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Myanmar: Unrealisting Expectations

Andrew Selth at The Interpreter says “governments and international agencies calling for immediate action in Burma seem to be over-estimating the regime’s capacity to respond”

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  • Duru H. Dadlani

    In a country that is so much in debt, which is now unfortunately hit by the Cyclone, what do the generals have to fear, why are they not immediately allowing in aid which is unquestionably with goodwill of the world community? I see images of the gentle Burmese people on TV, and how much they venerate the Buddha. These people need help, and I think the generals would be well-advised to let the help in IMMEDIATELY to stave off disaster of widespread disease in the aftermath of the catastrophe their country has already suffered. My heart goes out to the people of Burma; I think we should all help them. I think their country could be a prosperous economy as a place of Buddhist pilgrimage, without imposition of unnecessary suppression. May God bless Burma; and may the souls of all who have died there rest in everlasting peace. The leaders there have the goodness of Buddha in their hearts – they must show it.

  • […] Myanmar: Unrealisting Expectations Andrew Selth at The Interpreter says “governments and international agencies calling for immediate action in Burma seem to be over-estimating the regime s capacity to respond” […]

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