News & Views: has the latest on Iraq Violence, Nkorea, Iran & Weapons, Abbas France, UK Bomb. Guests for the program are Dr. Nouri Zadeh by phone and Mr. Bahman Aghaii Diba in Studio.

Roundtable hosts Mr. Salameh Nematt, Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Haya International Arab Daily. He will discuss Iran's relationship with Hezbollah in Lebanon.

Late Edition: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez continues to accuse the United States of plotting to invade his country, as he engages in a whirlwind trip to Russia, Belarus and Iran. Many Venezuelans view the trip as an opportunity for Mr. Chavez to buy more foreign armaments, but not all are convinced the military buildup is money well spent. Sheema Kalbasi, Washington, Iranian American writer and poet will introduce her new book. 

NewsTalk hosts VOA correspondent Siamak Deghanpour and political science professor Shayan Samaii from LA.