Iran Releases Scholar Haleh Esfandiari 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.
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Iran Releases Scholar Haleh Esfandiari

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Iran Releases Scholar Haleh Esfandiari

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.