***Iran freed Sarah Shourd, 32, after a $500,000 bail was paid to win her freedom.****
Sounds like the traditional moslem practice of kidnapping someone and holding them for ransom.
More about them here!
Wonder if those nice degrees from Berkley in “Peace and Conflict Studies” helped in the REAL WORLD!
interesting..... they have journalistic aspirations and activities, which suggests that the claim they were merely “lost hikers” is more than a bit implausible
in any case “hiking” around the Iran/Iraq border anything seems like a pretty crazy idea, especially while there are US troops in Iraq and Iran is fighting a terrorist war against the west