Iran Downplays British Soldiers' Arrest, US War Games

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In the Persian Gulf, the US Navy has begun its largest demonstration of force in the Gulf since the Iraq invasion.  The massive maneuvers come just four days after Iran's capture of British Marines and sailors in disputed waters. British officials in Iran have not been allowed to see the 14 men and one woman. Prime Minister Tony Blair is demanding their immediate releaseAngus McDowall is Tehran Correspondent for the Independent in Britain.

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Guest:
Angus McDowall - Tehran Correspondent for the Independent

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Warren Olney

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