Some people are dropping crumbs to the Times.
Let’s say the IRGC has him or has his bones in a ditch somewhere.
This is kind of a POW/MIA question, bordering on a USS Liberty kind of question when it comes to the quality of long-term relations between the intelligence services of Iran and the US (yes, there will always be some kind of relations).
At this stage, can Iran come clean or will they deny no matter what?
This is a classic game theory question. What are the payoffs and the outcomes? Who are the actors?