Originally Posted by bulldogg
Tehran likes the whole hostages thing. They used Hezzbolah in Lebanon to do this for them in the 80's and 90's and they came into power with a hostage taking. I think this establishes a line of thought in their government that makes it, the theocratic regime of Iran, unacceptable to civilised peoples. A sabotaged nuclear reactor is as deadly as a nuclear weapon and much easier to maintain plausible deniability for those behind the act. By all means let them continue.
Indeed. Mullahs love hostages so much they kill/torture them...