News in Review Iran Seizes British Sailors

News in Review Iran Seizes British Sailors

In late March 2007, Iranian forces captured 15 British navy sailors and marines in a waterway between Iran and Iraq. The crew was released two weeks later, but the incident escalated tensions already running high over Iran's nuclear program. In this News and Review story we'll look at how the sailors were seized and treated by the Iranians. We'll also look at why Iran's leaders are refusing to back down over the nuclear issue.

  • 2007
  • 00:12:53
  • 13-14
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May 2007
Hostages -- Iran [LCSH] Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Iran [LCSH] Iran -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain [LCSH] Iran -- Foreign relations [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH] Political science [LCSH]
Carla Robinson (Host), Adrienne Arsenault (Journalist), Neil MacDonald (Journalist), Azeb Wolde-Giorghis (Journalist), Ann MacMillan (Journalist)
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