Maybe we need sharper language to protect our own:
“To be clear, this state of affairs is distinctly different from American citizens knowingly breaking the laws of states—however unjust we may find them—and suffering the consequences. It is about Americans being deliberately mistreated by foreign nations. “
ANY American Citizen, but an ignored MARINE? Forget hikers, he visits family and asks permission and ends up with a death sentence? I think not. He asked for everything prior to leaving. Turn him over Iran.