Is anybody home?

American citizens traveling to North Korea, Iran, Syria. Once they are “detained” their relatives are begging the State Department or the President to do whatever it takes to get them back.
Not only is this a huge distraction for our strategic diplomacy objectives but it puts our citizens who are smart enough to stay at home at an increased potential risk! Especially when money changes hands!
At some point in time the USA needs to draw a deep line in the sand and let some of these dummies rot in some foreign jail cell or perhaps even worse…