Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – January 26, 2005

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Join Malihe and Ali, sitting in for Khalil, for this week’s program,
during which we will first hear a conversation with History Professor Juan
Cole of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor about the upcoming
elections in Iraq and the policies of the U.S. government in that country.
You can visit Juan Cole’s web site at www.juancole.com.

Later in
the program, we will have a conversation with Iraj Mesdaghi, a former
prisoner of conscience in Iran and the author of prison memoirs Neither
Life Nor Death
, about his years of imprisonment and his views on the
American neo-conservatives’ promise of democracy for Iran through a U.S.
imposed regime change. For more information about the author and his
memoirs, please visit: www.alfabetmaxima.com/irajm_mo_htm.

Also in
the program, an interview with the internationally acclaimed Turkish
author Orhan Pamuk about his latest Novel Snow.

The Middle Eastern and North African Perspectives (MENAP) produces the
Voices of the Middle East and North Africa every other Wednesday at 7 PM.
To contact us, please call 510-848-6767, ext. 632, or send us an e-mail to
vomekpfa@yahoo.com. For more information on our program, please visit our
web site at www.menap.org.

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