Wednesday, July 1, 2009

News Talk Online July 1, 2009: The Iraq Troop Withdrawal, Support For Iran

Even as celebrations break out as U.S. troops withdraw from major cities in Iraq there's a spike in violence and concern that the fragile government there might topple under a violent challenge.

Joining us to talk about the fluid and volatile situation today was
award-winning foreign correspondent Steven Kinzer who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents for the New York Times and others.

Also joining us today was famed record producer Don Was who produced a recording of Iranian singing superstar
Andy Madadian and Jon Bon Jovi singing Stand By Me in Farsi and in English in solidarity with the Iranian people and their quest for freedom.

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