The soldiers (who were arrested on charges of espionage and trespassing) were
- blindfolded when moved from center to center;
- kept in solitary confinement unless for intermittent evening breaks;
- and puked when they heard guns clicking!
I mean, if they confessed so EASILY under the Iranian coercion, wouldn't they confess easily under the British coercion??
Once one saves one's physical life by (supposedly) "lying", then one may save one's financial livelihood by lying too!
In the career-oriented Wild Wild West, one's job is as important as one's life; no?
Here's a little summary of what concessions Mr. Blair and his Bully friends may have made:
Ahmadinejad signals to US that direct negotiations are in American interest and Condoleeza Rice agrees!
US weighs Iran's request to visit Iranian prisoners in Iraq
The UN, Germany, Turkey hail Iran's decision to release the Britons.
US allows Red Cross visit the Iranian Prisoners in Iraq
Solana and Iran's negotiator Larijani agree to meet on Sunday to restart the Nuclear negotiations
Diplomacy and not muscle stretching becomes the name of the game!
Faramin brought up a great question! Who wants to answer?