Today’s Woman will discuss the status of women in the economy with guest Mr. Jamshid Asadi, Professor of Economics at the American University in Paris.
News and Views reports that the five permanent UN Security Council members—the P5+1 group-- will meet with representatives of several Arab states to discuss Iran’s nuclear program .
Dr. Mehdi Varzi, an Iranian former diplomat and a senior oil and energy consultant, specializing in OPEC and international oil markets, will be on the program to discuss the outcome of the upcoming OPEC meeting.
From inside Iran we have an interview regarding the imprisoned head of the Iranian Kurdish organization for the Defense of Human Rights who wrote an open letter to the UN General Secretary to report some main points of the Kurdish human rights abuses in Iran.
We’ll also interview Dr. Hakkak about the increasing Iranian “brain drain.” Most of the students sponsored by the Iranian government who have come to the western countries to study are not going to return.
Mr. Ilan Berman, Vice President for Policy at American Foreign Policy Council, will join Roundtable to discuss the current state of Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and their implications for international security, and the challenges that the next president of US will face.
Late Edition features a story on how US college graduates are being affected the by the stalling global economy. There’s a report on the “shaker” religion in the US, a story about a company that uses your DNA to make personalized artwork, theater performances in Peru, and a preview of the new film “The Reader.”
Newstalk hosts Dr Rob Sobhani in DC and Nasser Mohammedi in London to discuss news of the day.