NewsTalk focuses in depth on the Iranian economy with Koroush Homayounpour, Director of International Relations, University Continuing Education Association, Nasser Mohammadi, writer and journalist, Kayhan-London and Jamshid Assadi, Ph.D., Professor, American University in Paris.

News & Views reports on President Bush's meeting with the new Democratic congressional leadership; Sen. Joe Biden's comments on the nomination of Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense and the re-nomination of John Bolton to the United Nations; Argentina issues an arrest warrant for former Iranian President Rafsanjani. Dr. Khosrow Pakbaz discusses the Iranian economy.

Roundtable reviews the Iranian economy and the internal politics of Iran with Dr. Siamack Shojai, Dean, Dean of the School of Business, Geogian Court University.

Late Edition interviews Hamid Sabi, a lawyer who filed a lawsuit against former Iranian President Khatami on behalf of two students who claim they were tortured during his presidency.