Iran Releases Scholar Haleh Esfandiari

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Haleh Esfandiari, director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Middle East Program, was released from prison in Iran Tuesday. Esfandiari, whom the Iranian government accused of being a spy, was released on $333,000 bail. Her husband, Shaul Bakhash, a professor of history at George Mason University, talks with Madeleine Brand.

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