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Voices of the Middle East and North Africa - January 26, 2005 at 7:00pm

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, for January 26, 2005 - 7:00pm

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

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

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:

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 For more information on our program, please visit our web site at

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