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Esfandiari's Iran Analysis Featured in NPR, Freedom House Reports

RFE/RL correspondent Golnaz Esfandiari's expertise on Iran was featured in a September 17 report on NPR's "All Things Considered." NPR's Mike Shuster interviewed Esfandiari on the impact of sanctions on Iran's willingness to cooperate with the international community over its nuclear program, and an audio clip and transcript is available at

Esfandiari also authored the Iran section of the 2012 "Countries at the Crossroads" report, recently published by Freedom House. Read the Iran section here; information about the 2012 "Countries at the Crossroads" report can be found on