Skip to comments.Hiker Sarah Shourd criticizes Iranian, American policies
Posted on 12/27/2011 12:05:00 PM PST by SmithL
Sarah Shourd, one of three UC Berkeley graduates that were detained in Iran, spoke out Monday against the Iranian government as well as American policies that she said kept her and the two other hikers in prison for months.
When Shourd was released in September 2010 after more than a year in prison, she thanked Irans president and Ayatolla Khomeini for her compassionate release from detention, expressing gratitude because she feared for the fate of the two other hikers, who were still imprisoned, she wrote in The Daily Beast. The two hikers, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, were released in September.
In her article and in light of Fattal and Bauers release, she revised her thanks to Iran.
Perhaps it wasnt dishonest of me to thank the Iranian government 16 months ago, but now I can be more specific, she wrote. Thank you for using us to further deepen your own crisis of legitimacy around the world and with your own people. Thank you for laying bare your total disregard for justice, fairness, and human liberty.
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Like I’m going to take notes on foreign policy from somebody who was stupid enough to be hiking in Iran.
Looks like the check bounced.
Or graduated from Berkley.
So says the moron who hiked in an unmarked border region. How about keep your little butt at home until you learn how the real world works.
Maybe they should hike the DMZ between the Koreas or the mountains between India and Pakistan next.
Alternate Title: Brat Deeply Offended by Any Country Who Fails to Take Her Feelings Into Consideration When Implementing Foreign Policy or Security Measures. But that’s a very long title.
This gal trumped that tenfold.
In the absence of diplomacy, the slow march toward military conflict with Iran continues unabated, Shourd wrote.
Well....they were there for a long time, engaging in diplomacy at its lowest level. How'd that work out?
Looking mighty guilty to me.
Iran should have kept this genetic democrat in the hole.
I was thinking they should go sailing off the Somali coast.
What in hell were those three people doing in such a dangerous place, never mind walking around as they pleased-they are unbelievably lucky to be alive to talk about that misadventure. Did they even have a GPS? A cell phone?
Guess it is time (at least in their own minds) to cash in on their gross stupidity.
Unless they were ‘employed’ by the ‘Company’ or one of its affiliates, there is absolutely no reason for any of the dumbies to be in the region - the fact that ‘we’ had to waste time and resources to free them is enough payment, in fact they should be back charged and made to pay for expenses, right down to all phone calls made in their behalf.
Sarah Shourd = Aman
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