This is precisely the reason why I admire our attitude towards such things. Its the same as the feeling of pride I get when an American asks with incredulity "you mean your cops don't carry guns???"
As far as I am concerned, a minor embarrassment over 15 soldiers being temporarily imprisoned is much, much better than a shooting war with another country in the middle east. The current situation will blow over in a couple of weeks (or slightly longer if the Americans continue to hold those Iranian prisoners), and nothing will have changed except the ruling parties in Iran will have made themselves look slightly more foolish.
#2135374, By bainbrge 15 Royal Navy Personnel Captured by Iran
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