News & Views reports on President Bush's comments regarding Iran this week. Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki's meeting with Iranian President Ahmadinejad, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in Tehran. Congressional report over the debate on new counter-narcotics strategies, and the role of Iran in combating the regional drug problem. Senator Reid reacts to President Bush's news conference yesterday. Rafasanjani announces at Friday Prayers that talks are the only way to resolve Iran’s nuclear crisis. An inteview with former VOA journalist Ted Lipien on the Polish Solidarity movement and its historical parallel with Iran's labor today.

Roundtable hosts BBG Chairman James Glassman to discuss the role of the Broadcasting Board of Governors and to speak directly with the people of Iran.

Late Edition airs a package on poppy production in Afghanistan.

NewsTalk reviews the week in U.S. foreign policy towards Iran with congressional correspondent Siamak Deghanpour, Shayan Samaii, and Mehran Barati.