Our distinguished guests were Dr. Rounaq Jahan and Dr. Ahtesham Chowdhury. Professor Rounaq Jahan is a Senior Research Scholar at the Southern Asian Institute and Professor of International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Professor Jahan's research is concentrated on gender and development, governance, health, and politics of Bangladesh.
Dr. Ahtesham Chowdhury, a Fulbright Scholar, is an election expert and advisor and is currently working at Republican National Committee. He is a former election advisor to Iraqi Interim government from State Department, based in Baghdad (2004-2005).
People called from different parts of the world including Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Singapore with questions ranging from – did the public support the election? When will American troops leave Iraq? Will the democratic process be successful and to what extent? Etcetera.
Roquia Haider hosted the show.