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Old 2008-05-16, 19:47   #2
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You mean the whole "instead of doing everything possible to frustrate international aid efforts and let the army steal the aid that does arrive, here's a radical idea: let's actually try helping the victims!" thing?

If ever there were justification for a "humanitarian regime change", Myanmar is it - but because of Bush's regime-change misadventures in the middle east, I'm afraid it's a no-no for the U.S. to consider it, and no other country will take the risk. Also, humanitarian regime change appears to fall way outside the UN's current purview - unprecedented actions have that quality, you'll never get a bunch of UN bureaucrats to go out on a limb like that. These are the same folks who only recognize genocide in hindsight, after all.

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