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Old 10-07-2019, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Alessan View Post
It's horrific, but what are you going to do? The treaties that prevent this woman from paying for her crime are the same treaties that prevent the Saudis from arresting her for going outdoors without a male escort. It's a deeply imperfect system, but it's better than the alternative.
More to the point, it stops Trump or who from arresting the spouse of a diplomat purely as a retaliatory move. It's not just about different laws, it's about protecting people in pretty precarious situations.