Haleh Esfandiari is an Iranian American academic and the Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Her areas of expertise include Middle Eastern women's issues, contemporary Iranian intellectual currents and politics, and democratic developments in the Middle East. In 2007 she was detained, in solitary confinement, in Iran's Evin Prison for more than 110 days, between May 8 and August 21. Wikipedia*
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Haleh Esfandiari has 26 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2004 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 1,504 views per program. Most appearances with Aaron David Miller (4), Michael Van Dusen (2), Robert S. Litwak (2). Most common tags: Iran, Syria, Middle East.