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Posted by on Apr 2, 2007 in Media | 4 comments

Hostage Crisis: Who’s to Blame?

“A failed American attempt to abduct two senior Iranian security officers on an official visit to northern Iraq was the starting pistol for a crisis that 10 weeks later led to Iranians seizing 15 British sailors and Marines…” More here…

Another news item says: “Iran and Britain signaled possible ways out of the standoff over 15 detained British soldiers Monday, with Tehran promising to stop airing video confessions and Britain saying it was willing to discuss ways to avoid future boundary confusion in the Persian Gulf.

“The somewhat conciliatory tones from both capitals raised hopes the 11-day standoff might be solved soon…” For more click here…