cabinet minister and onetime spy who helped kidnap Nazi mastermind Adolf Eichmann and bring him to trial thinks the same tactic could be used on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: "A man like Ahmadinejad who threatens genocide has to be brought for trial in The Hague," Rafi Eitan said.
NaV’s Rome correspondent discusses Vice President Dick Cheney’s trip to that city, and comments on reports that the VP is in discussions about Iran
Roundtable hosts Ali Javanmardi, live from Irbil, Iraq to discuss the plight of Iranian Political refugees.
Late Edition continues its reporting on the election in Pakistan. There is also coverage of Fashion Week in New York, a review of the new film Burn After Reading, and a story about an art fair in China.
Newstalk hosts Dr Rob Sobhani in DC, Nasser Mohammedi in London, and Heshmat Tabarzadi, chairman for Democratic Front in Iran, on the phone from Tehran. Topics include confirmation of first of the family bills in Parliament, Iranian investments in Nigeria and other African nations, and Labor’s problems in Iran.