World Service hosts special debate on Iraq crisis
BBC World Service is broadcasting a special debate on issues relating
to the Iraq crisis at 11.00am today (Wednesday 19 November). The
programme is repeated at 7.00pm.
programme is hosted by Lyse Doucet. The panellists are:
Bolton, United States Under-Secretary of State for Arms Control
and International Security;
Mudhassar Adhami, leading member of the Iraqi Parliament;
Michael Quinlan, Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence
in the UK during the first Gulf War;
Dr Hussain Shahristani, once one of Saddam Hussein's chief nuclear
scientists and now an Iraqi dissident;
Olivier Todd, a social commentator, writer and journalist;
Faleh Jabar, Iraqi academic at London University;
Dr Mai Yamani, a Saudi academic.
programme can be heard on 648 MW in south-east England and on Channel
865 on the Sky Electronic Programme Guide.
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