News & Views: has the latest on Iran Mottaki, Iraq Petraeus, MidEast cabinet, Gaza attack and Lebanon fighting. Guests for the program are Dr. Nouri Zadeh by phone and Mr. Anvari.

Roundtable: Dr. Aghaie Diba, on U.S.-Iranian public diplomacy.

Late Edition: Rising oil prices, volatility of supplies, the need for alternative energy sources that will not further pollute the planet and add to climate change and global warming - these are issues increasingly in the public limelight and hotly-debated at international conferences and gatherings. While many countries are seeking to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels, France has already done so by going to a very controversial source of energy -- nuclear power. (Today as part of our weekly series "Searching for Solutions" we look at the issue of the use of nuclear energy. The series explores how governments, communities and individuals are trying to address long-standing issues.

Newstalk hosts Former Iranian diplomat Dr. Mehrdad Khansari, writer Dr. Cyrus Amouzgar-Paris-Phoner. Former head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Mohsen Sazgara-Studio. Topic TBD