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Thursday's agenda

Rabiya Parekh | 13:53 UK time, Thursday, 29 March 2007

Hi everyone -- Peter Dobbie from World Have Your Say here, with our daily tease about what we're planning for today's show.

We're focusing on Iran at the top of the programme, to get behind what's going on with the 15 detained British Royal Navy personnel, who're all being held (we think) somewhere in Tehran.

.What do you believe the Iranian leadership wants from this? To what extent might this be the handy work of the Revolutionary Guard - it's different this time round: back in 2004 when something similar happened the Guard weren't in government, today they are.

What did you make of that video that was released yesterday. It was called a "confection" which is a very nice (and a very polite British) way of saying it's a piece of propoganda.

Has Iran engineered this crisis because it wants to give the UK and the US a bloody nose in the gulf, or were the men and one woman really in the wrong place at the wrong time. How do you think the issue should be resolved..? Should the British send in the SAS, as many people on the Have Your Say debate have suggested?

We're also chasing the Zimbawbe story -- a summit of 14 African countries is being held in Tanzania, with Robert Mugabe's political future, in effect, setting the agenda.

The BBC understands that the African leaders will tell Mr Mugabe that he shouldn’t stand for re-election next year. Can this really be the beginning of the political end for a man who's ruled Zimbawbe since 1980 and apparently believes that more than 25 years in power just isn't enough. He's on record as saying that he will only step down when his "revolution" is complete. He also says he will hand-pick his successor, who must of course come from within the ranks of his Zanu-PF party.

What's the alternative ? Will the people of Zimbawbe do something, indeed should the people of Zimbawbe do something? What do you want to see come out of this meeting?


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