Burma or Myanmar? What should Obama call it?

Nov 17, 2012 Full story: Tri-cityherald.com

The former ruling junta summarily changed the name 23 years ago without consulting the people - a typically high-handed act by an unpopular regime that had gunned down hundreds of anti-government protesters the year before.

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MBC

Spokane, WA

#1 Dec 9, 2012
It's Burma, just as Cambodia was always Cambodia and not Kampochea.
Anti-colonialist s

UK

#2 Dec 9, 2012
MBC wrote:
It's Burma, just as Cambodia was always Cambodia and not Kampochea.
Burma is Burma as SuuKyi is Mrs SuuKyi Aris or more traditionally in England Mrs. Michael Aris.
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