Skip to comments.Iran makes its hostage demands
Posted on 03/28/2007 4:23:24 PM PDT by UKrepublican
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Iran's foreign minister says Britain must admit that its 15 sailors and marines entered Iranian waters for the standoff to be resolved.
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While we are searching for face saving solutions, I for one would like Tehran bombed for the constant threats we must endure.
Line, meet sand.
ok blair, they're playing chess and have just put you into check..your move..
Anybody here that could comment as to the availability (to the right agencies) of sat pics of the area taken during the event?
That should be available, right?
Is someone paging Jimmy Carter?
That's what will happen. You must have ESP...
And they would also like all the British citizens to grovel at their feet.
Oh I don't know about that. Kafir will grovel at the drop of a hat, at least the smug Mullahs think so, and hordes of liberals live to prove it.
I hope they are in for a surprise.
They seem to like making others debase themselves, not a sign of good neighbors, plus once you start they want you to keep it up.
Maybe they need a boot on their necks.
Britain to Iran: Admit you were wrong to kidnap our sailors and your buildings will stand another day. Turn them over quickly to preserve the same.
(Pipe dream, I guess.)
I don't think it will matter. Iran knows they are lying and most of the world probably knows Iran is lying too, and any images will simply be discounted by Iran. What a sickening situation.
These guys are BEGGING to get nailed.
No. Just the ruling class.
Most of them wouldn't hesitate to engage in a little self-humiliation. It thrills them.
An oldie but a goodie
More like they're threatening a protected pawn with their queen.
The mullets are playing schoolyard games with this. They're making the West look like fools.
Sit back and watch the British circus begin. We've already seen the American circus staring Murtha and Pelosi. Different country same retards!
Blair conversation to MI5..."But isnt it possible we are at fault??...I know what youve told me but I'm unsure as to how this will play out....Ok..how about if we change the data to show we were in the wrong so that we can just own up to it and get this thing behind us..??..but...but...Lets just cool down here, I will have no talk of action!....
Is it just me or is this a replay of the '79 hostage incident?
I think this is how it will be resolved. The Iranians don't simply want individual sailors to "confess" (as the woman did today). Iran did this once before and got the Brits to grovel in the person of individual sailors. But to them, seeing people grovel is like an addiction: you always need more. The first time, it was enough for the sailors to grovel. Now they want GB to grovel.
This was a propaganda stunt from the beginning. Ahmadinejab knew he was going to lose the sanctions vote and wanted an out so he wouldn't have to go to the UN - but he also wanted something that would make it look as if this came from a position of strength rather than weakness. So he picked a successful strategy that Iran had used before, and simply upped the ante. No biggie.
I do find this too hard to believe. It is likely the women will be released tommorow, but there will be no admission or apology.
Iranian mullahs want and need war. Been obvious since the hostage taking in 79. The west used the proxy Saddam to feed and tame the Iranian Mahdi wannabes, but Saddam got out of control and had to be eliminated. Iranians know that ground forces cannot enter Iran without suffering massive suicidal attacks. Would be comparable to the US invading Japan during WWII instead of just nuking a couple of cities and demanding and getting an unconditional surrender.
They said they would release them by the end of the week.
Did anyone here actually believe that? They will milk this for all its worth. demand after demand will be made.
Oh, HELL no.
Tony Blair will grovel at the feet of the Iranians. Britain is lost.
With friends like you....
Piss on Tehran. Britain has the means to nuke at least a couple dozen Iranian military targets, without breaking a sweat. Kidnapping those British service personnel from Iraqi waters was an act of war, plain and simple. Period. I doubt the Brits (or American politicians, unfortunately) have the balls to do it, but smoking a couple dozen Iranian military targets would probably put an end to this kind of '3rd-world-hostage-taking-terrorism' once and for all...
Do you honestly believe that?
With respect, I don't think you have listened to blair on this. There will be no aplogy.
Hello, My name is Bond, James Bond! Where are secret spies of yesteryear anyway?
She looks like she is holding back tears.
Amazing when you consider how many ships the British lost or sacrificed while retaking the Falklands.
Well, I'm glad they're upset! Thanks for posting these pix.
Ahmafoolajihad was in the middle of the Carter disgrace kidnappings and now is repeating his mugging. Blair is nearly gone anyway, why not kill this demon in Iran now since Rosie has given her approval.
Blair and company sold out Great Britain to the muzzies and now they are paying the price.
Perhaps he is just a Daily Mail reader ;-)
Update on the chick prisoner:
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Iran's foreign minister backed off a prediction that a detained British servicewoman could be freed Wednesday or Thursday but said Tehran agreed to allow British officials to meet with 15 sailors and Marines in Iranian custody.
Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in an interview with the Associated Press that Britain must admit that its sailors entered Iranian waters for the standoff to be resolved.
How are we to blame for the actions of Iran?
Admit it and get the guys back. Then retract the admission and drop 5 tons of pigsh!t on Ahmedinutjob's house.
The american Left has tied our collective hands in order to attain their own selfish goals. The media salivated and pushed for "another vietnam", and thats exactly what they got. For this brief moment, they have found another "cause". These washed up hippies, apologists, and selfish political figues who loathe their own country almost as much as themselves, have seen to it that the war in Iraq is viewed as a disaster.
Their ignorant zealotry is on display for all to see on any pick of media outlets claiming to be "objective". Playing politics while your neighbors, and your cousins, and your friends are risking their lives and dying.
It just makes me feel warm amd fuzzy inside, and oh so patriotic to know that Ted Kennedy was drinking his evening scotch with Harry Reid while Sgt. Ramirez from Tuscon, AZ cleaned his buddy's remains from the interior of a humvee with a waterhose. I'm sure Sgt. Ramirez feels the support from home and knows he is doing the right thing.....right? Where are you Michael Moore when we need you?
Our supposed "Allies" got what they want in a weaker America. Putting rocks on our backs as we fight the war on millitant islam. You could see the glee in their eyes as they watched us do all the hard work. Our sons and daughters died while they sat on the sidelines telling us about the moral imperitives and legality of "preemptive war". Eating cheese and wine and thinking of new ways to embarass us at the UN (which should stand for Useless Nonesense). It is a disgusting form of envy, but more than disgusting, its dangerous.
Our enemies now see us as an injured animal. They are jackyls and they are waiting to pounce. You can say anything you want, but vultures don't lie. Chavez, Aminijhad and Kim Jong Il know the situation our anti-war block puts us in. and they are taking full advantage of it.
We have collectively chosen to be eunichs. We have effeminated ourselves with the dream of diplomacy......castrated ourselves with political corectness, and have sullied our image more than any propoganda that Kruschev or Castro could have dreamed of (i.e, Abu Grahib, thanks Seymour Hersh). We are weak and unable to defend ourselves due to the left's own preemptive war against the USA.
At some point, the luxury of the choice between peace and war will be gone. And even the Chamberlains of the world will be forced to flee like children or stand and fight like men. The Islamists made things very clear on 9/11. They have been making it clear for a long time. We just started listening on 9/11.
Here is a small sampling of those who wanted things to be this way. If you feel these are the people who should be running this world, then i simply don't want to live in your world.
Michael Moore ,
I agree with your post
("Due to poor skippering by a captain of Her Majesty's fleet, our small flotilla made an inadvertent course correction that actually minimally entered Iran waters.")
except 1 or 2 items you forgot.
The 1 or 2 nukes that hit iran after the sailors come home.