Browsing All posts tagged under »Iranian Hostages«

Why Are There so Many Hostages in the World?

February 17, 2012 by


By Dr. Michael Ledeen ~ Those who like to think that mankind is making progress toward the rule of law should have a look at the considerable number of hostages nowadays.  There are: –American hostages in Iran; –American hostages in Egypt; –An American soldier — Bowe Bergdahl – -held hostage by the Taliban, probably in […]

Negotiating with Hostage Takers and Murderers

September 26, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba We’re all happy to see the return of Americans, Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal after two years captivity in Iran. While hiking in the Kurdish region of Iraq, they, along with Sarah Shourd, were captured by soldiers at gunpoint, detained, tried, and imprisoned for espionage. Ms. Shourd was released a year ago. […]

Is Ahmadinejad Looking For A Fight Or Running

September 23, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba The only thing we know for sure about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, is that he lies about everything. In that regard, he may not be that much different from other world leaders for whom lying is almost a requirement for the job. Only international law keeps the United States from […]