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Lisa Daftari

Finalist in Journalist

About Lisa Daftari

Lisa Daftari is an award-winning investigative journalist focusing on foreign affairs with expertise in the Middle East & counterterrorism. She regularly appears on television & radio with commentary & analysis, providing exclusive reporting on vital developments in the region. Currently, she is an on-air Fox News political analyst & has previously been featured on CBS, NBC, PBS, the Washington Post, NPR, ABC, Voice of America, & others. Lisa has been interviewed in Spanish, English & Persian. Lisa’s areas of expertise & coverage include the Middle East & North Africa, terrorism, national security, the Arab Spring, global Christian persecution, human rights, cyber security & more. Lisa was invited to show her documentary film about an Iranian underground political movement in Congress. She is fluent in Farsi & Spanish & is an avid opera singer & pianist.

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