Saturday, 07 April 2007
ChronicleHerald - SO, what did Iran accomplish by seizing, then "pardoning" and releasing, 15 British sailors for allegedly violating Iranian territorial waters?
Plenty, though perhaps not exactly what it intended.
Britain never publicly apologized for the claimed border transgression, as Tehran had demanded. Nor should it have. The Iranians never presented compelling evidence to counter British GPS data that showed their sailors never were in Iranian waters when captured by members of that country’s Revolutionary Guard.......