My experiences with Utah courts, my conviction that both mother and father be
involved in raising the kid, makes me want to side with the father. There is
always more to the story that I don't know but I do know that this mother
could easily take away all the visitation rights of this particular father
claiming the children only need her. The thirteen year old boy can come back to
the States at a later time, it may be just as well that the father has his
"time" with the kid. Why an amber alert with this, I don't know.
Just as I thought when the story first broke, the boy wanted to be with his
father. Good on police for backing down. To the Mom, the boy will come back.