Haleh Esfandiari

Director, Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center.

Haleh Esfandiari appears in the following:

Can There Be Real and Lasting Change With Iran?

Monday, September 23, 2013

This fall may be the U.S.'s first opportunity for real and lasting change with Iran. Joining The Takeaway to discuss the way forward between the U.S. and Iran is Haleh Esfandiari, dir...


My Prison, My Home

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Haleh Esfandiari, the founding director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Middle East Program and former deputy secretary general of the Women's Organization of Iran, tells the story of how she was interrogated and imprisoned in Iran when the country's Intelligence Ministry believed she was part of an American conspiracy for ...

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Former Iranian Prisoner Tells Her Story

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

In 2007, Iranian-American scholar Haleh Esfandiari left the U.S. on an annual visit to her mother in Iran. But when she got to the country, she was promptly arrested and charged w...