NewsTalk previews President Bush's speech on new Iraq strategy with Dr. Saeed Ganji, National Union for Democracy in Iran, Ahmad Wahdathah, Independent Journalist and Dr. Ahmad Ahrar, editor-in-chief, Kayhan-London.

News & Views previews President Bush's speech and congressional reaction. Treasury Undersecretary Stuart Levey announces sanctions against Bank Sepah, Iran's state owned bank. Levey comments in an exclusive Persian service interview. Nazzy Beglari, Persian's New York correspondent, interviews a sr. Iraq-Kurdish official. Latest from Somalia and Lebanon.

Roundtable hosts Dr. Mahmoud Rambod, professor of Buchum University, Germany who will discuss  the IRI's anti-American campaign to prevent Iranian citizens from receiving accurate inforamation about American actions and intentions. Preview of President Bush's Iraq address to the nation.

Late Edition features full VOA interview with Treasury Undersecretary Stuart Levey regarding economic sanctions against Iran.