CNN Pentagon corespondent Barbara Star reports that nine male sailors and one female sailor are being held and they will not be released until morning.
This isn’t an act of aggression. If I know Iranian hospitality, they’re trying to shove food down the sailors’ throats and insisting they spend the night. Honestly, the same thing happens whenever I visit relatives.
Clearly we aren’t training our servicemen and women the art of Ta’arof.