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ron_leflore85 karma

How was Watson's knowledge base constructed? Is it wikipedia?

ron_leflore71 karma

His memoir "Prisoner," about the 544 days he spent held hostage by the government of Iran, comes out in January 2019.


He got out as part of that big deal between the US and Iran. They swapped a bunch of prisoners, the US dropped sanctions. Iran gave up the pursuit of nuclear weapons.

That's the deal that Trump decided to scrap because he thinks it was a horrible deal.

ron_leflore70 karma

Don't underestimate Turkey's role in this.

Turkey and Saudi Arabia are rivals in the Middle East. Turkey has played this masterfully. They have recordings of what happened and have been dribbling out information to maximize the damage to Saudi Arabia's reputation.